The Gruffalo Birthday Bookshop Tour!


The Gruffalo is going on a UK birthday tour! 


To celebrate his 25th birthday the Gruffalo is going on a UK tour! You and your little ones can see him in bookshops up and down the country, with visits confirmed at the following locations. 

For full details on each individual event, please contact the relevant bookshop.

  • Waterstones (Inverness) - 9th March (11am and 2pm)
  • Waterstones (Lincoln) - 14th March (11am, 1:30pm and 4:30pm)
  • Waterstones (Blackburn) - 19th March and 20th March (1 - 3pm)
  • Heffers (Cambridge) - 23rd March (11am and 3pm) 24th March (11am)
  • Waterstones (Truro) - 30th March (11am and 3pm)
  • StoryVille Books (Pontypridd) – 3rd April (Time TBC)
  • Liznojan (Tiverton) – 6th April and 7th April (Times TBC)
  • Snug Bookshop (Langport, Somerset)  – 10th April (Time TBC)
  • Griffin Books (Penarth) – 13th April and Sunday 14th April (Times TBC)
  • Hunt Bookshop (Rugby) – 17th April (Time TBC)
  • Coles (Bicester) – 20th April – 24th April (Times TBC)
  • Mostly Books (Abingdon) – 26th April – 28th April (Times TBC)
  • Jaffe and Neale (Chipping Norton) – 4th May (10am and 12noon)
  • Chorleywood, Bookshop – 10th May – 12th May (Times TBC)
  • Village Books – 19th May (2pm - 5pm)
  • Norfolk Children's Book Centre - 22nd May (2pm - TBC)
  • Tales on Moon Lane (Whitstable) – 25th May (11:30am - 3pm), 26th May (11:30am and 2:30pm) and 27th May (11:30am and 2:30pm)
  • Steyning Festival – 1st June (Time TBC)
  • Booka (Bridgnorth) – 15th June and 16th June (Times TBC)
  • Serenity Books (Stockport) – 19th June (11:30am and 4pm)
  • Stripey Badger (Grassington) – 22nd June and 23rd June (Times TBC)
  • Far From the Madding Crowd Bookshop (At the Low Port Centre, Linlithgow) – 1st July (11am)
  • The Edinburgh Bookshop – Date and Times TBC
  • The Bookhouse (Fort William) – Date and Times TBC
  • Highland Bookshop – Date and Times TBC
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