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Bishop’s Stortford College Festival of Literature Bishop’s Stortford College 5th – 12th February 2010 Tickets available from 5th January To book: 01279 838607 | firstname.lastname@example.org Friday 5th February Children’s Laureate Thursday 11th February The Charles Beauclerk Lecture Anthony Browne Master storyteller The authenticity of Shakespeare Talking on ‘Picture Books for All’. Hugh Lupton Bishop’s Stortford College 2.15pm – 3.15pm Ferguson Lecture Theatre Open to members of the College 8.00pm – 9.00pm Ferguson Lecture Theatre Tickets: £5 adults/£3 under 18s Tells bedtime stories to College Junior School pupils. 9.00am – 1.45pm Festival of Literature Sixth Form with limited places available for members of the public. Tuesday 9th February Meg Rosoff Tickets: Free admission Children’s Laureate Author of award-winning How I Live 5th – 12th February 2010 Anthony Browne Now, talks to College pupils about Kids’ Lit Quiz Award-winning author and illustrator her fourth novel The Bride’s Farewell. Make a team of four children from talks to College Junior School pupils. 3.45pm – 5.00pm www.bishops-stortford-college.herts.sch.uk years 7, 8 or 9 and two adults for this fun quiz. The Bishop’s Stortford Keep teenagers reading! 7.30pm – 9.00pm Picture Book Award Meg Rosoff, Pauline Francis, Anne Ferguson Lecture Theatre Anthony Browne will present the Harding and Marilyn Brocklehurst Tickets: £3 for pre-booked teams inaugural Bishop’s Stortford Picture How to keep young people reading Book Award – an open event for in this digital age with established Saturday 6th February local schools. authors and experts on the subject. Historical ﬁction writer 2.00pm – 3.00pm 7.30pm – 9.00pm Conn Iggulden Ferguson Lecture Theatre Junior School Hall International best-selling author of Tickets: £2 Tickets: Free admission historical ﬁction will reveal why it is dangerous for boys not to read! An evening with local authors Performance Poet 7.30pm – 9.00pm Marcus Sedgwick, Pauline Francis Luke Wright Ferguson Lecture Theatre and Gareth Mottram Poet in Residence on Radio 4’s Tickets: £5 adults/£3 under 18s 7.30pm – 9.00pm Saturday Live gives a performance of Ferguson Lecture Theatre his work before watching and judging Monday 8th February Tickets: Free admission the Senior School House Reading Travelling Book Fair Competition. 9.00am – 4.00pm Wednesday 10th February 7.00pm – 9.00pm Pre-Prep Department Matt Haig Ferguson Lecture Theatre Children’s author of The Shadow Tickets: Free admission Poetry with Forest and The Runaway Troll talks to Simon Armitage College Junior School pupils. Friday 12th February Reading from his new collection, Book Sale Seeing Stars, due to be published in Master storyteller Marilyn Brocklehurst from the April 2010. Hugh Lupton Norfolk Children’s Book Centre on 6.30pm – 7.30pm Telling the story of Arthur Ransome’s hand to give advice. Ferguson Lecture Theatre travels through Russia in The Homing 9.00am – 3.30pm Tickets: £5 adults/£3 under 18s Stone. (Adults and over 14s) Junior School Hall 7.30pm – 9.00pm Ferguson Lecture Theatre For further information and a Tickets: £3 TICKET REQUEST FORM visit: www.bishops-stortford-college.herts.sch.uk Bishop’s Stortford College Festival of Literature 5th – 12th February 2010 Historical ﬁction writer Kids’ Lit Quiz Performance Poet Conn Iggulden Make a team of four children from years 7, 8 or 9 Luke Wright International best-selling author of historical ﬁction will reveal why it is dangerous and two adults for this fun quiz. Luke Wright, Poet in Residence on Radio 4’s for boys not to read! Saturday Live, gives a performance of his work Friday 5th February | 7.30pm – 9.00pm before watching and judging the Senior School Saturday 6th February | 7.30pm – 9.00pm Ferguson Lecture Theatre House Reading Competition. Ferguson Lecture Theatre Tickets: £3 per pre-booked team Tickets: £5 Adults/£3 Under 18s Thursday 11th February | 7.00pm – 9.00pm An evening with local authors Ferguson Lecture Theatre Tickets: Free admission Poetry reading with Marcus Sedgwick, Pauline Francis Simon Armitage and Gareth Mottram Book Sale Marcus Sedgwick (My Swordhand is Singing, Marilyn Brocklehurst from the Norfolk Children’s As one of the nation’s most acclaimed writers, Simon Armitage has published Revolver), Pauline Francis (The Raven Queen, A Book Centre on hand to give advice. numerous volumes of poetry, including The Universal Home Doctor and Travelling World Away) and Gareth Mottram (Jason Willow) Songs. This is a wonderful opportunity to listen to his latest work from a new will talk about their work. Friday 12th February | 9.00am – 3.30pm collection of poems, Seeing Stars, due to be published in April 2010. Junior School Hall Tuesday 9th February | 7.30pm – 9.00pm Monday 8th February | 6.30pm – 7.30pm Ferguson Lecture Theatre Photo courtesy of Jonty Wilde Ferguson Lecture Theatre Tickets: £5 Adults/£3 Under 18s Tickets: Free admission + | The Bishop’s Stortford Picture PLUS Keep teenagers reading! Book Award Presentation Children’s Laureate 2009–2011 Meg Rosoff, Pauline Francis, An open event for local schools. Anthony Browne Anne Harding and Marilyn Tuesday 9th February | 2.00pm – 3.00pm Anthony Browne is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator, with Brocklehurst Ferguson Lecture Theatre nearly forty titles to his name. As Children’s Laureate he particularly wants to Tickets: £2 focus on the appreciation of picture books and the reading of both words and Just how do you keep young people reading in the pictures. Anthony is the ideal speaker to demonstrate that “picture books are for digital age? Established authors and experts on everybody at any age, not books to be left behind as we grow older”. the subject will offer help and wisdom based on their wealth of experience. Monday 8th February | 8.00pm – 9.00pm Tickets available from 5th January Photo courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz Ferguson Lecture Theatre Thursday 11th February | 7.30pm – 9.00pm To book: 01279 838607 Tickets: £5 Adults/£3 Under 18s Junior School Hall email@example.com Tickets: Free admission For further information and a TICKET REQUEST FORM visit: Master storyteller www.bishops-stortford-college.herts.sch.uk Hugh Lupton Hugh Lupton is one of Britain’s ﬁnest storytellers. He co-founded the Company of Storytellers, with Ben Haggarty and Pomme Clayton, in 1985, which was instrumental in stimulating a nation-wide revival of interest in storytelling. Hugh will tell the story of Arthur Ransome’s travels through Russia in The Homing Stone. Wednesday 10th February | 7.30pm – 9.00pm Ferguson Lecture Theatre Tickets: £3 Adults & over 14s
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