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Nick Sharratt: Clever Cat Creations

Age 4-7

Saturday 19 August 10:00am - 11:00am

When a dragon burns the king's castle to the ground, he and his clever cat must move into an ordinary house at number 37 Castle Close. But will this new house be dragon-proof? Festival favourite Nick Sharratt live draws the lavish illustrations from his...