Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival 2019

The Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival is returning for its 7th year! The festival runs across two weekends, 30th March – 7th April, with free school events mid-week and adult writing workshops in the evenings.

Celebrated authors and illustrators will once again bring a cast of colourful characters and amazing tales to inspire and entertain book lovers everywhere; from the young to the young at heart!

The award winning festival will host over 50 events in English and Welsh at iconic venues across the city centre including Cardiff Castle, City Hall and Central Library.

The festival continues to create lifelong readers whilst enthusing them about reading. Events include writing workshops, book readings, craft activities, quizzes, games and the occasional appearance of a character or two!

Some of the fantastic events coming to the festival include…

• TV Presenter and Paralympian Ade Adepitan and his Amazing Ade-ventures!
• Come and meet TV Historian Lucy Worsley & ‘Lady Mary’
• See festival illustrator and Wales’ favourite cartoonist Huw Aaron
• The Sea House with BBC presenter Lucy Owen and Rebecca Harry
• Gruffalo Storytime!
• And for comic lovers, you can learn to draw your own Beano faves with Nigel Auchterlounie

And so much more!

To book your tickets and to find out more about all the events head to

See more great events in Cardiff: What’s On Cardiff

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