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 Hiding Place

Sat, 16 Oct 2021
10.00am - 11.00am
Following her acclaimed debut novel "The Wayward Girls" Amanda Mason joins us to talk about her compelling, atmospheric and deeply unsettling novel set in a haunted house in Whitby. "The Hiding Place" is a compelling story of mothers and daughters, secrets and deception hailed as the must read chiller of the year.

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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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