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Lucy and literature – singing star gives festival the x-factor

Pop star Lucy Spraggan will be amongst the famous names taking part in Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival this autumn. The 3 day festival will feature the soulful singer-songwriter who shot to fame after making it to the live shows of ITV1’s The X Factor in 2012.  Spraggan’s memorable performance of her own song Tea […]

Winners of the 2013 festival competitions

The canvasses from the 2013 ‘I say it as I see it’ exhibition (featuring the winning photographs and poems from our festival competitions) will be auctioned at Number Ten Gallery on Friday 14 November 2014 from 6:30pm. All proceeds will be donated to Papyrus (prevention of young suicide) or a charity of the entrants’ choice. […]

The Magic of Libraries

Time To Read, the North West Libraries reader development partnership, has just released this video called The Magic of Libraries It has been created to celebrate books, reading and libraries, as part of the National Libraries Day, 8 February 2014. The video contains at least 10 references to famous books.  Can you spot them all?