The team are eagerly awaiting news of funding for artists from Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities and heritage whom the festival are honoured to work with.
The St Leonards-on-Sea’s community and festival visitors are exploring E. Nesbit’s I905 book and have a number of editions of “The Railway Children” to choose from. The festival book choice for 2024 was published in I905 and has remained in print.
Active Arts community to explore a key moment from The Railway Children for ATEAB2024 pop-up museum
Hastings and Bexhill Mencap’s Active Arts service users plan to highlight key moments from The Railway Children in their festival pop-up museum adjacent to St Leonards Warrior Square Station
Our introductory school activity invites a whole school community to sketch as they listen to a member of the festival team announce the book choice and share core themes…
“Looking forward to setting out on another adventure with everyone involved in another A Town Explores A Book exploration. Always a highlight of the year for the community”