We are delighted to partner with Cabaret Mechanical Theatre in 2024 to offer automata-making workshops to primary school aged children as one of the ‘8 Ways to Connect’ schools engagement offer.
The festival team is delighted to announce that Southeastern Communities Rail partnership CIC will become one of two major project partners in the 2024 festival exploring book choice The Railway Children by E Nesbit.
We were delighted to receive such a large number of fantastically creative entries for this year’s competition for ages 5-14, on the theme “journey” inspired by Mary Seacole.
Students from nine schools took part, as well as a number of home-educated young writers.
The designs were printed and displayed in St Leonards-on-Sea as bunting during the festival. These video animations showcasing the work of pupils from St Paul’s CE Academy and Herbert Morrison Primary School have been created by Cliff Crawford
“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”