This is what happens when you drop in on an interesting building for open house: you get talking to one of the trustees, who happen to mention that one of their resident organisations are doing a book event for children, so you send an email, and have a meeting and suddenly someone is reading the book in a library!
I like the serendipity of how this happened. A semi staged version has also been produced for which the video is on its way, but here in the meantime is John Handscombe taking on clever advisors, selfish dukes and wily old women.
We’ve decided to cancel the reading at Shoreham Library on Saturday 14th October due to lack of take up. Sorry to disappoint anyone who was planning to come.
But we have a reading byGood Wolf theatre company at Stanley Hallsin South Norwood on Saturday 28th October at 1pm as part of their Story Time day for younger children. From what they say they seem to be planning to semi-stage it, I am so disappointed I can’t get there to watch, but they’ve promised to video it! Please go along so you can tell me how it went!
There will be a pop up bookshop which will have all our children’s books on sale.
£3 per child per session. Book via Stanley Halls – last time they had an event it filled up in 15 mins, so advisable to book!
On Saturday 30th September we are at Free Verse Poetry Book Fair at Conway Hall where we will have a stall all day, and are reading in the Red Lion Square garden cafe at 4.30, with Jeremy Dixon, Lisa Kelly and Sarah James.Experience a flush of openness in San Francisco, a long day on a till, an even longer night in a hotel, and time shifting about the three occupants of a house.
Followed on the Saturday Morning at 11am with a Children’s event in the Library, (Free) with The Old Woman From Friuli by Ghillian Potts being read by Tash Fairbanks, and a kind of demonstration of woodcut printing from Cherry Potts, because we couldn’t get hold of Ed Boxall, the illustrator of the book, to join us. No sharp objects will be let near children!