Entertainment

Isla Fisher is coming to Manchester as part of the 2017 Manchester Children’s Book Festival

Off 82
This summer, actress turned children’s author Isla Fisher is coming to Manchester to launch latest children’s book.

Manchester Children’s Book Festival and Waterstones Deansgate will welcome Isla Fisher to Manchester this August to celebrate the publication of Marge and the Great Train Rescue.

Isla will visit Waterstones Deansgate from 12:30pm, on the Wednesday 23rd August for “fun and giggles”, reading from her latest book in the ‘Marge in Charge’ series. Isla will also be taking questions from the audience and signing copies of her books. Isla will be chatting with Corrinne Averiss, author of Dot in the Snow and Floss the Playground Boss.

Festival Director Kaye Tew said, “We’re delighted to welcome Isla Fisher for this special event. I can’t wait to hear what Marge the rainbow-haired babysitter gets up to this time. What better way to spend an afternoon, than an hour of entertaining chat, followed by browsing the shelves of a bookshop.”

Tickets are priced at £5.99 (admitting one adult and one child) and available via www.mcbf.org.uk/whats-on/events

About the author / 

Humanity Hallows
Humanity Hallows

Humanity Hallows is Manchester Metropolitan University’s official student magazine.

More News Stories:

  • Classical Archives: Behind Holst – The Planets

    In our Classical Archives series, Bronwyn Riseley looks at composer Gustav Holst’s 1914-16 orchestral suite The Planets By Bronwyn Riseley The Planets, Op. 32: I. Mars, the Bringer of War This composition may seem familiar if you’ve watched films such as Star Wars or Gladiator (we’ll call it heavy inspiration), but this is the origin…

  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Trailer: 65 million years in the making

    By Pruthvi Khilosia Film fan excitement went viral when the trailer for the next chapter in the Jurassic series, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, was finally released on Friday. This is something that fans all around the world have been waiting for since the release of the fourth film Jurassic World in 2015. A fourteen year wait…

  • #HumanityHallowsMCR: WIN £100 Voucher with Student Photography Competition

    Featured image: Assan Begimov Are you a Manchester Met student and photography enthusiast? Do you love the city of Manchester as much as we do? If so, then this is the competition for you! Humanity Hallows, Manchester Met’s student magazine, is running a photography competition with the theme of ‘Manchester’. To take advantage of this fantastic opportunity…

  • The Charlatans @ Manchester Apollo

    Touring new album, Different Days, The Charlatans are back and showing that there is plenty of life in them yet! By Sam Gosling “It’s good to be back”, announced frontman Tim Burgess as the indie legends took to the stage. Burgess and co. open with ‘Just When You’re Thinkin’ Things Over’ from their early self-titled album. The Manchester crowd…

Instagram Feed

1
Something is wrong. Response takes too long or there is JS error. Press Ctrl+Shift+J or Cmd+Shift+J on a Mac.

Categories