We are excited to bring you a wide range of FREE activities from
Friday 28th February to Sunday 8th March 2020
Big Read Inspiration Theatre
Bringing bestselling authors, sporting heroes, prominent politicians, influential journalists and stars of the screen to share their stories and lives with the public.
Check out the schedule below to see who we have speaking when... and don't forget to book your place as the number of seats are limited!
Located in the Nicholsons Shopping Centre in the unit opposite to Dorothy Perkins.
Big Read Stop
A place to relax, unwind and curl up with a book, magazine or comic, a place to let your imagination run wild!
In this space you can enjoy the Big Read bookshop and get your hands on the latest best seller, as well as bring your old books and swap them in our book swap area for a new read!
Located in the Nicholsons Shopping Centre in the unit next to Dorothy Perkins.
Big Read Arena
Open the lid on one of our special chairs and pull out a book. Read to yourself, to your friends, or with one of our volunteer readers.
Located in the Nicholsons Shopping Centre in the main square.
Running on 29th February, 1st March, and again 7th & 8th March only from 11am - 3pm
Remember all events are free for everyone to attend as our aim is to inspire, enthuse and entertain people of all ages through literature and the arts. However we do ask that you still book to attend the events so we know numbers in advance as capacity is limited at some venues. Check out the full programme below and then book your tickets!