Upcoming Events


October 11
Lecture for Early Years teachers

October 12
Children’s Bookshow event in Wolverhampton
So They Call You Pisher! event in Sheffield for Off the Shelf

October 13
Event for Ripon Poetry Festival to launch Pogrom on the Radio (Smokestack Books)

October 16
Event to talk about Emile Zola for the English Speaking Union, Brighton

October 17
Filming more videos for our video channel ‘Kids’ Poems and Stories with Michael Rosen’

October 19
Manchester Literary Festival
1/. Children’s Event
2/. So They Call You Pisher! event

October 20
Children’s Bookshow Event in Bristol

October 21
Children of the Revolution at Rich Mix, Bethnal Green
Talking about how families and children responded to the Russian Revolution of 1917 in books (with Kimberley Reynolds – all welcome)

October 30
Cambridge: working with schools on history and poetry

November 1
Keats House, London
Teachers’ workshop

November 2
Jewish Museum
So They Call You Pisher! event

November 3
Cambridge: working with schools on history and poetry

November 6
Cambridge: working with schools on history and poetry

November 9
School in Leeds

November 15
School in Redbridge
Evening – panel at Bow Arts, Nunnery Gallery to discuss East London Group of painters

November 16
Conway Hall with Newham Bookshop to talk about
So They Call You Pisher! with Daniel Hahn
All welcome

November 17
Edinburgh Radical Book Fair
So They Call You Pisher! event

November 23
Talk with headteachers from Kent

November 24
Talk with headteachers in Birmingham

November 29
Goldsmiths, University of London
So They Call You Pisher! event
All welcome

December 4
Cambridge, Heffers bookshop
So They Call You Pisher! event
All welcome

December 6
Cannock Chase – school event

December 10
Bow Arts, Nunnery Gallery
So They Call You Pisher! event
All welcome

December 12
Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution
Event on the Disappearance of Emile Zola

December 18
BBC Breakfast to talk about Bah! Humbug!, my book based on ‘A Christmas Carol’


January 5
Institute of Education, London
Talk and workshop on poetry

January 8
Cardiff: talk with head teachers

January 16
INSET with teachers in Tooting

January 18
Event to announce the winners of the Lollies Award (funniest books of the year)

January 22
Launch of booklet to protest about the introduction
of base line testing on young children

January 25
Keats House: poetry event with Hannah Lowe
All welcome

January 31
Conference, Sheffield

February 6
Talk about poetry for children at
Goldsmiths, University of London

February 8
Nottingham, talk for TAs

February 9
Goldsmiths, University of London
Children’s Literature conference

February 22
Keats House
Teachers workshop

February 24
Goldsmiths-Oxford University, colloquium on
Edward Lear and nonsense poetry

March 11
Royal Albert Hall
Hertfordshire Schools sing Daedalus and Icarus
Words: Michael Rosen
Music: Will Todd

March 15
Writing for a Purpose

March 19 or March 21
Teachers’ Conference

March 23
Head teachers conference

April 18
Institute of Education
Talk about books and poetry

April 27
Conference: teachers

May 24
Peterborough: talk at the University Centre



Michael Rosen Events

For school, library, festival, conference and college bookings where you have no arrangements as yet for selling books, contact Jan or Kate at: