Under 5's Story and Play

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Famous Five on a garden adventure

Come with us on an adventure this summer to celebrate Enid Blyton's Famous Five! Read more

Summer Festival

A jam-packed festival of fun throughout the summer holidays.
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Pencil and Help: Pop-Up Poetry Playground

Make a poem out of big bendy shapes, draw a poem to take home with you and take a picture of the poem you make.Read more

I Am Bear: A workshop with Sav Akyuz Part of the Walker Books Family Programme

Meet Bear, you may notice, he is bare. He’s not wearing anything! See this brand new, hilarious picture book brought to life by the illustrator Sav Akyüz. Learn facts about bears from all over the world, sing along to the very special I Am Bear song, and learn how to draw Bear from Sav himself. An event that keeps young mischief-makes entertained with the cheeky trickster Bear.Read more

Julius Zebra: A workshop with Gary Northfield Part of the Walker Books Family Programme

Full of Roman facts and drawing tips for budding young cartoonists this event will have you laughing out loud as master cartoonist Gary Northfield (The Beano, The Dandy) introduces the hilarious world of Julius Zebra. Julius is no ordinary Zebra – he’s a Roman Gladiator! He was captured by slavers from the desert plains and has become the favourite gladiator in Rome! Now Julius thinks he’s going on his jolly holibobs to the swamps of Briton, where he has to prove his worth to win his freedom. Read more

Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails

The perplexing question of fairytales – what really happened between the wolf and his three porky friends? Why was Goldilocks wandering in the woods? How did the goats overcome a mighty troll – are explored and explained by the wonderful Theatre of Widdershins with the help of fun, laughter, some gorgeous puppets and a soundtrack that will stick in your head long after you’ve left the theatre.Read more