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Sun 12 May 2024

Swindon Festival Of Literature - Children & Families Day

CHILDREN & FAMILIES DAY – for all ages, children, and families Light refreshments, snacks, and lunches available on site! 10.30am and onwards – Circle Garden Campfire Storytelling, with international storyteller Rachel Rose Reid 10.30am – Stuart Lloyd Gould with his delightfully illustrated book NUTS, which tells the tale of Cyril the Squirrel waking up one morning to find that his stash of nuts is gone. He goes looking for them and on the way, meets lots of other woodland animals. 10.30am onwards – magic man Steve Morley and his lovely Jacob's Ladders, handmade traditional wooden toys for the curious of all ages, operated solely by manual dexterity and powered by human imagination. 11am – Searching for Home with children’s books writer and illustrator Chantal Bourgonje A story reading, with pictures, and a chance to draw with Chantal. Suitable for 3-6 year olds and their grownups. 11.30am – Magical Trees Writing Workshop with Flis Tattersall Join Cornish children’s book author and illustrator Flis to discover unimaginable trees from well-loved forest fables and real woodlands. Create your own tall tree tale and help create a magical arboreal empire! Suitable for ages 5 to 10 years. 1pm – Serena and the Little Blue Dog with children’s author Rosemary Clunie 'Once upon a time a little girl called Serena lived in a cottage in the woods. She was friends with all the birds and animals of the forest. But what she really wanted was a special friend of her own.' An illustrated story time suitable for 4 to 5 year olds upwards, and their grownups. 1.30pm – Magical Trees Writing Workshop with Flis Tattersall – A second chance to join Cornish children’s book author and illustrator Flis to discover unimaginable trees from well-loved forest fables and real woodlands. Create your own tall tree tale and help create a magical arboreal empire! Suitable for ages 5 to 10 years. 3pm Finale – a show on the grass in front of the farmhouse! All day, look out for WATERSTONES BOOKSHOP with their wonderful selection of books for the young and young at heart! ALSO, on Children and Families Day at Lower Shaw Farm, there may be a TREASURE HUNT, TALKING with the ANIMALS, READING & WRITING TIME, WORD GAMES, and maybe even a little bit of PLAY, ROPE-SWINGING, and HAMMOCK-JUMPING in the BIG BARN! Come, and have fun! This event is taking place at Lower Shaw Farm, West Swindon, SN5 5PJ

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£6

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When

Sun 12 May 2024

10am

Where

Lower Shaw Farm

Genre

Sun 12 May 2024
£6 per ticket