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The Bath Children’s Literature Festival

Julia Donaldson, Liz Pichon, Cressida Cowell, Jacqueline Wilson, Miranda Hart, Michael Rosen, Chris Riddell, Harry Hill and many more authors are ready to entertain us at the Bath Children's Literature festival, the biggest of its kind in Europe! As a proud sponsor, Woolley has a host of fun book related activities at the hotel too...

Story week in the Den

In the Woolley Bears Den children of hotel guests and Woolley Spa members, can enjoy a whole host of book themed crafty activities, dressing up and storytelling. Please ensure you pre-book your children’s sessions with the Den team!

Monday 2nd Oct: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Searle. Join in with this fabulous story and make your own cardboard caterpillar.

Tuesday 3rd Oct: The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson. Bake the Gruffalo’s favourite Gruffalo Crumble.

Wednesday 4th Oct: A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea, Jessica Law (courtesy of the BookTrust). Chant seaside rhymes and make shark hats.

Thursday 5th Oct: Stick Man, Juliet Donaldson. Painting with sticks/ ‘Stick Journeys’

Friday 6th Oct: Room on the Broom, Juliet Donaldson. Dress up as witches and wizards. Decorate your own broomstick.

Saturday 6th Oct: Michael Rosen rhymes. Paint and make your own story with story pebbles.

Sunday 8th Oct: Jack and the Beanstalk. Grow your own beanstalk!

Author visit: Laura James and Captain Pug, 4.30pm on Thurs 5th October

All welcome! Please come to the hotel Reception for just after 4pm to find your seat and listen to Laura regaling you with the latest tales of Pug and his adventures! Laura will be available for a chat and book signings afterwards.

Win! Win! Win!

Win fabulous prizes in our Bath Children's Literature Festival competition! 
First prize: A wonderful midweek two night Festival stay at Woolley Grange includes a two course dinner each evening and a complimentary 30 minute spa treatment (click link for full details)
Second prizes: 3 x pair of front row tickets to see Michael Rosen. 
Third prizes: signed books by Michael Rosen, Chris Packham, Alan MacDonald or Mike Dilger.
How to enter? Simply visit our Facebook page, like the competition post, comment on your favourite children's book and why. Competition closes 6th September 2017.
Best of luck!

Coming to the Bath Children’s Literature Festival? Check out our fantastic Festival Stay offer.

A poster for Woolley Grange luxury family hotel's special offer for the Bath Children's Literature Festival