EVENTS

SAT 2ND MAY

BOOKFEST WEEK
9-15TH MAY

SAT 16TH MAY

SUN 17TH MAY

SATURDAY 2ND MAY

JAMES MAYHEW & FRIENDS

JAMES MAYHEW & FRIENDS

Saturday 2nd May, (timing tbc)

A Linton Youth Music presentation: much-loved author-illustrator James Mayhew and musical friends bring exciting art-&-music to St Mary’s Church, Linton!

BOOKFEST WEEK 9-15TH MAY

LOVE YOUR LIBRARY GET-TOGETHER

LOVE YOUR LIBRARY GET-TOGETHER

Saturday 9th May, 10am-noon

Linton Library hosts a celebration for the whole community. Get together to enjoy refreshments and family-friendly fun.

BRIAN THE LION STORYTIME

BRIAN THE LION STORYTIME

Monday 10th May, 3:15-4:15pm

Brian the Linton Bookfest Lion will be a special guest at this fun after-school storytime hosted by Linton Infant School.

UNDER 5s STORYTIME

UNDER 5s STORYTIME

Tuesday 11th May, 2-2:30pm

A very special storytime at Linton Library for our youngest book-lovers. Stories, songs and fun for little ones!

GARDEN STORYTIME

GARDEN STORYTIME

Wednesday 13th May, 3:30-4:30pm

Always a popular feature of Linton Bookfest, enjoy stories and refreshments in a beautiful Linton garden.

A-MAZE-ING STORYTIME

A-MAZE-ING STORYTIME

Thursday 14th May, 3:30-4:30pm

A favourite Bookfest event. Explore a fantastic musical maze, and meet some favourite Cambridgeshire authors.

SHOP WINDOW SCAVENGER HUNT

SHOP WINDOW SCAVENGER HUNT

Throughout Bookfest Week

Collect a trail sheet from Linton Library (or download here) then set off to find the clues hidden around Linton! 

SATURDAY 16TH MAY

ONJALI Q RAUF

ONJALI Q RAUF

Meet rising star, Onjali – the award-winning author of The Boy at the Back of the Class and The Star Outside My Window.

HELEN MOSS

HELEN MOSS

Adventure-writer Helen Moss is a much-loved regular presenter at Linton Bookfest and also our wonderful honorary patron.

ROSS MONTGOMERY

ROSS MONTGOMERY

Come on a wild and entertaining adventure conjured up by the amazing imagination of Ross Montgomery.

JAMES NICOL

JAMES NICOL

James Nicol invites you to explore the world of  his hapless but endearing heroine Arianwyn Gribble – The Apprentice Witch.

ANDY SHEPHERD

ANDY SHEPHERD

We’re delighted that the author of the popular series The Boy Who Grew Dragons is returning to Linton!

HARRIET MUNCASTER

HARRIET MUNCASTER

Younger readers will love meeting the creator of Isadora Moon – half fairy, half vampire, all fun! Sure to be a magical experience!

ALISON LIMENTANI

ALISON LIMENTANI

Artist and author Alison is also a veterinary nurse. Learn about animals and how to draw them with a true expert.

ELENA AREVALO MELVILLE

ELENA AREVALO MELVILLE

Let loose your inner artist and express your own originality with Guatamalan-born author-illustrator Elena. 

PAUL JACKSON

PAUL JACKSON

A Linton Bookfest favourite, Paul is back to captivate listeners of all ages with enchanting stories in his magical yurt. Not to be missed!

LION LEARNERS

LION LEARNERS

Back by popular demand after sold-out sessions in 2018. Listen to animal stories, then meet and handle real live animals!

SUNDAY 17TH MAY

SIMON CHAPMAN

SIMON CHAPMAN

We know you’ll be wowed by explorer Simon Chapman’s interactive presentation, packed with top tips for would-be adventurers.

JULIAN SEDGWICK

JULIAN SEDGWICK

Writer of gripping adventures for YA readers, Julian’s own life has also been full of drama, distant travel…and circus tricks!

BREIS

BREIS

Nigerian hip hop MC and poet, Breis, performs his inspirational interactive shows around the world. Start thinking BIG with Breis!

REALLY BIG PANTS

REALLY BIG PANTS

Really Big Pants presents Suddenly…!  Loud, silly, story-making fun for the whole family – laughs guaranteed!

CAROLINE RABEI

CAROLINE RABEI

Carolina shares some of her beautifully illustrated books, to inspire your own artistic creativity.

JOANNE LIMBURG

JOANNE LIMBURG

Cambridge poet Joanne performs her funny and thoughtful poems for and about 21st century children.

JS LANDOR

JS LANDOR

Discover the inspiration behind Jenny’s exciting novel, The Mirror of Pharos, and learn skills to create your own fantasy stories.

PAUL JACKSON

PAUL JACKSON

A Linton Bookfest favourite, Paul is back to captivate listeners of all ages with enchanting stories in his magical yurt. Not to be missed!

LION LEARNERS

LION LEARNERS

Back by popular demand after sold-out sessions in 2018. Listen to animal stories, then meet and handle real live animals!

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