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.

Charlotte Milner: Let's Go Wild!

Sun, 18 Oct 2020
9.30am - 10.30am

What do you know about the secret world of Bats? Why do Bats hang upside down? What do they eat? Take an amazing online journey through the upside down world of bats with Author Charlotte Milner. There is a fun quiz, and you can make your own Bat Mobile. Find out how you can make your garden bat friendly. You will need to print off some templates to take part in the craft and quiz activities.

Remember to bring the following things to this workshop!

  • All three print-outs- with two copies of the bat mobile template.
  • Glue stick
  • A stick
  • Tape
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Colouring pencils
  • Plain paper
  • 3x 2 penny coins

Download the print-outs

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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