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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Sam Gayton: Brewing a Catastrophe

Age 6-9

Sunday 20 August 12:15pm - 1:15pm

It looks like somebody has been brewing secret potions when Prince Alexander is transformed into a fluffy-wuffy kitten in His Royal Whiskers. Discover writer Sam Gayton’s secret recipe for making up stories and get lots of tips for brewing up your own...