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Dates: (23 Sept 2022 - 2 Oct 2022)

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Europe’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival returns to Bath from 23rd September to 2nd October 2022, with a varied and vibrant programme for its 10 day celebration of books.

This year's festival will welcome household names, debut authors and a host of illustrators to Bath for an exciting line-up for all ages.

Highlights will include a return to Bath of much-loved national treasures Michael Rosen and Jacqueline Wilson; TV comedian Rosie Jones, award-winning writer Elle McNicoll, former CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell, the current Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, well-known entertainers turned successful children’s authors - David Baddiel, Julian Clary, Richard Ayoade and Dermot O’Leary – as well as Emma Carroll, Patrice Lawrence, Antony McGowan, Hannah Gold, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, and Katherine Rundell who are all releasing new novels, are among the many who will be appearing at this year’s festival.

The festival is also over-the-moon to announce Alice Oseman, creator of #1 bestselling Heartstopper graphic novel series, as the 2022 guest curator for the teen and YA strand of events. 

General booking will open on the 1st July. Watch the trailer here

 

 

 

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Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info
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Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info
  Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ
 

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Map and Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info
  Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ
 

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info
  Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to bathnes.gov.uk/BathCAZ
 
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