Join Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Jim Smith, writer of the hilarious Barry Loser series, for an extra-keel hour of stories, belly laughs and burps.

Jim will teach you how to draw Barry and his mates… and you might even learn how to draw a poo! Jim will also be introducing his BRAND NEW series, the Super Weird Mysteries - perfect for readers aged 7 and up, and for fans of DogMan, Pamela Butchart and Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Off-the-wall silliness guaranteed. Jim Smith is the author and illustrator of the books, packed full of silly humour, quirky plots and doodles. 

Ages 7-11  KS2

£2 per child, adults free but ticketed.

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