06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

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9 September

Celebrating Roald Dahl Free Event

13th September is Roald Day – we are celebrating a bit early! Dress as your favourite character and join us for readings, activities and loads of fun! (ages: 9 – 12)


Short Story Workshop Free Event

Join Sally Partridge as she shares skills on writing successful short stories. She will be joined by the 2017 Caine Prize winner, Bushra al-Fadil, who will be answering questions about his experiences leading up to his win


Monster Battle 1

Join Andy Mason for a high-intensity workshop where you will be drawing flat-out for 6 rounds! Aspirant comic artists are welcome. The winner will go through to Monster Battle 3 on Sunday the 10th Sept from 14.00 – 15.30

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