Tags: Wordpool

Presenting our Most Marvellous Family Day yet…

  We had a magical time at our twelfth annual Family Day in Stanley Park! Pssst! You can find more of Jill Reidy’s vibrant photos from Family Day over in our gallery The sun shone brightly down on a day jam-packed with lots of exciting things to make, do, and see. There was something amazing […]

Festival of Written Word 2018

Wordpool’s Festival of Written Word returns in May, and we have something to suit everyone’s reading taste…. Tuesday 15 May Queens of romance Carole Matthews & Fiona Walker will be joining us for a fashionably late afternoon tea at our fundraiser launch event. So don those formals and florals and join us for ‘G & Tea’ […]

Timehop – Young Adult Fiction Festival

We are incredibly excited about spending the day tomorrow with pupils from Unity Academy and South Shore Academy. We will celebrating all things YA with a fantastic line up of popular YA authors Please note this event is invitation only

The Blackpool Museum’s Big Ideas at the Family Day

We can’t wait to welcome back The Blackpool Museum Project to our Wordpool Family Day on July 2, 1-4 at Stanley Park John Simpson-Wedge, Education Officer, shares with us a little more about what we can expect… WP: Tell us a little bit about The Blackpool Museum Project? JS-W: The Blackpool Museum Project is a […]

Wordpool in Schools

Wordpool Festival’s BIG Friendly Family Day is COMING! Saturday 2 July 1-4pm Stanley Park In the run up to Family Day, we’ve been visiting schools with the Save Our Stories RescueShip and working with primary school pupils on our ‘Stealing Stories’ project! The Save Our Stories RescueShip, local storyteller Dan Worsley & artist Vanessa Card have been […]

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.

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 […]

How To Make The Grade in Self Publishing

How To Make The Grade in Self Publishing

https://blackpoollibrary.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/dan-and-karen.jpg With the rise of successful self-publishing, it will definitely be worth checking out Dan Worsley & Karen Charlton’s discussion ‘How to make the grade in self-publishing’. Tickets are selling fast for this event so don’t leave it too late to book yours! https://blackpoolwordpool.wordpress.com/wordpoolprogramme/