Blackburn Cathedral Schools Fest

20th & 21st June

Local schools in Blackburn and Darwen are being invited to attend read aloud interactive sessions

Local schools in Blackburn and Darwen are being invited to attend read aloud interactive sessions in the venues listed below. A  full list of schools will be published soon!

 

Each year group will be treated to an author respective to their age with our six featured authors.

 

Blackburn Cathedral Schools Fest – 
St Lukes and St Pauls, Daisyfield, Meadowhead, St Silas, Holy Trinity Darwen, Holy Souls, Holy Trinity Darwen, St Barnabas

Christina Gabbitas

Christina Gabbitas

Christina Gabbitas is a children’s author, poet and voiceover artist, who always loved to read rhyming books and poetry, when she was in her early years.

Andy Seed

Andy Seed

Silly Stories, funny facts and wacky jokes

Join Blue Peter Book Award winner Andy Seed for 30 minutes of silly Stories, funny facts, wacky jokes and entertainment for the whole family. Have a go at the wordplay challenge that’s never been completed!

Liz Million

Liz Million

Draw Like a Pro

– More details coming soon

Donovan Christopher

Donovan Christopher

R.A.P! Reading Aloud Proudly (30 mins)

To read with expression and confidence. Bringing words and rhymes to life.

Salma Zaman

Salma Zaman

Calling all Bollywood Heroes and Princesses!

Come and find out what it takes to be a Bollywood Hero or a Princess. Salma will be leading interactive storytelling workshops and you can even
learn the Bollywood dance steps to Jai Ho’, and dance like a Bollywood Star!

Gill Fourie

Gill Fourie

A Curious Tale

– more details coming soon

Special thanks to Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council