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Wordpool Tickets

Wordpool Tickets

Wordpool Tickets are available from Central, Moor Park, Layton and Palatine Libraries.

   

Wordpool news – September 2012

Wordpool news – September 2012

We are pleased to welcome Craig to our Wordpool team. Craig is our new Blaze Ignite Workplacement (Blaze is a partnership between Blackpool Council and Lancashire Council funded through the Legacy Trust UK for the We Play strand of the Cultural Olympiad) and he will be combining his Blackpool 6th form studies with part-time work […]

2012 Programme

2012 Programme

We’re busy working on our 2012 programme and have confirmed our opening event a Family Fun Day at the Oracle (the big orange building!) near Palatine Campus on Weds 31 Oct, 1-4pm.  Lots of creative activities for all ages, and performances and storytelling from some of your favourite authors. If you are part of a community group […]

Walls Have Voices

Walls Have Voices

Creative Writing Project in Blackpool Here is a great opportunity to work with writers Eleanor Rees and Zoe Lambert and get your work published. The creative writing project uses Blackpool’s built heritage as the inspiration for new writing. Locations include – the Grundy Art Gallery, the Grand Theatre, the Central Library and Layton Cemetery – […]

Zoe Sharp Author Talk…

I’ve just had a lovely afternoon with crime writer Zoe Sharpe at Moor Park Library as she led an authors talk with a group of local crime writing enthusiasts. Zoe kindly signed a copy of her book ‘Hard Knocks’ which I’m going to give to my mum! You can meet Zoe Sharpe along with writers […]

If You Go Down To The Woods…

Sunday, 6th November saw the Wordpool Family Day themed ‘If You Go Down To The Woods…’ with a performance of Little Red Riding Hood by Horse and Bamboo Theatre. The Horseshoe, Winter Gardens, was transformed into an enchanted forest with lots of activities including storytelling, crown making, making music, sock tree’s, leaf decorating…

Reading Places: Travel Writer’s Day

Come and join travel writers Robin Bailey, Kapka Kassabova, Fran Sandham and Alistair Sutcliffe for our Reading Places day at Central Library, Saturday 5th November from 2 -4.30pm. Each writer has a different tale to tell – from walking across Africa to climbing the highest peaks in the world. The afternoon will be led by Anne Caldwell. […]

DANCING WITH WORDS

DANCING WITH WORDS

  Wander around the Central Library building to discover incidental dances amongst the books! Students from schools and colleges in Blackpool will perform site-specific dances created in a one-off Choreography Lab based upon our connection with, and use of, WORDS. Performances are from 11am on Saturday 12th November 2011 in various locations in the Central Library Blackpool. […]