• Parrot Street Book Club

    Parrot Street Book Club is a monthly subscription book club for kids aged 5 to 11, the perfect way to discover great new books and to inspire a life-long love of reading. Each month subscribers receive a carefully selected chapter book and activity book in a letterbox-friendly pack. Choose between two age categories to suit your child’s reading ability and benefit from exclusive entry to monthly subscriber competitions. Subscriptions start from just £12 per month including UK P&P and for every book shipped we make a donation to a great UK literacy charity.

    Timing: Visit stall in the foyer

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  • Hannah Young (RSC) - A Christmas Carol

    Join Hannah from the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) for an exciting workshop exploring the story of ‘A Christmas Carol’

    Timing : 15:00 - 16:00

    Suitable for : age 8-16


  • Renee Watson - Science and Explosions

    Science is the future. See Science as you have never seen it before.

    Timing : 15:00 to 16:00

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  • Tom Cross - Stopgap Animation

    Come and see how to animate a puppet and get an introduction to stopgap animation with Artist Tom Cross

    Timing : 12:30 - 13:30

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  • Marcus Alexander - Keeper of the Realms

    Marcus Alexander lives the life of adventure that he writes about: fast paced action, fantasy locations and high adrenaline adventure. The real deal, learn about his characters and gawp at his acrobatics.

    Timing : 13:45 to 14:45

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  • Jo Cotterill - Electrigirl

    Hit by a bolt of lightning, Holly Sparkes is now EXTRAordinary. She can now generate massive amounts of electricity –comes in handy for solving the mystery of her best friend’s disappearance. Author Jo is a strong believer in the power of the imagination - hear more about Electrigirl and Jo’s brand new teen-novel ‘Jelly’. Jo is also the author of Library of Lemons.

    Timing : 16:15 to 17:15

    Suitable for : age 8-14


  • Susie Freer - Beach Dog

    It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog. Beach Dog is an adventure story of suspense and heartbreak by Susie Freer

    Timing : 12:30 to 13:30

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