Bid to own Books about Town's BookBenches, featuring artwork by local artists and famous names.

This summer Books about Town brought 50 BookBenches to the streets of London.

Featuring original artwork, the benches include How to Train Your Dragon, Sherlock Holmes and Through the Looking Glass.

Now is your chance to bid for your own bench at public auction and meet some of the authors and artists involved, including Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman. Proceeds go to the National Literacy Trust’s vital work to raise literacy levels in the UK.

7pm Drinks reception.
7.45pm The auction begins.

Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall