Events

Events

  • 23 Oct
    Christopher William Hill at North Cornwall Book Festival

    Betjeman Marquee, St Endellion, PL29 3TP

    Christopher William Hill is joining the BOOKWORMS event for a gloriously ghoulish 45 minutes talking. Discover how a broken leg changed his life forever, the reason macaroni cheese is the most evil food on earth and why you should run a mile if an Az ...

  • 23 Oct
    Chris Higgins at North Cornwall Book Festival

    Betjeman Marquee, St Endellion, PL29 3TP

    Chris Higgins is part of the BOOK SURFERS event for readers aged 12 - 15, starring four incredible authors. Chris will be discussing the question: what makes a good book? Tickets are £6 and available here.

  • 30 Aug
    Phil Earle at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Imagination Lab

    Jake's dad spends all week knocking down buildings and all weekend knocking down wrestlers - he's a Demolition Dad. But what happens when Jake persuades him to apply for a pro-wrestling competition in the USA? Join Phil Earle with the first book in h ...

  • 30 Aug
    Michael Rosen at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Main Theatre

    Bestselling author and former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen is issuing a passionate plea to parents, families and children: to look beyond the school gates to see and learn about the world afresh. From understanding politics and religion to ...

  • 30 Aug
    Liz Kessler at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    Who would win in a fight, Dennis the Menace or Horrid Henry? There's only one way to find out! Join Steven Butler and Francesca Simon as they let their characters loose for an hour of mischief. Steven's latest incarnation of Dennis is The Diary of De ...

  • 30 Aug
    Lauren St John at Edinburgh Festival

    Garden Theatre

    Lauren St John is the award-winning author of The One Dollar Horse trilogy. Join her to hear about The Glory, her sensational new equestrian thriller about a boy, a girl and their horses, as they race for their lives from Colorado to Oregon. This is ...

  • 30 Aug
    Francesca Simon at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    Who would win in a fight, Dennis the Menace or Horrid Henry? There's only one way to find out! Join Steven Butler and Francesca Simon as they let their characters loose for an hour of mischief. Steven's latest incarnation of Dennis is The Diary of De ...

  • 30 Aug
    Phil Earle at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Imagination Lab

    Jake's dad spends all week knocking down buildings and all weekend knocking down wrestlers - he's a Demolition Dad. But what happens when Jake persuades him to apply for a pro-wrestling competition in the USA? Join Phil Earle with the first book in h ...

  • 30 Aug
    Michael Rosen at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Main Theatre

    Bestselling author and former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen is issuing a passionate plea to parents, families and children: to look beyond the school gates to see and learn about the world afresh. From understanding politics and religion to ...

  • 30 Aug
    Lauren St John at Edinburgh Festival

    Garden Theatre

    Lauren St John is the award-winning author of The One Dollar Horse trilogy. Join her to hear about The Glory, her sensational new equestrian thriller about a boy, a girl and their horses, as they race for their lives from Colorado to Oregon. This is ...

  • 30 Aug
    Liz Kessler at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    Who would win in a fight, Dennis the Menace or Horrid Henry? There's only one way to find out! Join Steven Butler and Francesca Simon as they let their characters loose for an hour of mischief. Steven's latest incarnation of Dennis is The Diary of De ...

  • 30 Aug
    Francesca Simon at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    Who would win in a fight, Dennis the Menace or Horrid Henry? There's only one way to find out! Join Steven Butler and Francesca Simon as they let their characters loose for an hour of mischief. Steven's latest incarnation of Dennis is The Diary of De ...

  • 29 Aug
    Marcus Sedgwick at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    Marcus Sedgwick never fails to surprise and delight readers with his books and his latest is no exception. Ghosts of Heaven, is a cleverly interlinked novel written in four quarters, which can be read in twenty four different ways. Exploring themes o ...

  • 29 Aug
    Jamie Anderson and MG Harris at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    When Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson's son Jamie approached bestselling author M G Harris to ask if she would help him resurrect his father's uncompleted writing project, she was delighted. Now, following a nail-biting kickstarter campaign and a ...

  • 29 Aug
    Cressida Cowell: The End is Nigh! at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    The first How to Train Your Dragon book by Cressida Cowell begins with a question: If dragons existed, what happened to them? Join Cressida for the final thrilling instalment of the series, How to Fight a Dragon's Fury, and find out whether Hiccup ca ...

  • 29 Aug
    Marcus Sedgwick at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    Marcus Sedgwick never fails to surprise and delight readers with his books and his latest is no exception. Ghosts of Heaven, is a cleverly interlinked novel written in four quarters, which can be read in twenty four different ways. Exploring themes o ...

  • 29 Aug
    Jamie Anderson and MG Harris at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    When Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson's son Jamie approached bestselling author M G Harris to ask if she would help him resurrect his father's uncompleted writing project, she was delighted. Now, following a nail-biting kickstarter campaign and a ...

  • 29 Aug
    Cressida Cowell: The End is Nigh! at Edinburgh Festival

    Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre

    The first How to Train Your Dragon book by Cressida Cowell begins with a question: If dragons existed, what happened to them? Join Cressida for the final thrilling instalment of the series, How to Fight a Dragon's Fury, and find out whether Hiccup ca ...

  • 28 Aug
    David Almond: Writing Across Boundaries at Edinburgh Festival

    ScottishPower Foundation Studio

    TRANSLATED BOOKS FOR CHILDRENAward-winning author David Almond, indigenous Australian writer Bruce Pascoe and Alison Hubert, Director of Book Aid International, discuss the importance of offering children literature that shows the wider world and the ...

  • 28 Aug
    David Almond: Writing Across Boundaries at Edinburgh Festival

    ScottishPower Foundation Studio

    TRANSLATED BOOKS FOR CHILDRENAward-winning author David Almond, indigenous Australian writer Bruce Pascoe and Alison Hubert, Director of Book Aid International, discuss the importance of offering children literature that shows the wider world and the ...