Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2023 and 2024)

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4 Events Found in United Kingdom

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Wimbledon BookFest Wimbledon BookFest
Wimbledon Common

Dates: Thursday, October 12, 2023 to Friday, December 22, 2023

Website: Wimbledon BookFest


It was founded in 2006 by Fiona Razvi and Tony Kane whose ambition was to develop the arts and cultural offering in the area. The public festival takes place in early October in a “pop up” festival site on Wimbledon Common in its Baillie Gifford Big Tent and William Morris Tent. It hosts almost 100 events in its 10 day period and has grown from 1,000 visitors in its first year to over 15,000 with 7,000 school children from over 60 schools now enjoying the festival every year.

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Black Book Festival Black Book Festival
Goldsmiths, University of London

8 Lewisham Way, London, United Kingdom SE14 6NW

Hosted by: Simon Education
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. BST

Website: Black Book Festival


Black Book Festival is a showcase for African-Caribbean writers, publishers and booksellers.

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London Book Fair London Book Fair
Olympia London

Hammersmith Rd, London, United Kingdom 

Hosted by: Reed Exhibitions Limited
Dates: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 to Thursday, March 14, 2024

Website: London Book Fair


The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. Next year, the Fair will take place in April at Olympia, West London, covering all aspects of the publishing industry.

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The Self-Publishing Conference
College Court

Kighton Rd., London, United Kingdom 

Hosted by: Self-Publishing Conference
Dates: Thursday, June 20, 2024 to Friday, June 21, 2024

Website: The Self-Publishing Conference
Phone: 1162792299


The Publishing Conference is the UK's longest established dedicated self-publishing event offering authors a chance to find out about a wide range of publishing options and to hear from and question those who work within the thriving self-publishing world.

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