Edward Lear was a famous author and illustrator who lived in the 1800’s. Although he is best remembered for his famous poem The Owl and The Pussy Cat, he was also well-known for his limericks which were published in his Book of Nonsense. A limerick is a silly poem with five lines, which is often funny and doesn’t have to make any sense.

Your challenge, if you choose to accept it, is to write your own limerick on a freshly washed paper t-shirt or pair of shorts, cut them out and leave them in the basket ready to peg on Lear’s Laundry Limerick Line! Plus, you can make your very own Owl and Pussy Cat, to sail away home with; all in our free weekend craft.

Hey! A note for the adults: finished poems must be squeaky clean…

Time details

11am - 4pm

Upcoming events

Saturday 26 November 11am The Den
Sunday 27 November 11am The Den

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