Date and time: Saturday 11th June, 10.00am – 5.00pm
Venue: High House Production Park, Vellacott Close, Purfleet-on-Thames, Essex, RM19 1RJ
Visit the Earthling Tent, in partnership with Thurrock Library – help us to Solve the World’s Worst Crime – the Climate Emergency. The tent will be packed with story-telling, writing and bunting-making. Plus you’ll be able to plant acorns with Essex author Ray Starr who has just published the first in her trilogy of books, Earthlings.
Watch out for the Midnight Robber – a giant puppet who will be wandering the site throughout the day (10.30-11.10; 12.30-13.13; 14.45-15.50)
The Great Big Book Giveaway – your chance to pick a free book in exchange for a visit to the Earthlings Tent where you will be invited to join in the quest to Solve the World’s Worst Crime by writing your own pledge.
Take a look at Kinetika’s massive silk screen flags which will be on display. Kinetika will also be doing a procession of their Platinum Jubilee flags to the site, and will be opening up their studio (1 – 4pm) to show how the flags were made and the inspiration behind them. Find out more and book on to the walk at t100festival.co.uk
Here is a link to this amazing project: kinetika.co.uk
Pop-Up Storytelling Armchair – A super comfy treat for book lovers young and old to enjoy some wonderful stories out loud.
Why not make a day of it and bring a picnic. There are lots of beautiful areas to sit and enjoy your lunch in between the activities.
Storytelling in claps, rhymes and rhythms, with arts and craft activities too, for ages 4+
A jam-packed writing workshop to discover some cunning writing secrets, for ages 8-12.
Learn the key ingredients for your own story writing, for ages 7-11 year.
Discussing how to write dangerously dark fiction that still has heart and finding fresh ways to kill people… in a strictly literary sense.
Hear from two exciting new crime fiction writers as they discuss their gripping new novels.
‘Britain’s finest crime fiction writer’ – Lee Child