WhizzFizzFest Online

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Our exciting literary line-up and headlining events will see three fantastic authors, one amazing illustrator and a fun, interactive and dynamic story telling show to suit all whizzfizzers brought to you as part of WhizzFizzFest Online.

And there’s more! Scroll down for videos and activities to keep you entertained throughout the day as part of our online offering this year. Why not check out some videos from familiar faces from previous parades or see what’s on offer in our Book Club? See our amazing street entertainers in action from the comfort of home or get crafty with easy-to-follow guides.

An Audience with Michael Morpurgo featured
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Get to know Britain’s best-loved story maker:
SIR MICHAEL MORPURGO

Enjoy getting to know more about Britain’s best-loved story maker Michael Morpurgo with this family-friendly online event. Morpurgo will be speaking about his fascinating life, his timeless works and the inspiration behind it all – and he’ll even be answering some of our own whizzfizzers’ questions! Morpurgo will be joined by Emily Gravett, the multi-award-winning author and illustrator who has brought Morpurgo’s latest story A Song of Gladness to life as a picture book, for a live draw along. Bring along your freshly-sharpened pencils and paper to take part!

And that’s not all – your ticket for the event includes a signed copy of A Song of Gladness.

£9.75* | Running time 50 mins | Suitable for ages 3+

*Please note this excludes a £3 postage + packaging fee which will be added to your purchase at checkout. This will display as a ‘booking fee’ on your transaction.

If you’ve already got your copy of Morpurgo’s A Song of Gladness you can buy a ticket just for the online event. Price – £7

Be transported into the ‘Fowliverse’ with international bestselling author: EOIN COLFER

Explore the incredible mind behind the global bestselling, fantasy-favourite Artemis Fowl and the blockbusting spin-off series The Fowl Twins. That’s right, with this family-friendly online event you’ll have a sneak-peek into the magical Fowliverse and hear about the inspiration behind this much-loved franchise from the creator, Eoin Colfer.

And the magic doesn’t stop there. Your ticket for the event also includes a signed copy of The Fowl Twins: Deny all Charges.

£6* | Running time 50 mins | Suitable for ages 8+

An Audience with Eoin Colfer
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*Please note this excludes a £3 postage + packaging fee which will be added to your purchase at checkout. This will display as a ‘booking fee’ on your transaction.

If you’ve already got your copy of Colfer’s The Fowl Twins: Deny all Charges you can buy a ticket just for the online event. Price – £6

An Audience with Dan Freedman
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Dive into the fascinating world of author & football-enthusiast: DAN FREEDMAN

Like so many children, Dan Freedman grew up with dreams of being a professional footballer! That didn’t happen. Instead, Freedman has become one of the top football journalists interviewing the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. With this family-friendly online event, you’ll hear about Freedman’s career and how he’s put his passion and knowledge of football to good use, writing the hugely popular series of Jamie Johnson football novels which have now been adapted for TV by the BBC.

SCORE – Your ticket for the event also includes a signed copy of Jamie Johnson: Skills from Brazil.

£6* | Running time 50 mins | Suitable for ages 7+

*Please note this excludes a £3 postage + packaging fee which will be added to your purchase at checkout. This will display as a ‘booking fee’ on your transaction.

If you’ve already got your copy of Freedman’s Jamie Johnson: Skills from Brazil you can buy a ticket just for the online event. Price – £6

Story Chef

Feast your eyes and ears on the Story Chef!

Join the Story Chef as she cooks up a brand-new story. In this exclusive interactive performance, the Story Chef is going to need our amazing whizzfizzers to help decide key moments of the story. Share your ideas to create this literary masterpiece… it’s up to you to decide what happens next! Enjoy storytelling, music and mayhem in this live, online performance brought to you via Zoom.

If you have an idea for what the Story Chef’s kitchen could look like, send us your drawing and the first name of the child that drew it to whizzfizzfest.av@buckinghamshire.gov.uk and it might feature in the show! To watch the show there’s two things you might find handy (but don’t worry if you don’t have these!)- a wooden spoon, some plain paper and a felt tip or marker

See you in the kitchen soon

FREE | Running time 40 mins | Suitable for ages 5 – 10

Need help setting up your Zoom account? Check out their handy guide here.

The story chef featured
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Story of Whizz Fizz

A previous festival friend narrates your way through WhizzFizz over the years….

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Street Entertainers Video

A virtual video version of some of our fabulous street entertainers doing bringing the festival fun to you wherever you may be!

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Parade Performers Past & Present

Although your eagerly anticipated parade won’t be making it’s way through Aylesbury town centre this year, check out some of our past performers and participants in these amazing videos for your entertainment!

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A big thank you to the Buckinghamshire Music Trust for their support and we can’t wait to introduce their bands to our parade line up in future events.

Check out their website and YouTube channel for more musical clips and even learn a thing or two.

A big thank you to the APPAS for their support – we cant wait to see what they get up too next year!

If you would like to find out more, please head on over to their website.

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A big thank you to the The Amersham Band for their support and we can’t wait for them to make a return when our parade lines up again in future events.

Check out their website and YouTube channel for more videos and information.

A big thank you to LAR Performing Arts  for their support and we can’t wait to introduce them to our parade line up in future events.

Check out their website and YouTube channel for more videos and information.

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A huge thank you to the National Paralympic Heritage Trust for their support this year!

Get involved with what NPHT are working on this year by clicking the link to their website below.

In the meantime have a look at the video to the left regarding NPHT’s Paper Cranes. NPHT would love for you to have a go at making your own paper crane and post your images and messages on their website, social media or via email to admin@parlympicheritage.org.uk!

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Book Club

Calling all bookworms! Check out our new & local authors latest releases, get the low down from our authors on what to add to your reading list this summer and let us know your favourites on social media to share with whizzfizzers far and wide in what we’re calling the WhizzFizzFest online Book Club.

Book Club

Craft Videos

We’ve got some fantastic easy-to-follow craft videos suitable for all whizzfizzers!

Remember to ask a grown up for help before using scissors or doing any cutting & sticking.

Lion Mask

Get creative with this ‘roarsome’ lion mask! Remember to ask a grown up for help before using scissors or doing any cutting & sticking.

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Monster Blocks

Mix and match your own little Monster! Remember to ask a grown up for help before doing any cutting & sticking.

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Paper Plate Monster

Create your own little monster! Remember to ask a grown up for help before doing any cutting & sticking.

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Super Hero Mask

Get creative with this ‘SUPER’ activity! Remember to ask a grown up for help before doing any cutting & sticking.

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Paper Plate Fan

Let your creativity heat up with this Paper Plate Fan! Remember to ask a grown up for help before doing any cutting & sticking.

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Lolly Stick Kite

The sky’s the limit with this fun & simple lolly stick kite. Remember to ask a grown up for help before doing any cutting & sticking.

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Live from WhizzFizzFest

Festival friend DJ Dan Blaze will be live on the ground at WhizzFizzFest in the town centre on Saturday 26 June speaking to a whole host of whizzfizzers and we’ll have the latest right here for you throughout the day!

If you would like to be a part of this years WFF Young Artists Showcase please follow the link below!

Young Artists Showcase