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Barnes Children’s Literature Festival 2018

  • 07:00 PM
  • Various venues in Barnes

Don’t forget that the mighty Barnes Children’s Literature Festival returns from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 May 2018!

Barnes is London’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival and this year there are more than eighty events and numerous free activities around Barnes Pond, kicking off on Friday night 11 May 2018 with the London stage premiere of Lauren Child’s Ruby Redfort.

Cressida Cowell, Harry Hill, Andy Stanton, Charlie Higson, Judith Kerr, John Burningham, Jeanne Willis, Tony Ross, Emma Chichester Clarke and Alex Scheffler are just a few of the big names on their way to Barnes this year.

The full programme can be found at and you can still get tickets to some events. Besides the ticketed events there is also a full calendar of fun free events to attend.