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Bee a Reader events

Make a beeline for these Bee a Reader events:

Saturday Spectacular: Bee Amazing…Bee a Reader!

An afternoon of free family fun as we get creative with all things Bee inspired.
Take a seat and enjoy the animated Bee film, as well as bee-related arts, crafts and illustration.


There will also be the opportunity to join our Bee a Reader Challenge and pick up an entry form for our bee-themed creative writing competition for 7-16 year olds.And as if that wasn’t enough, sign up to the Summer Reading Challenge and join thousands of others reading six books or more this summer!

Manchester Central Library - Saturday 21 July, 12 - 4pm

Bee a Reader

Join professional artists Jo and Fi as they celebrate Read Manchester’s Bee a Reader and the Manchester worker bee. Bee creative and decorate 2D stand-up bees inspired by your favourite stories, Bee in the City supersize bees, or your own favourite things! Ages 4 and above.

Avenue Library - Tuesday 24 July, 2.30-4.30pm

Hulme High Street Library - Wednesday 25 July, 2.30–4.30pm

Didsbury Library - Thursday 26 July, 2.30–4.30pm

Forum Library - Monday 30 July, 2.30–4.30pm

Gorton Libary - Tuesday 31 July, 2.30–4.30pm

Central Library Thursday 2 August, 2–4pm

Beswick Library - Thursday 9 August, 2.30–4.30pm

The Forum Centre, Wythenshawe- Monday 30 July, 2.30 - 4.30pm
Download this leaflet for all the Bee in the City activities at The Forum Centre this summer.

Download the Summer Reading Challenge leaflet for even more activities.

The Bee in the City trail runs from 23 July to 23 September.
Find out more.

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