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Derby Book Festival : Children’s Poetry Workshop

Part of the Derby Book Festival

Derby Parks

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1 & 3 June 2021

Running Time: 45 minutes - approximate, including any interval(s).

Most tickets cost more when booked via telephone or in person at box office. See our Ts & Cs for details.

About the event

A fun session with Derby poet Les Baynton

Performing poems and creating Dragons and Giant poems together, as well as natural themes.
He will explain how his books are created with his illustrator, followed by some readings of his poems. He will then create a group poem together using the children's ideas.

Part of the Family Fun Days with a nature theme celebrating books and words on each park from 11am to 3pm.

Les's illustrated poetry books will be on sale at £3 each.

Please note: You must book in advance.

Suitable for 6-10 year olds.

Parents/carers will need a ticket as well as each child attending. Parents/carers will be required to supervise their children in the session.
Children will be seated on the floor in front of him, so parents are asked to bring a rug or cushion for them to sit on and a fold up chair for themselves.

Please complete a seperate order for each bubble/ household so that we can seat you appropriately.

Car Parking Information

Markeaton Park – on-site paid parking available

Alvaston Park - on-site public car park (free)