November 2012

Just some of the great things you said about this year’s Wordpool

Just some of the great things you said about this year’s Wordpool

The lady that delivered the session was fantastic, it was very fun and great to take part. Wriggle and Giggle The pied piper storyteller was wonderful. The Halloween crafts were excellent quality, well planned and organized team work. Spooky Family Fun Day     This was an innovative, utterly creative and inspiring performance                                                                                                                                                                  The […]

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This blog is the culmination of a project that ran as part of Wordpool 2012. The Project was led by Danielle Rose Smith, who invited participants to use memories, archive material, their imaginations to capture moments of time in unique pieces of flash fiction. The sessions took place in the Local and Family History Centre […]

Flying Solo Tonight – Moor Park Library

Flying Solo Tonight – Moor Park Library

A feast of new perfomance awaits at Moor Park Library on Thursday 15th November from 6pm-7.3o. There will be performances of original monologues from award winning local writers David Riley, Ian Simpson, Jennifer Smethurst and Ruth White. The monologues are set in many diverse settings from the bus to the Spanish Civil war. Norman Hadley […]

3hundredandsixty5 -Dave Kirkwood

Aunty Social’s guest speaker, Dave Kirkwood was a persuasive and passionate advocate for the art of the Graphic Novel and the Teenage Cancer Trust. Follow 3hundredandsixty5 http://www.3hundredand65.co.uk/ Aunty Social’s event and on-line auction raised over £300 for the charity.

Wriggle and Giggle

Wriggle and Giggle

Over the last week, Blackpool libraries have seen parents and children taking part in the Wriggle and Giggle taster sessions. In place of Rhythm and Rhyme sessions, two professional dance artists delivered movement and play sessions in Central, Layton, Moor Park and Palatine libraries. The sessions have already been a roaring success, so much so […]

Vicky Ellis – Unconventional Attitudes

Vicky Ellis – Unconventional Attitudes

Start your Weds Wordpool evening off with an early doors event, 5.45pm at Central Library… Unconventional Attitudes is based on the historical accounts and letters of Emma Hamilton. Original writing is complemented by excerpts from Lady Hamilton’s writing and contemporary song. Vicky won the award for the Spoken Word category at the Buxton fringe Festival […]

3hundredandsixty5 reasons to come to this event

3hundredandsixty5 is a graphic novel, created on Twitter, one day at a time, in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.  A new author a day contributes a tweet to the novel, which is interpreted and illustrated by founder Dave Kirkwood, famous contributors include Stephen Fry, Jonathon Ross, Rufus Hound and Lauren Laverne to name but a […]

Calling all criminal minds!

Using all your stealth make your way to Layton Library, leave your trench coat at the door and enjoy an evening of crime and adventure meeting two of our most popular authors!! Besides being a best selling author Mandasue Heller was also a successful singer and musician. So especially for us Mandasue will be divulging top […]

Tues 13th – Eleanor Rees and Zoe Lambert – Central Library

Walls Have Voices Readings 6pm followed by Eleanor Rees and Zoe Lambert in Conversation 7.15pm, refreshment break 6.45pm Walls Have Voices features readings of new work from Blackpool creative writers inspired by Blackpool’s wonderful and unique built heritage. The project was part of the Blackpool 100 project supported by National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery […]