What's On 2024

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Start your party planning right now people and check out our epic new programme here

TICKETS ON SALE 8.00AM THIS SATURDAY 27 APRIL

THE UK’S LARGEST CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL

OVER 100 EVENTS FEATURING

MICHAEL ROSEN
LIZ PICHON
JACQUELINE WILSON
AXEL SCHEFFLER
ROB BIDDULPH
LAUREN CHILD
CHRIS RIDDELL
GREG JENNER
MAZ EVANS
KIRAN MILLWOOD HARGRAVE   
JOHN PATRICK GREEN
A F STEADMAN
PROFESSOR BEN GARROD
DAVID LITCHFIELD
ELLE MCNICOLL
DR ADAM RUTHERFORD
LAURA ELLEN ANDERSON
SOPHIE ANDERSON   
LUKE PEARSON
JAMIE LITTLER
JESS FRENCH
HARRIET MUNCASTER
ALEX T SMITH
RACHEL BRIGHT
CHRIS HAUGHTON
REBECCA COBB   
GARETH P JONES
SOPHIE DAHL
& SO MANY MORE

WITH OUR 10TH BIRTHDAY BASH DRAW OFF!
STEVEN LENTON vs SOPHY HENN vs ADAM STOWER

AND
THE SUPERTATO SHOW
MOG THE FORGETFUL CAT
PADDINGTON BEAR’S FIRST CONCERT
THE JOLLY POSTMAN
THE MAGIC RAINBOW FISH
AARDMAN ANIMATIONS WORKSHOPS

PLUS!
TASKMASTER CLUB
JEDI FIGHT ACADEMY 
WIFI WARS

+ LOADS OF FREE THINGS TOO!

TICKETS ON SALE 8.00AM SATURDAY 27 APRIL 

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What’s on 2023

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