Word Up! Schools Programme at Wimbledon BookFest

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Author Events - March 2021


Caroline Lawrence - How to Write a Great Story view here


Joseph Coelho & Fiona Lumbers - Luna Loves World Book Day view here


Sita Brahmachari - The River Whale view here


Patrice Lawrence - My Name Is.... view here


Teachers can email Laura Byrne, at education@wimbledonbookfest.org for more info



2021 Projects


Young Writers' Academy for Year 11-13 Students click here


Young Writers' Competition - 'My Name is.... click here



Author Events Available to Watch Digitally NOW


Patrice Lawrence: view here


Michelle Paver: view here


Critical Minds Conference for 6th Formers -view here



Word Up! Projects:


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Initiatives include :

Young Writers' Competition for junior and senior schools

Digital and In-Person Author Events

Book List: Black writers - gifted books to Merton state schools promoting work from writers of colour

Hidden Histories: Black Britain - Films made by young film makers with promoting individuals from history.


Education Projects supported by University of Roehampton, Arts Council England, The Taylor Family Foundation and TWM solicitors.





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