Fun for Families

Spark children’s imaginations at one of our in-person workshops, and enjoy online talks on space flight and the science of Harry Potter. Look out for our launch event featuring acclaimed children’s author Michael Morpurgo reading A Song of Gladness. Supported by the Shepherd Group. P.S. Don't miss Bags of Creativity and our hands-on creative activities!



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View our packed programme of over 150 events.

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Find an event that's right for you from our 15 broad themes.

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Festival Focus

A number of themed events on some of today’s most pressing issues.

Festival Focus