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Workshops and Author Visits

Annually, we celebrate and participate in the following events:

National Poetry Day celebrated each year
World Book Day celebrated each year
Annual Essay Competition
House Debating Competition
Theatre visits
Overnight trip to Stratford-upon-Avon
Book Week
SPELLATHON
Readathon

Annual Book Week, celebrating amongst others:

Annual Book Review Competition
Annual Book Character Day
Annual Book Fair
Annual Book Exchange
Annual Silent Reading Week
Lewis Carroll walk in Guildford
 

2000

Garry Kilworth (author visit) Keith Chatfield (author visit)
Ian Whybrow (author visit)  

Young Shakespeare Company: Midsummer Night’s Dream
 

2001

Pat Moon (author visit) Alan Durant (author visit)
Ben Morris (film animator visit)  

Young Shakespeare Company: Midsummer Night’s Dream
 

2002

Geraldine McCaughrean (author visit)

Young Shakespeare Company: Midsummer Night’s Dream

2003

Pippa Goodhart (author visit)

2004

Pete Johnson (author visit) Chris Connaugthon (storyteller)
John Foster (author visit)  

Young Shakespeare Company: The Tempest
Victorian Ghost Story telling session
 

2005

Young Shakespeare Company: Midsummer Night’s Dream

2006

James Riordan (author visit) Roger Stevens (poet visit)
Ian Whybrow (author visit) Chris Connaughton (storyteller)

Young Shakespeare Company: Hamlet 

2007

Jamila Gavin (author visit) John Harris (storyteller)
Chris d’Lacey (author visit) Mark Robson (author visit)

Young Shakespeare Company: Midsummer Night’s Dream

2008

Julia Golding (author visit) David Schutte (author visit)
Julia Jarman (author visit) Berlie Doherty (author visit)
Kit Wright (poet visit)  

Young Shakespeare Company: Hamlet 

2009

Kevin Crossley-Holland (author visit) Korky Paul (poet and illustrator visit)
Chris Connaughton (storyteller) Nick Handel (television author visit)

(Feb)Young Shakespeare Company: Midsummer Night's Dream 

2010

Chris Wormwell (author/illustrator) Bruno Vincent(author visit)
Tim Bowler (author visit) Andrew Cope (author visit)
Marcus Sedgwick (author visit)  

Theatre of Widdershins - 'The King's got Donkey Ears'

2011

Brian Moses (poet) Chris Riddell (author and illustrator visit)
G. P. Taylor (author visit) Intext performance (storyteller)
Ali Sparkes (author visit)  

Young Shakespeare Company: Midsummer Night's Dream
Book Fair and book exchange
Character Day
Annual Book Review Competition
West End Theatre in Schools

2012

Nick Handel (author visit) Tracey Alexander (author)
The Armitages (author visit) Philip Reeve (author and illustrator visit)
Anthony Lishak (author)  

Young Shakespeare Company: Macbeth
Book Fair and book exchange
Character Day
Annual Book Review Competition
A Taste of Dahl theatre performance

2013 (Disrupted by snow!)

Damien Dibben (author/film maker) Paul Cookson (poet)
Cliff McNish (author)  

Young Shakespeare Company: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Book Fair and book swap
Character Day
Annual Book Review Competition
House Reading Festival
Older boys and staff reading to younger boys

2014

Andy Cope (author and illustrator) Chris Bradford (author)
Val Bloom (poet) Damian Dibben (author)
Chris Connaughton (author and storyteller)  

Book Character Day
Bookswap
Travelling Bookshop
Young Shakespeare Company

2015

David Gatward (author) Christopher William Hill (author)
Sally Crabtree (performance artist and song writing poet) Nick Toczek (writer and performance poet)
David Bedford (author)  

The Young Shakespeare Company: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Book Swap
Travelling Bookshop
Book Character Day

2016

Nick Cook Sonia Leong
Chris D'Lacey Brian Moses
Chris Connaughton  

Young Shakespeare Company
Travelling Bookshop
Book Swap
Book Character Day

2017

Sam Gayton Stan Cullimore
Matt Dickinson Josh Lacey
Chris White Andrew Lane
Nick Handel A F Harrold

Young Shakespeare Company
Travelling Bookshop
Book Swap
Book Character Day

2018

Andy Craven-Griffiths Chris Connaughton
Nicky Singer Coral Rumble
 
Young Shakespeare Company: The Tempest
M and M Productions - Treasure Island
RGS Touring Drama Roadshow
Travelling Bookshop
Book Swap
Book Character Day
 

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