Private: Free Artist Event: John Shelley

Show Details

Dates: Sat 28 Oct
Times: 12pm & 1.15pm
Running Time: 30 mins
Age Range: All ages


Alongside the performances of Climb That Tree – A Family Music Show on Saturday 28 October we have a free artist event with children’s book illustrator John Shelley (Will’s Words; Stone Giant), whose work is part of Pictures at Play, our current Gallery @ Half Moon exhibition.

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Join us at 12pm (after the 11am performance) or 1.15pm (before the 2pm show) and meet the artist!

Debuting as an illustrator in London, John lived for many years in Tokyo, illustrating for Japanese advertising and design as well as children’s publishing. He now lives in Norwich with his daughter and a cat called Pixie, from where he continues working with publishers internationally while volunteering for SCBWI.

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We have other free children’s book illustrator events on the following days:

Sat 30 Sep, 12pm & 1.15pm: Bridget Marzo (Busy Little World series)
Sat 14 Oct, 11.15am & 12.45pm: Jo Byatt (Busy Little World series)
Sat 11 Nov, 12pm and 2pm: Julia Woolf (Lazy cat; Giraffe on a Bicycle)
Sat 25 Nov, 12pm & 1.15pm: Pam Smy (Thornhill; Lob)

Many of the artists will also be at our Winter Arts Fair on Saturday 2 December.