King’s Hall, Ilkley, LS29 8HE



Tuesday 3 October | Time: 1.30pm

Running time: Approximately 1 hour
Suitable for children in Years 4, 5 and 6
Tickets: Children £5 Accompanying teachers FREE


What is poetry? How does it make you feel? Where do the ideas for poems come from? These are just some of the questions that poet Rachel Rooney will be investigating as she performs poems from her award-winning collection The Language of Cat and her latest shortlisted book My Life As a Goldfish.

This is a lively, interactive event with lots of opportunity for the audience to join in.

Praise for The Language of Cat
(Centre for Literacy in Primary Education Poetry Award 2011)

Rachel Rooney's poetry collection for children is a well-crafted, stimulating and un-patronising box of delights, always accessible and constantly inventive.’
Carol Ann Duffy

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and FREE school workshops!

Contact Liz Neville on 07866 311486,

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