barnes Childrens literature festival
Calling all stallholders!

Join our Marketplace at London’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival. We sell on average 10,000+ tickets to events featuring the top children’s authors, illustrators and family shows.

If you have a product or service to promote or sell that’s specifically aimed at children and/or families this weekend event is guaranteed to draw big crowds from the local area, Londoners and from further afield too. 

Our Marketplace is located on the idyllic Barnes Green, SW13 alongside; our Big Top Circus Tent (which hosts many of our big events – approx 8 sessions each with 130 capacity), Waterstones pop-up Bookshop Marquee, our Free Programme area and the festival’s Information & Ticket Office. 

In previous years the marketplace has featured; themed Alice in Wonderland tea room, 4×4 wood-fired pizza oven, fresh French crepes, face painting, personalised poetry takeaway van, portrait artist, book inspired art prints, children’s social clubs, children’s book clubs, kids newspaper, toy emporium and many more…

Dates: Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 June 2023

Times: Minimum required 10am to 5pm

If you wish to take part this year we have a deadline of Friday 4 April 2023.

To book your pitch or for more information please contact:

A huge thank you to all the Marketplace stallholders who supported us in 2022.

Please consider making a donation so that we can continue to bring you the Barnes you love. Whatever you can give will make a big difference.

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