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Summer Reading Challenge and Holiday Events in Islington Libraries There will be pranks galore and a ton of fun at your local library this summer. Mischief Makers is the theme for the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge. Children taking part will … Continue reading

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Day 30: Clowns, Wizards and Storytellers – and Songwriters

Saturday 30 June 11am: Clowns, Wizards and Storytellers – A Guided Walk for Families – Clerkenwell & Islington Guides’ Association in partnership with Islington Libraries presents a free guided walk for families as part of Islington Reads – 2018 Year of … Continue reading

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Day 29: Word’s Up – finale

Friday 29 June 7pm: Word’s Up! – a fabulous evening of perfectly performed words and top tunes from some Word festival favourites. The closing event for this year’s festival – features spoken word and music from Key Changes #LivingLyrics artists, Lyrix Organix and House of Illustration Stereo/Type – … Continue reading

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Day 28 & 29: A is for Adventure… for young families

Thursday 28 June – 2pm & 4pm and Friday 29 June – 11am & 1pm – at Finsbury Library – the Circus in libraries adventure continues! Upswing return to Word Festival with a new circus storytelling experience – A is for … Continue reading

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Day 27: Write to Lunch & Summer Ball

Wednesday 27 June 1-2pm – Write to Lunch at Free Word: Free Word and Arvon are offering a FREE lunchtime writing workshop to mark the second year of #NationalWritingDay. The workshop will be led by a critically acclaimed guest writer, and is open … Continue reading

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Word Associations … 27 June 2018

Wednesday 27 June: National Writing Day –  National Writing Day is a day devoted to creative writing. Join First Story and partner arts and literacy organisations to celebrate the power and pleasure of the written word. We want people to … Continue reading

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Day 26: Last chance to see – #LivingLyrics Exhibition

Tuesday 26 June – with only a few days left of Word2018, don’t miss Living Lyrics – an exhibition of portraits of Key Changes artists by renowned filmmaker and photographer Sam Strickland at Free Word. These striking black and white photographs … Continue reading

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