Edinburgh International Book Festival Schools Programme Launch 2024

Thu Apr 18 2024 at 04:30 pm to 07:00 pm

Tynecastle High School | Edinburgh

Edinburgh International Book Festival
Publisher/HostEdinburgh International Book Festival
Edinburgh International Book Festival Schools Programme Launch 2024
Get ready to kick off this year's Baillie Gifford Schools Programme with a bang!
About this Event

Edinburgh International Book Festival would like to invite you to the launch of the Baillie Gifford Schools Programme 2024.

This is your opportunity to get an insight into our schools events before tickets go on sale on Tuesday 23 April.

This is an event for teachers, librarians and other education professionals.

What you can expect:

  • Arrive at 4.30pm and mingle before presentations start at 5pm.
  • Get an insight into our programme as Rachel Fox, our Children & Education Programme Director, highlights some of our exciting events and strands.
  • The best-selling L.R. Lam, shares an exclusive preview of the upcoming collection, Future Hopes: Hopeful stories in a time of climate change, and how to make the most of a schools event.
  • Our Schools Writer-in Residence at the Alternative School at the Spartans Community Foundation, Chris Barkley will give a presentation on using sport to inspire creative work with young people, and how these activities have improved their learning experiences and boosted their confidence.
  • Discover more about our online Learning Site where you can find event recordings, activities and teaching resources, along with more information on the Schools Programme.

After Presentations:

• Choose from a selection at our FREE book stall to take back to your school with you.

• There will also be opportunities to ask questions about our programme or your own visit to the Festival and to talk informally over a drink and some nibbles.

If you have any questions please get in touch with Rachael Laburn, our Creative Learning Manager at [email protected]

To sign up for our Education & Schools ebulletins, visit our website.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Tynecastle High School, 2 McLeod Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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