Childrens Festivals

 

 

 

UK

Barnes Children’s Literature Festival 

The Barnes Children’s Literature Festival will return on 12th and 13th May 2018! 

 

Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival

Founded in 2013 the festival returns in April 2018 and will once again feature some big ticket events, presentations by popular children’s authors and illustrators, and educational sessions for schools – all for youngsters who appreciate the magic of books, and grown-ups who want to write them.

With over 50 events to choose from, book lovers from toddlers to teens will be inspired by some of the best local and national contemporary authors and illustrators in both English and Welsh.

The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival

Celebrating its 11th year in 2018, The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is an exciting mixture of debate, ideas, celebrity author events, workshops and humour. Alongside this is a programme of education events in Stratford and local schools involving favourite authors, poets and illustrators, entertaining and inspiring children from 2 to 18.

The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival is the highlight of the regional calendar and one of the most significant literary festivals in the UK, attracting thousands of people who share one passion: a love of books, writing and reading.

Oxford Festival of Arts

Now in its tenth year, the Festival offers a broad programme of performances, workshops and talks across the fields of music, theatre, art, film and literature. We aim to celebrate Oxford’s diverse communities and offer something for everyone, whatever their age, background or artistic experience.

 

Between the Lines

Between the Lines Festival is an exciting new childrens literature and arts festival coming to Sheffield on Saturday 24th February 2018.

We know how important reading and creativity is for young brains so we wanted to create a unique, fun and engaging event for children from birth to eleven years.

 

 

USA

Panama City Beach Book Festival 

PCB Book Festival mission is to celebrate the power of words, promote a culture of literature and ideas, and to enhance the vibrancy of the city.

Programs include:

Children’s Village – children and teen authors, activities and more

Date: 

Fri, Apr 13, 2018, 7:00 PM –

Sat, Apr 14, 2018, 10:00 PM

LA Times Festival of Books

The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. Since then, the festival has grown into a vibrant celebration of all of the arts, and of our dynamic, innovative and unique metropolis. Each year, over 150,000 people come to the University of Southern California campus to experience a gathering of writers, poets, artists, filmmakers and musicians like no other. The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is the largest festival of its kind in the United States and is The Times’ annual gift to our city.

Date: April 21-22 2018

Free admission 

USC Campus 

Australia

 Sydney Writer’s Festival

Each year, Sydney Writers’ Festival presents more than 400 events, attracting audiences of 100,000 plus for a week-long conversation of books and ideas.

Date: 30 April-06 May 2018