25/07/2011 10:09 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Kate Winslet In Woollies And Wellies For Storytime

Oscar-winning story time with Kate Winslet. Photo: Rex

We've grown accustomed to seeing Kate Winslet glammed to the eyeballs in stylish black dress after stylish black dress so it was a pleasant surprise to catch sight of the actress donning woollies and wellies for the Port Eliot festival in Cornwall.

Looking stylish in a pair of Hunter boots, black shorts and a slouchy black knitted top, the actress took to the stage at the literary festival and put her acting credentials to the test with a lively performance of award-winning children's book Mr Gum and the Power Crystals.

Is it wrong that we're kind of wishing Kate would come to the office and read us some stories?

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