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March 11, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Storytelling
  • Workshop
  • Young Essex

Heroes and Villains

Creating Character with Syd Moore


Focal Point Gallery, The Forum, Elmer Square, Elmer Avenue,
Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1NE
accompanying adult free

Box Office:

Mercury Theatre
01206 573948

*** Please note that there will now onluly be one workshop at 11.30am, as the 1.30pm has been cancelled ***

Come with an open mind and leave with a new character created from your own imagination. Using fun and innovative techniques, Syd Moore, Essex Book Festival Writer-in-Residence, will help you unleash your creativity to develop a fictional character, give them personality, unveil their greatest fear, heartfelt wishes and darkest secret. Introduce your character and their universe then send, then send them into the most spectacular drama of their lives.

This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s Golden Age of Crime weekend in Southend-on-Sea. Click here for a list of all events taking place in Southend as part of the weekend.




All Essex Book Festival YOUNG ESSEX events are Children’s University Learning Destinations – bring your Passport to Learning, get it stamped and enjoy your learning journey!

Essex Book Festival is partnering up once again with Essex Children’s University, which provides 5-14 year olds with exciting learning experiences outside school. Issued with a Passport to Learning, CU Learners collect stamps, working towards a special Graduation Ceremony. For more info and how to get a Passport to Learning, visit essexchildrensuniversity.co.uk


Focal Point Gallery
The Forum, Elmer Square, Elmer Avenue,
Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1NE