Word Play

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Saturday, 2 July 2022
Positive Lights Projects at 184-187 Sidwell Street
Children's Event

On Saturday July 2nd between 10:00am – 3:00pm InExeter will be hosting a one-day event for children celebrating storytelling and the beauty of the written word. Taking place at Positive Lights Projects at 184-187 Sidwell Street. This free, family friendly event, celebrates literacy in all its forms, inspiring young minds to engage with reading and writing outside school through a range of workshops and activities designed to encourage creative writing and drawing.

Activities on the day
Tom McLaughlin, local author, and illustrator of The Cloudspotter (Bloomsbury) and illustrator of the Captain Boots series of picture books (Puffin) will be running an interactive session which will include reading and drawing activities, as well as time for questions. Other attractions include a professional storyteller who will be performing hourly, showcasing interactive stories from around the world, poetry workshops run by Kev Payne plus dressing up, role play and creative stations for wand and puppet making.

Word Play is a free event, aimed at children twelve and under. There is an Eventbrite ticket system where people can register their interest if they plan to attend. Positive Lights Projects is located at 184-187 Sidwell Street.