Lewisham Literary Festival - Children's Programme

The inaugural Lewisham Literary Festival is taking shape and organiser Rachel has sent us the details of the events for children that form part of this year's programme:

Saturday 10th September

10am St Swithun's church hall, ages 7+
Alex Milway, illustrator and author of the Mousehunter trilogy and the Mythical 9th Division series about yeti spies will be showing how to draw yetis and mythical beasts, and be passing on top secret yeti knowledge!

11.30am Torridon Road Library, ages 3-5
Sally Reeve Edwards will be leading a songs and rhymes session.

12pm St Swithun's church hall, ages 9-14
Brian Keaney has written 18 novels for children and young people. He will be talking about them and his latest, The Magical Detectives and the Forbidden Spell, and answering questions.

Sunday 11th September

10am St Swithun's church hall, ages 7+
Gareth P. Jones is the author of The Thornthwaite Inheritance and the Ninja Meerkats series. Expect songs, stories and general nonsense.

12pm St Swithun's church hall, ages 10-16
Barbican Young Poets Greer Dewdney, Aisling Fahey, Kieron Rennie AKA Zionite and Safi Strand perform their work and answer questions about being a poet.

More detail about locations and transport can be found on the website:

2 comments:

patrick1971 said...

I didn't even realise we were going to have a Lewisham Literary Festival so this is great news.

Do you know if they need volunteers? I had a look at the website but it didn't say.

Lewisham LitFest said...

It's a brand new thing - posters will be going up around the borough next week.

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