Ministry of Stories

We lept at the chance to work with children’s creative writing charity the Ministry of Stories to transform the front of their premises into a monster supplies shop and old school post office. Working with their mostly volunteer staff and mentors we designed an exciting space for kids of all ages. Using methods of illusion more often found in theatre sets we built a fake service window into a tiny alcove and hid a secret door to the main teaching and workshop space behind a set of apothecary drawers, some of which could be opened to reveal worlds inhabited by tiny characters and letters from their monster correspondents.