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June 25, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Cancelled – What Makes a Hero? Children’s workshop

Ruth E Loten
Ruth Loten The Reign of the Winter King


Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road
Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD
Accompanying adult free

This workshop had been cancelled – sorry of any inconvenience caused

Join the author of The Reign Of The Winter King for this children’s workshop asking the question What makes a hero?

Using the examples of Robin Hood and King Arthur you will create your own ‘hero’ character and start your own story.


For ages: 8-12

Venue: Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Braintree, Cressing, Essex, CM77 8PD

Tickets: £4 per child, accompanying adult free

Box Office: Book online or via Mercury Theatre 01206 573948

Date and time: Saturday 25th June, 3.30 – 4.40pm


The Reign of the Winter King

Reign of the Winter King COVER FINALEveryone knows the stories of Robin Hood and King Arthur.

Everyone knows they’re just legends.

But what if everyone is wrong?

While Sam, Henry and Arthur think they’re going to spend their summer holiday with Uncle Alan, their adventurous relative has other plans. The silver arrow has gone missing, and Robin has been kidnapped.

The race is on to find the arrow and rescue Robin, before others beat them to it. Who can be trusted? One wrong move and disaster is sure to follow! (For ages 8-13).


About the Author – R.E. Loten writing as Henrietta Edwards

ruth-lotenA former teacher, Hetty has always been passionate about children reading. She is also fascinated by the legends of the British Isles. So, when her son asked her to write a story about him having an adventure with Robin Hood, she was delighted.

The story was originally self-published as The Forest Children and given to friends and family. After publishing her first book for adults in January 2022, she decided to re-write the story properly and turn it into a series.

As R.E. Loten, she writes books for adults, is Writer In Residence at Brightlingsea Lido and is a co-founder and editor of the online magazine Makarelle.

You can find Ruth/Hetty on Facebook @lotenauthor, Twitter @lotenauthor, Instagram @lotenauthor and TikTok @loten.author




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Cressing Temple Barns
Witham Road
Braintree, Essex CM77 8PD
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There are two disabled toilets on site. Level access to all areas apart from Stables, Bake House and Granary. A mobility scooter is available to loan if booked in advance.