Events

FREE Creative Workshop with Victoria Willmott | Storytale Fest

Saturday 2 November 2019 from 11am until 1pm Join local printmaker Victoria Willmott for a creative workshop inspired by The Golden Cage, a beautiful picture book about a spoilt princess who's obsessed with birds. You’ll be making a bird puppet and get to discover its special power! Suitable for ages 6-11 Venue: Bishopston Library Email info@bookisland.co.uk to secure a free ticket.    
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Book Fair at Arnos Vale Cemetery | Bristol Festival of Literature

Sunday 27 October, 10am - 4pm Join us for the big Bristol Festival of Literature Book Fair and peruse the shelves of some of the region's best publishers and authors. Buy local books, children’s books, best-sellers, radical books, cookery, poetry, illustrated books, history, fiction, meet the author, cafe and more.  Tickets not required Booksellers AA Abbott Best Books Bob’s Books Book Island Bristol Books Bristol Radical History Group Bristol Women Writers Burning Eye Page 53 Tangent Books More info:  https://www.bristolliteraturefestival.org/post/the-bristol-festival-of-literature-book-fair
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Picture Book Trail on Gloucester Road in Bristol

1 October - 2 November 2019 Join our Picture Book Trail on Gloucester Road in Bristol, which we will be running until 2 November in partnership with Storytale Festival, Bristol's very first children's literature festival!This is already the third edition of our fun and free activity for children age between 5 and 9 years old. This year we have teamed up with 8 independent businesses and Bishopston library on Gloucester Road:Playfull ToyshopCo.LABRomantica BristolThe Nectar HouseArt & Chocolate ShopRoom 212Rollquick BristolVets4PetsUntil Saturday 2 November 5pm each participating business will have one Book Island book on display, in the window or inside...
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