The Core provides Solihull BookFest with a wonderful venue at the heart of the town. The Core Theatre comprises a 336 seat theatre, Studio, the Courtyard Gallery and Art Space, as well as the Encore Cafe. Solihull Central Library is also based at The Core and they are hosting our "Alice and the Library Tree" performance, "Time Travelling Toby" and our writing workshops. We are really delighted to be working in partnership with the hardworking, community-minded, arts-loving team at The Core.
Touchwood in Solihull is an award winning, 650 000 square foot shopping destination with easy access to the M42 and 1,700 car parking spaces. The centre has elegant malls, multi-screen cinema, a stylish retail offer and civic gardens providing green spaces for the community to enjoy. Touchwood are generously sponsoring our Tiger Who Came to Tea Tea Parties, and providing us with the Touchwood Tipi for the events.
We are delighted to have The Blue Coat School as a venue and Bournville BookFest sponsor. The Blue Coat School is a leading co-educational independent day school situated in Edgbaston. With a strong tradition of academic achievement we offer an outstanding educational experience for all their pupils. Their goal is to prepare pupils to engage effectively with the dynamic world unfolding around them, equipping them with the skills and confidence to grasp their opportunities, and the knowledge and sensitivity to recognise their responsibilities.