“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. 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 […]

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 […]