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North East Primary Schools Could Win a Visit from David Walliams


The famous comedian; David Williams, widely recognised for his role in Little Britain and more recently as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent will take a one-day helicopter tour of the country and visit a few selected North East schools.


The recently acclaimed author is an idol in the eyes of many pupils throughout the North East,and he will be making their dreams come true should he meet them during his UK helicopter tour.

David Walliams most recent children’s book Awful Auntie topped the UK’s overall best-seller list for six full weeks since being published in September. It has sold over half a million copies already and became the biggest-selling book published in 2014, winning the National Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year and Audiobook of the Year.

The TV comedian turned childrens author will begin his #WalliamsWhirlwind tour of the country on March 5th to celebrate World Book Day, but he is still receiving invitations from primary schools and is yet to make a decision on which schools to visit.


The competition is open until February 6th, to be in with a chance of winning you have to explain in no more than 50 words why your primary school should win a visit, so if you have permission to enter a primary school then register your interest by clicking here.


Entrants must be aware that their school needs to have space big enough to accommodate a helicopter, or at least near enough for children to watch it arrive. (A chopper requires an open area of 150m by 50m to land and take).

The final go-ahead on the selected schools will be up to an aviation expert and the winning primary schools will be notified by March 5th.

Good luck to any schools that enter!

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