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.

Murder Most Cosy

Sat, 16 Oct 2021
1.30pm - 2.30pm
Who needs gritty, dark, psychological thrillers? Not all lovers of crime fiction seek blood and violence, a much gentler genre of crime writing is growing in popularity. Cosy mysteries are fast-paced, with twists and turns in the plots and a cast of likeable and unforgettable characters. Our wonderful panel of bestselling crime writers introduce us to the characters and locations that make us want to return time and time again to their books.

Price £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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