Children’s storytelling comes to the Tunbridge Wells Literary Festival

STORYTIME: Bec Hill (left) and Mama G

This year’s Tunbridge Wells Literary Festival is rapidly approaching. Popular children’s authors, personalities, and illustrators, Bec Hill, Mama G, Tim Collins, Vashti Hardy, Manjeet Mann and Amanda Quartey will all appear from May 11-14 in a series of free events at venues including the Assembly Hall Theatre, The Amelia Scott and Royal Victoria Place.

Join multi-award-winning comedian Bec Hill for a brilliant ‘creeptastic’ event based on ‘Dead Ringer’– the latest entry in her ‘Horror Heights’ series. Full of laughs, it is perfect for kids aged 8 and above.

Come along to see and hear Mama G – “everyone’s favourite pantomime dame” –
who will be telling some heart-warming stories about loving who you are and being who you want to be in life. A wonderful storyteller, Mama G is always full of energy and gets everyone involved in the stories.

Tim Collins, known for his ‘Sherlock Bones’ series, shares his insights into the world of mystery, suspense, and puzzle adventures. A truly excellent book with over 30 games, such as mazes, search games and silhouette matches which immerse the reader into his unique storytelling.

Join bestselling author Vashti Hardy for her exciting and unmissable author talk about her new book, ‘Serpent of the Sands’.

Finally, join Manjeet Mann and Amanda Quartey in discussion on a stunning lyrical ode to motivating children to dream big and never give up on their dreams – no matter how small their world may seem. Come prepared to share your dreams at this unique and unmissable author meet.

All of these wonderful children’s events are free, thanks to the generous support of Arts Council England and sponsors RBC Brewin Dolphin and Berry & Lamberts Solicitors.


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