The Reader Organisation is inviting readers of all ages to join them for a packed week of Half Term Hijinks at Calderstones Mansion House, from Monday 17th-Friday 21st February.
Their programme of activities has something for everyone, from under 5s to over 50s, putting reading at the heart of the community. From Monster Monday to Mad Hatter Friday, highlights of the week include:
Tales of the Gruffalo
12-.30pm, Monday 17th Feb.
Cost: £4. Children under 7 and parents/carers
Little monsters are invited to share stories, rhymes, and create their own fearsome creatures!
Uncle Montague’s Tales of Terror 3.30-5pm, Tuesday 18th February
Cost: £2. Children aged 10+
Not for the faint hearted – a creative session for scare seekers, with stories guaranteed to give you goosebumps!
The full list is available on The Reader Organisation’s website. Half term also sees the first sessions of a brand new series of weekly shared reading groups for adults and children, including:
Relax with a Book
1-2.30pm, Thursday 20th February and weekly thereafter
Cost: FREE. Adults aged 50+
Spend an afternoon drinking tea, chatting and sharing stories.
Caldies Explorers 3.34-4.45pm, Thursday 20th February
Cost: £2. Children aged 5+.
It’ll be raining cats and dogs in this half term special of the weekly group for intrepid explorers.
“After the success of our last half term project in October, we’re delighted to announce that Half Term Hijinks will become a permanent fixture in the Calderstones calendar, with a week of fun and reading in store for the February break.