Wild Wonder at Westonbirt - Children's Book Festival


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  • 09:00 - 17:00

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  • All the family
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Join us for Wild Wonder at Westonbirt 

A brand-new children’s book festival, dedicated to nature, animals, and the outdoors. 

This 3-day event for families, features some of the UK’s most famous children’s book authors, illustrators, wildlife presenters and storytellers. Young bookworms can come and meet their favourite authors and illustrators and take part in a whole host of exciting activities, all surrounding stories set in and around nature. 

There are some incredible names taking part, including authors Michael Morpurgo, Waterstones Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, Wild Child author and young naturalist Dara McAnulty. Not to mention TV presenter Jess French, M.G. Leonard, Emma Carroll and Michelle Paver who will also be joining for masterclasses, workshops and talks. 

Enjoy workshops, performances and activities with trails, book signings and craft sessions set amongst the trees. 

For full details, including booking, see the timetable for details HERE.  

Date: 27th August - 29th August 2022

Ages: All welcome

Location: Westonbirt Arboretum 

Cost: Vary depending upon the event. Ages 0-2 are free to attend but will be required to sit on a parent/guardian’s lap during events. 

Booking essential. No dogs allowed.