Future Events


The FCBG will celebrate 50 years since it was founded by Anne Wood in 1965, to promote enthusiasm for and about children’s books. All local Book Groups are being encouraged think of exciting and golden ways we can work together to celebrate this important milestone in golden style. Please make contact if you have any ideas or you would like your local school or community to become involved.


28 February 2018: Author Visit to Dry Sandford School Primary School: Elaine Wickson will be talking to the children about her book Planet Stan


World Book Day:  We will be celebrating WBD by again giving Story Sacks to the Children’s Hospital at the JR and Helen and Douglas House, go to Past Events to find out about the story so far


20 -21 April 2018: OCBG have been invited to Kennington Festival of Arts being held on Friday evening 20th April and Saturday 21st April. Story tellers, musicians and artists will be performing. On the Saturday morning, Korky Paul will be doing a Winnie the Witch presentation and there will be arts and crafts activities for the children.  OCBG will be there with an activity stall and we look forward to seeing our members there.


5 May 2018:  OCBG is celebrating our Silver Anniversary, in the same year at FCBG is 50 years old
We will be having a PARTY at the Story Museum from 2pm – 4pm and would love to welcome our 
members to share the event with us.  Look for more information soon

Watch this space for more details of events happening in Oxfordshire in 2017

Book Swaps:

We hold regular Book Swaps for our school members  If your school would like us to help you hold a Book Swap, to get the whole school reading, please let us know!”

School Visits

Author events at Helmdon Primary School, Newbottle and Charlton School

Author/illustrator visits to member schools throughout the year, please contact us for details.