An illustration of a magician riding a white rabbit. The Magician has green hair and a red cape. The rabbit has a rainbow saddle
Young Readers

The Wonder Panel!

with Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Joseph Coelho, Cressida Cowell and Chris Riddell
Sat 11 May 2024 , 11:00
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‘Fairy tales’, said GK Chesterton ‘are there to tell us, not that dragons are real but that they can be defeated.’

We’ve rounded up a posse of the nation’s most glorious story tellers to share their adventures in gold hunting and dragon taming. We will ask them the great story questions - what is the secret of happiness? Who is the fairest of them all? And who’s been eating my porridge?

A celebration of the glory of story, and an investigation into how stories help us build the machinery of happiness.

‘Brighton College Prep School is delighted to be supporting Brighton Festival’s Wonder Panel. We are thrilled that Guest Director Frank Cottrell-Boyce and the amazing panel are bringing their love of reading and writing to the Festival. We are passionate about inspiring children and young people to read and hope that this event will further promote this across the city and beyond.’

Ant Falkus, Headmaster, Brighton College Prep School

Brighton College Prep School