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.

Persian Classic Tales: The Little Black Fish

Age 4-7

Tuesday 15 August 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Dive into the sea with translator Azita Rassi and storyteller Alia Alzougbi as they introduce you to a determined fish who dares to swim against the tide in Samad Behrangi's Persian classic, The Little Black Fish, accompanied by stunning animation...

Kat Patrick: Loving Life

Age 7-10

Friday 18 August 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Get curious and creative with Kat Patrick as she presents the witty and irreverent tales of Doodle Cat. Follow Doodle Cat's example and learn to love life as Kat offers top tips to help you unleash your potential and let your imagination run wild.