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Meet the Elves & Father Christmas himself in a wonderfully festive event for the whole family to enjoy!
Celebrate your special day with us and enjoy crafts, storytelling, games and cake!
Christmas Picture Book Countdown Day 6: The Mysteries of Harris Burdick 'The perfect picture book for stimulating children's creative writing... a unique picture book with a brilliant premise.' Anthony Browne, Children's Laureate 2009 - 2011Seven Stories | The Mysteries of Harris Burdickwww.sevenstories.org.ukWhen Chris Van Allsburg was invited to the home of Peter Wenders, he discovered fourteen drawings that were, like pieces of a picture puzzle, clues to larger pictures. Bit the puzzles, the mysteries, presented by these drawings, are not what we are used to. They are not solved for us, as in the fin...
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Seven Stories and St Oswald’s Hospice are working together for Sharing Stories, Making Memories.
On Wednesday 19 September, Seven Stories celebrated the life and work of awatrd-winning author Leila Berg
based on Cressida Cowell's popular How To Train Your Dragon series, this exhibition transprots you back to a time where Vikings ruled and dragons roamed.
Seven Stories is to be officially known as the National Centre for Children's Books.
Kate Edwards, Chief Executive at Seven Stories responds to the proposed cuts from Newcastle City Council
Find out what the proposed Newcastle City Council Cuts means to Seven Stories
Schoolchildren from across the region are being given the chance to see their arty ideas incorporated into a north east cultural landmark as part of a new competition organised by Newcastle Building Society and Seven Stories
Seven Stories was saddened to hear today of the death of illustrator Jan Ormerod.
Seven Stories is currently showcasing a collection of Grimm books belonging to Brian Alderson in the StoryLab.
Seven Stories was saddened this week to hear of the death of the wonderful picture book illustrator Barbara Firth.
World Book Day 2013 proved to be a phenomenal success for Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books. Over a 3 week period of events and activities the centre brought a love of reading to over 4000 children across 23 schools.
Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts, the first ever major exhibition celebrating the life and work of Enid Blyton will be unveiled at Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books, from 4th May 2013.
Talented young illustrators, Pippa Curnick, Sian Jenkins and Holly Sterling have won Seven Stories’ Over the Hills and Far Away illustration competition, each for illustrating one of three sets of rhymes.
The problems children around the world face simply trying to get an education were highlighted in The Fickling Lecture with Sarah Brown.
Children from Newcastle launch an exhibition of new art work at Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s books.
Tariq Mehmood has won the Frances Lincoln Diverse Voices Children’s Book Award 2013 for 'You’re Not Proper'.
Year 7 & 8 pupils at Cramlington Learning Village have joined forces with Seven Stories in a project to promote reading and literacy and raise money for charity.
Today, Malala Yousafzai will spend her 16th birthday fighting for others.We’ve raised our voices to support her fight, but let’s not let her own incredible strength and bravery go uncelebrated.
Mollie King, from The Saturdays, today broke the fantastic news to children and staff at Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, that they have been named the UK’s favourite education project.
Seven Stories’ popular exhibition, A Viking’s Guide to Deadly Dragons with Cressida Cowell will close to the public on Wednesday 4 September before beginning a national tour.
Seven Stories is excited to announce the launch of their new Digital Exhibition.
Seven Stories presents an exhibition that explores the life and celebrates the work of one of Britain's best-loved illustrators
Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, will collect their National Lottery Award at a glittering awards ceremony broadcast on BBC One this week.
Those who love literature won’t want to miss out on the 7th National Black Writers and Publishers conference, taking place on Saturday 19th October 2013 at Contact, Oxford Rd, Manchester.
Seven Stories launches a series of events and exhibitions celebrating why picture books are important to everyone.
Illustration students from Sunderland University will join award-winning illustrator Levi Pinfold as he talks about his inspiration, creative process and stunning illustrations this Thursday.
NewcastleGateshead’s leading cultural venues have been awarded the highest accolade in the country for equality and diversity; The Equality Standard Gold Award.
Borderline Books is collecting books for children who haven't got books of their own.
This season is packed full of events for the whole family.
Are you feeling brave? Take a walk on the wild side with some beastly events this February Half Term.
Axel Scheffler, award-winning illustrator of The Gruffalo, Zog and Superworm will be at Seven Stories at 6.30pm on Wednesday 6 March for an interactive session to discuss the art of creating picture books.
This Easter Holiday Seven Stories is waving goodbye to The Gruffalo and friends as their popular exhibition, A Squash and a Squeeze, Sharing Stories with Julia Donaldson comes to an end.
Visitors can discover the great outdoors and have an adventure of their own this May Half Term as Seven Stories celebrates the launch of their brand new exhibition; Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts, the Many Adventures of Enid Blyton.
Seven Stories is ready for an adventure this season with a busy programme of sizzling summer events.
August is filled with fantastic events at Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, including an event with best-selling illustrator Nick Sharratt and author Pippa Goodhart who will celebrate 10 years of You Choose in a sell-out event.
Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books is celebrating 10 years of You Choose this August in a sell-out event with best-selling illustrator Nick Sharratt and author Pippa Goodhart.
The summer is drawing to an end and Seven Stories is getting its pencil case sorted for the new term. We had visits from so many wonderful authors, illustrators, comic book heroes and mysterious figures.
Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books will be celebrating the wonderfully wacky world of Roald Dahl in a weekend dedicated to his best-selling novel, The Witches.
William saw the ghost on only two occasions, but he often heard her footsteps passing his window. He hears them still... in his dreams…
Mog the Forgetful Cat loves to dream. Visitors of all ages are invited to join in events and activities inspired by her hilarious twilight adventures, part of Juice Festival 2013.
Festive magic will be sprinkled liberally over Seven Stories in the run up to Christmas. The whole building will be bursting with Christmas cheer as the centre is transformed into a wonderland of twinkling lights and yuletide decorations to celebrate
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