Adelaide Writers’ Week | Kids’ Day | Adelaide Festival | 27 Feb 2021

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Adelaide Writers’ Week – Kids’ Day

Writers’ Week Opening Weekend has a jam-packed program designed for the youngest of book readers.

Kids’ Day on Saturday, 27 February 2021 features an all-Australian line-up of some of the brightest names in children’s literature including current Australian Children’s Laureate Ursula Dubosarsky (The Terrible Plop and Brindabella), Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys (Under the Love Umbrella and All The Ways To Be Smart) and Adam Briggs (Our Home, Our Heartbeat).

With an abundance of free activities ​with Deb Twining Arts in the shade of the Plane Trees, the Kids’ Day events will delight and inspire the under 12 crowd.

Torrens Tent Program:

9.30am | Welcome with MC Sam McMahon

9.45am | My Favourite Story with Ursula Dubosarsky

10am | Story Trove – Howl by Kat Patrick & Evie Barrow (illus.)

10.30am | Ronojoy Ghosh


11.30am | Story Trove – The Giant And The Sea by Trent Jamieson & Rovina Cai

12pm | Briggs

12.30pm | Davina Bell & Allison Colpoys


2pm | My Favourite Story with Davina Bell

2.15pm | Story Trove – Howl by Kat Patrick & Evie Barrow (illus.)

2.45pm | Nicole Stewart – Amazing Places

3pm | A Fractured Fairytale with R.A. Spratt


Click here to read about Middle Grade & YA Day for Tweens & Teens

COVID-Safe Information:

Adelaide Writers’ Week sessions held in the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden are FREE however all patrons will be required to do a COVID-Safe Check-In by scanning one of the QR codes displayed around the Garden. If you do not have a smart phone, Writers’ Week staff can register you manually.

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Adelaide Festival website.

What:   Adelaide Writer’s Week – Kids’ Day

When:    Saturday 27 February 2021 | 9:30am – 3:30pm 

Where: Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden | King William Street, Adelaide 

Who:   Readers aged 2 – 12

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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