What’s On

Poetry Initiative with Ribble Rivers & Christina Gabbitas

Launched 7th February - Closing date 10th June

Poetry Initiative with Ribble Rivers & Christina Gabbitas

Poetry Initiative with Ribble Rivers & Christina Gabbitas

12am

Children are invited to pen and eight line poem about Ribble Rivers with a chance of winning a signed book donated by David Walliams and Christina Gabbiras and a half day school visit with Christina Gabbitas

Tuesday 18th June

Eve with The Artists with Special Guest

Eve with The Artists with Special Guest

7pm

Eve with The Artists with Special Guest

At Liz N Lils Café, Northgate, Blackburn

Michael Bradley , talking about his life as an Undertone

Michael Bradley , talking about his life as an Undertone

7pm

Michael Bradley , talking about his life as an Undertone

19th - 21st June

Schools fest at Blackburn College/University Campus Blackburn Library and Blackburn Cathedral

Schools fest at Blackburn College/University Campus Blackburn Library and Blackburn Cathedral

9am

Schools fest at Blackburn College/University Campus

Blackburn Library and Blackburn Cathedral

20th & 21st June : Schools Fest

Blackburn Cathedral Schools Fest

Blackburn Cathedral Schools Fest

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

22nd June : The Mall & BwD Libraries

The Mall and BwD Libraries

The Mall and BwD Libraries

The Mall – Interactive Author Read Aloud Event

The Mall to host a Pop Up Shop with an Author’s Read Aloud Interactive sessions.

The Mall and BwD Libraries

The Mall and BwD Libraries

Blackburn and Darwen Libraries – Author Read Aloud Events.

Details coming soon.

Supported by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Saturday 23rd June : Families and Communities Day at King Georges Hall Blackburn

Donovan Christopher

Donovan Christopher

10:30am

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

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

Christina Gabbitas

Christina Gabbitas

11:15am

Welcome to the World of Felicity Fly

Award winning author Christina Gabbitas will transport you to the world of Felicity Fly. Christina will be staging read aloud sessions with Felicity Fly series that teach children about the world around them with fun! Reading with many different character accents Christina brings you into her world of characters with sing along songs.

Liz Million

Liz Million

12pm

Draw Like a Pro

– More details coming soon

Salma Zaman

Salma Zaman

1:15pm

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!

Andy Seed

Andy Seed

2pm

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!

Special thanks to Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council