Our new Schools Programme - generously sponsored by Anthony Collins Solicitors - will bring Bournville BookFest to more children than ever before.

Is your class coming? All tickets are being sold direct to schools and to home educating families. 

Birmingham Schools Poetry Celebration with Michael Rosen

Meet former poet laureate Michael Rosen at our Birmingham Schools Poetry Celebration Day at 10am on Wednesday 21st March. We are very proud that such a renowned poet, novelist and broadcaster is coming to Birmingham for Bournville BookFest in what we're sure will be an inspiring, funny and thought-provoking session.

For ages 7+ this event is held at The Octagon, Edgbaston High School for Girls.

Tickets for this event has now SOLD OUT. For enquiries email education@busyparentsnetwork.com

Birmingham Schools Draw-Along with Nick Sharratt

On Friday March 23rd, we're taking over Birmingham Town Hall with Nick Sharratt. Draw along with the artist behind the iconic Tracy Beaker and Hundred Mile Dog images, and learn how to create your own characters! Nick came to Bournville BookFest in 2015 and was such an enormous hit, people have been begging us to have him back. Pupils can order a signed copy of one of Nick's books when tickets are booked.

For ages 6+ this event takes place from 10.30 to 11.45am at Birmingham Town Hall. Sign language interpreted.

Tickets available here, or email education@busyparentsnetwork.com