to our fifth annual Pageturners Children's Reading Festival! This
year's line-up has something for children and young people of all
ages. We've got authors and artists, comedy clubs and theatre
workshops, as well as poems, storywalks, creative crafts and Curly
Tales. All events are free, we just ask that you be a member of the
library and borrow a book while you're with us.
Join award winning
author of Max and the Millions at Lindley
Library and Mirfield Library (booking available soon).
Help Ross get the lonely Space Tortoise to the moon using everything
from dental floss to a hot air balloon - the only limit if your
will be running a writing
workshop for adults, sharing his journey from a passionate
ten year old writer to a published author, discussing everything from
the mistakes he's made to how to overcome writer's block.
author of Fish Boy
festival kicks off with a visit from Chloe Daykin, who is very
excited about her first novel, 'Fish Boy'. Dive in to the deep and
mysterious with Chloe as she takes you on a fascinating underwater
journey which is part workshop, part fun and games. Meet Chloe at Dewsbury
Library and Huddersfield
author of the Soccer Squad
Join Bali at Honley
Library and Huddersfield Library to find out about the
magic of reading, why he became a writer - and why you need a zombie
for a brain. No real zombies here though - these exciting workshops
will certainly get you thinking for yourself!
Bali Rai is a well-established,
award winning author and a hugely popular voice within the young
adult fiction market.
These two spend their days
a-wandering and pondering the strangeness of life and find there's
always a story to be told or a song to be sung.
Comedy Club 4
Kids: stand-up comedy workshop
Think you're hilarious? Constantly
cracking jokes? Join Comedy 4 Kids at Dewsbury
Library and Huddersfield Library and learn how to write
and perform comedy, find the funny in everyday experiences, and turn
this in to confidently delivered stand up and sketches. You'll be
guaranteed to have your friends and family roaring with laughter!
Lisa Luxx: creative writing and open mic
Two opportunities to work with
performance poet Lisa Luxx, whose work has been published in
anthologies, magazines and newspapers nationally and internationally,
and whose spoken word show sold out venues across a 7 month UK
A fun-filled, inspired musical
workshop at the
Chestnut Centre Library and Meltham Library. Work
with Cheryl Camm, a composer of characterful, ear-tingling tunes, to
create magical music. Our inspiration will be Margaret Mahy’s quirky
and captivating short story ‘Leaf Magic’ in which a spirited autumn
leaf is transformed into something altogether more bonny and playful.
We’ll create a mystical sea shanty, and windy, frolicsome autumn
dance rhythms to envelop the story in a colourful cloak of magical