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.

A Stone's Throw

Families & 7+

Saturday 12 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Giddy Aunt Theatre use live music, storytelling and puppetry to explore our responsibility to the planet in their inventive and entertaining show. After a girl knocks the sun from the sky, plants start to die and the temperature drops. Follow the girl's...

Design a Pop-up Museum

All Ages

Saturday 12 August 11:00am - 4:30pm

Come along and join V&A Dundee and be inspired by their giant pop-up museum in a book. Then work with a designer to create your own mini museum to take away.

Must End Soon with Jonathan Meres

Age 8-12

Saturday 12 August 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Jonathan Meres returns to the Festival for Norm’s last and most outrageous adventure to date, The World of Norm: Must End Soon. The final book of this award-winning series will have you rolling on the floor with laughter. Join Jonathan for an hour of...