Fun Kids

Dom Joly’s poetry competition with the Trussell Trust

Comedian Dom Joly and CEO of the Trussell Trust Emma Revie join Bex.
They’re chat about a new school poetry campaign by the Trussell Trust, with the topic of a Hunger-Free Future in the UK.
In November 2020, we launched an ambitious campaign to…

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Puzzlewood, Van Gogh and corner bookmarks

Adam’s visiting Puzzlewood, an ancient woodland in the Forest of Dean to find out all about the movies and TV shows that were filmed there and walk around the place. Dan’s back with another craft – he’s making these cool corner bookmarks &nd…

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Monkey friendships and Roman colosseums

This week we’ll be talking about Mental Health Awareness Week, what the Italian government has planned for the ancient colosseum in Rome and how some monkeys have formed an unlikely friendship. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether pl…

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David Tennant, Patience Agbabi and Luke & Sean from the Breakfast Show

Sean from the Breakfast Show is joined not by Robot but by his co-author Luke to chat about their new book Jamie McFlair and the Boyband Generator, as well as a reading of Terry Pratchetts The Carpet People which tells the story of a whole world living…

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Maddie Moate and Greg Foot

Dan speaks to Maddie Moate and Greg Foot about adventurous science!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Perrygrove railway, Simon Farnaby and making wands

In this episode of Activity Quest, Adam visits a heritage railway in the Forest of Dean, Dan’s talking magic and making things in Craft Corner and Sean’s giving you a load of stuff you can do no matter where you are in the country.
Remembe…

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Voting at 16 and football clubs leave social media

This week we’ll be talking about the COVID crisis in India, football clubs boycotting social media, and how wildcats could return to England and Wales. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about voting at 16.
Tell us what you think of the podcast…

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Dani Harmer talks My Mum Tracy Beaker

Dani Harmer (AKA Tracy Beaker) talks about the new chapter in the Tracy Beaker series, My Mum Tracy Beaker.
Tracy Beaker is back 20 years after the original TV series was filmed and she’s now a mum!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in…

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Mermaid school, Cressida Cowell, and Zog at Warwick Castle

In this episode of Activity Quest, Anna Louise becomes a mermaid – she learns all about swimming, water safety and fins! – and Bex chats to the Children’s Laureate, Cressida Cowell. 
All of that, plus stuff to do across the country fr…

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Super Leagues and sea sponges

This week we’ll be talking about the football league that lasted only a few days, a new type of sea sponge, and the helicopter that flew on Mars. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about flights in the UK.
Tell us what you think of the podcast,…

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