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Shrewsbury Bookfest 21st Birthday Bonanza!

Shrewsbury Bookfest 21st Birthday Bonanza!


Join us in The Square, all day, for FREE to celebrate Bookfest’s birthday!

We’ve got some brilliant book activities and a very special guest appearance, by our President, who will be cutting the Bookfest 21st birthday cake at around 2.00pm

  • Book Making
  • Make your own birthday badge
  • Birthday cake
  • The Big Book Swap Tent

Plus there will be live drama and dance from local groups:

  • 11am & 12 midday:  Local young actors from Shropshire Youth Theatre celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
  • 11.30am & 12.30pm:  Children from the youngest classes at Footlights Dance School will show some of their freestyle dance performances to join in the birthday celebrations.

AND... Join the Bookfest Quest! Collect your map at the Bookfest tent and follow the birthday balloon trail around the town. Discover which famous children’s books are also celebrating a special birthday this year.  Return triumphant to claim your certificate!

This event has been generously sponsored by Galliers Homes and supported by Shrewsbury Town Council

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