A popular children's book festival is set to return to Hitchin.

The event will take place at The British School's Museum, in Queen Street, between 10am and 4pm on March 4.


The festival will be organised by the museum and Next Page Books, and will celebrate World Book Day.

The Comet: A morning and afternoon session will take place.A morning and afternoon session will take place. (Image: Next Page Books)

Talks from popular children's authors will take place, alongside crafts and storytelling.

Facepainting and refreshments will also be available.


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A morning session from 10am until 12noon will see 4 to-7-year-olds visited by Chloe Savage and Harry Woodgate.

An afternoon session, between 1pm and 3pm, will see 8 to 12-year-olds enjoy talks by Camilla Chester and Nizrana Farook.

Tickets can be booked online via the British School's Museum website.

Whole day tickets and family tickets are available.