Bournville BookFest 2017 is bigger than ever! We hope it will be a great opportunity for some of you to visit parts of the city you haven't explored before.
Click on a venue to find out directions, parking facilities and disabled access and baby-changing facilities:
- Bournville Community Hub
Bournville Community Hub
Bournville Green, Sycamore Road, B30 2AA
Parking available behind the shops on Bournville Green and unrestricted parking available on the roads nearby. On the 11a and 11c bus routes. 20-minute walk from Bournville Train Station. Tea and cake available, and cafes and a bakery close by.
- Bournville Infant School
Bournville Infant School
Linden Road, B30 1JY
Parking available behind Bournville shops, and on nearby residential roads. On the 11a and 11c bus routes. Wheelchair-access is good. 20-minute walk from Bournville Train Station. Close to cafes and a bakery on Bournville Green.
- Bournville Junior School
Bournville Junior School
Linden Road, B30 1JY
Linden Road, B30 1JY. Parking available behind Bournville shops, and on nearby residential roads. On the 11a and 11c bus routes. 20-minute walk from Bournville Train Station. Close to cafes and a bakery on Bournville Green.
- Creative Coffee Hub
- Edgbaston High School for Girls
- Harborne Library
- Kings Heath Library
Kings Heath Library
High Street, Birmingham, B14 7SW
Short stay parking is available on the High Street opposite the library during the mornings, and on the library side of the road in the afternoons. Please check parking restrictions carefully. Parking is also available on the side roads near the library and there is a small pay and display carpark on opposite the nearby Argos store.
- Kings Norton Library
- Library of Birmingham
Library of Birmingham
Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2ND
Close to the city centre. 10-minutes’ walk from Birmingham New Street Station, 15-minutes from Snow Hill. Wheelchair access. Closest multi-storey car park is at Cambridge Street and the NIA. Has its own café and you can take picnics up to the roof-top terrace.
- Northfield Library
- Rowheath Pavilion
- Selly Manor
Maple Road, Bournville, Birmingham B30 2AE
Parking at Wyvale Garden Centre’s overflow car park and unrestricted parking on the roads nearby. On the 11a and 11c bus routes. 20-minute walk from Bournville Train Station. There is space in the garden to picnic in, plus cafes and a bakery nearby.
- Stirchley Baths
Bournville Lane, Birmingham B30 2JT
A wonderful community space on the corner of Pershore Road/Bournville Lane with its own café. There is parking behind the Baths, or take the train to Bournville Station or No 45, 47, 38 or 27 buses.
- The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Concert Hall University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TS
Parking is available at all times at the University’s North-East Carpark off Pritchatts Road and some free parking is also available in the car parks and bays around the Barber Institute, accessible via the University’s East Gate (off Edgbaston Park Road). The Number 61 & 63 bus routes go past the bottom of Edgbaston Park Road. 10-minutes’ walk from University train station.
- The Blue Coat School
- University of Birmingham School
- Weoley Castle Library
- West House School
- Yardley Wood Library