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.

Puppets, Plays and Story Days - Stick Man

Sat, 17 Oct 2020
2.30pm - 3.30pm

Join festival favourites for our online puppet telling of Julia Donaldson’s 'Stick Man’. Once again Carol Burton brings the wonderful story of Stick Man to life with her interactive storytelling.

Before the session starts, please watch this video on how to make your very own Stick Man!

Button book

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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