This year we’ve very kindly been given some tickets for the Cheltenham Literature Festival and now we’ve been to two of the events I really wanted to share what a brilliant event this is. It’s perfect for families. A fantastic day out. Here’s our plan for the week…
Family events we’ve already attended –
Chris Hoy And The Flying Fergus Team
It was amazing to hear such well known inspirations talk, and draw. Chris Hoy, the Olympian champion cyclist, Joanna Nadin, author of 70+ books, some have made made into TV series how cool is that? -and Clare Elsom illustrator, illustrators of Horace and Harriet, Marie Mae… and a bunch of other books.
Billy and the Beast
– my review is coming –
Located in The Hive, a beanbag child-friendly tent with a buggy park outside, we heard the Nadia Shireen, the author and illustrator, read her books Billy and the Beast and Bumblebear. Fantastic books, the children all loved the readings and making all the noises. Nadia also showed them all how to draw Fat Cat and Bumblebear, and all the kids loved copying on their clipboards.
Family events we’re going to at the weekend
It’s Friday now, and tomorrow we’ve a few events to go to…
A Lion Is A Lion
– Quickfind LF48
– Sat 13 Oct 2018 10:00am – 10:45am
– Quickfind LF54
– Sat 13 Oct 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm
– Quickfind LF57
– Sat 13 Oct 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm
I’ve also got tickets to an event I’m really looking forward to:
From Page To Screen: Moyes And Moriarty
– Quickfind L269
– Sat 13 Oct 2018 12:45pm – 1:45pm
Anyway, if you are local to Cheltenham, Gloucester, anywhere near Gloucestershire, do check out the literature festival, there are tickets still available!
*Buy tickets over on the Cheltenham Literature Festival website*
There are also loads and loads of free events for families, including the Monster Story Trail, not forgetting that many events are located in Montpellier Park, a park with a fab kids playground! There is also the park cafe along with festival food, vegan ice-cream…