Children's Book Festivals

Know of or run a literature festival of interest to children's reading and development? Please get in touch and submit details for a FREE listing here. You can use the form on the Contact page or simply email us with a link to: info@childrensreadingfestivals.com

January 2018

Jan-April - An invitation to capture the primary school nation Website 

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February 2018

7-18 Feb - Imagine Childrens Festival - Website

24 Feb - Between the Lines SheffieldWebsite
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March 2018

1-31 Mar - Essex Book Festival - Website

2-10 Mar - Tamworth Literary Festival Website

8-18 Mar - Huddersfield Literature Festival - Website

10 Mar - HLF at HTAFC - The Snow Lion - Website

15-25 Mar - Bourneville Bookfest  - Website

15-26 Mar - York Literature Festival  Website

17-25 Mar - Oxford Literary Festival - Website

April 2018

22-29 April - Stratford-Upon-Avon Literary Festival - Website

 

May 2018

4 MayShrewsbury BookfestWebsite

6-8 May - Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival - Website

12 May - Pontypridd Children's Book Festival - Website

12-13 May - Barnes Kids Literature Festival - Website

19-20 May - Linton Children's Book Festival Website

24 May-3 Jun - Hay Festival Website

June 2018

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20-23 Jun - Blackburn Children's Reading Festival Website

1-3 Jun Wychwood Festival Website

28-30 Jun - Lancashire Science Festival - Website

29 Jun-8 Jul - Bradford Literature Festival Website

t.b.a. - Manchester Childrens Book FestivalWebsite

t.b.a. Word Pool Festival Blackpool Website

t.b.a. - Wicked Young Writer Awards Website 

 

 

July 2018

t.b.a. Wychwood Festival Website Bradford on Avon Mini Book Festival Website

t.b.a. Wychwood Festival Website - Inspired Words Festival Norwich Website

t.b.a. Wychwood Festival Website - Brentwood Children's Literary Festival - Website

August 2018

19-20 Aug Lisburn Young People's International Literature Festival

t.b.a. - Wychwood Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Edinburgh International Book Festival - Website

September 2018

27-30 Sept. - Broughton Hall Children's Literature Festival Website

t.b.a. - Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival Website

t.b.a. - Chiswick Children's Book festival Website

t.b.a. - Ryedale Book Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Appledore Book Festival, Devon - Website

t.b.a. - Lit Up Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Bath Children's Literature Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Ilkley Literature Festival - Website

October 2018

t.b.a. - Henley Children's FestivalWebsite

t.b.a. - Cheltenham Literature Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Durham Book Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival Website

t.b.a. - Dundee Literary Festival Website

t.b.a. - Children's Illustrated Book Festival, LoughboroughWebsite

t.b.a. - Berwick Literary Festival - Website


t.b.a. - Leeds Big Bookend Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Cardiff Kids Lit Fest - Launch Website

t.b.a. - Shrewbury Bookfest Website

t.b.a. - Stream - South London Book Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Thought Bubble Website



November 2017

20 NovBanbury Literary Live Website

t.b.a. - Bridport Literary Festival - Website

t.b.a. - NCBF Northern Children's Book Festival - Website

t.b.a. - South Ken Kids Festival - Website

t.b.a. - Books On Tyne - Website

t.b.a. - Book Week Scotland - Website


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9 Dec - Christmas Mischief: Stories with Santa’s Elves - Liverpool

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Upcoming Festivals

Jan-Apr - An invitation to capture the primary school nation

15-25 Mar - Bourneville Bookfest

17-25 Mar - Oxford Literary Festival

15-26 Mar - York Literature Festival

22-29 April - Stratford-Upon-Avon Literary Festival

4 May - Shrewsbury Bookfest

6-8 May - Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival

12 May - Pontypridd Children's Book Festival

12-13 May - Barnes Kids Literature Festival

19-20 May - Linton Children's Book Festival

24 May-3 Jun - Hay Festival

20-23 Jun - Blackburn Children's Reading Festival


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