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October 23-28

Children's Events

For full details of all events keep a look out in:

local press

local libraries

or call us on:

01738 477039


Parents and babies - watch out for our Big Bookstart event being held during Word’s Out! week.

Mousetale Puppets

On Saturday 21st October Mousetale Puppets are visiting us with Oscar’s Amazing Space Adventure – a puppet show for primary age children.

Creative Craft

There will be Creative Craft sessions with ActiveArts after school in our full time libraries for ages 5-8.

Children's Authors

Local school children will be invited along to listen to Keith Brumpton, Matthew Fitt and Natalie Russell talk about their books and writing.

Drama Workshops

School children will also have a chance to take part in drama workshops with Blast Off Books.


The Word’s Out! Children’s Poetry and Art competition winners will be announced during the week, as will the winner of The Word’s Out! Picture Book Prize, chosen by local children.