Below are the events I have booked in so far:
Date: 28th June 2015 - Shrewsbury Food Festival
Location: Quarry Park, Shrewsbury
Price: Tickets are £6 per adult or £12 for a family of FIVE!
Details: I will be attending as a complementary artist/author with my publishers, Hey Everyone (www.hey-everyone.co) , giving short readings of my books as well as book signings and children's drawing workshops.
Date: 2nd to 29th May 2014
Type: British Wildlife Tales & Art Exhibition
Location: The Bistro, Town Hall Arts Centre, High Street, Haverhill. CB9 8AR
Contact: Carl on 07896 761175 or the Arts Centre on 01440 714140
Details: An exhibition of my illustrations from my British Wildlife Tales books plus a selection of more traditional watercolours featuring birds and animals that can be found around the British Isles. Original works will be available to purchase and prints can also be ordered.
Date: 11th May 2014
Type: Linton Children's Book Festival
Location: Linton Village College, Linton, Cambridgeshire. CB21 4JB
Contact: Carl on 07896 761175 or the Linton Children's Book Festival via their website www.lintonbookfest.org
Details: I will be appearing at the 'meet the authors and illustrators' area during the afternoon. Come along to visit the festival and come to meet me to chat about my book, illustrating, and wildlife.
Type: RSPB Spring Fair
Location: RSPB Headquarters, The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire.
Price: £2 per car
Contact: Carl on 07896 761175 or the RSPB via their website www.rspb.org.uk
Details: I will be hosting a book stall where you can buy a copy of The Birds at the Bottom of the Garden and see some of the new characters from the upcoming book, The Birds from Over the Hedge. I hope to be doing readings throughout the day, and you will have the chance to get your copy of the book personally signed.
Date: 15th August 2014
Type: Haverhill Library - Summer Reading Challenge
Location: Haverhill Library, Camps Road, Haverhill
Contact: Haverhill Library on 01440 702638
Details: I will be doing a reading of 'The Birds at the Bottom of the Garden' and will be leading a few wildlife rummages in the gardens of the Library to show children what mini-beasts can be found right under their noses. I will also be showing children how to draw birds using just a few simple shapes and colours. Even the adults can have fun doing this!
Date: 29th November 2014
Event: Wicken Christmas Market
Location: Wicken Village Hall
Time: 4pm to 8pm
Contact: Carl on 07896 761175 or www.wicken-village.org.uk
Details: I will be at this event signing books, and displaying some illustrations featuring characters both new and old. There is a very good chance that this will be the first public event where 'The Birds Down the Lane' will be available to purchase alongside copies of 'The Birds at the Bottom of the Garden'.