Roald Dahl Day

Saturday 5th November – 10:30am-3:00pm 

Join us for some phizz-whizzingly brilliant fun to celebrate Roald Dahl Day at The Hive. In celebration of this best-loved storyteller we’ll be offering a range of fantabulous activities for you to enjoy including story times, games, Roald Dahl inspired craft activities and we’ll be joined by award-winning performance poet ‘SPOZ’ who will be creating some seriously silly, squishous and swashboggling poems with you!   

Activities include: 

Roald Dahl Storytime- Story Pit 

Join our library staff in fancy dress who will be reading extracts from some of the best loved Roald Dahl stories. Storytime will run at 11:00am and 1:30pm. 

 - Silly and Squishous Poems with Spoz! – Story Pit 

Using nonsense words and silly rhymes, join our performance poet Spoz to create a group Dahl inspired poem. Join in with the fun at 11:30am and 2:00pm. 

 - BFG Dream Jars – Children’s Library 

Create your own BFG Dream Jar to take home and keep by your bed. Choose from a selection of colourful objects and precious things to create your personalised dream! This session will run at 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:30pm. Places are charged at £2.50 per person.  Book your place below

 - -Games, Activities and Selfie Station 

Available throughout the day, there will be a selection of Roald Dahl inspired games, selfie station, colouring, games and activities for you to enjoy.  

Do I need to book? 

The day is FREE of charge, and you don’t need to book a place at attend. However, you can pre-book the chargeable BFG Dream Jars activity below. Places are charged at £2.50 per person.  

About Spoz 

SPOZ…is an award-winning performance poet, singer / songwriter, film maker, playwright and was the poet-in-residence at Birmingham City FC. He has been seen on BBC and Central Television, has written for and been heard on … BBC Radio Four, Radio Five Live, Radio West Midlands, Radio Coventry & Warwickshire and Capital Gold.