Derby Book Festival is a Festival established in 2015 which "celebrates the joy of books and reading for all ages and interests, with a programme featuring great writers, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians."
These are the events that are suitable for families and children:
9th June 2017 - 18th June 2017
DERBY BOOK FESTIVAL: CHILDREN'S BOOK TRAIL
Sadlergate, Derby City Centre
Suitable for under 12's. This activity is FREE!
The Children’s Book Trail returns! Pop along to Sadlergate and see what you can find in the shop windows! Pick up your quiz sheet from participating stores and return your answers to the White Stuff shop. You could win a special prize in our Book Trail Prize Draw.
TOTS MAKE AND DO: WHERE THE POPPIES NOW GROW (PART OF DERBY BOOK FESTIVAL)
10am - 11.30am
Derby Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby DE1 1BS
Suitable for 2-5 year olds and their grown ups. This event is FREE!
Tots Make and Do is a weekly session where we welcome 2-5 year olds and their grown ups for crafts, games and stories inspired by our fabulous collections. Today is featuring Hilary Robinson's picture book.
Join us for a fun-packed, spellbinding day of stories, creativity, music, magic and nonsense - and it's all about Friendship! CQ Street Circus will also be taking place with Chango Fuego, Tinna Misto hula hoops performance and Sam Davey circus skills.
We really hope that you find this website useful in helping you plan a family day out. Whilst we try our absolute hardest to ensure all of the information is correct and up to date, we highly recommend you call ahead of any planned visit to check opening times and prices etc. We don't want any disappointed families! (Oh and check the weatherbefore you set off!)