HLAG AGM Tue 18th June, 7.15

Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday evening, June 18th at 7.15 pm.

It will be followed at 8 pm by a talk by historian, author and broadcaster Dr Zareer Masani.

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Our colourful materials

Ready for Jane Ray this Saturday 80 felt pens and 20 glue sticks.

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Jane Ray June 8th

We’ve had two wonderful sessions. We are now looking forward to the third and final session of our children’s literature festival.

June 8th, 10.30 am.

We’re in the morning this time, not the afternoon.

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Nell Phoenix Storytelling – this Saturday

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Flying Colours – Illustration with Jane Ray – June 8th 10.30 am

Literature Festival

Flying Colours is the third and final event of the Highgate Library Children’s Literature Festival.  Unlike the other two events, this one takes place in the morning, not the afternoon. Start is 10.30.

Outstanding illustrator Jane Ray will lead an interactive workshop inspired by her current project which is illustrating  Hummingbird by Nicola Davies.  Children can expect an opportunity to paint birds and flowers among other things.

Price £5/family.

http://www.janeray.com/

As before, there will be face painting, live music and refreshments.

 

 

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Storytelling for Children – May 18th, 2pm

Literature Festival

On Saturday May 18th at 2pm, charismatic actress and storyteller Nell Phoenix will lead a storytelling event. Recommended age 4+.

Nell is a London-based professional storyteller with a global reputation.

http://www.nellphoenix.co.uk/

Price £5/family.   There will also be live music, face painting and refreshments.

This is the second event in the Highgate Library Children’s Literature Festival.

 

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Joshua Seigal – Saturday April 27th, 2pm

Literature Festival

This is the first event of three of the Highgate Library Children’s Literature Festival.

Saturday April 27th at 2 pm award-winning children’s poet Joshua Seigal will lead a poetry reading and writing event for children.  Age recommendation 4+.

There will be refreshments, face painting and live music.

Price is £5 per family.

https://www.joshuaseigal.co.uk/                                “Magic”  – Michael Rosen

 

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Spring Children’s Literature Festival

We will be putting on a children’s literature festival, spread through Spring.

It will consist of three events, the first two starting at 2pm on a Saturday, the last at 10.30am.  There will be one in each of April, May and June.  They will happen at the library.

Dates are  April 27, May 18, June 8.

More details to follow.

 

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Proust Group

In 2017 HLAG created a reading group devoted to Proust’s seven volume masterpiece Remembrance of Things Past. It meets monthly on Saturdays in the library, and has just started volume four.

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