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Schools Virtual Events

We are delighted that your school would like to join a virtual session at the Stepping Into Stories Festival. We have a select number of fantastic virtual events for schools, and hope that these will reach pupils far and wide. 

  • 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+
  • 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
  • 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+
  • MO O’HARA - Agent Moose
    01 Feb, 14:00 – 14:45
    Virtual Event
    Become a special agent with Mo as she introduces her much loved graphic novel series about a moose secret agent and his owl sidekick. Investigate a mystery, learn how to draw Agent Moose and create your own graphic novel special agent hero! AGES 5+
  • Stepping Into Story-Time
    30 Jan, 08:00 – 03 Feb, 08:10
    Virtual Storytelling
    A new children’s story will be uploaded to the festival website each morning during the week. Stories will be read by a different author each time and we hope you will enjoy ten minutes a day listening to a special storytime with your little ones AGES 4+
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