Robin Ross, the local artist behind the Urban Art Fair and The Old Rock Factory, has been busy with his Wordpool newspaper. Robin has printed ‘A Thousand Words’ onto the Witter page. If anyone has been doodling on their Witter page, or printing  / painting etc, please bring them in to Central Library.

NaNo – A guide to writing a novel in 30 days

Join local writer Vicky Ellis for her exciting workshop: NaNo – A guide to writing a novel in 30 days. The workshop will introduce the concept of National Novel Writing Month and giving a brief explanation of the writer’s experiences thereof and then launch into an initial practical writing exercise which is designed to show […]

An Evening with Jon Gomm… and an afternoon masterclass too!

    Join us for an Evening with Jon Gomm in the beautiful Spanish Ballroom at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens for the final event of the Wordpool 2011 festival. ‘Jon Gomm is an acoustic singer-songwriter with an incredible virtuoso guitar style, where he uses one acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, basslines and sparkling melodies all […]


LISA WIGHAM/ IN THE FALL/ EXHIBITION / PREVIEW Local artist Lisa Wigham from Two a.m. Press launches her new exhibition          In The Fall at Supercollider tomorrow evening, 7th October at FYCreatives, Church Street, Blackpool from 6-9pm. Supercollider | Contemporary Art Projects FYC / 154 – 158 Church Street / Blackpool / […]



Wordpool Fringe is growing. Michelle and her team are co-ordinating activities, performances and workshops for Friday 11th Nov & a special Wordswap Event at Central Library for Sat 12th Nov. If you’re part of a creative  writing/ poetry/ drama/comedy group or  book club or any group that uses words creatively and would like to join in please email us:

Jon Gomm – Masterclass and Performance

Wordpool Latest  internationally renowned  guitarist and songwriter Jon Gomm will return to his hometown for a very special Wordpool finale event in the town’s beautiful Spanish Hall in the Winter Gardens. Sat, 12 Nov – More details soon about Jon’s masterclass and performance.

Arts Lottery Award

Arts Lottery Award

We are delighted to announce that we have received a National Lottery Award through Arts Council England towards Wordpool 2011.