The Festival at Hampstead Theatre


The Festival is back for a third year at the Hampstead Theatre. There's masses for adults (including Julian Fellowes, Howard Brenton and more) but there's also a fab children's line-up:


Friday 10th February

Stories with Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell: Ages 5 - 11 Michael Rosen performs a selection of his award-winning poems and stories in a lively event for all the family, with live drawing from Children’s Laureate, Chris Riddell 

Time: 2pm and 5pm  Location: Hampstead’s Main Stage  Participants: Chris Riddell, Michael Rosen


Saturday 11th February

How to… Write a Children’s Book Practical tips in writing for a young reader 

Time: 11.30am  Location: Hampstead’s Rehearsal Room  Participants to be announced 



Storytelling Workshop: Ages 5 - 7 Fun, creativity and storytelling for children ages 5 - 7  Time: 10.30am  Location: Lower Foyer  Participants: Philippa Francis


Harry Potter: Boy. Wizard. Hero.  Celebrating the Harry Potter books. Suitable for ages 7+  Time: 11am  Location: Hampstead’s Main Stage

Participants: Fleur Alexander


Drama Workshops with WAC Arts: Ages 7 - 9 Come and join the fun in this engaging drama class run by Wac Arts, suitable for young performers of all abilities.   Time: 11.15am  Location: Rehearsal Room  Participants to be announced


Musical Theatre Workshop: Ages 5 - 11 A musical theatre workshop for ages 5 – 11   Time: 12.45pm   Location: Hampstead’s Rehearsal Room   Participants: Tom Attwood, Tim Godwin


Illustration Workshop: Ages 8 - 10 Learn how to bring your imagination to life through illustration  Time: 2.30pm   Location: Hampstead’s Rehearsal Room  Participants to be announced


Playing with Shakespeare: Ages 13 - 18 Discover Shakespeare with members of award-winning Shakespearean company, Propeller  Time: 6pm  Location: Hampstead’s Rehearsal Room  Participants: Alasdair Craig, Tam Williams



10–12 Feb. For the full program click here