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Festival appoints new Children's Events Programmer

Tuesday 1st November 2016

We are very excited that Jane Churchill has joined the team as Children's and Schools' events Programmer. Jane will be building on our already extensive programme for young people which offers author and illustrator events for all ages.

Jane has worked with children’s books in one way or another virtually all her life.  She has been a bookseller, library assistant, publicist for various publishers, a prize judge,  reviewer and the event organiser and buyer for a library supplier among others.  She was director of the children’s programme for the Cheltenham Literature Festival for 17 years and is currently the fiction advisor for the French publisher, Gallimard Jeunesse and with the National Trust on their children's festivals.

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