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What’s On

We've been shortlisted for the Hoop Best Family Entertainment award for Birmingham.
If you love BookFest and our other brilliant arts events please vote for us! Thank you!

Hoop Awards 2019

Featured events

Illustrating Harry Potter

15:00 - 16:00 — for ages 6-12 years

Main Theatre, The Core Theatre

Matt Windle Live Performance Poetry

11:00 & 13:00 — for ages 5-12

Encore Cafe, The Core Theatre

Thanks to our Platinum Supporters

Don’t just take our word for it!

“I have 4 children ranging from one to eight and there is something for everyone. The Revolting Rhymes with orchestra was spectacular. Where else can I take the kids to an experience like this in a relaxed atmosphere, for £4 for a kids ticket? They loved it!”