3, 4 & 5 May: This Bank Holiday weekend why not take time out in the park. Islington’s Greenspace team invites you to come sit and read amongst the trees that have been specially wrapped for Word2014. Across Highbury Fields discover trees individually wrapped with letters written by primary school students as part of the Cityread 2014 WW1 Commemoration. The Book Wraps will be on display throughout May.
Or fancy a movie inspired by a great book? Come along to the Saturday Social Film Club – ‘From Page to Screen’ at Platform Saturday 3 May, 1pm for tea & cake, followed by the film (a surprise) – free of charge. (Suitable for anyone aged 12+) Part of a series of intergenerational events brought to you by North London Cares, All Change and Cubitt Educationsupported by Islington Giving.
Sunday 4 May: A Necklace of Raindrops – that keeps the owner dry; a tiger that runs faster than the wind; a house that stands on one leg and a granny who sews magic – these are just some of the objects and characters delight in this storytelling event with Bronia Evers, based on the captivating collection of modern fairy tales by Joan Aiken. Central Library 2.30-3.30pm – Ages 6+ (Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult) Booking: firstname.lastname@example.org