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Alan MacDonald: D.I.S.C.O

Age 6-9

Saturday 19 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Chaos returns with Dirty Bertie in the latest instalment of the bestselling series. This time Bertie has been tricked into attending the school disco with Angela Nicely. Hear from Bertie's creator Alan MacDonald and find out all about his latest...