The WayWord Festival

Saturday 13th – Friday 19th February 2016

If you are looking for the ultimate half-term boredom-buster, then look no further than the WayWord Children’s Literature Festival. Run by Chester Performs, the fantastic festival is set for another exciting round of events this year, held at Chester Town Hall and Chester libraries.

Whether you are interested in bears or books, monsters or mermaids, drawing or beatboxing, writing or rapping, CBBC or Star Wars the WayWord is for you. Take a look at the fabulous selection of events on offer between the 16th – 19th February.

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The WayWord Festival

Daisy Hirst: Alphonse, That Is Not OK To Do!

Daisy Hirst

Festival favourite Daisy Hirst reads from her wonderful new picture book!

Date: Saturday 13th February

Time: 10:30-11:30am

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Katherine Woodfine: Mystery of the Jewelled Moth

Katherine Woodfine

The honour of your company is requested at a fancy dress ball, where mystery is afoot...

Date: Tuesday 16th February

Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm

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Tony de Saulles: Horrible Science - The Brain Boggling Body

Tony de Saulles: Horrible Science - The Brain Boggling Body
Telling young scientists everything they need to know about their body, it’s the ultimate Horrible guide to YOU!

Date: Wednesday 17th February

Time: 10:30 – 11:30am

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Gary Northfield: Julius Zebra - Rumble with the Romans

Gary Northfield
Roman facts? Check. Drawing tips? Check. Roman Gladiator named Julius who happens to be a Zebra? Check. What more do you need?!

Date: Thursday 18th February

Time: 2 – 3pm

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