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Practising some wand work dressed as the eponymous hero

A magical evening in Hastings for Harry Potter fans

On Friday (7 February), families from across Hastings celebrated all things magical at a spectacular Harry Potter Book Night event in Hastings Library. The National Literacy Trust reports with photos from the event in Hastings Library. Photos by Caitlin Lock.

Posted 17:05 Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Harry Potter Hastings library National Literacy Trust

A book for Christmas for every school child in Hastings!

This Christmas the news from The National Literacy Trust is that there will be a book for every school child in Hastings. Bloomsbury is donating 9,000 books to be given to school children from reception to Year 9, ages 5-14. The three-year Bloomsbury and the National Literacy Trust partnership aim to inspire a love of reading and improve literacy levels in Hastings.

Posted 14:46 Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: National Literacy Trust
Author Dave Cousins with pupils from St Leonards C of E

Children’s author Dave Cousins brings his Crime Writing Tour to Hastings!

Children’s author Dave Cousins has teamed up with the National Literacy Trust and ALCS to bring his exciting Crime Writing Tour to St Leonard’s Church of England Primary Academy in Hastings, as he makes his way across the country reports Alex Wright.

Posted 20:07 Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Dave Cousins National Literacy Trust St Leonards C of E school

New campaign wants you to drop everything and read!

Drop everything and read! That’s the message from the National Literacy Trust, who want as many as possible in the town to stop what they are doing at 2pm today, Friday 12 July, and spend 10 minutes reading. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:32 Friday, Jul 12, 2019 In: Young People Tags: AF Harrold Chris Smith Drop everything And Read Get Hastings Reading Graeme Quinnell National Literacy Trust
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