Galle Literary Festival


27jan9:00 am4:00 pmCHILDREN Age 9-119:00 am - 4:00 pm View in my timeThomas Gall SchoolEvent CategoryChildrenEvent PriceSOLD OUT

Event Details

Gather at Thomas Gall School for a day of creative writing workshops with fabulous Sri Lankan and international authors, and art & drama therapists. See session details below –

WRITING WORKSHOP: Leila and the Blue Fox

Join author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in this introduction to her story, and follow Leila’s journey to find a rare arctic fox. This session explores themes of family ties, migration and climate change.

WRITING WORKSHOP: Writing with Nizrana Farook

Join author of The Girl Who Lost a Leopard, Nizrana Farook, for a creative writing workshop on how to think up and write down your very own adventure stories.

ART WORKSHOP: Record, Reflect, Write

Join art therapist Shimali Perera on a stroll around the garden, collecting objects that appeal to you, before taking some time to draw your favourite item and write about it.


Join drama therapist Tehani Chitty for this reenactment of an European folktale about a stranger with a magical stone who brings a frozen village to life. This workshop explores themes of giving and sharing.




(Saturday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm View in my time


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