schools out day

A Day of  Fun and Silliness – Coming on 30 July…..

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Save the Date!

Our very popular School’s Out Day is back! Join us on the 30 July 10am – 3:30pm, on the hour, every hour for fun with entertainers, storytelling, a puppet show and much more.

10AM: Chris White

Get your pencils out and join writer and illustrator Chris White for a silly, snappy Summer Reading session!

11AM: Storytime with Stacey

Let us entertain you with a story called Walters Wonderful Web, all about a determined little spider trying to make a perfect web.

12PM: Nicky Rafferty

Ever wondered how a rabbit got long ears and a bobtail! Find out by listening in and then have a go at making an origami rabbit yourself.

1 PM: Councillor Barnard

Councillor Barnard launches our summer activities programme and reads a story about Anna and Otis. A funny story about friendship, kindness and overcoming fears.

2PM: Gemma Denham

Learn how to draw lots of different animals and go on a hunt for mini beasts with local author Gemma.

3PM: Robin Simpson

Explore the world of shadow puppets as storyteller Robin retells the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood.

It’s all free and best of all can be accessed from anywhere as the event will stream live on our  Facebook page.

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