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.

Poet Fest

Sat, 29 Jan 2022
11.30am - 1.30pm
Join us for a poetry extravaganza, where we celebrate the winners of the Festival of Words 2021 poetry competition, hear from our judges and listen to the prize winning poems. £3 entry fee to be paid on the door.

Price £3

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.

Read more