Orchard Primary School

An outstanding Children’s Literary Festival, right at the heart of Herne Hill!

With something for everyone, Stepping Into Stories 2023 offers a fantastic programme of bookish events for kids of all ages — including grown ups!


With storytelling, poetry, performance, writing, illustrating, rap and more, meet leading lights from the world of children’s literature to share, create and celebrate stories in all their wonderful forms.


Programme: For full details of speakers and events: SteppingIntoStories.org


Booking: Tickets sell out fast so pre-booking via the website is essential. Concessions are available for all events to make sure price is never a barrier — please email SteppingIntoStories@gmail.com to find out more.


Our local, multi-award winning children’s bookshop, Tales on Moon Lane, will be selling signed books at all events. Signed books can also be pre-ordered with your ticket purchase.


Story-Making Competition: A chance for children to tell their own stories, in any format they choose! Our competition theme this year is ‘All Aboard!’. The deadline for entering is January 15th 2023. Prizes will be presented by the amazing Louie Stowell on Saturday 4th February.


We look forward to receiving lots of children’s entries! Find out how to enter at: www.steppingintostories.org/competition


Take a look at the further details below.