Wimbledon BookFest Student Panel 2017 - for sixth formers

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BookFest Student Panel works with sixth formers from local schools to programme and run events that interest a younger target market.

Our 2017 students come from Richard Challoner, Ursuline High, Wimbledon College, Wimbledon High and King's College Schools. The group meets regularly at HMV Curzon to discuss their ideas and progress organising and promoting events.

This year's events will include Performance Poetry, Battle of Ideas and Gig Night.Wimbledon BookFest's Student Panel have programmed a selection of events for the festival since it set up in 2015. Events have included the Future of Journalism, Poetry Live, Gender Politics and Young Adult novelist events. This year our Gig Night which gives young musicians the opportunity to perform will be running for the 4th year. It is hosted by Radio X's John Kennedy.

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