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On Saturday 13th July, we’d love to see you at the Rochdale Children’s Literature Festival at No 1 Riverside in Rochdale!  There’ll be lots to do from 10am to 4pm so we’re expecting quite a crowd!

There are 3 performances and book signings by famous children’s authors, so if you want to attend one of those you will need to buy tickets in advance – you can do so from the following links for:

Michael Rosen Buy tickets HERE

Frank Cottrell Boyce Buy tickets HERE

Morag Hood – ticket link coming soon!


There are lots and lots of free events too – you will need a ticket which you can pick up on the day due to space constraints, but these are all free:

Storytellers & Poets:

Richard O’Neill

Yan Tan Tethera

That Poetry Bloke

Kathy Oakley-Calvert & Ned the Dog


Lempen Puppet Theatre Company

Busy Lizzy

Information Stalls:

Reading for Pleasure in Schools (run by staff from Broadfield, Holy Family, Lowerplace, St Mary’s, and St Patrick’s Primary Schools)

Diverse Books


The Star Tree Studio (art workshops)

Rapping workshops

Origami workshops


And even more things that you don’t need tickets for:

Book Tombola  :  Name The Bear Hunt Teddy  :  Hook-A-Book  :  Willy Wonka’s Sweet Stall  :  Photo Frame Competition



We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

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