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.

Writing Workshop: Words and Music

Fri, 15 Oct 2021
2.00pm - 4.00pm
A writing workshop with a difference hosted by Ian McMillan and Luke Carver Goss. Celebrated Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss explore the collaboration between writers and musicians. A creative afternoon with two masters of their crafts.

Price £15
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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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