Dates for your Reading Diary May – August 2018

Here’s a reminder of some of the book related dates you might want to mark in your calendars!

May 2018:

1st – 31st May  – National Share-a-Story Month

12th – 13th May  – Barnes Children’s Literature Festival, London

13th May  – National Children’s Day

19th – 20th May  – Linton Children’s Book Festival, Cambridgeshire

19 – 27th May  – International Literature Festival, Dublin

24th May  – Hay Festival

26th May  – Elmer Day


June 2018:

4th June – National Bookstart Week

12th June – Empathy Day

16th June – Independent Bookshop Week

31st June – Bradford Literature Festival


July 2018:

1st July – mid September – Summer Reading Challenge


August 2018:

9th August – National Book Lovers Day

11th – 27th August – Edinburgh Book Festival