Shared Reading Poetry Quiz
How good is your poetry knowledge? On National Poetry Day, have a go at our Shared Reading Poetry quiz to find out!
1st October 2020
Celebrating National Poetry Day
Thursday 1 October is National Poetry Day and we'll be celebrating with activities both online and in the community
26th September 2020
Congratulations to our Flash Fiction winners
We received 539 entries across three age categories in this year’s Flash Fiction writing competition on the theme ‘Home’.
7th July 2020
DBF Quiz 2020
Our annual Festival Book Quiz returns!
5th June 2020
Working with Illustration Students at the University of Derby
This year, we worked with students on the University of Derby Illustration course to illustrate our Festival programme. Derby Book Festival Director Vicky Daws...
28th May 2020
Pop Up Poems
Spread the joy of poetry across Derby and beyond with our PopUp Poems!
26th May 2020
Book-related activities for children
Inspire and entertain your children with these brilliant book-related activities. Let their imaginations run wild!
18th May 2020
What we're reading: Festival co-founder Sian Hoyle
While we all stay at home, we've been asking members of the DBF team which books they've been reading and, in some cases, re-reading. This week Festival co-foun...
18th May 2020
Could Shared Reading help someone you know?
Would you or your group like to take part in a Shared Reading Session?
11th May 2020