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.

Out of the Box

All Ages

Friday 18 August 11:00am - 2:00pm

Join paper engineer and founder of BrilliantBuilds, Jemma Westing for an innovative and exciting recycled craft session. Take a simple cardboard tube and transform it into your own colourful patterned owl.