Get ready for the Children's Festival!

Inspiring your children's love of reading with a variety of authors, energetic storytelling and a barrel of laughs!

Fun-packed events

Little readers have lots of opportunities to talk to our authors. There will be terrific tales, creative crafts and fantastic facts! Celebrate the love of reading and inspire their imaginations with our line-up of children's events.

Gareth P Jones: Ninja Alien Pirate Party

Sat, 19 Oct 2019
11.00am - 12.00pm
Join award winning children’s author, Gareth P Jones as he sings, plays and raps songs inspired by his eclectic selection of published books including Ninja Meerkats, Steampunk Pirates, The Dinosaurs are Having a Party and that book about a pair of murderous twins with the title no one can ever remember. Expect a highly interactive, energetic performance like no other!

Most suitable for ages 4+

£6 plus booking fee

Please note Tickets bought online to be picked up at the box office will be available to collect on the door of the event.
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Poetry Competition

If you can say the words, you can write the words. Express yourself through poetry - whatever shape or form - and you could win £50! The competition is free to enter for all school aged children, with prizes for primary and secondary.

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