Festive Story Fun 2015

Festive Story Fun

Do your kids get over-excited in the run-up to Christmas? Do they need to let off some steam?

Let their creative sides loose and bring them along to our Festive Story Fun Day on Saturday 12th December between 11am and 3pm at St. Editha’s Church, Tamworth town centre.

The event – in collaboration with our friends at Dig-iT – will feature Children’s authors and illustrator, story workshops, Christmas crafts, storytelling, raffle and lots, lots more. Oh and it’s completely free to attend!

Here’s what we’ve got planned:

Comictopia Logo

11:00am – Comictopia: Tamworth’s only Comic Book store – based in Lower Gungate, Tamworth – will be running a ‘Create a Festive Superhero’ workshop.

Penguinpig Cover

Midday – Amy Bradley: Illustrator of the bestselling children’s book Penguinpig will be doing a story workshop.

1:00pm – Margaret Clarke: local author and well-known Tamworth figure, Margaret will be leading an interactive story-telling workshop where the children will produce a story together.

2:00pm – Wanda Pierpoint-Jones: another local author and poet will be reading from her collection.

Between the sessions, we will have other fun activities and things to do and see:

  • second-hand book sale
  • Christmas card making
  • crafts
  • raffle (see details below)
  • refreshments

Our raffle tickets cost 50p each or five for £2 and the excellent prizes are:

Other prizes (no order): £10 Planters voucher; book of Literary Walks; tobogganing for 2 at the Snowdome; set of six Staffordshire/Tamworth books from the History Press; fruit basket from Bodnetts Farm, Plantation Lane; meat pack from K R Evans Butchers of Lichfield; Desperate Housewives Board Game.

Huge thanks to all who kindly donated prizes!

So, why not drop in for some light relief, fun and entertainment. We’d really love to see you!

Download our flyer here.

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