What’s On

9th - 30th April

Exhibition at BBC Radio Lancashire

Exhibition at BBC Radio Lancashire

Open to the public from 10am—4pm each day.

Tuesday 19th June

Special Pre Festival Event at Cafe Northcote

Special Pre Festival Event at Cafe Northcote

7pm

Adults Only! Meet the Authors and Artists at Cafe Northcote.

Drinks and nibbles will be provided along with a raffle to win an author visit for half day, along with many other fabulous prizes.

£20 per head

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, BwD Libraries and Blackburn Market

The Mall, BwD Libraries and Blackburn Market

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, BwD Libraries and Blackburn Market

The Mall, BwD Libraries and Blackburn Market

Blackburn and Darwen Libraries – Author Read Aloud Events.

Details coming soon.

Supported by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

The Mall, BwD Libraries and Blackburn Market

The Mall, BwD Libraries and Blackburn Market

Blackburn Market – Author Read Aloud Event

Details coming soon.

Saturday 23rd June : Families and Communities Day

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!

Gill Fourie

Gill Fourie

2:45pm

A Curious Tale

– more details coming soon

Special thanks to Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council