Chris Naylor-Ballesteros Workshop

The Children’s Bookshow allocates four free workshops for schools who attend a related theatre performance.

Children will enjoy the chance to work creatively with Chris in their own classroom.

Suitable for:
Years 1, 3 and 3

The children got their books today - they were so excited, we put in the book plates that you gave us, the children even took the books outside during playtime today to share the poems with their friends!!

A teacher in Manchester

What you need to know

Length of workshop:
Approx. 1 hour
Location of workshop:
We will come to your school
Number of children:
Workshops are for a class of 30 children
Suitable for:
Years 1, 3 and 3

Please note, a teacher must be present throughout the workshop

Materials needed

  • Flipchart or whiteboard
  • Pens and paper for the children

Book a related theatre performance to be eligible for one of four free workshops

This workshop is allocated to a school attending a specific theatre performance with 30 or more children; visit the performance page to find out more and book:

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About Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Photo of Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Chris Naylor-Ballesteros is originally from Bradford and studied illustration and graphic design at Bradford College of Art. When his children were small he realised he loved the picture books he read to them, and decided to make his own. He lives in France.

More about Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Previous workshops with Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

On the day

  • Please inform your school receptionist that our artist will be arriving so they can be welcomed warmly.
  • A teacher must be present throughout the workshop.
  • Make sure that all the materials that our artist has requested are ready and available.
  • Please let us know if any of the children have particular requirements, and ensure that their normal carer is present.
  • The offer of a cup of tea is often greatly appreciated!

Have any questions? Get in touch

Kate Arafa

Your contact for this performance is Kate Arafa, she will be happy to answer any queries you have:

07740 256330