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

July 2017

15 July Bradford on Avon Mini Book Festival Website

15 July - Inspired Words Festival Norwich Website

22-29 July - Brentwood Children's Literary Festival - Website

August 2017

12-28 August - Edinburgh International Book Festival - Website

September 2017

13-17 Sept - Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival Website

14-18 Sept - Chiswick Children's Book festival Website

22 Sept - Ryedale Book Festival - Website

22-30 Sept - Appledore Book Festival, Devon - Website

28 Sept - 22 Oct - Lit Up Festival - Website

29 Sept - 8 Oct - Bath Children's Literature Festival - Website

29 Sept - 15 Oct - Ilkley Literature Festival - Website

October 2017

2-8 Oct - Henley Children's FestivalWebsite

6-15 Oct - Cheltenham Literature Festival - Website

7-15 Oct - Durham Book Festival - Website

17-23 Oct - Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival Website

18-22 Oct - Dundee Literary Festival Website

18-24 Oct - Children's Illustrated Book Festival, LoughboroughWebsite

19-22 Oct - Berwick Literary Festival - Website

November 2017

t.b.c - Shrewbury Bookfest Remembers Website

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

t.b.c - Thought Bubble Website

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

t.b.c - Bridport Literary Festival Website

t.b.c - South Ken Kids Festival Website

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

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

t.b.c - Banbury Literary Live Website

t.b.c - Books On Tyne Website

t.b.c - Humber Mouth Literature Festival - Website

t.b.c - Nottingham Telling Tales - Website

t.b.c - H&H Literary Festival - Website

t.b.c - Book Week Scotland Website

December 2017

January 2017

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

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February 2017

4-18 Feb - Library Fest Leeds - Website

9-19 Feb - Imagine Childrens Festival - Website

March 2017

March - Essex Book Festival - Website

4-5 March - Wray Castle Children's Book Festival - Website

4-19 March - Huddersfield Literature Festival - Website

17-26 March - Bourneville Bookfest  - Website

23-25 March - Selby District Children's Reading Festival

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25 March Cardiff Children’s Lit Fest - Website

25-26 March - Knole Children’s Book Fest - Website

25 March - 2 April - Oxford Literary Festival - Website

April 2017

10-22 April - Pageturners Reading Festival -  Website

23-30 April - Stratford-Upon-Avon Literary Festival - Website

28 April - 1 May - Shrewsbury BookfestWebsite

30 April - 2 May - Chiddingstone Castle Literary Festival - Website

T.B.A. - Blend of Words Festival - Website

May 2017

13-14 May - Barnes Kids Literature Festival - Website

25 May - 4 June - Hay Festival Website

T.B.A. Linton Children's Book Festival Website

T.B.A. - Poems & Pictures Storytelling Website

June 2017

2-4 June Wychwood Festival Website

11 Jun - 15 July - Manchester Childrens Book FestivalWebsite

22 June Word Pool Festival Blackpool Website

25 June - Ryedale Book Festival Website 

26 June - Dreams of Freedom at the RAH Website

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29 June - 1 July - Lancashire Science Festival - Website

30 June - 9 July - Bradford Literature Festival Website

T.B.A. - Wicked Young Writer Awards Website 

 

 

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Upcoming Festivals

12-28 August - Edinburgh International Book Festival

13-17 Sept - Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

14-18 Sept - Chiswick Children's Book festival

22 Sept - Ryedale Book Festival

22-30 Sept - Appledore Book Festival, Devon

28 Sept - 22 Oct - Lit Up Festival

29 Sept - 8 Oct - Bath Children's Literature Festival

29 Sept - 15 Oct - Ilkley Literature Festival

2-8 Oct - Henley Children's Festival

6-15 Oct - Cheltenham Literature Festival

7-15 Oct - Durham Book Festival

17-23 Oct - Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival

18-22 Oct - Dundee Literary Festival

18-24 Oct - Children's Illustrated Book Festival, Loughborough

19-22 Oct - Berwick Literary Festival

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