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Wordpool 10th Anniversary boost from Arts Council

We’re so happy to announce that we’ve been awarded a £70,000 grant from Arts Council England to help celebrate Wordpool Festival‘s 10th anniversary! Our annual festival is about to get a whole lot bigger over the next two years! [getty src=”55948800″ width=”345″ height=”445″] With the new funding we’re planning to expand our festival to create three new […]

Save Our Stories Freelance Learning Co-ordinator

Save Our Stories Freelance Learning Co-ordinator We are seeking a highly creative individual to lead on the development and delivery of a strategic learning pilot for Save Our Stories, an exciting and innovative new storytelling and creative writing programme for Blackpool and Wyre. This is a role for an experienced practitioner, who has exceptional storytelling […]

Congratulations! Wordpool authors shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2015!

Congratulations to Tasha Kavanagh and Andrew Michael Hurley who have both been nominated for the Costa Novel Award 2015. Both authors have been part of our Wordpool Festival programme in 2015 and we are always delighted when authors we work with go on to receive great success with their work. The entire Wordpool team wish […]

National Poetry Day Round Up

We’ve had a brilliant couple of days in Blackpool with our #makelikeapoet Blackpool Illuminations switch-on event on Wednesday night followed by an action packed National Poetry Day with our partners Grundy Art Gallery, The Museum Project, Blackpool Arts and Libraries and LeftCoast. Lunchtime saw poets performing their work at Brilliance on Burley Street with LeftCoast as part […]

Dream, speak, love, live, act and think “Make like a poet” for National Poetry Day

See the responses to Anthony Burrill’s invitation to Think, Dream, Speak, Live, Love, Act like a poet lit up in Blackpool Illuminations on North Promenade (opposite The Cliffs Hotel) on display from 8.10.15-8.11.15 Cllr Vicky Singleton and Poet Mark Grist at the launch Baby Lottie helps mum Johanna switch on “Make like a poet” . Johanna’s […]

“Make like a poet” for National Poetry Day: 8 October 2015

Famous voices Professor Stephen Hawking, Sean Bean, Samantha Morton and Juliet Stevenson call on the nation to ‘make like a poet’ to light Blackpool Illuminations with poetry The nationwide celebration of poetry and all things poetical marks its 21st anniversary on Thursday 8 October 2015. The day is an opportunity to break with the tyranny […]

‘A gothic masterpiece’, The Guardian’s review of The Loney

Today’s Guardian is full of praise for Andrew Michael Hurley’s The Lonely. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/aug/28/the-loney-andrew-michael-hurley-review-gothic-novel We are excited to welcome Andrew Michael Hurley to Blackpool Central Library on Thursday 10th September, 6.30pm as he discusses his book, gives a reading and holds a Q&A. Tickets are £3 and available from Blackpool Central Library or Eventbrite. 

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Wordpool Presents…. The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley

We are excited that Andrew Michael Hurley is launching his novel The Loney at Blackpool Central Library on Thursday 10th September, 6.30pm.  The Loney is the modern classic set on England’s northwest coast, it is a tale that sucks you in like the tide and envelops you in a thick fog which’ll keep you guessing […]