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It’s a wrap!

JustJust a few images from our fun packed Story Safari Family Day on Saturday. We’ll be giving a full festival round up shortly. Thanks so much to all our Wordpool volunteers, staff, steering group, partners friends, authors, performers, artists…. you’ve all been amazing! And a special huge thank you to everyone who turned up and […]

See you tomorrow…. Story Safari Family Day!

See you tomorrow…. Story Safari Family Day!

Pack your sunscreen, bring some pennies for an ice cream and see you tomorrow afternoon for Wordpool’s Story Safari Family Day! It’s going to be an action packed afternoon at Stanley Park. Registration from 12.30 at the Visitors Centre, Clock Tower or Italian Gardens, the main event is 1-4pm. Did we mention that its FREE! […]

Friday’s Wordpool Whirlwind

Just a few little snippets from today’s action packed festival! Thank you so much to Dan Worsley, Karen Carlton, Elizabeth Fremantle, Carys Bray, Amanda Brooke, Sandra Mangan and John Simpson Wedge for a very entertaining day! We are busy beavers preparing for our Story Safari Family Day tomorrow, but will will share some more highlights […]

One Day Down but There’s All These Great Talks Tomorrow

One Day Down but There’s All These Great Talks Tomorrow

Dan Worsley and Karen Charlton, How To Make the Grade in Self-Publishing Friday 3 July, 11am, Central Library Both ex-teachers, Dan and Karen have made successful career changes to writing. Dan is a highly regarded local storyteller who has recently self-published a collection of short stories for children and Karen’s forays into self- publishing have […]

The Bridgestocks at Wordpool Today

The Bridgestocks at Wordpool Today

Warm, funny and so informative. The Bridgestock shared  all the gritty details that makes their crime novels so true to life.

Ali Shaw at Wordpool Today

Ali Shaw at Wordpool Today

Ali Shaw started our Wordpool Thurs off… ‘charming’ , ‘endearing’, ‘interesting’, ‘fascinating’ just some of the positive descriptions of Ali’s talk from  today’s audience. And going off book sales and borrows we think he’s gained a lot of new readers in Blackpool.

Elly Griffiths at Wordpool Today

Elly Griffiths at Wordpool Today

Elly Griffiths completely won over her Wordpool audience this afternoon. A really engaging speaker, Elly shared  interesting anecdotes about her life and writing inspirations. It’s Elly’s second appearance at Wordpool and she’s left behind a admiring and growing fanbase.

Helen Pfifer Author Talk – CANCELLED

Unfortunately  we have cancelled our Helen Phifer author talk scheduled to take place on Fri 3 July at 3pm, Central Library.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download We wish Helen the very best and hope to have her take part in next year’s Wordpool. We offer our sincerest apologies for the cancellation but hope […]

Tasha Kavanagh

Tasha Kavanagh Author Talk – CANCELLED

It is with that regret we have to announce that Tasha Kavanagh will not be able to attend Wordpool due to ill health. Tasha was due to talk about her book Things We have in Common at 12.30pm today at Central Library. Please speak to a member of the Wordpool Team who will be happy to refund your […]