Media

On this page you will find videos and images from past literature festivals & our Lockdown Life invitation poems from some of our fabulous judges.

Videos

Video showreel of 2019 Selby Children’s Literature Festival (part funded by the National Lottery) 

Video showreel of 2019 Blackburn Children’s Literature Festival – Michael Bradley, My Life as an Undertone & Evening with the Artists

Judge & Patron, Mickey Bradley, reciting Christina Gabbitas,’ Invitation Poem for ‘Lockdown Life’ 

Judge PC Steve Croshaw recites his own ‘Lockdown Life’

Judge, Donavan Christopher, aka Rappaman, with his  Invitation Poem for ‘Lockdown Life’ 

Judge, Salma Zaman, recites Christina Gabbitas’ invitation poem invitation for ‘Lockdown Life’

Judge, Poet, Sue Hardy-Dawson with her poem Messages of Hope for ‘Lockdown Life’ 

Judge, Author, Julie Fulton, recites Christina Gabbitas’ invitation poem invitation for ‘Lockdown Life’

Judge, Poet, Conrad Burdekin with his poem Feeling Sad for ‘Lockdown Life’ 

Our very inspirational judge, PC Steve Croshaw, Warwickshire Police, compiled this invitation showreel in his spare time.

Judge, Poet, Dom Conlon with his invitation for ‘Lockdown Life’ 

Our patron Jenny Agutter recites the invitation poem for #LockdownLife.