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
‘Creative Writing Conference’ 14 November 2018 at University Centre, Guildhall, Frankwell, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ To mark the launch of Schools’ Week 2019, this conference will focus on: Inspiring, informing and empowering teaching staff, to develop their own creative writing teaching practice. Promoting the value of, and how to plan for, an in-school author/illustrator workshop. Workingread 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.