Category Archives: Schools & Festivals

A memorable World Book Day

Posted on by Barbara Mitchelhill

This year I had World Book Day at the Marches School in Oswestry.  I was met by a wonderful librarian who had everything organised right down to the last cup of coffee and glass of water and… you should have … Read More


Visit to Altrincham College of Arts

Posted on by Barbara Mitchelhill

It’s almost a year since I made the Tudor costumes for pupils to try on at events for Road to London.  Here are two pupils from Altrincham College of Arts wearing the clothes Thomas and Alice might have worn.  We … Read More


West Sussex Book Award November 2012

Posted on by Barbara Mitchelhill

It’s always a pleasure to travel down to Sussex.  For one thing, it’s a long journey – and I love the opportunity to sit back with a cup of coffee and read a good book (in this case Sarah Thornhill … Read More


Stockton Book of the Year Award

Posted on by Barbara Mitchelhill

I had a wonderful time at the Stockton Book of the Year Award. Lots of children came and talked about the books that had been shortlisted. It was great fun until the time came for the award to be announced … Read More