After Word – Summer Reading Challenge 2014 and 14-18-NOW

summerreadTake part in After Word activities and opportunities this summer 2014:

Summer Reading Challenge – With the summer holidays underway don’t forget to sign up for:  Monsters, Mermaids and Magic
– The 2014 Summer Reading Challenge
The Mythical Maze theme challengesn children aged four to eleven to find their way around a labyrinth, introducing them to fantastical creatures from the world of legend and mythology. As well as collecting stickers of the characters and mini prizes, children completing six books get the chance to win a final major prize. The Challenge runs from 5 July – 14 September.For more information go to Click Here or visit Islington Libraries

A Letter to an Unknown Soldier -one hundred years from the day Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Vienna, A Letter to an Unknown Soldier invites participation from everyone in the country. Contributors can write now -as themselves in 2014, putting into words their thoughts and feelings as they look at an unknown soldier’s face. Try and tell the soldier what people are saying now – and not saying, now – about the war he died in; about the wars that we are still fighting; about the one hundred years that have passed since he and his colleagues died; or perhaps just about what it feels it like to get up every day and assume that you, unlike him, will never hear the sound of gunfire…visit www.1418now.org.uk

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About All Change

All Change is the Creative Producer for Islington's annual Word Festival. Established in Islington in1985 All change brings artists and communities together to develop innovative creative projects which promote artistic excellence and positive change for Individuals and communities.
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