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Virtual Events

Webinars with industry professionals and live streamed children's events.

We also have special virtual workshops for schools and home schoolers. View our school page here

  • SIMON JAMES GREEN - Boy Like Me - EXCLUSIVE reading!
    02 Feb, 19:00 – 20:00
    Virtual Event
    Simon will read EXCLUSIVELY from his yet-to-be published, new YA novel, BOY LIKE ME! Also expect goofy, histrionic fun exploring Simon's landmark novels about teens at their worst - and best! Fun & high energy with lots of comedy anecdotes, this is the perfect event for celebrating equality. AGES 13
  • Jeffrey Boakye & Sophie Hostick-Boakye - Diversity in Publishing
    01 Feb, 19:30 – 20:30
    Virtual discussion
    Renowned panellists discuss the lack of new voices in publishing; the demand from parents for better representation; the role of literature in raising a modern family; persistent patterns within the publishing industry; and the role of schools, parents and unsung heroes in championing representation
  • Non Pratt (commissioning editor & author), Helen Boyle (agent), Gemma Cooper (agent) Get Published!
    31 Jan, 19:30 – 20:30
    Virtual discussion
    Explore the publishing process with leading children’s literary agents and a top commissioning editor. How to get started with writing; find an agent; submit a text & get a book to the shelves. Panellists will discuss the type of manuscripts that catch their eye, plus Q&A about the industry AGE 16+
  • Stepping Into Story-Time
    30 Jan, 08:00 – 03 Feb, 08:10
    Virtual Storytelling
    A new children’s story will be uploaded to the festival website each morning during the week. Stories will be read by a different author each time and we hope you will enjoy ten minutes a day listening to a special storytime with your little ones AGES 4+
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