Wild Wonder at Westonbirt - Sunday 28 August

Further information on each event below. 

After you've browsed the workshops book your tickets here. You'll be directed to book your day admission ticket first before selecting the events you'd like to attend on Sunday. 

If you wish to attend more than one day of the festival we would recommend making separate bookings for each day. Prices are per adult and per child e.g for 1 adult and 1 child you will need to purchase 2 workshop tickets. 

Book Sunday tickets

A book cover of Lesser spotted Animals by Martin Brown. A cartoon of an ox and a meercat with speech bubble saying - say hello to the nice people.

Martin Brown’s Lesser-Spotted Animals

Sun 28 Aug
10am - 11am
£9 per child and per adult attending
Discover all the other brilliant beasts you never knew you needed to know about with Martin Brown – illustrator and pun-maestro of the Horrible Histories books. Ages 6+
A cartoon image of the Gruffalo - a fictional creature with 2 spikes coming out of his head, wide orange eyes, brown fur, a green wart on his nose, a big long tooth, and purple spikes running down his back

Storytime with The Gruffalo

Sun 28 Aug
12pm - 12.40pm
£6 per child and per adult attending
Come along to this fun-packed event for our youngest bookworms. With storytelling and activities inspired by the best-selling book and a special guest appearance from the Gruffalo himself! Ages 3+
A book cover called the story of green river.

Holly Webb

Sun 28 Aug
2pm - 3pm
£9 per child and per adult attending
Holly Webb's new book, The Story of Greenriver, is a gorgeously-written epic journey about two animals and their against-the-odds adventures to find each other. Holly is here to tell you all about it and where her ideas come from. Ages 9+
Jess French smiles at the camera, she has long brown hair with glasses on her head.

Animal Planet’s Ask The Experts! Live!

Sun 28 Aug
4pm - 5pm
£9 per child and per adult attending
Come along and be a #planetwarrior and ask our experts your burning questions about animals, the environment and much more! Join Jess French along with Ben Hoare as they amaze you with their answers! Ages 7+
A book cover called Nature's Treasures. A dark blue background with gold writing surrounded by images of shells and bugs.

Nature’s Treasures with Ben Hoare

Sun 28 Aug
10am - 10.45am
£8 per child and per adult attending
Join Ben Hoare as he uses natural objects to tell stories about the Earth. He will show how these treasures can inspire simple craft activities that children will enjoy. Ages 7+
A book cover of King Coo. A cartoon small man with a very long blonde beard that covers his body so you can only see arms and feet, swings in a tree. he wears a tall gold crown.

Treehouse Tales with Adam Stower

Sun 28 Aug
2pm - 2.45pm
£8 per child and per adult attending
Do you have a best friend who lives in a tree house with a pet wombat? Ben Pole does! Join author and illustrator Adam Stower to find out more about the one and only King Coo in an event packed with stories, fun, games and drawing. Ages 6+
a book cover for Greta and the giants. A cartoon girl holds a placard saying strike for climate. She wears a yellow coat with a blue jumper

Greta And The Giants

Sun 28 Aug
4pm - 4.45pm
£8 per child and per adult attending
Join author Zoë Tucker who reads from her picture book, Greta and the Giants, which retells the story of Swedish teenager and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg for very young children. Ages 3+
A book cover of wonky donkey. A cartoon image of a donkey looks out to the viewer with a grin on his face.

Wonky Donkey Fun

sun 28 Aug
10.30am - 11.15am
£8 per child and per adult attending
Pencils and paper at the ready! Illustrator Katz Cowley invites you on a creative journey into her world of drawing magic and sketchbook secrets. Katz will also be giving a reading from Wonky Donkey’s Big Surprise. Ages 4+
A book cover for Guess how much I love you. A cartoon rabbit stares down at her child while they are pulling on her ears.

Guess How Much I Love You

Sun 28 Aug
12.15pm - 1pm
£6 per child and per adult attending
Join professional storyteller Liz Fost for a very special event celebrating the beloved tale, Guess How Much I Love You. With an exciting appearance from Little Nutbrown and Big Nutbrown Hare as well! Ages 3+
A book cover of wonky donkey. A cartoon image of a donkey looks out to the viewer with a grin on his face.

Wonky Donkey Fun

Sun 28 Aug
2pm - 2.45pm
£8 per child and per adult attending
Pencils and paper at the ready! Illustrator Katz Cowley invites you on a creative journey into her world of drawing magic and sketchbook secrets. Katz will also be giving a reading from Wonky Donkey’s Big Surprise. Ages 4+
A book cover for Guess how much I love you. A cartoon rabbit stares down at her child while they are pulling on her ears.

Guess How Much I Love You

Sun 28 Aug
3.45pm - 4.30pm
£6 per child and per adult attending
Join professional storyteller Liz Fost for a very special event celebrating the beloved tale, Guess How Much I Love You. With an exciting appearance from Little Nutbrown and Big Nutbrown Hare as well! Ages 3+
A book cover saying the book of brilliant bugs. A green / yellow background full of bugs!

Brilliant Bugs with Jess French

Sun 28 Aug
10.30am - 12pm
£16 per child. Adults do not need to accompany children during this event
Join Jess french for an amazing guided trek into the forests of Westonbirt as she helps you hunt for those tiny wonders all around us! Ages 5+
Martin Brown smiles at the camera. He stands among green foliage. He has grey hair and a grey beard with dark rimmed glasses.

Amazing Animal Drawing Workshop

Sun 28 Aug
1.30pm - 3pm
£16 per child. Adults do not need to accompany children during this event
Have fun drawing amazing animals and kooky cartoons with Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown, creator of Lesser Spotted Animals and Nell and the Cave Bear. Make your animal art awesome! Ages 7+
A book cover saying the extraordinary book that eats itself.

Eco-Projects Workshop with Penny Arlon and Susan Hayes

Sun 28 Aug
2.30pm - 4pm
£16 per child. Adults do not need to accompany children during this event
Every single page of The Extraordinary Book That Eats Itself transforms into a project that helps the environment! Meet authors Penny Arlon and Susan Hayes to hear about the small things you can do to make a difference. Ages 7+