See below for full details and information about our past events from the 2015-16 Award.
Details of all our events in the current year can be found on the Events page.
You can also view our archive of events from earlier years.
Saturday 16th July 2016
Seven Stories, Newcastle
On Saturday 16th July we visited Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children's Books, in Newcastle.
Over 900 pupils and guests packed the Doncaster Dome on Friday 15th April for the fantastic finale of the 2016 Doncaster Book Award.
This amazing event featured:
Saturday 9 April 2016
10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Drama Studio, CAST
Samba dance workshop led by Chloe. We will devise a Samba-based dance for a group of students to lead a performance at the Finale.
The photo shows participants at our 2014 dance workshop led by Chloe.
Monday 21 March 2016
(one morning, one afternoon)
The Point Arts Centre
Two special workshops will be led by artist Kate Sully and will allow students to make book-themed head-dresses for our Samba introduction at the Finale, and also animal masks.
Thursday 30 December 2015
Workshop and performance based on Aladdin, led by Talegate Theatre.
Friday 20 November 2015
DBA favourites Matt Haig and Chris Mould led an author workshop based on their Christmas book A Boy Called Christmas.
The Doncaster Book Award had its biggest ever launch this year when over 750 children and special guests joined comedian and author David Baddiel for a fabulous and fun-filled event at the Doncaster Dome on 1st October 2015.
The new home of the Doncaster Book Award is the Doncaster Dome! Here we will be able to cater for a much larger audience... now whole year groups can be accommodated! Interested schools are invited to contact lynnecoppendale(аt)doncasterbookaward.net to find out more.