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.

Dear Zoo

Sat, 30 Jul 2022
10.30am - 11.15am
Dear Zoo is celebrating 40 Years as a favourite family story and Puppets, Plays and Story Days are back with a fantastic new Interactive Puppet retelling most suitable for 3 - 7 year olds. Join Carol and her puppets and celebrate with us as we find out what happens when we write to the zoo for a pet? What animal will we be sent?

Booking essential.

Price £3
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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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