Sunday 21 May 2023

Famous faces from best-selling authors to a comedy legend will be attending a literature festival for children taking place in Barnes.

Barnes Children's Literature Festival will take place on 24 and 25 June with more than 100 fun readings, workshops and performances 

Guests include Sir Lenny Henry, author of How to Train Your Dragon, Cressida Cowell, and Gruffalo creator Axel Scheffler.

The event will also celebrate the centenary of beloved Barnes resident Judith Kerr, who lived and worked in the village for over sixty years.