World Book Day Themed Events

World Book Day falls on the first Thursday of March each year. For 2024, World Book Day will be celebrated on Thursday 7th March. World Book Day changes lives through a love of books and reading. They are a charity with a mission to promote reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person the opportunity to have a book of their own. Designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, World Book Day is marked in over 100 countries around the globe.

Celebrate World Book Day with your favourite book this year in a BIG way – with our Themed Events! Encourage reading in a fantastically themed venue with music and entertainment, bringing the words on the page and the ideas in your imagination to real life! Here are just a few of our favourite Book Themed Events…

‘The Great Gatsby’ – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Can’t repeat the past? Why of course you can. Roar back into the 1920s with a The Great Gatsby Themed Event for World Book Day! F. Scott Fitzgerald’s American classic comes to life with our decor, entertainment, and live music. This theme is perfect for celebrating World Book Day with all the glitz, glamour, and pizzazz of the twenties! Add a touch of decadence with luxurious Art Deco venue dressing: a mirrored bar, ostrich feathers, and starburst backdrops! Forget prohibition and let the champagne flow with our Champagne Dress Hostesses and Flair Bartenders! Soundtrack your event with our talented Jazz Bands or postmodern bands such as The Black Sheikhs. This unique band deliver modern chart hits in a roaring twenties style! Our Flapper Girl Dance Troupe or 20s themed Burlesque Performers will lead the way onto the dance floor. Don’t forget to don your beads, feathers, and fringe!

‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ – C. S. Lewis

For a real Turkish Delight of an event theme this World Book Day! Walk into C. S. Lewis’ magical wintry world of Narnia. Create an extraordinary Narnia experience inside your chosen venue with Ice Sculptures, a Snow Queen, Mr Tumnus, and Aslan! Go into the wardrobe into a real Snow Shower! Our magical Snow Machines provide a realistic Snow Effect no matter the weather outside. Snow Machines can recreate Snow Effects just like in the movies, from a gentle snow fall to a snow blizzard!

‘Jurassic Park’ – Michael Crichton

Let World Book Day ROAR to life! Celebrate Michael Crichton’s ‘Jurassic Park’ series with an event all about Dinosaurs! Hire realistic, lifelike, walking Dinosaurs from the UK’s leading Dinosaur Company. Talk to a Triceratops, roar with a T-Rex, look up to a Brontosaurus, scream with a Spinosaurus, and run from a Raptor! Meet Dinosaur Rangers and undertake Ranger Training classes. Your guests can learn about science beyond the books with our Fossil and Dinosaur Workshops! We’ve got everything you need to turn your venue into a prehistoric scene. We have Bones, Dinosaur Eggs, Warning Signs, Jungle Planting, life-size Dinosaur Props, Jurassic Park Gates, and even a Gyrosphere for hire! Let your imagination run WILD.

‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ – Lewis Carroll

Don’t be late for this important date – Thursday 2nd March 2023 is World Book Day! Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Alice this World Book Day. Plan the perfect whimsical Wonderland Themed Event with Big Foot Events. Celebrate Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ with our themed meet and greet Entertainers, oversized Props, and ‘Eat Me’ ‘Drink Me’ Themed Catering! Our Mad Hatter, Alice, and Queen of Hearts will roam your venue. Guests will be astonished by Bouncy White Rabbit Stilt Walkers, Clock Heads, Giant Playing Cards, and a Cheshire Cat Aerial Performer! Our fantastical venue theming will transform your venue into Wonderland with bright colours and giant props!