In a special family show for all ages from nought to 90, Bradford’s own globe-trotting, bestselling children’s poet and popular performer, Nick Toczek, will be presenting terrific tales of grizzly bears!

The event will feature a selection of bear poems alongside bear puppetry, bear stories and more. After all, if you go down to Bradford Literature Festival today, you are in for a big surprise…

About The Host

Nick Toczek

Nick Toczek is a writer and performer from Bradford. Throughout the 1970s and 80s he toured with bands and as a poet, and ran both music and poetry clubs in Yorkshire, becoming an integral part of the Ranting scene. Since the mid-90s Nick has been a best-selling children’s writer. He is also a professional close-up magician, a skilled puppeteer, a prolific print journalist and an experienced broadcaster.

Photo by Gaynor Toczek