The Billy Bonkers bars have landed!

Lovingly designed and made in Yorkshire these very special chocolate bars are now available in shops and supermarkets all over the region from August to celebrate #yorkshireday .

500 special bars contain hidden free tickets to the BHCLF!!

Make sure to grab a bar, at one of the outlets listed HERE, will you be a lucky winner who bags free tickets to an event of your choice at Broughton Hall Children’s Literature Festival??? 

Good luck, go go go!


Living North magazine article featuring top picks for the Festival weekend.

“There are very few female heroines in modern children’s literature so I wanted a heroine who was independent and perhaps didn’t fit in"

Clare Balding explains how important reading is for children in the latest Yorkshire Post article.→


You can win tickets to BHCLF over at the Wharfedale Mumbler ! Be quick only 5 pairs available! →

We are so excited for Festival performer Karl Nova who's debut book Rhythm & Poetry  just scooped the CLiPPA 2018 Award! 

Thank you to Emma Clayton at the Telegraph & Argus for this brilliant article all about the BHCLF. Read the full article here →

The fantastic Harry & Chris have released a number 1 World Cup single!! Check it out here and don’t forget to book tickets to see the boys in action at Broughton Hall Children’s Literature Festival!