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Axis Foundation Supports Wimbledon BookFest

Donation will fund free books for schoolchildren

2023 – Celebrating an incredible year at Wimbledon BookFest 

Packed programme of events brings the best in books, culture and the arts to south-west London  

Wimbledon BookFest features in Sir Lenny Henry documentary 

Sir Lenny’s World Book Day event captured on film for One of a Kind 

Global Connections 

Wimbledon BookFest Partners with the Lahore Literary Festival 

Free tickets for Merton residents at Wimbledon BookFest 

Partnership with Merton Libraries brings free events to selected postcode areas

BookFest Announces Word Up! Events For Schools

Wimbledon BookFest has announced its celebrated Word Up! programme of events for schools – welcoming some of the UK’s leading children’s authors to the New Wimbledon Theatre this autumn.

The Merton Big Read: Connecting community through books

Wimbledon BookFest – in partnership with Merton Libraries – has launched Merton’s first ever Big Read; a shared reading scheme which aims to connect the local community through books and stories.

Wimbledon BookFest, London’s leading arts and culture festival, announces 2023 line-up with community and big ideas at its heart 

Wimbledon BookFest, London’s leading literary festival, returns for its sixteenth year this autumn with 10 days of thought-provoking, inspiring and entertaining events focussed on culture, community and global connection.

A Q&A with Joy Kluver, author and creator of Murder in Merton crime writing events and workshops

Joy Kluver has written three DI Bernadette BernieNoel books ‘Last Seen’, ‘Broken Girls’ and ‘Left For Dead’ The series was shortlisted for Best New Kid on the Block (best new series) in the Dead Good Reader Awards 2022.