Summer holiday fun at Central Library

Join us at Central Library from 23rd July to 31st August for a fun packed summer of activities. There'll be music, magic, stories and adventures and plenty of clowning around.

All events are free. Children must be accompanied at all times whilst in the library.

Who's who

  • Andy Green: Andy's amazing interactive comedy magic show.
  • Barrington Powell: He's Mad! Mad! Mad! The mad magician returns.
  • Craig Bradley: Poetry is not pants! Beware the giant underpants.
  • Dazzle the clown: Prepare to be dazzled!
  • Fran O'Boyle: Storyteller extraordinaire.
  • Kaos: Interactive drama performance.
  • Live fairytales: Stories told through performance and audience participation.
  • Louby Lou: If it's laughter you're after. Here's Louby Lou.
  • Paul Storey: Puppets, magic and laughter. He's got the lot.
  • Sal Tonge: Sal is here with music, stories, singing and laughter.
  • Sasha: Sasha will be here throughout the day creating crafty crafts to take home.
  • Tricky: A show full of energy and giggles!

Activity dates and times

Week 1

Monday 23rd July, Barrington Powell

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Tuesday 24th July, Paul Storey

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Wednesday 25th July, Kaos

11.30am-12pm, 12.15-12.45pm, 1.30-2pm, 2.15-2.45pm

Thursday 26th July, Sasha

11am-1pm, 2-4pm

Friday 27th July, Craig Bradley

11am-12pm, 1-3pm

Week 2

Monday 30th July, Dazzle the Clown

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Tuesday 31st July, Tricky

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Wednesday 1st August, Paul Storey

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30pm-3pm

Thursday 2nd August, Live fairytales

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Friday 3rd August, Craig Bradley

11am-12pm, 1-3pm

Week 3

Monday 6th August, Louby Lou

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Tuesday 7th August, Kaos

11.30am-12pm, 12.15-12.45pm, 1.30-2pm, 2.15-2.45pm

Wednesday 8th August, Sasha

11.30am-1pm, 2-4pm

Thursday 9th August, Fran O'Boyle

11am-12pm, 1-2pm, 2.15-3.15pm

Friday 10th August, Louby Lou

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Week 4

Monday 13th August, Andy Green

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Tuesday 14th August, Barrington Powell

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Wednesday 15th August, Paul Storey

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Thursday 16th August, Tricky

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Friday 17th August, Sal Tonge

11am-12pm, 1-2pm, 2.15-3.15pm

Week 5

Monday 20th August, Andy Green

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Tuesday 21st August, Barrington Powell

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Wednesday 22nd August, Kaos

11.30am-12pm, 12.15-12.45pm, 1.30-2pm, 2.15-2.45pm

Thursday 23rd August, Sasha

11am-1pm, 2-4pm

Friday 24th August, Craig Bradley

11am-12pm, 1-3pm

Week 6

Monday 27th August

Bank holiday - all libraries closed.

Tuesday 28th August, Dazzle

11.30am-12pm, 1-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Wednesday 29th August, Live fairytales

11.30am-12pm, 1pm-1.30pm, 1.45-2.15pm, 2.30-3pm

Thursday 30th August, Fran O'Boyle

11am-12pm, 1-2pm, 2.15-3.15pm

Friday 31st August, Sal Tonge

11am-12pm, 1-2pm, 2.15-3.15pm