Release your inner artist at Bath Children’s Literature Festival
If you’ve got a little one that’s always doodling, drawing, sketching or scribbling, they’ll love our events with top children’s book illustrators. As well as hearing about the story and characters, there’ll be plenty of interactive drawing and opportunities to create masterpieces too. Browse some of our events below, or view the whole programme here.
Cressida Cowell – BOOK TICKETS
The bestselling author-illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon books is back to launch her new series, The Wizards of Once. Cressida will be giving tips on becoming an author or illustrator, and sharing details of how the How to Train Your Dragon books became films.
Dylan! With Guy Parker-Rees – BOOK TICKETS
Come and hear Guy Parker-Rees introduce Dylan, an exuberant stripy dog, who just loves to play. See Guy draw Dylan and some of his friends, with lots of drawing fun and activities to join in.
Liz Pichon – BOOK TICKETS
Join bestselling author and illustrator Liz Pichon for an interactive Tom Gates event. There’ll be reading and drawing from the books so bring a pencil and paper!
Dinosaurium with Chris Wormell – BOOK TICKETS
Join illustrator and print-maker Chris Wormell as he introduces Dinosaurium, with the opportunity to do some dinosaur drawing.
King Coo with Adam Stower – BOOK TICKETS
Ben Pole is running from his arch-enemy Monty Grabbe, when he discovers a secret wood full of traps, tree houses, Herbert the wombat and King Coo! Find out more about what’s in King Coo’s woods and join in with plenty of live drawing too.
Here Comes Molly Mischief! – BOOK TICKETS
Cheeky, strong-willed Molly is a brand new character from Adam Hargreaves, the author and illustrator best known for the Mr Men and Little Miss series. Adam will talk about his life as an illustrator and his inspiration for his work, with live drawing too.
Drawing Masterclass with Joe Berger – BOOK TICKETS
Feeling creative? Want some top drawing tips from an expert? Join children’s author and ace cartoonist Joe Berger as he introduces The Pudding Problem. In this special masterclass, Joe will teach you how to create stories and craft your own comics.
The One Hunrded and One Dalmatians – BOOK TICKETS
When Missis and Pongo’s darling Dalmatian puppies are stolen, they know just who to suspect… the evil Cruella de Vil! Join Peter Bently and Steven Lenton for a pawsome event of drawing and dastardly villians!
AMANDA PALMER ANNOUNCED FOR OPENING NIGHT OF THE BATH FESTIVALFebruary 14, 2018
Singer-songwriter and New York Times bestselling author Amanda Palmer comes to Bath for a performance on Friday 11 May. Performing everything from solo and Dresden Dolls’ favourites to unreleased new material on a grand piano and humble ukulele, audiences can expect surprises as Palmer brings her “An Evening With Amanda Palmer” performance to the Forum. Presale tickets go on sale on Wednesday 14 February to Palmer’s Patreon subscribers and public ticket […]
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & LITERARY STARS ANNOUNCED FOR THE BATH FESTIVAL 2018February 8, 2018
The Bath Festival 11th-27th May is pleased to announce three more exciting events for the city in the 17-day programme – Mary Chapin Carpenter, Ruby Tandoh and A Concert for the People of Bath supported by the Roper Family Trust. In the Roper Memorial concert the Bath Philharmonia are joined by rising classical music stars […]
Second wave of acts announced for The Bath Festival finale weekend on the RecJanuary 31, 2018
We’re excited to announce seven new acts for The Bath Festival finale weekend on the Rec – Imelda May, Midge Ure, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Seth Lakeman, and up and coming indie artists Freya Ridings, Jade Bird and Rhys Lewis. They join headliners Tears for Fears and Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters for a stellar […]
Fourteen new literature events on sale now for The Bath FestivalJanuary 19, 2018
Tickets are now on sale for fourteen additional literature events in The Bath Festival programme. The festival takes place from 11th to 27th May. The Bath Festival has been extended from 10 to 17 days, celebrating the city with music and literature at its heart, engaging with the wider community and bringing the streets of Bath to […]
24-Hour Flash SaleJanuary 17, 2018
We’re celebrating the Bath, Bristol and beyond #CultureFlashSale by offering 25% off tickets for selected events at The Bath Festival and other events offered by Bath Festivals. Starting at 10am on 18 January, save 25% on tickets for the following events when booking online or by calling Bath Box Office on 01225 463362. MAGGIE O’FARRELL ADAM KAY – […]