Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The Leeds Big Bookend Children's Festival Saturday 19 November 2016

Coming up this weekend is Leeds Big Bookend Children's Festival at the Carriageworks Theatre:


The Leeds Big Bookend Children’s Festival, Saturday 19th November at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Daniel Ingram-Brown, author of the Nemesis Charm
The Leeds Big Bookend Children’s Festival, Passport to Leeds,11.30 am – 5.00pm, Saturday 19th November at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Join us for a day of journeys and adventures as we ask what makes you feel at home and step into the shoes of those who have had to leave their homes and travel to distant lands to find a place of safety.

There's a full programme of storytelling and author readings from
Tell Me Another storytellers, author Chris Madeley, storyteller Anne Carter and author Daniel Ingram-Brown.

There's a special taster performance and workshop of Daniel Ingram-Brown's
, Rise of the Shadow Stealers book, adapted for the stage.


In addition, our all day Festival hub has a wide range of craft and activities for everybody.

Make your own Passport to Leeds with artist Alice Clayden
; illustrator Si Smith will bring to life your characters inspired by Stories from the Forests of Leeds; meet The YoYos from Pyramid of Arts and make your own puppet; create and colour in characters from local author, Irene Lofthouse's Strange Tales.

There are
competitions too! Get creative and you could win a prize in our writing, drawing and poetry competitions.

Tickets cost £3.00 for adults, £1.00 for children. U5s are free. All children must be accompanied by their adults. Please note a  photographer will be present on the day.

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