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Comic strip capers, with Beano writer and illustrator Nigel Auchterlounie

  Calling all Beano Fans! Join Dennis the Menace writer and illustrator, Nigel Auchterlounie, for a comic-writing masterclass   Join Beano writer and illustrator, and creator of Dennis and Chamber of Mischief and Dennis in Jurassic Bark, Nigel Auchterlounie for a drawing masterclass where he’ll share tips on how to write and draw your Beano favourites, including Dennis and Gnasher; Nigel will […]

The Nothing To See Here Hotel with Steven Butler & Steven Lenton

  The Nothing To See Here Hotel with Steven Butler & Steven Lenton   Award winning duo, bestselling author Steven Butler and illustrator Steven Lenton, welcome you to check in to The Nothing to See Here Hotel. A hotel for magical creatures, where weird is normal for Frankie Banister and his parents who run the hotel. […]

Get Up, Stand Up: Family comic-making workshop Ages 6-106!

  CREATIVE FAMILY WORKSHOP: Get Up, Stand Up: Family comics-making workshop on a theme of activism with GBF 2019 illustrator-in-residence Emily Haworth-Booth Ages 6-106!   One of the themes of our 2019 GBF Saturday is activism. This fun and inspiring family workshop will guide participants of all abilities and ages (6 to 106!) through the […]

Kindness with Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo

Kindness, sharing and reading for fun with Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo   Join bestselling illustrator Axel Scheffler for storytelling, live drawing and more. Illustrator of The Gruffalo, Stick Man, Zog and many more family favourites, Axel will read stories and draw many of his much-loved characters. He will also share his new book, Kind by Alison Green, a book […]

Look Up! With Dapo Adeola Ages 4+

  Children’s Creative Workshop: Look Up! Storytelling and Out-of-this-world drawing, with illustrator Dapo Adeola   Meet illustrator Dapo Adeola and hear all about his absolutely brand-new picture book Look Up! (just published on Thursday!), written by Nathan Bryon. Look Up! stars Rocket, a science-mad chatterbox who is going to be the greatest astronaut, star-catcher, space-traveller that has ever lived… […]

The Lost Book of Adventure with author-illustrator Teddy Keen

  The Lost Book of Adventure: from the notebooks of the Unknown Adventurer, with author-illustrator Teddy Keen Ages 7+   ‘If you are reading this, it means my notebooks have been found. I am leaving them here at camp for safekeeping…’   Join author-illustrator Teddy Keen and prepare yourself for life in the wild with […]