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Just Some of the Wonderful Things You Said About This Year’s Wordpool

Just Some of the Wonderful Things You Said About This Year’s Wordpool

Dan Worsley told his Poolie story to an amazing number,  3760 schoolchildren, and 468 children took part in artist-led workshops with Bonkers Clutterbucks and Vanessa Card to create a large scale artwork for the Story Safari Family Day. The Wordpool Schools programme engaged 13 schools in total (12 primaries and 1 special school). This is […]

Wordpool gets some great reviews…

Our Story Safari Family Day received some very positive reviews from altBlackpool and the Gazette.  Thanks for all your support!    

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.