Stroud Book Festival

Stroud Book Festival

Events at the Museum

Take a look at the events we have lined up as part of the Stroud Book Festival.

Workshop with Andrew Morrison

Saturday 4 November | 10:30am - 4pm | £25/£20 concessions

Join book artist and lecturer Andrew Morrison for a creative one day workshop in the ‘Secret Garden’ Learning Pavilion. We’ll be making beautiful, unique books that have hidden compartments and concealed pages - books perfect for holding secrets! This special workshop is suitable for adults, and also ideal for students aged 16 who’d like to expand their art and design portfolios.

Basic materials will be provided but participants are encouraged to being along their favourites papers and ‘secrets’ to hide within their book – perhaps letters, poems, small artefacts?

Tea and coffee provided but bring a packed lunch.

Booking necessary, please call us on 01453 763394.

Family Drop In Workshop with Hannah Shaw: Villains and Baddies!

Saturday 4 November | 11:30am - 3:30pm | £2

Join local illustrator Hannah Shaw and imagine and make some stick puppet characters – they may be scary, creepy or just badly behaved! A creative drop in workshop for families with children aged 5 and above.

Meet Uley Blue

Saturday 4 November | 2pm - 4pm | Free

Come along and meet Uley Blue, a little hare with a big imagination! Join local illustrator Tracy Spiers for the launch of her new picture book inspired by adventures in the Museum. Make your own bookmark and follow the Uley Blue I Spy trail too. All welcome.

Family Drop In Workshop with Marth Lightfoot: Magical Mini Books

Sunday 5 November | 11:30am - 3:30pm | £2

Join local illustrator Martha Lightfoot and make a magical mini book! Fill its pages with a spellbinding story complete with a hidden pocket to hide your secrets in. A creative family drop in workshop for families with children aged 5 plus.

Wise Women and Witches: Haunting Tales with Fiona Eadie

Sunday 5 November | 3pm | £5/£3 children

Join storyteller Fiona Eadie for haunting, magical stories from around the world. For adults and for children aged five and above.

Booking necessary, please call on 01453 763394.

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All upcoming events can be found on our Calendar.


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