Events for Children and Young People

HAYDAYS brings audiences together with authors, poets, illustrators and performers in a varied range of events for children and young adults, to engage and inspire reading for pleasure and understanding other people's lives and experiences. Find all your favourite authors plus some new discoveries below.

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Event HD7

Events taking place online 24 May - 6 June

Laura Dockrill

The Lipstick

Virtual venue: Baillie Gifford Digital Stage
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They say they always know you’re up to something when the house goes quiet, and this little boy is most certainly up to something with his mother's lipstick, covering walls, furniture and even the cat. An event about creativity and self-expression from a new book, illustrated by Maria Karipidou.

3+ years
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Event HD8

Events taking place online 24 May - 6 June

Radzi Chinyanganya

Move Like a Lion

Virtual venue: Llwyfan Cymru Digidol – Wales Digital Stage
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Join Radzi to learn how to scuttle like a crab, stand like a meerkat, waddle like a penguin and, of course, move like a lion, in these fun exercises modelled on the natural movements of amazing animals.

5+ years
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Event HD9

Events taking place online 24 May - 6 June

Kate Griggs

Xtraordinary People: Made by Dyslexia

Virtual venue: Baillie Gifford Digital Stage
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People with dyslexia think differently, which makes them xtraordinarily good at certain things. The author talks to some brilliant dyslexic children, and adults, to explore their seven superpowers.

7+, Family
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