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We are delighted to announce the programme for this year’s Children’s Festival at Ropetackle Arts Centre in Shoreham.

All events will take place at Ropetackle and tickets will be on sale shortly!


3pm, Meet Maisy & story time

4pm, Meet the Bear from We’re Going on a Bear Hunt & story time

7.30pm, Michael Rosen on Book of Play (show for grown-ups)


11am, Adam Stower on King Coo

11am, Simon Tyler on Adventure on Earth

12.45pm, Emily Gravett on Meerkat Christmas

1pm, Rebecca Stevens on Lily and the Rockets

2pm, Matt Haig on Truth Pixie Goes to School

3pm, Jake Williams on Darwin’s Voyage of Discovery

4.30pm, Ana Sampson on She is Fierce

4.30pm, Thomas Taylor on Malamander

6pm, Frances Hardinge on Deeplight

6.30pm, Bethany Rutter on No Big Deal

8pm, Stuart Heritage on Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals (show for grown-ups)