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VIDEO: I Have the Right to be a Child
November 20, 2013

On Wednesday 2 October, in association with the Action For Children’s Art Inspiration Day, we dedicated an event at the Bath Chidren’s Lierature Festival to a discussion on the rights of a child. Our panel discussed exacting questions put to them by children from local schools and member of the audience. David Almond chaired this event [...]

Young Curator Diary: Day 5
October 22, 2013

Alice concludes the Young Curator diaries with an entry summarising their final day: Friday 4th October Young Curators Blog by Alice First thing today we made the long uphill walk to the Royal High School. We then walked around the site to their sports hall, assumed our positions around the grounds and guided other schools [...]

Young Curator Diary: Day 4
October 21, 2013

Our young curator Eve introduced an event on Thursday, here’s her blog about it. Thursday 3 October Young Curators Blog by Eve In the morning, we attended Andy Briggs‘ event, called Tarzan. I thought it was an entertaining, interactive event, that I had the pleasure of introducing. I especially enjoyed the quiz at the end, [...]

Video: Tom Fletcher & Dougie Poynter at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival

Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter joined us during the Festival to discuss and read from their second book, The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet. We managed to corner catch up with them in the Writers’ Room and they recorded this lovely little message for all their fans in Bath:

Review of I’m A Chicken… Get Me Out Of Here
October 16, 2013

We just had to share this rather lovely thank you letter from one of the schools who attended the I’m a Chicken… Get me out of Here school event on Wednesday: Dear Anna Wilson, Thank you for the lovely, funny and entertaining talk at the Guildhall today. We loved the way you moved around the [...]