David Almond: History, Mystery, Magic

February 16, 2024


In this inspiring session, million-copy bestselling author David Almond will take us on a journey to explore the magic of imagination and creativity as he celebrates 25 years of his modern classic Skellig.  Are you ready?

Friday 16th February 6pm

Pavillion Events Space at The Alnwick Garden 

£9 Standard Ticket | £2 Child Ticket

Age Recommendation: 8+


The Book Now link will take you to The Alnwick Playhouse booking system as this event is in partnership with Alnwick Story FEST 2024 


David Almond is a British children’s writer who has written several novels, each one to critical acclaim. His first children’s novel, Skellig (1998), set in Newcastle, won the Whitbread Children’s Novel of the Year Award and also the Carnegie Medal. David is also author of Bone Music, The Dam, The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas, Kit’s Wilderness, Island, My Name is Mina, The Tightrope Walkers, The Savage, A Song for Ella Grey, Half a Creature from the Sea, and many more novels, stories, picture books, plays, radio programmes, songs and opera libretti. His work is translated into over 40 languages and has won a string of major awards around the world. In 2021, David was awarded an OBE for services to literature.