Schedule for Public Storytelling Performances and Workshop
On 8 March 2015, award-winning Master Storyteller Jim Weiss will be staging three separate storytelling performances in our former Parliamentary Chamber, which is now known as the Chamber at The Arts House. The Chamber today boasts excellent acoustics, an excellent venue for us to enjoy storytelling at its best. The Arts House is located at 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429.

Ticket(s) for the public performances and workshop have to be purchased directly from The Arts House Box House, or through their ticketing hotline at 6332 6919.

Do note that GST and a booking fee of SGD2.00 per ticket are applicable to the ticket fees.

The Arts House is the official venue for Master Storyteller Jim Weiss’s Public Storytelling Performances and Workshop in Singapore this year.

Jim Weiss Singapore 8 Mar
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Session 1: The World’s Greatest Folktales
Time: 10.00am to 11.00am
Recommended for children aged 5 to 8.

Laughter is universal as you will see as you laugh out loud with three of the world’s most beloved comic tales, each from a different spot on the globe.

  • The Tortoise and the Hare
  • The Giant of Grabbist (An English folktale with a big surprise)
  • Why Flies Buzz (Jim takes on the personae of eight different animals and humans in this rollicking African classic.

Single ticket: SGD20 | Family package for 4: SGD70 | Family package for 5: SGD88

Session 2: The World’s Greatest True Adventures
Time: 2pm to 3.30pm
Recommended for children aged 8 to adults.

From desert sands to battles at sea, experience these amazing true tales.

  • The Mummy’s Tomb. Follow a path of mystery in pursuit of the hidden treasures of lost Egyptian pharaohs.
  • The Queen’s Pirate. Sail with history’s most swashbuckling adventurer, England’s Sir Francis Drake, pirate, second mariner to sail around the world (without a map), and ultimately national hero as he risks everything to save England from invasion by the world’s mightiest empire.

Single ticket: SGD25 | Family package for 4: SGD88 | Family package for 5: SGD110

Session 3: An Evening of Classic Mysteries
Time: 6pm to 7.30pm
Recommended for children aged 8 to adults.

Some of literature’s greatest characters come to life on stage in this acclaimed program filled with thrills, sudden plot twists, courage and loyalty. In his warm and engaging manner, Jim Weiss will introduce you to Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson in The Adventures of the Speckled Band, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and then he will acquaint you with the clever, good Father Brown in G.K. Chesterton’s surprising classic, The Blue Cross.

Single ticket: SGD25 | Family package for 4: SGD88 | Family package for 5: SGD110


Jim Weiss Singapore 15 Mar
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15 March 2015, Sunday
10am to 1pm
The Art and Joy of Reading Aloud to Children with Emphasis on Values and Virtues
Blue Room, The Arts House

This is the only public workshop that will be held for parents and early childhood educators (the syllabus in this workshop is certainly applicable to parents and educators of school-going children too) in March 2015. Do not miss this chance to hear and learn from the world’s renowned storyteller on how to make the very most of your precious read-aloud time with your children and how to value stories as a significant tool for imparting values and virtues.

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn:

  • Why stories are essential at home and at school
  • To value stories as a significant tool for teaching values and virtues
  • To improve one’s character voices in reading aloud
  • To build a story and bring the characters to life
  • To encourage his/her children to read and write their own stories
  • How stories can relate a family history

Single ticket: SGD60 | Couple package (Husband and Wife): SGD102 | School Package for 2 Educators: SGD110 | School Package for 5 Educators: SGD255

Limited seats are available.

For enquiries on the content for the above performances and workshops, please e-mail to


Public speaking is an art and Master Storyteller Jim Weiss is here to teach your child how to deliver their message to a live audience with eloquence, integrity and determination. This engaging session will be comfortably interactive as your child will pick up skills on how to find and use their speaking style, while looking and feeling confident at the podium.

This workshop targeting children aged 9 to 12 will be held on 11 March 2015, 3.30 to 6.30pm in the Imagination Room, National Library Building. The workshop fee is SGD50 nett per child. There are limited seats for this workshop. Should you are interested in enrolling your child for this workshop, please write to to enquire on availability.