Booking opens on Thursday 27 April 2017.

When making a booking, we advise you to take a note of the Important Dates listed on this page.

Step-by-step guide to booking tickets for the Baillie Gifford Schools Programme

Step 1

Choose the event you would like to attend. Also choose two alternative events in case your first choice is unavailable. If you have any questions about programme content or suitability please contact our Schools Booking Co-ordinator at:

Step 2

You can complete the booking form online at

Alternatively fill in the booking form on page 43 of the brochure (available from Tuesday 18 April). Please complete a separate form for each visit – photocopy as necessary.

Please note: The Booking Contact is the person responsible for booking and the Trip Supervisor Contact is the person bringing the class who we may need to contact regarding the visit.

Step 3

If applicable, fill in the Baillie Gifford Transport Fund application on the booking form on page 43 of the brochure. (The brochure will be available from Tuesday 18 April).

Step 4

If you are not booking online, send your completed booking form to:

Edinburgh International Book Festival
PO Box 23835

Or scan and email it to:

Ticket Prices

£3 each for pupils and adults (one adult free with every 10 pupils)
£8 (£6 concessions) each for CPL events
Concessions are over 60s, students, Young Scot cardholders, Jobseekers and disabled visitors