Authors

  • 11.30am to 12.30pm
    Sun 14 May
    Aardman Animation – Model Making 1: Gromit
    Barnes Village Nursery

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £7.50 per person - SOLD OUT! Model Making 1: Gromit Learn from expert model-makers how to…
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  • 1.30pm to 2.30pm
    Sun 14 May
    Aardman Animation – Model Making 2: Morph
    Barnes Village Nursery

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £7.50 per person - SOLD OUT! Model Making 2: Morph Learn from expert model-makers how to…
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  • 3.30pm to 4.30pm
    Sun 14 May 2017
    Aardman Animation – Model Making 3: Shaun the Sheep
    Barnes Village Nursery

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £7.50 per person - SOLD OUT! Model Making 3: Shaun the Sheep Learn from expert model-makers…
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  • 10.00am to 11.00am
    Sun 14 May
    Nicholas Allan
    St Osmund’s Primary School

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Who doesn’t love The Queen’s Knickers? Enjoy an hour of…
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  • 10.00am to 11.00am
    Sun 14 May
    Sophie Ambrose
    Rose House

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT In the middle of a vast forest lives a giant…
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  • 2.30pm to 3.30pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Claire Balding
    Barnes BookMarquee

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Claire Balding is known and loved by millions as one…
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  • 4.00pm to 5.00pm
    Sat 13 May
    Alex Bellos
    Barnes Methodist Church

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Can you play football on Mars? What is a magic…
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  • 10.30am to 11.30am
    Sun 14 May
    Floella Benjamin
    Barnes BookMarquee

    Suitable for ages 10+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Floella Benjamin is one of Britain’s best loved figures. An…
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  • 1.00pm to 2.00pm
    Sun 14 May
    Katy Birchall & Catherine Wilkins
    Barnes Green Centre

    Suitable for ages 9+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Here come the girls! Authors and comedians, Katy Birchall and…
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  • 3.30pm to 4.30pm
    Sun 14 May 2017
    Matt Brown
    Kitson Hall

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Do you have what it takes to be a top-secret…
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  • 2.30pm to 3.30pm
    Sun 14 May
    Anthony Browne with Tales of Adriamus
    St Mary’s Church

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW One of Britain’s best loved author illustrators Anthony Browne and…
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  • 2.00pm to 3.00pm
    Sun 14 May
    Peter Bunzl
    Rose House

    Suitable for ages 9+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT! Author and filmmaker Peter Bunzl discusses how his childhood interest…
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  • 10.30am to 11.30am
    Sat 13 May 2017
    The Cat in the Hat
    Barnes BookMarquee

    Suitable for ages 3+ £5.00 per person - BOOK NOW The Cat in the Hat is 60 Years old –…
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  • 1.30pm to 2.30pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Steve Cole
    Barnes Methodist Church

    Suitable for ages 9+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Steve Cole introduces his final explosive Young Bond adventure, giving…
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  • 1.00pm to 2.00pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Tracey Corderoy & Steven Lenton
    Barnes Green Centre

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Deliciously naughty robber dogs Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam have…
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  • 1.00pm to 2.00pm
    Sun 14 May
    Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes
    Kitson Hall

    Suitable for ages 5+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW - ONLY 2 LEFT Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes is brought…
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  • 10.30am to 11.30am
    Sun 14 May
    Ade Edmondson
    Kitson Hall

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Adrian Edmondson’s first children’s novel Tilly and the Time Machine…
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  • 3.30pm to 4.30pm
    Sat 13 May
    Elmer the Patchwork Elephant  
    Barnes Village Nursery

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT Elmer the patchwork elephant is tired of being different. But…
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  • 3.00pm to 4.00pm
    Sun 14 May 2017
    Maz Evans
    OSO Arts Centre

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Maz Evans presents a fun-filled family fiasco as she uses…
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  • 10.00am to 11.00am
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Ben Faulks & Ben Cort
    St Osmund’s Primary School

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT Watch Out For Muddy Puddles! Prepare to go on a…
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  • 2.00pm to 3.00pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Jamila Gavin
    Barnes Methodist Church Hall

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Prepare to enter a world of magicians, enchanted forests, talking…
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  • 12.00 noon to 1.00pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Sarah Gibb
    Rose House

    Suitable for ages 5+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT Join world renowned children's book illustrator Sarah Gibb for a…
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  • 4.30pm to 5.30pm
    Sun 14 May
    Kes Gray
    Barnes Methodist Church

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW This event has been re-sceduled to Sunday 4.30pm - 5.30pm and…
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  • 4.00pm to 5.00pm
    Sun 14 May 2017
    Mini Grey
    St Osmund’s Primary School

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Mini presents: The Bad Bunnies’ Magic show. Join Mini and…
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  • 5.30pm to 6.30pm
    Sat 13 May
    Harry Potter: Celebrating the Magic
    Barnes BookMarquee

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £10 per person - SOLD OUT! Calling all Harry Potter fans! Have you ever wanted to…
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  • 4.00pm to 5.00pm
    Sat 13 May
    Sophy Henn
    Rose House

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT Join Sophy Henn for stories, draw-alongs and plenty of cutting…
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  • 1.30pm to 2.30pm
    Sun 14 May
    Jarvis
    Barnes Methodist Church Hall

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT Snap snap snap! Is that an alligator?! Join children’s author…
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  • 11.00am to 12.00 noon
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Gareth P Jones
    Barnes Methodist Church

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW IT'S PETS VS ALIENS! He's back! Join award-winning author Gareth…
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  • 11.00am to 12.00 noon
    Sat 13 May
    Pip Jones & Laura Hughes  
    Barnes Village Nursery

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW There’s a chocolate monster on the loose, and he’s eating…
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  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Janey Louise Jones & Jennie Poh
    OSO Arts Centre

    Suitable for ages 5+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Brave, kind and always helpful, the Superfairies from Peaseblossom Woods…
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  • 2.00pm to 3.00pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Sally Kindberg
    Rose House

    Suitable for ages 5+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT Burbling bilgewater!  Join author illustrator Sally Kindberg’s ghastly pirate…
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  • 10.00am to 11.00am
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Beetle Mania with M G Leonard
    Barnes Green Centre

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Did you know the rhinoceros beetle can lift over 800…
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  • 10.00am to 11.00am
    Sun 14 May
    Abie Longstaff
    OSO Arts Centre

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Where the Big Bad Wolf runs the opticians (all the…
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  • 2.00pm to 3.00pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Alan Macdonald & Sarah McIntyre
    St Osmund’s Primary School

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Join Sarah McIntyre and Alan Macdonald for some pants-tastic fun…
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  • 12.00 noon to 1.00pm
    Sun 14 May
    Kiran Millwood Hargrave
    Rose House

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT! Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of the bestselling The Girl of Ink…
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  • 11.30am to 12.30pm
    Sun 14 May
    Ben Newman
    Barnes Methodist Church Hall

    Suitable for ages 5+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT! Join illustrator and designer Ben Newman in an interactive and…
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  • 10.00am to 11.00am
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Radio Boy with Christian O’Connell
    OSO Arts Centre

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Meet Spike aka Radio Boy, a new Adrian Mole…
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  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm
    Sun 14 May
    Kate Pankhurst
    OSO Arts Centre

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT! Fantastically Great Women who Changed the World … Join illustrator,…
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  • 12.00 noon to 1.00pm
    Sun 14 May
    Guy Parker-Rees
    St Osmund’s Primary School

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Come and hear Guy Parker-Rees read from the latest Dylan…
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  • 2.00pm to 3.00pm
    Sun 14 May
    Michelle Robinson
    St Osmund’s Primary School

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Join multi award-winning author Michelle Robinson to find out all…
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  • 12.30pm to 1.30pm
    Sun 14 May
    Michael Rosen
    Barnes BookMarquee

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT Come and meet the one and only Michael Rosen and…
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  • 2.30pm to 3.30pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Tony Ross
    St Mary’s Church

    Suitable for ages 10+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Join Britain’s biggest selling illustrator Tony Ross for this exclusive…
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  • 11.30am to 12.30pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    When Mog Meets Zog with Axel Scheffler
    St Mary’s Church

    Suitable for ages 9+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT When Mog Meets Zog with Axel Scheffler, in conversation with Ian…
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  • 3.30pm to 4.30pm
    Sun 14 May 2017
    Nick Sharratt
    Barnes BookMarquee

    Suitable for ages 5+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Nick Sharratt, illustrator of over 250 books by the likes…
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  • 3.00pm to 4.00pm
    Sat 13 May
    Francesca Simon
    OSO Arts Centre

    Suitable for ages 10+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT Join Horrid Henry creator Francesca Simon as she introduces her…
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  • 10.30am to 11.30am
    Sun 14 May
    Jim Smith
    Barnes Green Centre

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Join Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Jim Smith, writer of…
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  • 1.00pm to 2.00pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Lauren St John
    Kitson Hall

    Suitable for ages 6+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Lauren St John grew up on a farm and game…
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  • 3.30pm to 4.30pm
    Sat 13 May
    Kristina Stephenson  
    Kitson Hall

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Our brave hero, Sir Charlie Stinky Socks, and his faithful…
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  • 10.00am to 11.00am
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Lisa Stickley
    Rose House

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT! Making Pictures is a fun workshop inspired by Lisa Stickley's books Handstand and My…
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  • 2.30pm to 3.30pm
    Sun 14 May 2017
    Suddenly! Really Big Pants Theatre Company
    Castelnau Community Centre

    Suitable for ages 5+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT! Suddenly…! Red loves bedtime stories at Grandma’s. As well as…
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  • 1.30pm to 2.30pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Sophie Thompson with Rebecca Ashdown
    Barnes Village Nursery

    Suitable for ages 6+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Join author and actress and winner of Celebrity MasterChef in…
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  • 12.00 noon to 1.00pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Ed Vere
    St Osmund’s Primary School

    Suitable for ages 3+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Welcome award-winning author and illustrator Ed Vere! Come and hear…
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  • 4.00pm to 5.00pm
    Sat 13 May
    Clara Vulliamy
    Barnes Methodist Church Hall

    Suitable for ages 5+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Calling fans of mystery and intrigue! Join Clara Vulliamy, creator…
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  • 4.00pm to 5.00pm
    Sun 14 May 2017
    Rosie Wellesley
    Rose House

    Suitable for ages 4+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT! A lovely hedgehog-themed craft and story time session with the…
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  • 10.00am to 11.00am
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Marcia Williams
    Sonny’s Kitchen

    Suitable for ages 8+ £7.50 per person - BOOK NOW Join Marcia Williams, creator of Lizzy Bennet’s Diary, for morning tea to…
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  • 12.00 noon to 1.00pm
    Sat 13 May 2017
    The Wimpy Kid Show
    Barnes BookMarquee

    Suitable for ages 7+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW A must for all Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans…
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  • 2.00pm to 3.00pm
    Sun 14 May
    Professor Robert Winston
    Barnes Methodist Church

    Suitable for ages 8+ Tickets £5 per person - SOLD OUT The eminent scientist Professor Robert Winston explores our amazing body…
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  • 10.30am to 11.30am
    Sat 13 May 2017
    Lucy Worsley
    Kitson Hall

    Suitable for ages 11+ Tickets £5 per person - BOOK NOW Join historian Dr Lucy Worsley to find out about her latest novel for…
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