Type of Artist:
Family events and poetry readings for children, with a lot of humour and some serious work smuggled in!
Brian has performed his work world-wide. He offers a performance for older children- up to and including sixth form with as many attending as possible!
A tailor-made performance of up to an hour of very accessible humorous and serious poetry including a Q&A.
DetailsPreferred age range:
Family events: parents with children 7-11 or school events with children and also older students- see above.
No of sessions per day:
One performance unless otherwise agreed.
45-60 minutes. Q&A from the children welcomed afterwards.
Areas prepared to travel to:
Easy striking distance of London by train, or easy striking distance of Totnes by train.
No overnights unless festival events.
Train or taxi
Please email us for details
Brian Patten website
Gargling With Jelly
Juggling With Gerbils
The Impossible Parents
The Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse, etc
“Wild and witty”- The Telegraph
“Lots of jokey energy, lots of pace and punch”- Times Educational Supplement
'Humour, sincerity, sheer brilliance - not to be missed' The Scotsman
Brian Patten Amazon site