Poster for CreARTivity Festival

Script Haven, Worcester’s cherished independent bookstore, is set to launch an exhilarating festival during the May half term (26th-31st May), showcasing the finest local and independent talent. The inaugural CreARTivity Festival promises a fusion of literature, music, and art, featuring daily family-friendly activities and captivating evening events. Collaborating with fellow indie venues across the city, this festival guarantees a vibrant cultural experience. Attendees can look forward to a riveting Crime Author panel featuring esteemed writers such as Guy Hale, Carla Kovach, Charley Barnes, and Abigail Osborne, alongside performances by The Antipoet and The Periwinkle Perspective. Notable venues like Spin the Black Circle and Sugar Daddies will host events, while Voices Unlimited adds its melodious touch to the line up. This festival is a celebration of creativity and community spirit not to be missed.

Sunday 26th May

Thrillers, Crimes, Detectives

Trial by Trail: a family-friendly event. Can you help Script Haven’s Detective solve the clues to uncover the Great Book Mystery?

Evening event – Crime Author panel: Q&A with local crime writers and special guest

Monday 27th May

Lose Yourself in Storytime

Join local children’s authors for an interactive and fun storytime.

Evening event – the Masters of Beatrantin’ Rhythm and Views THE ANTI-POET!! And if that wasn’t exciting enough, this includes a performance by a VIP (Very excIting Performer) & Author – THE PERIWINKLE PERSPECTIVE with their Steampunk Hexalogy, a fabulous romp though Victoriana!

Tuesday 28th May

CreARTive Collab

Children’s art workshops, ‘speed dating’ Artistry event between local poets and artists

Evening event – 42 Worcester, the UK’s only alternative genre spoken word event

Wednesday 29th May

WWW.FantasticalFantasy (Witches, Wizards, Warlocks)

A daytime of fantasy, with lucky dip games, fantasy authors, and lots of unicorns!

Evening event – Spinning the Perspective: the art and lyrics of music and vinyl at Spin the Black Circle

Thursday 30th May

Rescue Romance & Comedy Chaos

Fall back in love with the art of letter writing, with a special guest. Meet local romance authors and listen to readings.

Evening event – Comedy Chaos at Sugar Daddys

Friday 31st May

Fabarooney Finale

A day of poetry, music and the draw of our incredible charity raffle, with very special guests and headliners! Party the day away and celebrate the finale of our festival!

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