Barnes Children’s Literature Festival Schools Programme

From Barnes Children's Literature Festival

Resource type: Literature Festival

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1, KS2

Region(s): England - Greater London

Barnes Children’s Literature Festival is London’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival. Alongside the ticketed weekend Family Festival, it offers a free Schools Programme for state-funded primary schools across a number of London boroughs. Details of the 2024 schools programme to be announced.

Bookings usually open in February.

Cost: Free

About Barnes Children’s Literature Festival: Barnes Children’s Literature Festival was launched in 2015 by a group of parents with a love of books and a desire to inspire the next generation of readers. The BCLF Schools Programme was launched in 2018 and is now the largest free schools programme of its kind in England.

Further resources:

  • The main Barnes Children’s Literature Festival 2024 will take place over the weekend of 22nd and 23rd June on Barnes Green.
  • BCLF also runs a monthly LitSoc children’s book club that takes place on a Saturday afternoon at St Paul’s School, Barnes.
  • Find more literature festivals with dedicated schools programmes here.

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