STORIES UP HIGH, SKYHIGH MOUNT DANDENONG
If you are looking for something to do tomorrow or Sunday, Skyhigh, Mount Dandenong is featuring two events included in the STORIES UP HIGH Festival to be held at venues in the Dandenong Ranges and Healesville from May 10, 2015.
Stories Up High is a festival of ideas, imagination, and laughter. It includes a range of author talks, including two of the biggest names in children’s literature, David Walliams and Andy Griffiths! There will be exhibitions, movies, storytelling, competitions, cooking, writing, gardening, reading, and train rides.
This Festival has something for everyone. Whether you are a child, or the parent of a child, or the grandparent, or aunt, uncle, or friend, there is an event for you! Visit iconic venues throughout the beautiful Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley during autumn, when they are at their very best!
12 May 2015 – David Walliams hosted by Eddie Perfect
David Walliams, the new Roald Dahl, has taken the children’s literary world by storm. He is the biggest UK children’s author to debut this century. His books have been translated into forty languages and have sold over four million copies in the UK alone. Hosted by Eddie Perfect, David will discuss his stories and read from one of his bestselling books. He will be available for book signings following the talk.
Time: 5 pm to 6pm
17 May 2015 – Andy Griffiths headlines Stories Up High.
A day of literary excitement, including puppet shows and fun activities. Andrew “Andy” Griffiths is an Australian children’s book author and comedy writer. He is most notable for his Just! series, which was converted into an animated television series called What’s with Andy?.
At Skyhigh Mount Dandenong, share a hilarious morning with Andy Griffiths and follwing book signings, be entertained by Punch and Judy, enjoy stories from fairies and pirates and participate in fun literacy games
Time: 10.30am to 4pm
For further information on the events to be held Skyhigh Mount Dandenong as part of the Stories Up High Festival: www.skyhighmtdandenong.com.au
Dates and Times:
Tuesday May 12– David Walliams Hosted by Eddie Perfect – 5 to 6pm
Sunday May 17 – Andy Griffiths – 10.30am to 4pm
Venue: Skyhigh Mount Dandenong, 26 Observatory Road, Mount Dandenong
Phone: (03) 9751 0443
David Walliams $20 and $12 Concession
Andy Griffiths – $25
Car fees apply for entry