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August 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Workshop
  • Young Essex

Putrid Potion Workshop

Lorraine Gregory


Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street
Colchester, CO1 1NF
per child (accompanying adults free) - Please note: there's a £1 booking charge if buying tickets online through Colchester Arts Centre, so book in person if you can!

Join the author of Mold and the Poison Plot, Lorraine Gregory, for a very special Putrid Potion Creative Writing Workshop!

We will explore the rich world of potions and poisons already in children’s literature, drawing inspiration from the likes of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and stories by the great Roald Dhal, to create our very own resplendent recipes. Come up with intriguing ingredients, marvellous methods and a resounding result in this fun and interactive workshop where you can let your imagination loose, develop your writing skills and take away your very own Revolting Recipe at the end!

Suitable for 8-12 year olds.



On the same day at 1pm:
The Super Stinky Pongorific Gameshow

Dive nose first into the world of smells with author of Mold and the Poison Plot, Lorraine Gregory. Discover more about this much overlooked sense with some entertaining and possibly very smelly games, facts and experiments! essexbookfestival.org.uk/event/super-stinky-pongorific-gameshow

About Colchester Arts Centre

Families are welcome at Colchester Arts Centre: the little church with big attitude. Mostly every other Saturday (and some Sundays) they host shows and workshops, music gigs and comedy for children of all ages, their families and friends. colchesterartscentre.com

About Colchester Cultural Trail

Lorraine’s workshops are part of the Essex Children’s University Colchester Cultural Trail taking place this Summer… more info here – essexbookfestival.org.uk/event/colchester-cultural-trail-2017





Colchester Arts Centre
Church Street
Colchester, CO1 1NF
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