Meet your favourite authors. Discover astonishing books. Interactive storytelling fun at Birmingham's only dedicated children's book festival for 0-12s.

What’s On

We've been shortlisted for the Hoop Best Family Entertainment award for Birmingham.
If you love BookFest and our other brilliant arts events please vote for us! Thank you!

Hoop Awards 2019

Featured events

Flood Stories from Many Lands: Mrs Noah's Pockets & Pattan's Pumpkin

10:00 - 11:00 — for ages 5-10 years

Festival Marquee, The Blue Coat School

The Girl, The Bear and The Magic Shoes

10:30 - 11:30 — for ages 3-7 years

Town Hall

Thanks to our Platinum Supporters

Don’t just take our word for it!

“I have 4 children ranging from one to eight and there is something for everyone. The Revolting Rhymes with orchestra was spectacular. Where else can I take the kids to an experience like this in a relaxed atmosphere, for £4 for a kids ticket? They loved it!”