BookFest Dates

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Wimbledon BookFest will run from 6-15 October 2017.
We're busy programming this year's festival and the line up will be released on 1 July.

Priority tickets go on sale to BookFest Friends in early July with discounts. Find out more Become a Friend


Young Writers' Competition Launches on World Book Day

The Outsider - small junior

This year's theme for our writing competition for schools is The Outsider. Schools wishing to take part should email @education@wimbledonbookfest.org. The competition is run for students aged 5-18 years.

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BookFest in the Media

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'the brilliant annual Bookfest features an impressive array of literary figures and personalities.'
Time Out

'Wimbledon BookFest returns with its best line-up yet.'SW19 Resident
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Film Project

Take Ten Film Project

Wimbledon BookFest's film making project Take Ten, funded by Wimbledon Foundation, enabled sixth formers from local secondary schools to make ten films as part of a broader initiative to create an archive of today's Londoner, 1000londoners.com Find out moreAll ten films, plus an introduction are in the playlist below. They will play sequentially by default, but you can navigate to a specific video after clicking PLAYLIST in the top left hand corner of the image below.

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Wimbledon BookFest has an ongoing relationship with the Wimbledon Foundation partnering on projects in the community.