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.

The Stupendous Stone Age with Saviour Pirotta

Sat, 17 Oct 2020
1.00pm - 2.00pm

Join bestselling author Saviour Pirotta on a trip to the stupendous stone age as he celebrates his new book The Whispering Stones. Set in the Neolithic, this adventure sees shaman-to-be Wolf and his best friend Crow trying to unravel the secrets of Stonehenge. Find out how Saviour wrote the book, what makes him fascinated by this distant period of our history and have a go at plotting your own stone age story. Online 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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