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Words and Wisdom: Conference Report

Patron of Reading: Haringey Chapter held their first conference: Words and Wisdom, at the Big Green Bookshop, Wood Green on April 27th. We were delighted to be joined by teachers and librarians from schools across Haringey – some with Patrons of Reading and some seeking Patrons of Reading.

Patrice Lawrence opened the conference with an inspiring keynote speech which highlighted how authors benefit from visiting schools, and what it is that authors can bring to schools.

Patrice shared a brilliant collection of authors’ responses when they were asked why they work with schools (answer: Continue reading

Still time to book: programme now available – Words and Wisdom April 27th

Click here to book your FREE place at Words and Wisdom: a FREE conference for schools and Patrons of Reading
Organised by Patron of Reading: Haringey Chapter

Thursday April 27th – 3.30/4.00* to 5.30pm
Big Green Bookshop: 1 Brampton Park Road, Wood Green, N22 6BG

Final programme:

3.30-45 Arrival and refreshments

3.45-4.00 Patrice Lawrence (Author of Orangeboy: Winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for Older Children 2016) : Authors, storytellers and schools: the opportunities in Haringey. Continue reading

Patrice Lawrence at Words and Wisdom April 27th: places still available.

Words and Wisdom: a FREE conference for schools and Patrons of Reading
Organised by Patron of Reading: Haringey Chapter

Thursday April 27th – 3.30/4.00* to 5.30pm
Big Green Bookshop: 1 Brampton Park Road, Wood Green, N22 6BG

Programme include:

Patrice Lawrence (Author of Orangeboy: Winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize for Older Children 2016 and shortlisted for the Costa Book Award 2016); Programme Manager at Spread the Word; Patron of Reading at Northumberland Park School).

Children’s authors Tom Banks, Sam Enthoven and Karen McCombie

Plus Haringey teachers and more!

Click here for more details and to book your place

Download a flyer to share with your contacts here: Words and Wisdom April 27th flyer v200417

Download the full programme here: Words and Wisdom April 27th programme v200417

*school-focused content begins at 4.00pm. Light refreshments will be provided.
Please note: Admission is free to all Haringey teachers, librarians and other staff from schools or other organisations within the local authority. There is a small charge for delegates from outside the borough.