Summer Online Events for Families
Families across Somerset can enjoy a vibrant programme of free online events this summer, involving quality authors and performers, all keen to entertain children as part of the ‘Silly Squad’ 2020 Summer Reading Challenge.
To sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge, visit www.summerreadingchallenge.org.uk and you can pick up free printed activity packs from any of the open libraries across the county (for a full list see www.somersetlibraries.co.uk)
Delivered in collaboration with ASCEL (Association of Senior Children’s and Education Librarians) and Authors Aloud, free weekly events over the school summer holidays will be accessible online using Eventbrite, a safe ticketed environment which can accommodate up to 1000 participants.
The events are:
Thursday 6 August at 2pm: Have fun with Adisa – a performance poet
Thursday 13 August at 11am: Find out how to make books and draw with author and illustrator Steve Weatherill:
Thursday 20 August at 11am: Get rude and silly with author Timothy Knapman – a children’s Comedian/Entertainer:
Thursday 27 August at 2pm: Learn some strange and silly chocolatey facts from Chris Callaghan – an author/storyteller for older children:
Thursday 3 September at 11am: Draw along with illustrator Louise Yates: