Events 2017-18

Details of events past and future relating to the 2017-18 Award can be found below.

You can also view our archive of events from earlier years.

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Launch Event with Chris Riddell and Paul Cookson

The DBA committee are delighted to announce that our special guests at the launch event on 18th October 2017 will be Chris Riddell and Paul Cookson.

Chris Riddell is author of the Goth Girl series and former Children's Laureate.

Paul Cookson is a poet with over sixty titles to his name and will be launching this year's DBA poetry competition.

We hope you will join us and look forward to seeing you there! Schools and home educators interested in bringing pupils to this free event should contact our Schools Coordinator Lynne Coppendale as soon as possible.

'Amazing Mr Gum' author Andy Stanton coming to Doncaster!

Monday 23rd October 2017

The DBA is thrilled to announce a visit from the wonderful Andy Stanton, creator of Mr Gum, this October.

Andy will be coming along to Stirling Primary School on Monday, 23rd October, starting at 10 a.m.

Don't delay, book your places today by contacting schools coordinator Lynne Coppendale via our Contact page.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Chris Mould and Matt HaigHo! Ho! Ho! Matt Haig and Chris Mould are back for more!

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Back by popular demand, this autumn the DBA are once again proud to welcome the wonderful Matt Haig and Chris Mould!

To celebrate the latest book in their highly successful A Boy Called Christmas series, the dynamic duo will be appearing at St Peter's Primary School, Doncaster, at 10am on Tuesday, 14th November 2017.

Come along and get yourself into the Christmas spirit early! Contact Lynne Coppendale today (via our Contact page) to book your places.

Much more to come!

Keep checking back regularly for full details of our other events in 2017-18. In the meantime, why not check out all our fantastic events from last year?

Huge queue for signing

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) to find out more.


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