Autumn performances 2022 › Newcastle

Past event

Frank Cottrell-Boyce performance

How did it go?

The amazing author Frank Cottrell-Boyce took to the stage at the Newcastle Theatre Royal this morning, and what a wonderful event it was! Over 900 children from local primary schools were captivated by Frank’s stories of childhood and his writing life, and loved listening to readings from the brilliant Noah’s Gold. There were lots of questions about sharks and everyone left the auditorium clutching a free book, and grinning from ear to ear!

Frank Cottrell-Boyce Workshop

In this lively and interactive workshop, writer Frank Cottrell-Boyce will come to your school to work with a class of children and help them develop their own creative writing skills. There will be lots of opportunity for the children to get writing themselves and time to share their work with the rest of the class.

Daniel Morden Workshop in Newcastle

In this lively and interactive workshop, Daniel Morden works with children to help them develop their own narrative skills. The focus of the workshop will be on creating a convincing and satisfying story. After a brief introduction and discussion, Daniel will tell a traditional tale. He will then discuss the structure of the story. The children will use that structure to write their own versions.

Did you go to this performance or attend one of the related workshops? Send us your photos and feedback to be featured on this page

Each child attending this performance will receive a **FREE** copy of _Noah's Gold_ to take home and keep! cover

Each child attending this performance will receive a FREE copy of Noah's Gold to take home and keep!

Venue:
Theatre Royal, Newcastle, NE1 6BR
Date:
Friday 7th October
Time:
10:30 am
Duration:
Approx. 1 hour
Age range:
Years 5 and 6

Want to help more children attend events like this in the future?

Support the Children's Bookshow

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell-Boyce was born in Liverpool and studied English at Oxford University, and has become an award-winning author and screenwriter. He has written for TV shows like Doctor Who and Coronation Street and his books have been shortlisted for a multitude of prizes.

Praise for Noah's Gold

Proper, sparkly, witty, enticing storytelling . . . It's perfect.

Author, Hilary McKay


Interested in attending one of our performances?

Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to find out about our events next year: