Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Towers and Tales Lismore Story Festival

Here's some brilliant news! On Saturday, the 18th of April the town and historic castle of Lismore in West Waterford will play host to the first ever Towers and Tales Story Festival....and a new childrens book festival is always great news. This promises to be an event the whole family and anyone who loves childrens books is going to love. With a line-up of best-selling childrens authors and illustrators, plus some incredibly exciting newcomers, there will be readings, workshops; all manner of events held throughout the day.
So far, those confirmed to appear ton the day will be:
Philip Ardagh
Niamh Sharkey (you might notice Niamhs' work on the poster!)
Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick
Darren Shan
Shane Hegarty
Chris Riddell
Sarah McIntyre
...with more soon to come. There will be the Monster-Doodle. The Book Doctors will be on hand to prescribe exactly what you need. There will even be an illustration masterclass and a 'writing for children' panel for the grown-ups.  A bookshop, an illustration exhibition; what more do you need?
You need more information. Here's the link. Sign up now to get updates on this brand new fantastic event:
http://www.towersandtales.ie/

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