Archive: Nov 2015

  1. 27.11 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week

      1. Alice in Wonderland turns 150! A timeless children’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is 150 years old in 2015 and the story of this beguiling tale begins with its creator, Charles Ludwidge Dodgson. Charles was a natural storyteller who regularly invented new stories to entertain his friends. He knew that for the best stories to […]

  2. The Bright Emporium Opens

    Last week the Bright team were delighted to launch The Bright Emporium in Clapham, London. The Bright Emporium is a space to celebrate and acknowledge illustration, where children and families can appreciate and discover this creative journey in a fun and variable environment. We showed the exhibition ‘Where The Story Began’- as seen at the […]

  3. LicensingSource.net feature The Bright Emporium!

    How do you know when you’ve made something special? Some of the best industry magazines cover your grand opening and place the article amongst the biggest brands in the UK today. Bright Group were lucky enough to feature amongst the likes of Sainbury’s, Mothercare and Star Wars in the LicensingSource.net newsletter this week! Samantha Loveday has […]

  4. A ‘ROARRRsome’ Storytime Sunday with Julia Patton

    On Sunday 15th November we hosted the very first Storytime Sunday at The Bright Emporium with the amazing Julia Patton! Julia’s latest artistic adventure, The Curious Tale of Fi-Rex (Fat Fox) is a collaborative story written by celebrities to raise money for BBC’s Children in Need. With her dinosaur tail swinging behind her, Julia rallied […]

  5. The Bright Emporium Opens!

    Last week the Bright team were delighted to launch The Bright Emporium in Clapham, London. The Bright Emporium is a space to celebrate and acknowledge illustration, where children and families can appreciate and discover this creative journey in a fun and variable environment. We showed the exhibition ‘Where The Story Began’- as seen at the […]

  6. Have yourself a merry little Christmas with bespoke greetings cards!

    Kim Martin It has been an unusually balmy autumn, but as the turning leaves drift away with the November gusts, our thoughts are turning from glowing pumpkins to glittering snowmen. We have a whole host of gorgeous new Christmas artworks from our talented artists to bring the festive season squarely – and sensationally – into […]

  7. Benji Davies wins Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award

    Benji Davies’ Grandad’s Island (Simon & Schuster) has done the double at this years Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards winning both the best picture book prize and being crowned overall children’s book of the year, beating off competition from three other category winners. Each category winner received a £1,000 cheque and Davies was also presented with […]

  8. London Square invites families to book reading with award-winning children’s author

    On Saturday 7th November, London Square invites all young book worms to London Square Teddington for a book reading with much-loved author and illustrator Sue Hendra. Best-known for books such as Barry the Fish with Fingers and Norman the Slug with a Silly Shell (Simon & Schuster UK), Sue’s latest story, co-written with partner Paul Linnet, is to […]