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The Children's Bookshow tickets available

11th Jun 19

The Children's Bookshow 2019 opens in London with Neal Layton at the Old Vic on Friday 20th September, and will take 16 authors, artists and poets to 15 theatres around the country ending with Michael Rosen in Hull.

The Children’s Bookshow is a charity that helps inspire school children with a love of reading through an annual programme of theatre performances and in–school workshops with authors and illustrators from around the world.

Tickets for these events can be booked via the link, below.

More than 90,000 children and their teachers have now been to a performance put on by the Children's Bookshow and approximately 10,000 children have been given a free book by The Children's Bookshow. The charity has also orgnanised over 700 free workshops in schools.

Planned Theatre Performances in 2019 are as follows:

Neal Layton, The Old Vic, London, Friday 20th September

Maria Parr & Hilary McKay, Stafford Gatehouse, Tuesday 24 September

Guo Yue & Clare Farrow, Manchester Home, Wednesday 2 October

Alexis Deacon, Wolverhampton Grand, Thursday 3rd October

Jessica Souhami, London Shaw Theatre, Wednesday 9th October

Jon Agee, Ipswich New Wolsey, Thursday 10th October

Catherine Rayner, Crewe Lyceum Theatre, Monday 14th October

Daniel Morden, Newcastle Theatre Royal, Wednesday 16th October

Rachel Rooney, Exeter Northcott, Wednesday 6th November

Michael Rosen, Theatre Royal Margate, Wednesday 6th November

Hanneke Siemensma & Gijs Van der Hammen, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry Thursday 7th November

Michael Rosen, Weymouth Pavilion, Monday, 11th November

Viv Schwarz, Bristol Old Vic, Wednesday, 13th November

Catharina Valckx, London L’Institut Français, Thursday 21st November

Michael Rosen, Hull New Theatre, Wednesday 27th November.

To find out more details and to book into this year's tour go to:

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