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The Ryedale Book Festival is back on 21st & 22nd Sepmbet and this year there are loads on for dragon fans!
Writing and Drawing Competition – Competition Closes 15th September
Tell Us a Dragon
Dragons have long been an inspiring subject for writers and illustrators.
Why not have a go at creating a dragon of your own and enter our competition?
We have a selection of signed book prizes from famous dragon writers for the winners! Competition Information https://ryedalebookfestival.com/writing-competitions/
Friday 21 September 10:00 – 12:00
The Milton Rooms, 46 Market Place, Malton YO17 7LW
The Story Orchestra – Four Seasons in One Day
The musicians of Eboracum Baroque and joined by author and illustrator Jess Courtney-Tickle for a 45-minute performance followed by two interactive workshops involving music making and craft. Suitable for 4 – 8 years
Tickets and Information http://ryedalebookfestival.com/whats-on/the-story-orchestra-four-seasons-in-one-day/ 07983 943 029
Friday 21 September 17:00 – 18:30
The Milton Rooms, Malton
Movie Night with Cressida Cowell
Meet award-winning creator of the best-selling How to Train Your Dragon series at this special movie night in The Milton Rooms. The author will be signing books from 16.30-17:00
Tickets and Information https://ryedalebookfestival.com/whats-on/movie-night-with-cressida-cowell/
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Saturday 22 September 10:00 – 18:45
The Wesley Centre, Saville Street, Malton YO17 7LL
A Day of Dragons
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For families and children there is a day packed full of fantastic interactive literary activities with a dragon-theme. Special guests include writers Cressida Cowell, Elys Dolan and Sarah Driver, illustrator Emily Gravett and poet Nick Toczek. Be ready to decorate biscuits, make crafts and music, watch a film and paint pottery as well as meet really cool authors in Malton this Saturday.
10.00 – 11.30: The Reluctant Dragon
Enjoy this children’s classic before joining in a craft activity inspired by the story.
10.00 – 1.00: Zog – Story and biscuit decorating
Enjoy listening to this funny story from the creators of The Gruffalo and then decorate your own Zog biscuit to gobble-up or take-away.
10.00 – 2.00: Dragon Dot-to-Dot
This is taking place at the Rickshaw Bazaar on The Shambles with Jane and Jamie Illingworth.
11.00 and 1.00: Sir Scaly Pants and the Dragon Knight – Story and Ceramics at Peagreen Pottery
Listen to the story and paint a ceramic dragon inspired by the book.
12.00 – 1.00: Wizard School with Elys Dolan
A special Wizard Training Academy where you can make your own potions, create your own trusty sidekick and design your own spells.
1.30 – 2.30: Dragon Drawing with Emily Gravett
Draw your own dragon in this illustration workshop with an award winning illustrator.
3.00 – 4.00: Nick Toczek’s Dragon Show
Dragons-themed magic tricks, stories, puppets and some of the best dragon poems you will have ever heard.
4.30 – 5.30: The Huntress Trilogy by Sarah Driver
Join the creator of this stunning fantasy adventure for its epic and thrilling conclusion.
6.00 – 6.45: A Bedtime Story with Emily Gravett
Grab a teddy, pull on your PJs and head out for a charming bedtime story.
Tickets and Information https://ryedalebookfestival.com/21st-september-2018-childrens-events/