Curated around the theme “Island of Dreams”, this year’s Singapore Writers Festival features programmes that invite audiences to celebrate and reflect on our hopes and aspirations. The Festival celebrates Singapore’s milestone 50th anniversary,
exploring not only Singapore’s development in the last 50 years but also the dreams of our nation.
At the Festival, families can look forward to SWF3, otherwise known as SWF For Families. Previously Little Lit, there are now 51 SWF3 programmes, both FREE and ticketed, that span music, storytelling, different forms of play and reading targeted specifically at young children, young adults and their families. Even ticketed events are VERY REASONABLY PRICED!
Look out for storytelling events featuring professional tellers, such as Roger Jenkins, Kiran Shah, Sheila Wee, Karen Lee and Shalni Doshi, taking place each weekend! Littlest ones can listen to award-winning authors such as Chris Haughton, Sarah Mounsey and Emila Yusof, while older kids (7 to 12 years) can learn from Rob Cowen, Paro Anand, Lianne Ong, AJ Low and more. There will also be an event by the To S.I.R With Love team, suitable for children with dyslexia or visual impairment.
Not forgetting the teens (13+), the expanded SWF3 programme features a cool new Young Adult (YA) track, starring the likes of Rachel Hartman, Whiti Hereaka, Joyce Chng and Joyce Chua.
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For more information, visit www.singaporewritersfestival.com
Read more about what to expect at Singapore Writers Festival For Families and download a guide to the many FREE and ticketed events families can look foward to at the Festival.
Win Tickets to
Singapore Writers Festival 2015 Programmes
Little Day Out is giving away two pairs of tickets to each of the following workshops below. Simply select which of the three workshops you would like to attend and you could possibly win two tickets to the workshop of your choice.
A Little Bit Lost
1 Nov, Sun, 11 am to 12 pm, ACM Learning Gallery
With the earnest assistance of his new friend Squirrel, Little Owl sets off in search of his mother, and meets other animal friends along the way. Join Little Owl (and Chris Haughton) on a journey to learn the art of illustration. This hands-on workshop includes basic handicraft. Adult help needed. For ages 4 to 6. Parent and child participation. Find out more.
Where the Wild Things Aren’t
31 Oct, Sat, 12 pm to 1 pm
Come sail away with Max to his island of dreams and explore Maurice Sendak’s classic book through theatre games, imaginative role-play and Reader’s Theatre. Can you tame the creatures to become King of the Wild Things? Come unleash the monster in you for a rumpus-ing good time. For ages 7 to 9. Find out more.
31 Oct, Sat, 2.30 pm to 4 pm, ACM Learning Gallery
Time to gather round and celebrate through this exciting percussion workshop. It’s very hands-on and evocative of tribal gatherings around the fire in a forest clearing. Learn simple rhythms and how to work together as a team. For ages 8 to 12. Parent and child participation. Find out more.
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