Lit Fest for Children

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There are plenty of special events for children at Lit Fest this year. In libraries we have lots of free fun:

Saturday 19 September: Lions, Tigers and Bears! Join storyteller Helen M. Sant for some traditional tales of these wild but loveable animals. Bring your own bear or cuddly toy along to the teddy bears’ picnic! Suitable for children aged 5-7yrs. Please contact Wakefield Library to reserve a place. Tel 01924 305 376 or email

Wednesday 22: The Man on the Moon musical workshop. A chance for mini astronauts to put on their space boots and chart a musical exploration through the galaxy. Sing songs from the show, create the sounds of a star cruiser and meet some dancing aliens and other members of Bob’s fan club. Based on the book ‘The Man on the Moon’ by Simon Bartram. Suitable for children aged 5-7yrs. 4-5 pm Booking via Featherstone Library: 01977 722 745

Saturday 26: Festival Big Read. Dog Love Drawing! 11-11.30am at Wakefield, Airedale, Castleford and Normanton Libraries. Free, drop-in

Staurday 26: How to Make (Awesome) Comics Workshop with Neill Cameron. Wakefield Library, 2pm for children aged 7-12. Free but booking is required through the festival box office.

Visit to see the full list of festival events and to book


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