Autumn performances 2023 › Peterborough

Past event

Michael Rosen performance

How did it go?

Children’s Bookshow patron and national treasure Michael Rosen charmed an audience of over 1000 children and their teachers this morning at the New Theatre in Peterborough. Michael treated us to many of his brilliant poems, including classics such as I Was Born in the Stone Age, No Breathing, and Chocolate Cake! We were delighted to gift every child a copy of Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy. Noice!

Valerie Bloom Workshop

Brilliant children's poet Valerie Bloom visited four schools in the Peterborough area and ran poetry writing workshops with children from Years 3 4, 5 and 6.

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Every child attending this performance will receive a **FREE** copy of _Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy_ to take home and keep! cover

Every child attending this performance will receive a FREE copy of Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy to take home and keep!

Peterborough New Theatre, 46 Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 1RS
Wednesday 4th October
11:00 am
Approx. 1 hour
Age range:
Key Stage 2

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Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen wrote his first poems when he was twelve, and he has been writing ever since. He loves words, and especially loves talking to children and adults about how we can play with them. He has written many poetry collections and books for children and adults alike.

One of our most popular writers - the champion for every bored, overdrilled, tested-to-tears pupil in the land

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