Only one month to go until this year’s WhizzFizzFest!

Wednesday 22 May 2019: The countdown is officially on for this year’s WhizzFizzFest, Aylesbury’s fantastic family-friendly literary and arts festival taking place in Aylesbury town centre on Saturday 22 June, 10.30am – 5.30pm! With just one month to go until the big day, everyone’s invited to take a look at the incredible selection of activities,…

It’s time to get creative with WhizzFizzFest’s new illustration competition!

Monday 20 May 2019: Over the next three weeks, WhizzFizzFest is running an illustration competition, inviting all super WhizzFizzFest enthusiasts to channel their artistic flair and create their own super character. As Aylesbury’s much-loved family-friendly literary and arts festival, WhizzFizzFest is excited to offer another fun and creative competition. The festival, which takes pace on…

FREE tickets available for WhizzFizzFest’s fantastic competition results event: 500 Words Challenge –The Final Chapter

Thursday 9 May 2019: Come along to the exciting ‘Final Chapter’ of the Queens Park Arts Centre 500 Words Challenge, taking place at this year’s WhizzFizzFest on Saturday 22 June in Aylesbury town centre. Earlier this year, WhizzFizzFest highlighted that Aylesbury’s much-loved family-friendly literary and arts festival isn’t just about reading stories, but writing them…

WhizzFizzFest launches a GIANT new competition!

Monday 1 April 2019: There’s an unmissable, giant new visitor coming to Aylesbury town centre as part of the fantastic celebrations for this year’s WhizzFizzFest, Aylesbury’s much-loved children’s literary and arts festival on Saturday 22 June, and your help is needed to name this larger-than-life addition. Standing at five metres tall, two metres wide, and…

Celebrating World Poetry Day

Thursday 21 March 2019:   It’s World Poetry Day, and what better time, To share the delights of WhizzFizz with a fun little rhyme. The festival celebrates all the creative arts, With children’s literature and their imaginations at its very heart.   Where to begin, when there’s so much in store? Listen up, here’s lots…

More tickets released for WhizzFizzFest festivities!

Thursday 7 March 2019: To coincide with World Book Day, Aylesbury’s annual WhizzFizzFest, the all-day family festival celebrating literature and the arts, has released tickets for another exciting event!  Taking place on Saturday 22 June in Aylesbury’s town centre, this year’s WhizzFizzFest is shaping up to be another fantastic day out for all the family….

Tickets on sale now for this year’s WhizzFizzFest!

Friday 1 March 2019: Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) is delighted to be welcoming three incredible family-favourite authors to join them at WhizzFizzFest 2019, Aylesbury’s annual family-friendly literary and arts festival. Tickets are on sale from today! The eagerly anticipated festival will be returning to Aylesbury town centre on Saturday 22 June where there will…

WhizzFizzFest presents… the ‘Queens Park 500 Words Challenge’

Friday 14 December 2018: WhizzFizzFest isn’t just about reading stories – it’s about writing them too! To coincide with this year’s WhizzFizzFest, Queens Park Arts Centre (QPAC) in Aylesbury will be running its first-ever ‘Queens Park 500 Words Challenge’. Aspiring authors aged 5-13 are invited to take part and submit their own original 500-word fiction…

WhizzFizzFest to return with a bang for 2019!

Thursday 6 December 2018: Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) is excited to announce the return of Aylesbury’s WhizzFizzFest, taking place on Saturday 22 June 2019. The fabulous La Voix from Aylesbury Waterside Theatre’s Peter Pan Christmas production was on hand to make the announcement – oh yes she was! Sharing her excitement for the increasingly…

2018: A fizztastic success for WhizzFizzFest!

Fantastical fun and whizzfizzing wonderfulness packed Aylesbury town centre on Saturday 30 June 2018, as festival goers celebrated children’s literature at this year’s WhizzFizzFest. Now in it’s 16th year, this family-friendly festival, originally inspired by Roald Dahl, began in grand tradition with a street parade around the town centre involving hundreds of local school children,…