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.

James Nicol: Wicked Witches

Sat, 31 Oct 2020
3.30pm - 4.30pm

Join bestselling children’s author, James Nicol and explore some of the greatest witches in children’s books and films as well as few historical examples - ll of whom have inspired his own creations in The Apprentice Witch series. There will be a LIVE quiz, readings, and chance for you to ask your own questions too. The perfect Halloween 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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