Category Archives: Festival

Slippery Slugs and Sneaky Stories

The banners were out, the posters were up, the flyers were flying round the town, and sure enough last weekend the big day arrived. Bradford on Avon Library flung open its doors, and families and eager children from all over … Continue reading

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It’s all happening now.

You may be sitting down to the England Croatia battle. You may already know the result – you may be totally uninterested… But whatever your preference, we’re preparing for Saturday and our fourth, BOAMBF – with a pile of boxes. … Continue reading

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We’ve got Grandmas from Mars!

  Look out! The aliens are coming! And there’s only a month to go! It’s not every book festival that can boast such unusual guests.  But thanks to writer and illustrator team Michelle Robinson and Fred Blunt we are expecting … Continue reading

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Hello, Hello.

As the spring races towards us, the good people of BOAMBF pull their heads from their burrows and begin to plan. So far we have planned over coffee, but now we have begun to plan over soup.  Yes, that is … Continue reading

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A Book Party fit for Matilda!

Good old Facebook is showing us memories of our first Mini Book Festival two years ago when Jeremy Strong came along and we basically book partied all day long. And now we’re going again, for a third time, and we’re … Continue reading

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Animal Agents

When we ran the first BOAMBF in 2015 we knew exactly where and when we wanted to run it. In the Library, on the first weekend of The Summer Reading Challenge. Our festival is full of activity: crafts and quizzes, … Continue reading

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“Space Gerbil is brilliant!” David Solomons set to launch Supervillains in sleepy Bradford-on-Avon

With only three weeks to go until the big day, it’s time to remind you of the fantastic events we have in store for you. Events are free but places do need to be booked and you might need to … Continue reading

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