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Shrewsbury Children’s Bookfest was established in 1999 and is a registered charity based in Shropshire. The aim of the organisation is to bring the world of books alive for children in Shropshire and to inspire and enthuse them with a love of reading.
Through a series of projects and public events with both schools and the public, Shrewsbury Children’s Bookfest is the only organisation of its kind working with primary school age children in Shropshire:
As part of a nationwide programme, Shrewsbury Children’s Bookfest presents a series of events especially for children, young people and families to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. Click here for full programme details.
19th - 22nd November 2015
Each May Bank Holiday weekend, this festival of literary themed events at venues across Shrewsbury has, since its inception in 1999, become a hugely respected and popular event in the county. It regularly attracts the most highly respected individuals in children’s literature.