HEXHAM's Book Festival will have plenty of events going on over the weekend to keep the family entertained.

Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers will be shown at the Spiegeltent in the Hexham Abbey grounds on Friday, June 17. 

Especially made for ages five and up, the show is an immersive and interactive performance of games and imaginative play, while exploring Roald Dahl's extraordinary stories including The BFG and The Twits along the way.

Dan Saladino's new book Eating to Extinction will also be shown at the Spiegeltent on Friday. 

From a tiny crimson pear in the west of England to Syrian pistachios, Dan explores the foods we are at risk of losing forever and why we need to save them.

Simon Clark's Firmament - The Hidden Science of Weather, Climate Change and the Air That Surrounds Us will be shown on Saturday.

A unique guide to the science of the atmosphere surrounding Earth, Simon offers a rare and accessible tour of the details of the atmosphere and how we gained our knowledge of it.

The Great British Dig: History in your Back Garden will be shown in the Spiegeltent on Sunday.

The event brings archaeology and history closer to home than ever before as Chloe Duckworth explores the techniques used to uncover lost stories.