Friday, 14 September 2012
Tickets have now gone on sale for Beeline, the University of Worcester’s Storytelling Festival for Children.
The Festival will be welcoming some of the Country’s best-selling children’s authors, including; Dame Jacqueline Wilson, known for her popular Tracy Beaker series, former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen; and one of Australia’s most successful children’s writers, Morris Gleitzman.
Organised by the University of Worcester, the huge festival of storytelling, runs throughout October. Dame Jacqueline Wilson will be the first to appear at the Beeline Festival on Saturday, October 6th at 2pm at Huntingdon Hall, where she will be launching her latest book in the Hetty Feather series and taking part in three story telling sessions.
Tickets cost £5.50 and can be purchased from The Hive café, at Worcester’s new fully integrated public and university library, and also from the Worcester Live Box Office.
Each Saturday at 10.30am and 11.30am, from the 13th October, The Hive will play host to Stories on the Island. Children from five to 12 years can enjoy listening to stories from around the world told by professional storytellers. Tickets are free of charge but spaces are limited.
The Festival will also see the official opening of the children’s library at The Hive by former children’s laureate Michael Rosen at 6pm on Wednesday, October 17th. The author of children’s classics such as ‘Going on a Bear Hunt’ will be doing storytelling sessions as well as book signings.
For the whole Beeline Storytelling programme and to keep up-to-date with news from the Festival visit the website http://www.worcester.ac.uk/discover/beeline-storytelling-festival.html