Author talk at Black Box as part of Belfast Children's Festival 2018

Monsters & Heroes

Shane Hegarty

Tue 12 Mar 2019

Performance times


Duration: 60 minutes

Age Recommendation



£3 per person, 1 free for every 10 purchased (part of the Schools programme)

Part of the Schools programme

With fun visuals, creative games and lots of audience participation Shane Hegarty's event is a show about ideas – where he finds his ideas for his stories, and how children can unlock theirs. Shane even reveals the two most important words behind any great story.

Shane Hegarty is the writer of the Darkmouth series of fantasy adventure books. A no. 1 bestseller in Ireland and shortlisted for the prestigious Waterstones Prize and Irish Book Awards, a major animated movie of Darkmouth is currently being made in Hollywood. A fifth in the series will be published in 2019.

Shane will also let young readers in on the secret of his brand series, starting in 2019...

For ages 8-11


Black Box

18-22 Hill Street
United Kingdom