Batty about Batman? Silly for Spiderwoman?

Then join storyteller Ursula Holden Gill for an awe-inspiring session of Superhero Stories sure to stimulate imaginations with stunning characterisations, great agility, and jaw-dropping acts of fearlessness. Fly along (in your mind, at least) with your favourite caped crusader as they save their towns and loved ones from disaster and defeat their dastardly foes, ensuring that the world is a better and just place thanks to their incredible feats of strength!

This fun session, filled with exciting tales of bravery, courage, and grit, is perfect for any kid who wants to find the superhero within themselves.

About The Speaker

Ursula Holden Gill is performing at the Family Fun Days at Bradford Literature Festival 2022

Ursula Holden Gill

Ursula Holden Gill is an Award-Winning Storyteller, Workshop Facilitator & Educator who is based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. She frequently travels internationally and throughout the UK, using music, movement and real-life observation to inform her own original and traditionally inspired work, to nurture other artists and to connect people of all ages with their creativity. Responding to commissions and both long and short-term residences within the community, education, entertainment and health sectors alike, over the last decade Ursula has relished establishing firm links with institutions such as Action for Children, Henry Dancer Days, Opera North, Settle Stories, The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, The National Youth Theatre and The Shakespeare Schools Festival. She is particularly passionate about her work with children and young people, animal welfare and in the therapeutic value of storytelling. In 2012 Ursula was voted Best Newcomer at The British Awards for Storytelling Excellence and at present, is completing her MA in Dramatherapy at the University of Derby.