Upcoming Events


January 15
British Library evening event for the public to celebrate Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. All welcome, please book.

January 16
Cambridge: HistoryWorks workshops

January 17
Wandsworth teachers’ workshop

January 18
Teachers’ CPD at the Barbican, London

January 23
Cambridge: HistoryWorks workshops

January 25
Joining a panel at the Education Show in London
All welcome

January 27
Event in Cambridge to commemorate the Holocaust and Holocaust Memorial Day
University Church of Great St Mary’s on Cambridge Market Square CB2 3BQ
3pm (no tickets needed, seating from 2.45pm)
All welcome

January 29
Whitley Bay Playhouse Shakespeare event

February 7
Conference for Islington teachers

February 14
Lollies Award for the funniest children’s books of the year.

February 25
A Wokingham school event

March 3
Jewish Book Week event to talk about Workers’ Tales published by Princeton University Press

March 7
1/. Two events for children in Tower Hamlets at the Genesis Cinema
2/. Event in Stratford talking about So They Call You Pisher! with Danny Braverman and Newham Bookshop.

March 11
Cambridge, HistoryWorks

March 13
Teachers’ Conference in Leicester

March 16
Stand up to Racism march and meeting.

March 21
Bournville Children’s Literature Festival

March 26
Event in a school in Sunderland

April 2
Haringey Library Awards, Alexandra Palace

April 3
Teaching assistants’ event in Cheltenham

April 4
Oxford Literary Festival

April 30
Event at the Barbican bringing together children’s work on ‘boxes’ which tell the stories of their families.

May 1
Hexham Literature Festival

May 3
British Library event on writing, alphabets etc.
(to be confirmed)

May 5
Royal Academy, London
Talk (plus Q and A) about literature and education

May 10
Conference about Play

May 13
South Tyneside Festival
Kevin Maguire interviewing me about work, life and writing including my memoir So They Call You Pisher!

May 18
Goldsmiths, University of London
Conference: ‘New Ways to Promote Reading for Pleasure’
All welcome, please get in touch with Goldsmiths

May 20
Nottingham conference on early reading, phonics, stories…

May 22
Launch event of National Poetry Archive for Children

May 24, 25
Hay Festival events for schools, families and an evening event to talk about my memoir So They Call You Pisher! and other work.

June 7
Goldsmiths, University of London
Digital Storytelling Conference

June 13
Loughborough University Festival
Performance for children, book signing, and a discussion panel on creativity in education and the value of culture

June 20
Symposium based on the work of Bob Leeson and his book Reading and Writing
Venue: University of East London

June 22
Poetry events at Stratford-on-Avon

July 3
Teachers CPD event at Surrey Race Course

July 4
Event to talk about Workers’ Tales and Reading and Writing and So They Call You Pisher!

July 11
Wandsworth teachers finishing their year long poetry course with me.

September 2

September 11
Edge Festival

October 4
Bournemouth event

November 21
Event in Cumbria

November 27
Children’s Bookshow Event
Hull Theatre


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: