A FESTIVAL that brings books and stories to life is coming to Purfleet in May.

The Pop Up Festival will feature an exciting packed programme of imaginative events, activities and artworks created especially for the event by authors, illustrators, poets and storytellers.

The festival, on Saturday, May 3, will take place at the High House Production Park, in Vellacott Close.

On the day, there will be the chance to visit a pop-up jazz club, encounter stories and songs with Ken Wilson-Max’s Pop-Up Jungle and take part in the adventure of King Arthur’s Round Table among other fun and imaginative events.

For more information, go to www.pop-up.org.uk