Story Space

Step into Story Space and experience magical new worlds and exciting adventures.  You'll find amazing authors and familiar faces reading super stories from brilliant books. 

 

Hexham Book Festival

Julia Patton

reading

 

NUMBER 7 EVERGREEN STREET

(ages 3+)

Denise Welch

reads 

THE DAY GRANNY'S KNICKERS BLEW AWAY

by GRANT KOPER

 

(ages 4-8)

KONNIE HUQ 

 presents 

COOlmvmdvmKIE

(ages 7+)

KONNIE HUQ 

 presents 

COOKIE

(ages 7+)

Helen Skelton & Anna NcNuff

calling all

ADVENTURERS!

 

(ages 9+)

Brenda Blethyn 

reading

WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT by

MICHAEL ROSEN    

 

(ages 3+)

Kenny Doughty

reading

THE DINOSAUR THAT POOPED A PLANET by TOM FLETCHER & DOUGIE POYNTER 

(ages 3+)

Zoe Lambert

reading

THE COW THAT LAID AN EGG by ANDY CUTBILL

 

(ages 3+) 

Caryl Hart 

  introduces

MINI MONSTERS: CAN I PLAY?

Includes magic!   

(ages 2+) 

Vashti Hardy

learn how to

 CREATE YOUR OWN FANTASY ADVENTURE    

 

(ages 8+)

Charlie Hardwick

reading

A FLY WENT BY 

by MARSHALL McLINTOCK

 

(ages 3+) 

Rachel Unthank

 

reads

 THE BEAR AND THE PIANO by DAVID LITCHFIELD 

 

(ages 3+)

Kathryn Tickell

reading

THE DAM by

DAVID ALMOND 

 

(ages 5+)

Liz Million

presents an

ALIEN ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP 

 

(ages 5+)

Abi Elphinstone

reading 

BE MORE BERNARD

by SIMON PHILIP

(ages 2+)

Denise Welch

reading 

THE DAY GRANNY'S KNICKERS BLEW AWAY

by GRANT KOPER

 

(ages 4+)

Jim Smith

- a drawalong with 

BARRY THE LOSER 

(ages 7+)

Tim Healy 

reading

YOU CAN'T TAKE AN ELEPHANT ON THE BUS by PATRICIA CLEVELAND-PECK   (ages 3+)

Katherine Rundell

reading from

THE BOOK OF HOPES

(ages 5+)

Ann Cleeves

reading from 

ROALD DAHL'S REVOLTING RHYMES

(ages 5+)

Gemma Koomen

reading

FLOCK: A TREE KEEPERS ADVENTURE

(ages 3+)

Chris Baber

reading

THE TIGER THAT CAME TO TEA by 

JUDITH KERR

(ages 2+)

Bethanie Wardell 

reading 

WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD by JULIA DONALDSON 

(ages 3+)

Sibeal Pounder 

introducing

BAD MERMAIDS

& WITCH WARS

 

(ages 7+)

Tim Hopgood 

reads

WOW! SAID THE OWL

 

(ages 2+)

Konnie Huq

introduces

COOKIE! 

 

(ages 7+)

Julia Patton

 

reads

NUMBER 7 EVERGREEN STREET 

 

(ages 3+)

Northumberland Libraries

present

THE HUNGRY CATERPILLAR

by ERIC CARLE

 

(ages2+)

Chloe Daykin

introducing

FIRE GIRL FOREST BOY

(ages 9+)

Laura James 

introducing

FABIO: THE WORLD'S GREATEST FLAMINGO DETECTIVE

(ages 5+)

Sophy Henn 

introducing 

BAD NANA

(ages 6+)

Carol Malia

reading

THE HOMESICK FOX by DAVID GREAVES

 

(ages 3+)

Emma Carroll

reading

PICKING PICKLE

by POLLY FABER

 

(ages 3+)

David Brewis

reading 

BUMBLEBEAR

by NADIA SHIREEN

(ages 3+)

Tracy Gilman 

reading

ALFIE GOES CAMPING by SHIRLEY HUGHES  

 

(ages 3+)

Chris Bostock

 

reads

LITTLE RABBIT'S BEST BIRTHDAY 

 

(ages 3+)

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Text STORY to 70490

to donate £5

The Covid-19 crisis has hit disadvantaged children and families especially hard. Hexham Book Festival is proud to launch Story Space in support of Children North East – a charity making a real to difference to the lives of those most in need.

We appreciate this a difficult time for everyone but, if you can, please consider making a donation - your support will make the world of difference.

Children North East

are currently delivering food parcels, distributing resources like colouring books, pens and cookery kits, and offering online and phone counselling to young people struggling with isolation.

Contact

Tel. 07956537711
info@hexhambookfestival.co.uk

Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Beaumont Street, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3LS

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