Artists in Residence

Artists in Residence

Look out for our Artists in Residence: Lizzy Stewart, author of There’s a Tiger in the Garden, and botanical illustrator Sara Boccaccini Meadows. As well as hosting events and workshops, they will be found around the Festival Village crafting creative activations: you might get your portrait drawn or see someone illustrating our site. 

 

Workshop: Lizzy Stewart on Illustrating Your Reading List

Wednesday 17 August 10:30 - 12:30

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Many people keep a list of the books they’ve read, but why not make it an illustrated list? Choose your four favourite books of the year and bring images of their covers to this practical workshop with illustrator, graphic novelist and Book Festival...
 

Lizzy Stewart: The Female Gaze

Wednesday 17 August 18:15 - 19:15

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If you’re interested in artwork and haven’t yet heard of Lizzy Stewart, put her books right at the top of your must-read list. Stewart creates gorgeously written, irresistibly moving accounts of women’s lives. Alison is her first full-length...