DISCOVER how to take your sporting adventures off the pitch as a writer and storyteller hosts at free interactive workshops across the county.

Patrick Ryan, who has worked with football clubs including Manchester United, will run story sessions for children aged over seven.

The events, which are organised by Dorset County Council’s Library Service, will take place at venues including Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland and Weymouth College.

The Osprey Quay session will take place on October 31 between 9.30am and noon. To book, call 01305 820171.

The Weymouth College session will take place between 2pm and 4pm on the same day.

To book, call 01305 208713.