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Author Paula Rawsthorne to visit to Highfield Humanities College

Author Paula Rawsthorne to visit to Highfield Humanities College

Highfield’s Book Group will be interviewing Paula when she visits school to talk to Year 9 on Friday July 5th. They are currently reading Blood Tracks Paula’s latest book. They’ll be reviewing it and writing about Paula’s visit on our blog. Paula is an exciting new talent in YA fiction. She writes with passion and […]

Matt Hilton 2-3pm, Thursday 4th July 2013 at Layton Library

Matt Hilton 2-3pm, Thursday 4th July 2013 at Layton Library

Book early for this! We think Matt is one of the UK’s most exciting thriller writers. He’s also a former police officer, security expert, a 4th Dan black belt and coach in Ju-Jitsu! Rules of Honour is his  latest novel and the eight novel in the Joe Hunter  series. ‘If you like Jack Reacher books, you’ll love […]

Join the Discussion – Writing a One Act Play with David Riley

Join the Discussion – Writing a One Act Play with David Riley

2.30-4.30pm, Friday 5th July 2013 at Central Library Come and discuss some of the things that make up a good one act play. See how different artistic genres can be drawn on to make something effective and different. David is a playwright and is a previous winner of the Blackpool based Grand Words one act […]

Elizabeth Fremantle – Queens Gambit

Elizabeth Fremantle – Queens Gambit We can’t wait to meet Elizabeth in person at Wordpool, Join us to hear Elizabeth’s fascinating  account of life at the  Tudor Court Friday July 5th, 10.30am at Central Library. Free event includes morning coffee.

The Tin Man’s coming to Tiny Worlds!

The Friends of Stanley Park have a Scarecrow Festival in Salisbury Gardens this weekend, go along it’s free. And we’ll be hiding the Tin man and some of his friends along our Tiny Worlds trail in the Park on Sat July 6th 1-4pm. find out more… http://wordpoolfestival.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/tiny-worlds-promotion-a5.pdf

Wordpool Screen – Little Shop of Horrors – Thurs July 4th 7pm

Feed me Seymour! A rare chance to see the classic film Little Shop of Horrors on the big screen in the wonderful setting of the Winter Gardens Pavilion. To match the atmospheric venue, we are asking you to dress up in your best retro gear. Prizes for the best dressed! Refreshments will be available from […]

Handheld Theatre are coming to our Tiny Worlds Family Day

Handheld Theatre’s Wizard of Oz is a “Theatre for one” experience. A beautiful dream world of shadow puppets – A fierce storm, flying houses, wicked witches, and much  more. Lenght: 2.5 minutes. see this and more at our… Tiny Worlds Family Fun Day

See Elly Griffiths at Moor Park Library, July 4th at 7.30pm

See Elly Griffiths at Moor Park Library, July 4th at 7.30pm

Wordpool is excited that Waterstones have chosen Elly Griffiths this week for their Waterstones loves promotion. Elly’s latest novel ‘Dying Fall’ finds her heroine Dr Ruth Galloway, a forensic archeologist, uncovering the secrets of the long dead  in Lancashire. Find out why Elly chose to take Galloway away from her home in the wild Norfolk […]

2013 Programme

2013 Programme

Packed with event information and produced by AltBlackpool volunteers especially for Wordpool view on our blog or pick up a copy from any Blackpool Library. Don’t forget to book your tickets early! http://wordpoolfestival.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/151401-blackpool-booklet1.pdf

Arts for Health make a start on their borrower world!..

Hello! We, Bonker*s Clutterbucks are a husband (Peter) and wife (Kate) team who enjoys making 3D models, kits and diorama box pieces, up-cycling found objects and celebrating all things nonsense! We are very happy to have been asked to work with a couple of groups Back on Track and U Create exploring the theme Small […]