The Magic of Books



Children playing at Half Moon gallery exhibition openingA date for your diary… The Magic of Books on Sat 14 Dec, a Bumper Book Bonanza – a series of free family events at Half Moon from 12 Noon til 2pm.

Drawing workshops, live readings and hands-on fun for children working with some of London’s leading children’s writers and illustrators. Join Ross Montgomery for comedy mayhem, explore all things edible with Cassie Liversidge and be fabulously creative drawing with Jessica Spanyol.  Plus there are readings and signings by Karin Littlewood and Sian Pattenden. Sessions are aimed at anyone aged 3-11, and adults are very welcome to join in too!

This is also a chance to buy cards, wrapping and that special gift of a book signed by the author from our pop-up bookshop run by our friends at Victoria Park Books and a last chance to buy a beautiful print from our current exhibition featuring among others the work of Mr Gum illustrator David Tazzyman and Tom McLaughlin (The Diabolical Mr Tiddles).

These free events are in addition to our usual ticketed Saturday performances. The Feather Catcher by Filskit Theatre is for 3-6 year olds and has performances at 11am and 2pm. At the time of writing, tickets are still available, book now to avoid disappointment.

Event details and Timetable