Wimbledon BookFest 2013 was an huge success. Thanks to all our authors and speakers, including Roddy Doyle, Michael Palin, Cerys Matthews and Margaret Drabble.

Thanks to all our volunteers and supporters who made the festival run smoothly and safely. And thanks to everyone who came along to watch. We hope you had as much fun as we did!

News & Events

Bookfest VideoBookfest Launches a Crowd Funding Initiative

Watch this video about Wimbledon Bookfest- it really captures the spirit and find out more about how you can support this year's Festival at


Wimbledon BookFest is a social enterprise and registered charity (Wimbledon Arts 1120297)

Education2014 Education Programme

Over 2,000 children from 24 Merton schools took part in our author events in March and April.

TentWe've Moved Offices

The BookFest team have moved to Central Wimbledon in the lovely office of our lead sponsors Marcus Beale Architects.

Young Writers2014 Young Writers' Competition

Find out how to take part in this year's competition themed The Message run through Merton schools.

2013WinnerTHUMBWimbledon Bookfest Short Story Competition 2014
Sponsored by the University of Roehampton

All ages young and old are invited to enter. This year's theme is The Promise.