Events for Children and Young Adults
Zine Creator Workshop (Lit Fest Community Programme) (Ages 14-18)
Saturday 14 October 2023, CMK Library, Community Learning MK Classroom, 11.30am - 1.30pm; £Free
Everyone can make a zine, and in this workshop you’ll do just that. We will cover a short history of zines, making techniques, and writing or drawing exercises to combat fear of the blank page, and you’ll go away with your own zine, and contribute to a collaborative zine of which you’ll get copies.
Paula Harrison - Kitty and the Snowball Bandit (Ages 5+)
Saturday 14 October 2023, CMK Library Children's Library, 12.30pm - 1.30pm; £5 (plus £3 per accompanying adult)
Join bestselling children's author, Paula Harrison, as she talks about the inspiration behind the Kitty series featuring a girl with cat-like superpowers. Paula will read a chapter from her newest book, Kitty and the Snowball Bandit, and you'll have the chance to ask lots of questions and to make and decorate your own superhero mask!
Alex Willmore - Spyceratops (Ages 3+)
Saturday 14 October 2023, CMK Library Children's Library, 2pm - 3pm; £5 (plus £3 per accompanying adult)
Meet the little dinosaur who is the Greatest Secret Agent in the World! Spyceratops has all the skills: sneaking, peeking, blending in, daredevil manoeuvres. She has all the kit: groovy gadgets, loyal sidekick, awesome spymobile. And now, at MK Lit Fest, luckily the perfect opportunity has arisen for Spyceratops to share her spy skills with YOU!
Lizzie Waterworth - How to Talk So People Will Listen (Ages 8+)
Saturday 14 October 2023, CMK Library Children's Library, 3.30pm - 4.30pm; £5 (plus £3 per accompanying adult)
Everyone has to speak in public sometimes, and it can be a bit scary! But it doesn’t have to be. Voice artist Lizzie Waterworth – the voice of Horrid Henry – is bringing all the tips and tricks you might need to MK Lit Fest. Discover how to find your voice and boost your confidence, while creating your own cartoon character!