March


Saturday 21st March

Sophie E Tallis at The Chepstow Bookshop, Monmouthshire

Sophie E Tallis book-signing event

Come along to The Chepstow Bookshop to meet author and illustrator, Sophie E Tallis, and grab a copy of White Mountain, an epic new fantasy for the 21st century!

With dragons, fire wolves, danger and adventure, come along and be a part of the magic…!


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Tuesday 24th March

Creative Writing with Nicola Davies and Philippa Milnes-Smith at Cardiff Children’s Lit Fest

Creative Writing with Nicola Davies and Philippa Milnes-Smith

HomeCalling all budding children’s authors, have you got a children’s book in you? Join author and zoologist Nicola Davies and top children’s literary agent Philippa Milnes-Smith as they share invaluable insider advice on how to write and get published

Philippa Milnes-Smith was Managing Director of Penguin Children’s Books for many years and Nicola combines her love of nature with writing to create award-winning picture books and fiction  Both will talk about their experience, answer questions, give top tips on creating the best stories and share industry secrets on how to get work published.

Adult, £4.00


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Saturday 28th March

Martin Brown at Cardiff Children’s Lit Fest

Horrible Histories with Martin Brown

Savage Stone Age cover imageJoin Horrible Histories® illustrator Martin Brown for his action-packed show full of jokes, drawing and fantastic facts. Martin will reveal secrets about illustrating the bestselling series and show the audience how everyone can draw.

Written by Terry Deary and illustrated by Martin Brown, Horrible Histories ® has been filling children’s heads with foul facts since 1993. The series is also now a BAFTA award-winning CBBC show and stage show, with around 100 books ranging from the Savage Stone Age to the Terrifying Twentieth Century.

With thanks to Scholastic Children’s Books


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Sunday 29th March

Andrew Lane at Cardiff Children’s Lit Fest

Andrew Lane: Who Was Sherlock Holmes? 

He’s the most brilliant mind in fiction, but before he became the world’s greatest detective, who was young Sherlock Holmes and how did his crime-fighting career begin? Join Andrew Lane, creator of the Young Sherlock series, as he puts everyone’s favourite PI under the magnifying glass.

Investigating all things Sherlock - from his TV persona to his legacy in modern detective fiction - Andrew also opens the latest Young Sherlock casebook, Stone Cold, a gripping new mystery featuring the brilliant, troubled and engaging teenage sleuth.


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May


Saturday 16th May

‘Welsh National Opera: Peter Pan’ at Wales Millennium Centre

‘Welsh National Opera: Peter Pan’ 

The opera will be performed from 16th May - 31st May 2015.

Richard Ayres and Lavinia Greenlaw’s new opera ’Peter Pan’ receives its UK première in a new production by Keith Warner.

This isn’t the sanitized, saccharine ‘Peter Pan’ of many recent adaptations, instead Ayres and Greenlaw bring to life the danger, delightful anarchy and vibrancy of JM Barrie’s original story. ‘Peter Pan’ will enchant anyone of eight years upwards making it the perfect opportunity to introduce young family members to opera.


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Saturday 23rd May

‘Welsh National Opera: Peter Pan’ at Wales Millennium Centre

‘Welsh National Opera: Peter Pan’ 

The opera will be performed from 16th May – 31st May 2015.

Richard Ayres and Lavinia Greenlaw’s new opera ’Peter Pan’ receives its UK première in a new production by Keith Warner.

This isn’t the sanitized, saccharine ‘Peter Pan’ of many recent adaptations, instead Ayres and Greenlaw bring to life the danger, delightful anarchy and vibrancy of JM Barrie’s original story. ‘Peter Pan’ will enchant anyone of eight years upwards making it the perfect opportunity to introduce young family members to opera.


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Wednesday 27th May

‘The Wizard of Oz’ at New Theatre, Cardiff

‘The Wizard of Oz’ 

The Wizard of OzThe show will be performed from 27th-31st May 2015. 

This half term Orbit Theatre, Wales’ no.1 amateur company, is on a journey down the yellow brick road to meet the wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Join Dorothy and her dog, Toto, as they encounter the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and a whole host of topsy-turvey characters.  With the nasty Wicked Witch of the West on their trail, it’s adventure and excitement all the way to the Emerald City!

L. Frank Baum’s tale has been a favourite for generations and is the ideal family treat for holiday week.

 


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Thursday 28th May

‘The Wizard of Oz’ at New Theatre, Cardiff

‘The Wizard of Oz’ 

The Wizard of OzThe show will be performed from 27th-31st May 2015. 

This half term Orbit Theatre, Wales’ no.1 amateur company, is on a journey down the yellow brick road to meet the wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Join Dorothy and her dog, Toto, as they encounter the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and a whole host of topsy-turvey characters.  With the nasty Wicked Witch of the West on their trail, it’s adventure and excitement all the way to the Emerald City!

L. Frank Baum’s tale has been a favourite for generations and is the ideal family treat for holiday week.


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Friday 29th May

‘The Wizard of Oz’ at New Theatre, Cardiff

‘The Wizard of Oz’ 

The Wizard of OzThe show will be performed from 27th-31st May 2015. 

This half term Orbit Theatre, Wales’ no.1 amateur company, is on a journey down the yellow brick road to meet the wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Join Dorothy and her dog, Toto, as they encounter the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and a whole host of topsy-turvey characters.  With the nasty Wicked Witch of the West on their trail, it’s adventure and excitement all the way to the Emerald City!

L. Frank Baum’s tale has been a favourite for generations and is the ideal family treat for holiday week.


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Saturday 30th May

‘The Wizard of Oz’ at New Theatre, Cardiff

The Wizard of Oz’ 

The Wizard of OzThe show will be performed from 27th-31st May 2015. 

This half term Orbit Theatre, Wales’ no.1 amateur company, is on a journey down the yellow brick road to meet the wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Join Dorothy and her dog, Toto, as they encounter the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and a whole host of topsy-turvey characters.  With the nasty Wicked Witch of the West on their trail, it’s adventure and excitement all the way to the Emerald City!

L. Frank Baum’s tale has been a favourite for generations and is the ideal family treat for holiday week.


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Sunday 31st May

‘Welsh National Opera: Peter Pan’ at Wales Millennium Centre

‘Welsh National Opera: Peter Pan’ 

The opera will be performed from 16th May – 31st May 2015.

Richard Ayres and Lavinia Greenlaw’s new opera ’Peter Pan’ receives its UK première in a new production by Keith Warner.

This isn’t the sanitized, saccharine ‘Peter Pan’ of many recent adaptations, instead Ayres and Greenlaw bring to life the danger, delightful anarchy and vibrancy of JM Barrie’s original story. ‘Peter Pan’ will enchant anyone of eight years upwards making it the perfect opportunity to introduce young family members to opera.


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‘The Wizard of Oz’ at New Theatre, Cardiff

The Wizard of Oz’ 

The Wizard of OzThe show will be performed from 27th-31st May 2015. 

This half term Orbit Theatre, Wales’ no.1 amateur company, is on a journey down the yellow brick road to meet the wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Join Dorothy and her dog, Toto, as they encounter the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and a whole host of topsy-turvey characters.  With the nasty Wicked Witch of the West on their trail, it’s adventure and excitement all the way to the Emerald City!

L. Frank Baum’s tale has been a favourite for generations and is the ideal family treat for holiday week.


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