Events for Children of All Ages!

Early-Bird Discounts on Selected Events Until 4 May!

Friday 30 August

Come and meet children’s fantasy author Kate O’Hearn. Suitable for young readers 9+ (must be accompanied by an adult).

Hastings Library
Details and tickets. free of charge but pre-booking required

You may also like: Little Ida’s Flowers with Theatre Rotto.

Join Kate Wiseman, author of the Gangster School series. Hastings Library

Details and ticket information free of charge but pre-booking required

You may also like: Heroines and Monsters Little Ida’s Flowers

The Caterpillar and the Blackbird. Enthralling narrated story & dance performance for children aged 5+ (must be accompanied by an adult). Performed by NarraDance and Kate O’HearnSt Mary in the Castle

Details and tickets. free of charge but pre-booking required.

You may also like: Kate O’Hearn – Heroines and Monsters

Simon Guerrier and his very special guests as they look back (or is it forward?) in time, and behind the scenes of the iconic TV series. Families welcome. Kino Teatr

Details and ticket information.

You may also like: Workshop 3, Writing Science Fiction; Dystopian Fiction panel.

Saturday 31 August

Led by author Angela Kecojevic this workshop gives children of all ages the opportunity to create an animal /creature that could live at Hobbledown Adventure Farm.

Free but must be booked in advance. Hastings Library.

Details and tickets

You may also like: Workshop 8, Storytelling with Puppets

Join Ed for an exciting  mix of drawing and creative writing activities inspired by the moon and the poems and illustrations in Moonstruck.

Free but pre-booking required.

Hastings Library

You may also like: The Caterpillar and the Blackbird.

Sunday 1 September

TV producer and presenter, author and explorer Lucy Cooke demolishes the myths and mystique surrounding some of the world’s best-loved creatures. Fascinating! Suitable for families (children 12+). St Mary in the Castle.

Details and tickets.

You may also like: Species that Changed the World.

Theatre Rotto’s puppets, shadows and marionettes bring a little girl’s toy room magically to life. The Printworks.

Details and tickets.

with evolutionary anthropologist Professor Alice Roberts. Discover how three of our best-loved species have helped shape the human world. St Mary in the Castle.

Details and tickets

You may also like: The Unexpected Truth about Animals.