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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.

John Agard & Grace Nichols: Poetry Perfection

Age 7-10

Tuesday 15 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Two award-winning Guyanese poets living in Britain come together for a lively celebration of poetry. Grace Nichols' and John Agard's picture books and poetry have been read for decades by children. Today, they share some of their much-loved works and...