In addition to our programme of talks from authors and poets, the Festival offers all ages the opportunity to take part in a series of creative writing and art workshops as well as woodland-based activities and events such as bushcraft, foraging and wildlife spotting.
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Tara Westover, author of Educated is speaking at Wealden Literary Festival. An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her Morman survivalist family in rural Idaho and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.
Wealden Literary Festival is family-friendly and looks after the minds and interests of young readers setting out to explore the world. Yuval Zommer, the acclaimed children’s author will be in the festival tent, talking about his widely acclaimed illustrated book, The Street Beneath My Feet.
This double-sided foldout book creates a visceral sense of a journey to the centre of the Earth as readers travel past storm drains, buried artefacts, a subway, and many layers of rock on their way to the planet’s inner core. Children are taken on a fascinating journey deep underground showing a hive of subterranean activity.