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.

Writing Workshops (SOLD OUT)

Wed, 7 Oct 2020 - Wed, 21 Oct 2020
2.00pm - 4.00pm

We are delighted to have Cassandra with us this year sharing her knowledge and skills as a bestselling writer in an online writing workshop delivered over three weeks from October 7 to 21

Anyone who wants to give Creative Writing a go can sign up. You don't need any qualifications other than something to write on, something to write with, and the desire to try out what you can do. If you've always wanted to try writing but have never found the time to do it before, this session is for you. If you're already working on your creative writing skills and want to spend some time having fun with fellow writers, this session is for you. If you haven't written creatively since you left school, this session is for you. If you think it sounds like fun but you're not sure whether you're creative enough to take part, you absolutely are, and this session is definitely for you. We'll be working with prompts, so you don't need to worry about thinking of an idea before the session.

This workshop is now sold out

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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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