Children's Events - Saturday 1 March

The Lion who Came to LunchThe Lion who Came to Lunch Storyplaytime


Join us for a fun, interactive event for under 5s and their grown ups, celebrating this fabulous London
Zoo/Bloomsbury book - and find out just what to expect should a lion come visiting from the zoo! Play ‘Zoo hide and seek’, join in our ‘Lion at home’ chant and creep Lion back to the zoo under our night sky parachute.

2-5 years    

Justine de MierreThe Snow Queen Story Adventure


Join us for a fun, interactive activity session for
accompanied 5 – 8 year olds, exploring Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale through craft, games, activities and interactive storytelling. Will Gerda be able to make it to the Snow Queen’s palace and take the splinter of Magic Mirror from her best friend’s eye? Come along and find out – and then help make up a new story inspired by our adventure!

5-8 years    

These events are devised and presented by professional storyteller Justine de Mierre. For more information visit

Ticket Information

Update, Wednesday 26 February: These events are now fully booked.

LSE Literary Festival 2014