Barnes Children's Literature Festival

The Barnes Children's Literature Festival is a not-for-profit community-interest-company supported by the Barnes Community Association (BCA) and the University of Roehampton. 


The Festival comprises more than 80 events over two days.  Authors and illustrators of children's books present book readings, fun activities demonstrations for children and their families & carers.  The Festival is held in May each year in venues around Barnes Pond on Barnes Green.


It is delivered entirely by unpaid volunteers and has no paid employees.

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Forthcoming Events

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Recent Events

A Bear Called Paddington
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Francesca Simon
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Nick Cope's Family Songbook
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Caroline Lawrence
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Steven Butler & Steven Lenton
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Plundered! by Really Big Pants Theatre Company
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Aardman Animations Model Making 1: Gromit (Sun 12 May)
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That's Not My... (10am, Sun 12 May)
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RAD Matilda Musical Theatre Workshop (4-5 years, Sun 12 May)
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RAD Matilda Musical Theatre Workshop (6-7 years, Sun 12 May)
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The Lost Words: Seek Find Speak (11.30am Sun 12 May)
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