Bath Children’s Literature Festival

From Bath Festivals

Resource type: Literature Festival

Price band: £

Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4

Region(s): England - South West

Bath Children’s Literature Festival, Europe’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival, provides a programme of live author events, in-school workshops and storytelling sessions for primary and secondary schools. Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2022 runs from Friday 23rd September to Sunday 2nd October.

This year’s events are arranged into themed collections and the star-studded line-up of authors, poets and illustrators includes Peter Bunzl, Maz Evans, Simon James Green, Gareth P. Jones, Jennifer Killick, Patrice Lawrence, Elle McNicoll, Michael Rosen, and Robin Stevens and Serena Patel. See the full line-up here.

Tickets can be reserved by emailing the Festival. General booking opens on 1st July.

Cost: Events from £4.00 per pupil (excluding fees).

About Bath Festivals: Bath Festivals is a charity that is committed to  creating innovative and diverse programmes featuring some of the finest international musicians, speakers and writers to provide unique experiences for Bath’s residents and visitors. The charity runs The Bath Festival in the summer and the Bath Children’s Literature Festival in the autumn as well as a year-round creative learning programme for young people.

Further resources:

  • Bath Children’s Literature Festival is a leading partner in the Reading is Magic Festival, a free, online programme of events by bestselling authors & illustrators from around the globe for primary and secondary schools that takes place in September.
  • Find other literature festivals with dedicated schools programmes here.
  • Find further resources to help support pupils’ access to authors here.

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