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Workshops & Performances

A series of workshops and performances by award winning authors and illustrators

Tuesday 30 January

  • Jeffrey Boakye	- Kofi & The Rap Battle Summer for Ages 9+
    Jeffrey Boakye	- Kofi & The Rap Battle Summer for Ages 9+
    Tue, 30 Jan
    Station Hall
    30 Jan 2024, 16:30 – 17:15
    Station Hall, Railton Rd, London SE24 0JW, UK
    Join author Jeffrey Boakye as he introduces his first middle-grade novel. Meet Kofi and Kelvin who find themselves on a mischievous, money making adventure. Travel back to the 90s in this fun interactive game show-style event and find out why Kofi and Kelvin are about to have their best summer EVER!

Wednesday 31 January

  • Jane Porter - So You Want To Be A Frog? for ages 5 - 10 Years
    Jane Porter - So You Want To Be A Frog? for ages 5 - 10 Years
    Wed, 31 Jan
    Station Hall
    31 Jan 2024, 16:00 – 16:45
    Station Hall
    "Have you ever wanted to leap twenty times your own body length? Can you drink through your skin? Or catch food with your tongue? Join author Jane Porter to learn all about frogs in a fun, interactive session where you will invent a new frog species and leave with your very own frog club badge.

Thursday 1 February

  • Viola Wang - Let's Dress Up Our Mother Earth for Ages 4+
    Viola Wang - Let's Dress Up Our Mother Earth for Ages 4+
    Thu, 01 Feb
    Station Hall
    01 Feb 2024, 16:00 – 16:45
    Station Hall
    During this workshop, inspired by Viola’s book, Hello! we will draw along with Viola and explore the fun process of designing a character with eco clothing.

Friday 2 February

  • The Magic Bookmark - Family Panto for all ages
    The Magic Bookmark - Family Panto for all ages
    Fri, 02 Feb
    Station Hall
    02 Feb 2024, 16:00 – 17:00
    Station Hall, Railton Rd, London SE24 0JW, UK
    Join "everyone's favourite pantomime dame," (Metro) Mama G, on a brand new panto adventure for the whole family! Families are sure to love this storytelling show full of panto fun, interaction, song and dance, puppetry, and some of the finest picture books currently on the market!

Saturday 3 February

  • Sam Sedgman	- Clockwork Conspiracy for ages 7+
    Sam Sedgman	- Clockwork Conspiracy for ages 7+
    Sat, 03 Feb
    Station Hall
    03 Feb 2024, 15:30 – 16:15
    Station Hall, Railton Rd, London SE24 0JW, UK
    The Clockwork Conspiracy is a whodunnit set inside Big Ben on the night the clocks go back, packed with rooftop chases, cryptic clues, and out-of-this-world science. Hear the amazing real-life stories that inspired Sam's new adventure, and discover the secrets of the most famous clock in the world.
  • PRIZE GIVING with Sam Sedgman
    PRIZE GIVING with Sam Sedgman
    Sat, 03 Feb
    Station Hall
    03 Feb 2024, 15:00 – 04 Feb 2024, 15:30
    Station Hall, Railton Rd, London SE24 0JW, UK
    Congratulations on entering the Stepping Into Stories Competition! Join Sam Sedgman, bestselling author of mysteries and adventures, to find out whether you’ll be heading home with a prize and celebrate all the children who have taken part in our competition this year.
  • Kelechi Okafor - Strong Like Me for ages 4+
    Kelechi Okafor - Strong Like Me for ages 4+
    Sat, 03 Feb
    Station Hall
    03 Feb 2024, 14:00 – 14:45
    Station Hall, Railton Rd, London SE24 0JW, UK
    Join writer and social commentator Kelechi Okafor for an inspirational event based on her heart warming debut picture-book Strong Like Me. A story about finding your own ways to be strong, discovering your power and championing yourself.
  • Xavier Leopold	- Art For The Heart for ages 7-12
    Xavier Leopold	- Art For The Heart for ages 7-12
    Sat, 03 Feb
    198 Contemporary Arts and Learning
    03 Feb 2024, 14:00 – 14:45
    198 Contemporary Arts and Learning , 198 Railton Rd, London SE24 0JT, UK
    Discover the joy of expressing your feelings through art in this motivational and interactive workshop for children, based on illustrator and author Xavier Leopold’s creative journal Art for the Heart. Xavier will help you learn how to use art to become more self-aware and build confidence.
  • Gabby Dawnay - 5 Minute Nature Stories for ages 5+
    Gabby Dawnay - 5 Minute Nature Stories for ages 5+
    Sat, 03 Feb
    Brockwell Greenhouses
    03 Feb 2024, 13:30 – 14:15
    Brockwell Greenhouses, Brockwell Park, London SE24 9BJ
    5 Minute Nature Stories encourages children to explore and enjoy the interconnectedness of nature and the wonder of science behind each story. This session in Brockwell Greenhouse aims to spark curiosity by looking around at the wonders of Nature in the park with nature-inspired writing and drawing.
  • Gavin Puckett - Frank The Unicorn Alpaca for ages	7+
    Gavin Puckett - Frank The Unicorn Alpaca for ages	7+
    Sat, 03 Feb
    Station Hall
    03 Feb 2024, 13:00 – 13:45
    Station Hall, Railton Rd, London SE24 0JW, UK
    Gavin Puckett introduces us to Frank the Alpaca. Frank lives in a petting zoo and feels like he doesn’t fit in until he discovers a book about unicorns . . . and wakes up to a horn on his head! Then one day he performs a daring rescue where he comes to see that he is perfect just the way he is.