20th - 29th
September 2024

Thursday 22nd Aug 2024

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E1: Mike Barfield and ‘The World’s First Rollercoaster and Other Amazing Inventions’

Richmond Library, 10a Queens Road, Richmond DL10 4AE\10:30am

Catterick Library, 1 Gough Rd, Catterick Garrison DL9 3EL | 1:15pm

Colburn Library, Broadway, Catterick Garrison DL9 4RF \3:15pm

Free events but booking essential | Disabled access.

Suitable for 7-11 year-olds who bring their own grown-up

Award-winning author and cartoonist Mike Barfield is back with a new show based on his latest hilarious non-fiction book, 'The World’s First Rollercoaster and Other Amazing Inventions’, with drawings by the fantastically funny Franziska Hollbacher. Expect phenomenal facts, awesome audience participation and lots of lightbulb moments as Blue Peter Book Award-winner Mike brings the book to life before your very eyes!  Learn how bubblewrap was actually first created as the world’s worst wallpaper, how a hat caused chaos, and a dirty dog inspired the invention of one of Switzerland’s biggest brands! All this and more on a wild rollercoaster ride you’ll want to enjoy again and again!

Sponsored by: Catterick, Richmond and Colburn Community Libraries (CRACCL)

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