Enter a world of wizards, warriors, mythical creatures and powerful magic with Blue Peter Book Award-winning author and new Waterstones Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, creator of How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizards of Once. Find out what inspires Cressida to create stories, where she finds ideas for her drawings and what it’s like to have your books made into films in this fantastic family event.

Booking Information

All children under 12 years must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. A ticket must be purchased for each person attending, including children under 2 years (unless otherwise indicated).


The Times and The Sunday Times Forum

The Times and The Sunday Times Forum is situated on the Montpellier Gardens site of The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival in the heart of Cheltenham (GL50 1UW).

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