Future Events

Dates for your diary in 2024

  • February 10th: Watlington Library family story and craft event for 5-9 year olds. Jackie Holderness with her story about Oxfordshire’s Anglo-Saxon princess, Frideswide- ‘THE PRINCESS WHO HID IN A TREE’ (Bodleian).
  • March 1st: WORLD BOOK WEEK BOOK SWAP at WHEATLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL for KS1 And KS2 pupils.

WORLD BOOK WEEK EVENTS: Four of our member schools will have an AUTHOR VISIT FROM ANGELA KECOJEVIC, author of ‘SCAREGROUND’. KS2 pupils at Kennington Primary and New College school will learn how to write scary stories!

  • Monday March 4th: ANGELA KECOJEVIC at KENNINGTON PRIMARY AND NEW COLLEGE SCHOOL.
  • Thursday March 7th: ANGELA KECOJEVIC at ST BARNABAS AND EUROPA SCHOOL.
  • Thursday March 7th: World Book Day.
  • March/April: Cartoon workshop for 9-14 year olds with CLIVE GODDARD date/venue tbc.
  • April 5-7: Annual FCBG Conference. Woldenham School.
  • May: National Share-a-Story month and Children’s Book Awards. Member schools invited to take part in reviews process.
  • June: Book Swap in local school… tbc.
  • July 7th: 2-4pm: Alice in Wonderland family event around the treacle Well in Binsey (in partnership with Oxford City’s Alice Day, The Story Museum and The Lewis Carroll Society).
  • October : Author visit to schools… tbc.
  • November 20th: OCBG AGM and Bring n’ Share supper with guest speaker Bella Pearson of Guppy Books.

 

And for those schools who want an online author visit, contact the Children’s Book Show.

The Children's Bookshow 2024 WBD flyer

You can download the above flyer in pdf format here.

 

Watch this space for more details of events happening in Oxfordshire in 2024

Book Swaps:
We hold regular Book Swaps for our school members If your school would like us to help you hold a Book Swap, to get the whole school reading, please let us know!”

School Visits:
Author/illustrator visits to member schools throughout the year, please contact us for details.

 

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