Shrewsbury Bookfest was founded in May 1999. It was at the time the only exclusively children’s literary festival in the country. Since then, Bookfest has grown considerably, developed new projects and has established a fine reputation for excellence amongst authors, publishers and keen supporters…learn more
100 teachers gathered at University Centre Shrewsbury on 14 November to mark the launch of the Bookfest project, Schools’ Week 2019, by way of attending a CPD/Conference to collect knowledge, ideas and support in order to develop their own creative writing teaching practice.read more
Bi-annual, child-led reading development project delivered into Shropshire primary schools
Series of events every November to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.