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Schools' Programme

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Deadline Friday 13th Jan 2023

  • A.M. DASSU - Fight Back
    03 Feb, 14:00 – 14:45
    Virtual Event
    Join award-winning author A.M. Dassu for a workshop exploring identity, freedom of expression and allyship. Attending schools will be asked to engage in an activity exploring identity, and will discuss how you can help someone being bullied/discriminated against because of their identity. AGES 11+
  • ROSS WELFORD - The Monkey Who Fell From The Future
    03 Feb, 13:30 – 14:15
    School Visit
    Ross Welford is an award-winning author of eight page-turning novels. Ross will introduce his latest book The Monkey Who Fell From the Future, talk about his inspirations and characters and put his own magical spin on storytelling. Fun and magic tricks guaranteed! AGES 9+
  • SIMON JAMES GREEN - Boy Like Me - EXCLUSIVE reading!
    02 Feb, 19:00 – 20:00
    Virtual Event
    Simon will read EXCLUSIVELY from his yet-to-be published, new YA novel, BOY LIKE ME! Also expect goofy, histrionic fun exploring Simon's landmark novels about teens at their worst - and best! Fun & high energy with lots of comedy anecdotes, this is the perfect event for celebrating equality. AGES 13
  • ALICE HEMMING - Keeping Your Reader In Suspense
    02 Feb, 13:30 – 14:15
    Station Hall
    Alice is the author of over fifty books, including the bestselling Dark Unicorn series. Come along for some top tips on how to keep your reader turning the pages, then have a go at writing a suspenseful scene of your own. AGES 10+
  • STUART LAWRENCE - Silence Is Not An Option
    02 Feb, 11:00 – 11:45
    Station Hall
    Join Stuart as he talks about his book, 'Silence Is Not An Option!', in which he shares his story and experiences and presents messages of hope and tolerance. His main goal is to equip young people with the mindset to believe and achieve what they want to in life, no matter the challenges AGES 11+
  • TOM PALMER - After the War
    02 Feb, 10:00 – 10:45
    Virtual Event
    After the War, is the story of 300 Jewish children who survived the Holocaust and came to the UK as refugees in 1945. It is based entirely on the testimony of those who experienced the events. Tom will speak about how he uses deep research to tell stories of the past. AGES 11+
  • SF SAID - Tyger
    31 Jan, 14:00 – 14:45
    Station Hall
    Adam has found something incredible in a rubbish dump in London. A mysterious, mythical, magical animal. A TYGER. And the tyger is in danger. Adam and Zadie are determined to help, but it isn't just the tyger's life at stake. Can they learn to use their powers before it's too late? AGES 9+
    31 Jan, 13:30 – 14:15
    School Visit
    Pack your imaginations and join time-travelling author duo, Catherine Randall and Ally Sherrick, for a whistle-stop tour back to the strange, exciting and often downright dangerous times and places their books are set in. AGES 9+

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