Upcoming Events


July 1
Celebration of Judith Kerr at JW3, organised by Jewish Book Week.
Public event, all welcome.

July 3
Teachers CPD event at Surrey Race Course.
(Speaking of Books event.)

July 4
Bradford event to talk about Workers’ Tales and Reading and Rebellion and my memoir So They Call You Pisher!
Public event, all welcome. Please come!

July 10
Liverpool teachers’ conference.
(Speaking of Books event.)

July 11
Judging session for this year’s Laugh Out Loud Awards where our team select the shortlist. Who will be on it? Who will  end up as the overall winners? Charity event for St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney.

July 12
Wandsworth teachers finishing their year long poetry course with me.
(Speaking of Books event.)

July 13
Rochdale festival.
(Speaking of Books event.)
Public event, all welcome. Please come!

July 15
Daunt’s Bookshop, South End Green, Hampstead.
Evening public event for So They Call You Pisher! (my memoir) all welcome, please come, please inform the bookshop first!

July 17
Housman’s bookshop, Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London. Event around Reading and Rebellion, book about radical children’s literature, 1900-1960, edited by Kimberley Reynolds, Jane Rosen and me.
Public event. All welcome. Please come. Please contact the bookshop for tickets.

July 20
Eddie Steele Rosen (my late son) memorial hockey match at Old Loughtonians Hockey Ground. 20 years since he died. Always remembered. Always loved.

September 2
(Speaking of Books event.)

September 7
William Morris Society, Kelmscott House, Hammersmith.
Political Poetry. Reading and talking about William Morris’s political poetry and my own with other readers.
Public event. All welcome. Please come.
(See my book William Morris’s Poems of Protest published by Bookmarks.)

September 12
Hailsham Festival.
(Speaking of Books event.)

September 17
Dagenham School.
(Speaking of Books event.)

September 18
Poetry course, Goldsmiths, University of London.
First night. This is for teachers and asks you to commit for all six sessions spread out over the whole year. Possible publication of a book, as an outcome, written by participants and me. See Eventbrite for details.

September 19
Arnhem Wharf School.
(Speaking of Books event.)

September 23
Appledore Festival.
Public event, all welcome. Please come.
(Speaking of Books, arranged)

September 28
Bath Children’s Books Festival.
Public event. Please come.

October 2
Henley Festival.
Public events, all welcome. Please come.

October 3
Millmead School, Hertford.
(Speaking of Books event.)

October 4
Bournemouth event.
(Speaking of Books event.)

October 10
Walthamstow Early Years.
(Speaking of Books event.)

October 16
Festival of the Future City – Bristol Festival of Ideas.
‘Play’ based on my forthcoming Book of Play published by Profile for the Wellcome Institute

October 17
(Speaking of Books event.)

October 18
‘Play’ event to go with my Book of Play (Profile/Wellcome).
Thame Arts and Literature Festival.

October 30
St Joseph’s, East London.
(Speaking of Books event.)

October 31
Readings of poems I wrote about ‘Grave Goods’ – burials in the British Museum.
Two events at the museum. Public events, all welcome. Please come.

November 6
Children’s Bookshow performance.

November 7
(Speaking of Books event.)

November 8
‘Play’ – based on Book of Play (Profile/Wellcome).

November 9
Event for Reading and Rebellion edited by Kimberley Reynolds, Jane Rosen and me.

November 11
Children’s Bookshow performance.

November 13
Event at Goldsmiths, University of London on writing, writing poetry, on what is an ‘author’? based on my book, The Author.
This will be a public event, all welcome, but please book ahead.

November 14
(Speaking of Books event.)

November 15
Adult poetry event at Karamel cafe, Wood Green part of Poppadoms and Poetry organised and presented by Paul Lyalls.
This is a public event.

November 19
NAHT event.
(Speaking of Books event.)

November 21
Event in Cumbria.
(Speaking of Books event.)

November 27
Children’s Bookshow Event.
Hull Theatre.

November 29
Early Years Event.
(Speaking of Books event.)

December 5
Early Years Conference.
(Speaking of Books event.)

December 12
Whitchurch Primary.
(Speaking of Books event.)

December 14
Old Vic performance. 11 am.
Bah! Humbug!
This is a public event. All welcome. Please come.


January 9
University of East London conference.
(Speaking of Books event.)

February 5
Event with Sixth Formers based on BBC Radio 4‘s programme ‘Word of Mouth.’

February 14
(Speaking of Books event.)

February 25
School in Great Malvern.
(Speaking of Books event.)

March 12
Wiltshire Headteachers event.
(Speaking of Books event.)

April 20
(Speaking of Books event.)

May 9
Questors Theatre.
Two performances.
Public events. All welcome, please come.

June 13
Bournville Book Festival.
(Speaking of Books arrangement.)

June 24
Plymouth Oracy conference.
(Speaking of Books event.)


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: