|Thursday 9th November||- morning||Ings Library, Savoy Road (01482) 796201|
|Thursday 9th November||- afternoon||Greenwood Avenue Library, Greenwood Avenue (01482) 851180|
|Friday 10th November||- morning||Harry Lewis Library, Annandale Road (01482) 784044|
|Workshops and Performances with
The popular poet and co-founder of 'Poems on the Underground' entertains invited school groups at library branches around Hull. For further information please contact the Children's Library at Hull Central Library (01482) 210099
|Friday 10th November||- 5.00pm||Hull Screen, Hull Central Library|
FREE, reserve a seat on (01482) 327600
Official Festival Launch
See Nov 10th for more details of this year's writing competitions which feature winners from four of the city's Secondary Schools with their poems and short stories.
|Saturday 11th November||- 2.00pm||Hull Kids Screen, Hull Central Library|
All seats £1 - Box Office (01482) 327600
THE BORROWERS (U)
Digital technology brings Mary Norton's children's book to life as never before. The Lender family's Great Aunt has died and since lawyer Ocious Potter (John Goodman) can find no will he announces, to everyone's surprise, that he intends to demolish the house. The building, however, is home to the Borrowers, a band of small people who nestle under the floorboards.
|Monday 13th November||Morning:||James Reckitt Library, Holderness Road (01482) 320015|
|Afternoon:||Bransholme Library, North Point Shopping Centre (01482) 826585|
'Brilliant' with Bernard Young
Popular local poet Bernard Young will be working in community libraries with invited school groups to launch his new collection of poems 'Brilliant' (published by Kingston Press). For more information contact the Children's Library, Hull Central Library (01482) 210099
|Thursday 16th November||4.30pm||Hull New Theatre, Kingston Square|
|Friday 17th November||10.30am 1.30pm 4.30pm|
|Saturday 18th November||10.30am 1.30pm 4.30pm|
|£8.20 adults £7.50 child (other discount available) - Box Office (01482) 226655
'Happy Birthday Postman Pat'
It's Pat's Birthday and whilst everyone in Greendale wishes Pat a 'Happy Birthday' Pat mistakenly believes that there will be no celebration because everyone is too busy. Meanwhile at Greendale a mystery parcel is delivered....
|Thursday 16th November||1.30pm||Children's Library, Hull Central Library|
|- for ages 13 to 15
Crime writer Anne Cleeves offers her advice on the best and most exciting reading in a special workshop for ages 13 - 15. For more information contact the Children's Library (01482) 210099.
|Friday 17th November||2.00pm||Hull Central Library, Childrens Library|
'Hyperactive' with Nick Toczek
Demonstration and finale of an internet writing project with poet Nick Toczek and children from local schools.
For more information please contact Barry Ward, Hull Central Library (01482) 616809.
|Saturday 18th November||2.00pm||Hull Kids Screen, Hull Central Library|
all seats £1 - Box Office (01482) 327600
The Iron Giant (U)
This classic children's story, written by the late Ted Hughes in 1968, has finally been adapted for the big screen. Set during the uneasy atmosphere of the cold war, 1950's America panics when a huge metal man drops in from outer space into a small country town and special agent Kent Mansey is sent to investigate.
|Tuesday 21st November||10.45am - 12noon||The Dales Primary School|
|1.30pm - 2.45pm||Cleeve Primary School|
|Spin Off Theatre presents:
Robin Kingsland has written more than 30 books for children which have become popular all over Europe. 'Around Robin', the new play by Spin Off Theatre, finds him sitting at his desk about to write his next enthralling adventure story. The audience will find out about Robin Kingsland's life as a writer and watch some of his characters magically come to life.
Around Robin is for children between the ages of 8 and 12. Parents of pupils from The Dales & Cleeve Primary School are welcome. For more infomation contact Spin Off (01482) 802611.