London's richest annual
banquet of writers and ideas

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined index: options in _fancybox_filter_settings() (line 559 of /hsphere/local/home/bookweek/
  • Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in _fancybox_filter_settings() (line 559 of /hsphere/local/home/bookweek/

Children’s Poetry Prize

This years competition was themed 'stars' and was open to entrants between Year 3-4 and 5- 6.
The WINNERS of this year's competition can be found here and have been invited to read their poems at Little Bookniks, on 10th March 2013 at the Jewish Museum.

The first prize is a £40 book token, with £20 tokens for the runners-up.
Schools that send in more than 50 entries win book tokens of £50.

The 2012 competition was all about aliens. Below are the winners along with Lady Elaine Sacks, one of the judges.

The JBW Newsfeed

Internationally acclaimed American pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns to Kings Place for the Fifth Anniversary Season of his popular...

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Great Poets in their Own Words on BBC Four, available to...

Thursday, 7 August 2014

The Jewish Book Week team spend each summer reading hundreds of books sent to us as submissions and suggestions for the next festival.

Monday, 4 August 2014


Chaim Bermant Prize for Journalism

Predators and Prey: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel is a special exhibition showcasing a rare Roman mosaic pavement excavated in Israel held in the Stables Coach House at Waddesdon Manor from 05 June to 02 November 2014.


Watch Ruby Wax talking to Kathy Lette on how the mind works and why mindfulness can boost mental health at JBW14