Wild Wonder at Westonbirt – Children’s Book Festival

Saturday, 27 August 2022 8:00am to Monday, 29 August 2022 4:00pm

Accessibility features

  • Access for Wheelchair Users Access for Wheelchair Users
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Only
  • Autism Friendly
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing Place Facility
  • Clear communication
  • Dementia Friendly
  • Easy Read
  • Family Friendly
  • Quiet Space

Join us for Wild Wonder at Westonbirt; a brand-new children’s book festival, dedicated to nature, animals, and the outdoors. 

A 3-day event for families, featuring 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. Bucket loads of fun, wonder, exploration, inspiration and learning.
Booking essential. No dogs allowed.
Costs: Each event has it’s own cost. Adults and children pay the same event ticket prices. Ages 0-2 free to attend but required to sit on parent/guardian’s lap during events.
For full details, including booking, see timetable for details: https://www.forestryengland.uk/westonbirt/wild-wonder