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The Making of Grandad’s Secret Giant, with the Award Winning David Litchfield.

I urge every parent to buy a copy of David’s new picture book. It’s a story about acceptance, described and illustrated...

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Behind The Pumpkin Project with Sarah Jennings!

Sarah Jennings has just completed the illustrations for a book that won the ITV Lorraine’s Top Tales prize...

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A Musical Storytime Sunday with Tom Knight and Jimmy Finnigan!

A fantastically LOUD and ROCKING Storytime Sunday with Jimmy Finnigan's Wild Wood Band!!

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Marvellous Mother’s Day card crafting-

We wanted to give something back to our wonderful Bright Emporium mums, and so did our Brightlings at Craft and Create!

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Storytime Sunday: Here Comes The Sun!

A magical Storytime Sunday with Author and Illustrator Karl Newson and Migy Blanco, reading Here Comes The Sun!

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Spiders Playing Sport: Storytime with Sebastien Braun

Seb Braun returned to the Emporium for a sold out Spinderella Storytime...

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OUR HALF TERM ACTIVITY BONANZA!!

This week it was half term for lots of schools, so the Emporium threw open its doors and filled it with fun for families...

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Storytime Sunday with an Unexpected Visitor!

Jess Courtney Tickle visited the Bright Emporium with her debut author illustrated picture book: The Unexpected Visitor...

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Read! Make! Play! with The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield

A magical, musical Read! Make! Play! featuring a small bear and his piano...

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Storytime Sunday: With Gabe Alborozo and Thank Goodness for Bob

We were joined by wonderful super-duo; author, Matthew Morgan & illustrator, Gabe Alborozo...

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HIRE OUR SPACE!

The Bright Emporium is the perfect space to hire, from birthdays, to workshops and more...

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Storytime Sunday: Too Many Carrots with Katy Hudson!

A fabulous start to a new year of Storytime Sunday's with the brilliant Katy Hudson reading her book; Too Many Carrots..

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A Christmas Storytime with Benji Davies & The Storm Whale In Winter

What a wonderfully festive story time finale to round up our events for the year...

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Book Launch: A Dot in the Snow

On Saturday 3rd December, we hosted the official London book launch for A Dot in the Snow, by Corrinne Averiss and Fiona...

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The Best Christmas Present Ever! Storytime with Ben Mantle

A Christmas Storytime Sunday with Ben Mantle, Sunday 27th November...

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Read! Make! Play! With Poles Apart

Poles Apart workshop, Sunday 27th November...

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Read! Make! Play! With The Fox and the Wild

Photos from our last Read! Make! Play! workshop featuring The Fox in the Wild, by Clive Macfarland...

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Building Boys and Girls at Storytime with David Litchfield and Ross Montgomery!

A handful of photos from our brilliant Storytime Sunday...

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10 tips on making Messy Mornings!

Our 'Messy Mornings' facilitator Rachael Bull gives us her Top Mess-Making Tips!

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Introducing Read! Make! Play!

Introducing Read Make Play with Kim: A writer, artist, drama teacher and new Arts Facilitator at The Bright Emporium!

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A Storytime of Four Seasons, with Jessica Courtney-Tickle

We held our first musical story time on Sunday with artist, Jessica Courtney-Tickle. It was great to combine music...

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Get Your Thinking Hats On! Last Storytime Sunday with Julia Patton…

See all the photos from the event and find out what's coming up at The Bright Emporium...

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The Heartiest of Story Times with Cap’n Fred Blunt!

A great many little pirates joined us on Sunday — it was a truly excellent party me hearties! Fred Blunt led the crew...

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All Fun at The St John’s Hill Street Fair…

The Bright Emporium proudly sponsored and took part in the annual local street party on St John’s Hill on Sunday...

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Launching The Bright Collection…

On Tuesday night we held the private view of our brand new exhibition, The Bright Collection — a celebration of work...

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A Celebration of All Things Illustration Up On St John’s Hill…

To celebrate our artists work and share it with the public, the agency has opened The Bright Emporium, a unique space...

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A Gold Medal for Storytime Sunday with Marta Kissi…

Marta Kissi hosted a story time fit for olympians this Sunday with the recently published debut picture book from Mo Farah...

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Story Time Sunflowers with Fiona Woodcock…

Fiona began with a reading from her beautifully illustrated picture book which evokes real feelings of nostalgia for...

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No Wallflowers Here! Behind the Scenes at the Official Book Launch of Fiona Woodcock’s Debut; Hiding Heidi

We celebrated with our esteemed colleagues from Simon and Schuster on Tuesday evening at the official book launch of...

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Q&A with our Creative Writing Workshop Teacher, Mikala!

A little background on Mikala in the lead-up to her Creative Writing Workshops starting Saturday 23rd July...

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Storytime Success with Jorge Martin!

Thanks to Jorge Martin for another great story time event on Sunday...

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A Father’s Day Special for Story time with Seb Braun!

Thanks to the wonderful Sebastien Braun for another very successful and extra special Storytime Sunday, celebrating...

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Feronia Parker-Thomas brings Sunshine and Rainbows to Storytime Sunday!

We had another Sunday of great story-telling and creativity last week with Bright illustrator, Feronia Parker-Thomas...

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Ben Mantle’s Dinostars launched at The Bright Emporium

Last week Bright artist Ben Mantle, The Bright Emporium, Pan Macmillan and High View primary school came together as ...

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A Right Royal Story time with Ada Grey!

We had a lovely morning with Ada Grey, illustrator of the Royal Baby series by Martha Mumford last Sunday!...

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Our First Mini Yoga Class!

At 9am on Saturday 30th April, a crowd of keen mini yogis gathered at the Emporium for the first session..

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Good Knight, Bad Knight & Tom Knight! A Storytime Sunday fit for Kings.

We had another great story time on Sunday with the wonderfully creative Tom Knight, author and illustrator of Good Knight...

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Gremlins and poetry?! Yes! A very active and fun-filled storytime Sunday!

This Storytime Sunday was so much fun and we thank you all for coming. If you’ve not yet been, don’t miss out...

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An Eggtastic Storytime Sunday, with Katy Hudson and Laura Hughes

This weekend we had an eggtastic bunny themed February Storytime Sunday in the lead up to Easter with Katy Hudson...

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