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Northern Children's Book Festival Gala Day 2018

17 November 2018

Northern Children’s Book Festival Gala Day 2018

Meet Vivian French, Steve Skidmore, Sophie Anderson, Guy Bass, Chloe Daykin, Ross Montgomery, Alan Windram, Dominic Wilcox, Simon Bartram and Liz Million.

Saturday 17 November, 10am – 5pm
at Gateshead Central Library and The Shipley Art Gallery Prince Consort Road
Gateshead NE8 4LN

 

Gala Day has something for everyone aged 4-13. There will be free, fun, interactive family sessions with award winning authors, illustrators, artists and story tellers, including Vivian French, Steve Skidmore, Simon Bartram, Sophie Anderson, Guy Bass, Chloe Daykin, Ross Montgomery, Alan Windram, Dominic Wilcox and Liz Million.

  • Meet our authors and illustrators in the free family sessions
  • Join in the hilarious panel game Tell Me a Story!
  • What will you create with Little Inventors?
  • Listen to captivating stories with Gem Arts
  • Take part in the drop-in craft and digital sessions
  • Make your own screen print to take home
  • Explore Central Library and the Shipley Art Gallery

Tickets for author and illustrator sessions are free but must be booked in advance. Tickets are available through Eventbrite from Friday 26 October: look for NCBF Gala Day 2018.

 

There will be creative workshops and craft sessions, digital coding workshops with an Alice in Wonderland twist, drop-in storytelling and our NCBF pop-up bookshop.

 

Gala Day full author programme here

 

Go to our Facebook page Northern Children’s Book Festival for the latest news and updates.

 

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