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March 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Storytelling
  • Young Essex

Pop-Up Storytelling Armchair

AGE UK ESSEX & Friends
Popup storytelling armchair


Colchester Library, Trinity Square
Colchester, CO1 1JB
Drop in (no booking required)



For this year’s Essex Book Festival, Age UK Essex are putting on a series of Pop-Up Storytelling Armchairs for the young and old, which will appear at various venues across the county. A real treat for book lovers of all ages to share their passion for reading.

Free and open to all – come along and hear your favourite story at any of the following locations:

Colchester Library
Trinity Square, Colchester, CO1 1JB
Saturday 3 March, 2-4pm
As part of the festival’s Place themed weekend

Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford
Lord Ashcroft Building, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford CM1 1SQ
Saturday 24 March, 10am-12pm and 2-4pm
As part of the festival’s Science & Invention themed weekend


This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s PLACE weekend in Colchester. Click here for a list of events taking place as part of the hub.




All Essex Book Festival YOUNG ESSEX events are Children’s University Learning Destinations – bring your Passport to Learning, get it stamped and enjoy your learning journey!

Essex Book Festival is partnering up once again with Essex Children’s University, which provides 5-14 year olds with exciting learning experiences outside school. Issued with a Passport to Learning, CU Learners collect stamps, working towards a special Graduation Ceremony. For more info and how to get a Passport to Learning, visit essexchildrensuniversity.co.uk


Colchester Library
Trinity Square
Colchester, CO1 1JB
033301 32640

Visit accessable.co.uk for all disability and access information about Colchester Library.

Hearing Loop: Essex Book Festival has a mobile Roger Pen hearing loop system, which needs to be booked by individuals in advance at least five days before the event. If you would like to use the Roger Pen email claire@essexbookfestival.org.uk