All Events

There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Jennie Poh: Great Adventures

Age 3-6

Saturday 26 August 10:00am - 11:00am

Go on a beautiful exploration of independence and bravery with Jennie Poh as she presents Herbie's Big Adventure, the story of a hedgehog on his first big trip. Get drawing tips, see how Jennie creates quirky illustrations and have a go at creating your...

Janey Louise Jones & Jennie Poh: Superfairies

Age 6-9

Saturday 26 August 3:15pm - 4:00pm

Come along and create your own fairy wand with the author and illustrator of the beloved Superfairies series, Janey Louise Jones and Jennie Poh. Share your love of animals and fairies in a magical, hands-on event packed full of fun and fairy dust.