Famously diverse, progressive, immersive and inclusive storytelling for all ages
FOUNDING PATRON: Quentin Blake
FESTIVAL PATRONS: Lauren Child, Inua Ellams, Thomas Taylor
Schools programme 2023
The Poetry Takeaway: a mobile emporium [Postponed until November]
On Monday October 9th, from 3:45pm, the first of its kind mobile poetry emporium will be making its way to Christ Church
C of E Primary School with engaging activities for hundreds of schoolchildren.
A teacher's Continuing Professional Development will be held from 5:00pm
Kate Pankhurst: 'Fantastically Great Women'
On Monday 16th October, the wonderful illustrator and author will be visiting attendees from Dudley Infant Academy at 10:30am and Silverdale Primary Academy at 2:00pm talking through her book, 'Fantastically Great Women'.
Little Angel Theatre: 'WOW! Said the Owl'
On Tuesday 17th October, Little Angel Theatre will be performing 'WOW! Said the Owl', a book written by award winning author, Tim Hopgood, at Sandown Primary School from 10:30am and again at 2:00pm.
Wednesday 18th October brings us the author of the 'Planet Omar' series
who will be coming to Robsack Wood
Primary Academy in the morning then
to Sedlescombe C of E Primary Academy
in the afternoon, to talk through her work.
A book club will be held at
4:00pm - 5:30pm within the 18 Hours Teachers Resource Centre.
Emma Norry: 'Fablehouse'
On Friday 20th October, the beloved childrens' author will be making her way to Christ Church C of E Primary School in the morning and St. Leonard's Primary Academy in the afternoon to take us through one of her own books, 'Fablehouse'.