Josie attends many different events from school visits to literary festivals. If you’d like to book Josie for your event, please get in touch.

Read on for details of forthcoming events. Or view all events on Josie’s calendar.

Forthcoming Events

Josie Dom at the Witham Hub – 28 July & 31 August 2022

Story-time and book signing

It is a great honour to be invited to the Witham Hub to share my stories with their community. The Witham Hub provides many much-needed services for the people of Witham, Essex (take a look at their website to see what they do) including fun community events for all the family.

For some FREE summer holiday fun, join me at the Witham Hub on 28 July or 31 August (12-2pm on both days).

Witham Hub 2022
Vintage Fair 2022

Josie Dom at Chiswick Book Festival 11 September 2022

12.15pm – 1.00pm
Chiswick & Bedford Park Prep School

Josie will be at the illustrious Chiswick Book Festival this September sharing the story of Lum. Check out their website for all the details of the Festival and to book tickets which go on sale on 26th July.

Previous Events

Animalympics 2021

In 2021, Josie hosted a 17-day Animalympics extravaganza to fill the “sports void” between the real Olympics and Paralympics! Alongside, in-person events with Red Lion Books, Maldon Books, Rumblebees Bookshop & Music Cafe and Barleylands Farm Park, there were a number of online events, which you can watch here.

Josie Lum author

On one of the hottest days during the June heatwave, Josie was part of A Vintage Day Out, which raised much-needed funds for Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. Luckily Josie was in the shade of a very large tree and kept cool whilst meeting families and creating art together.

Josie Lum author

Essex Book Festival grows every year. In 2022, the festival was held during June in views across Essex. Josie was part of the Family Fun Day held at Chelmsford Library (if you’ve never been to the library, Josie highly recommends a visit).

Josie Lum author

A fun day out for pre-schoolers and their adults in Braintree. This festival has been running for a number of years now and Josie was delighted to be part of it in 2022.

Josie Lum author

A huge honour to be part of the inaugural Herts Book Festival in 2022. It was a very well organised event with so much going on for all ages to enjoy. Check out their future events here.

Christmas Fayre

Josie joined forces with 40 other independent authors in 2021. Working together they attended a few Christmas events including the Festive Gift Fair at the Birmingham NEC. Find out more about the venture at Book Planet 4 Kids‘ own website.

Monster Invasion 2021

Chelmsford, Essex suffered a Monster Invasion in October half-term, but fear not, the monsters were there to look for their friend, the Essex Serpent! The fun people at Chelmsford For You organised the week of free activities including a series of workshops from Josie where children created their own Ink Monsters and heard monster stories!

Chiswick Book Festival picture

Josie was honoured to be part of the Chiswick Book Festival in September 2021. Animalympics featured with a fun game and poetry recital.

Maui Waui Festival

The Maui Waui Festival moved to Norfolk in 2021 and Josie was delighted to be part of the entertainment in the Children’s Area.

Essex Book Festival

For Josie’s 3rd visit to the Essex Book Festival (in August 2021), she brought along an Animalympics craft activity and fun game which included readings from the story.

Helena Rollason Vintage Fair

Lum’s Mum was the star of the show at the Vintage Day Out in June 2021. Story time and craft sessions in the pretty garden were the order of the day.

Barnes Children's Literature Festival

Josie had a fun day out when she attended the Barnes Children’s Literature Festival in June 2021. Bringing Lum to the festival was a wonderful return to live events in 2021.

Animalympics 2021

Working with local bookshops (Red Lion Books, Rumblebees and Maldon Books) and Barleylands Farm Park, Josie spent 17 days celebrating the Animalympics in August 2021.

You can watch all the videos here.

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School Visits

Please enjoy a montage of photos from some of the many school and children’s groups visits since 2016.

Please contact me to book a visit for your school or children’s group here.

School montage

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