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 Urban Mermaid Creative Workshop

Sat, 23 Oct 2021
10.30am - 12.00am
Just how much plastic do we use every day? And how does this affect mermaids? Join the Urban Mermaid, Lindsey Cole and learn how we can repurpose the plastic we use to help save our seas and our mermaids!

Bring along anything plastic you would normally pop into your recycling bin (please do wash it first) and help to create a wonderful mural out of it.

Most suitable for ages 7+

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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 £75! The competition is free to enter for all school aged children, with prizes for primary and secondary.

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