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Upstairs Downstairs Crossword

Written by The Reader, 7th May 2013

Visitors to Croxteth Hall in Croxteth Park, Liverpool, have the opportunity to win a copy of A Little, Aloud for Children as the Croxteth crossword celebrates its 100th anniversary!

Croxteth Hall and Country Park from the airAs part of Liverpool's In Other Words Literary Festival, Croxteth Hall are offering a puzzle with a difference; the Upstairs Downstairs Crossword features clues uncovering the hall's great history As visitors explore 'upstairs and downstairs' in the Earl of Sefton's home, they can fill in the crossword sheet to reveal the mystery name of a famous children's author.

Correct entries will enter a prize draw to win a copy of our anthology of stories and poems specially selected to read aloud with young people, A Little, Aloud for Children. The book includes a rich and wide-ranging set of extracts from timeless classics such as Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens and Edith Nesbit, to stories from modern-day favourites including David Almond, Frank Cottrell Boyce and Neil Gaiman, and featuring a foreword from Michael Morpurgo, the book offers a truly magical melting-pot of prose and poetry that will delight every child.

The Upstairs Downstairs Crossword is free with entry to Croxteth Hall and runs until 19th May. Good luck!

 

1 thought on “Upstairs Downstairs Crossword

American coach tour organiser - Van from Virginia, USA says:

I would just like to say I took a coach tour to this event last summer (after visiting the event in 2013) and thoroughly enjoyed this unique and imaginative event. It made us really think and study the hall as well as enjoying a crossword!!! Well done.

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