Children’s Library, Croydon Library

1pm
The Chocolate Poetry Club Buy Tickets Here

Join us for some rhyming fun with Paul Point, founder and artistic director of the fantastic Chocolate Poetry Club. With a unique blend of verse and storytelling, this rhyme-packed session will show that poetry has never been so much fun. You’ll even have a chance to create your own masterpiece! (Suitable from 7 years)

Paul Point Press

Paul Point was born in Poets’ Corner, Croydon, and on his 30th birthday featured in Poetry Rivals’ Top 30 UK Writers. He is a writer, reader, chocolate eater and artistic director of The Chocolate Poetry Club, London. He’s made appearances at The Royal Albert Hall, Tate Modern, Althorp Estate, Field Day Festival, Neverland Festival, Lambeth Country Show, Brockley Max and Camberwell Arts Festival amongst others, with writing published by Amaryllis, Angry Manifesto, Forward Poetry, I am not a silent poet, Nutshells & Nuggets and more.

He has led creative writing workshops at Althorp Literary Festival, Clapham High View Primary, Bournemouth Emerging Arts Festival and has hosted events across the south of England. He is known to share stages with the likes of Joelle Taylor, Ross Sutherland, Anthony Anaxagorou, Rob Auton and Mark Grist. Insightful yet fierce, passionate yet measured with intimate accessible writing.

“Like watching a bonfire of words.” Mark Grist.

3:30pm
Sylvia Bishop’s storytelling workshop Buy Tickets Here

Come and make stories with writer and performer Sylvia Bishop. Author of Erica’s Elephant, The Bookshop Girl and The Secret of the Night Train, Sylvia’s workshop is perfect for unleashing creativity and bringing stories to life. Discover how ideas are everywhere – once you know where to look! (Suitable from 7 years)

SYLVIA PHOTO (USE)Sylvia Bishop is the author of Erica’s Elephant, The Bookshop Girl and The Secret of the Night Train. Recently graduated from Oxford, Sylvia now lives in London and is one half of the brilliant improvised comedy duo Peablossom Cabaret.

 

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