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Inspiring a new generation of readers

Sometimes, the planets seem to shift, and things come together in a way that seems almost magical. And so, it was for Inkpots on Wednesday 6 June. On a beautiful summer’s evening, in Bedford Square Gardens, central London, representatives from across the world of books gathered to celebrate the Women’s Prize for Fiction for 2018, […]

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Fun and creativity at our holiday workshops

During the school holidays, Inkpots changes pace from our daily after school clubs which run for an hour to longer holiday workshops. This gives us the chance to work with a wider range of children and spend more time on creative projects, really pushing the boundaries of our imaginations. We especially enjoy spending time on […]

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Five at five: diary-style and comic books

Inkpots is five years old this month and, as a way of celebrating, we’re going to do five blogs sharing some of our favourite authors, books and resources. At Inkpots, there is a wide range of interests among our children and young people and it’s a real joy to link them with books which help […]

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A Far Away Magic by Amy Wilson

Last year, I read ‘A Girl called Owl’ by Amy Wilson, and absolutely loved it. So, I was excited to get a copy of her book, ‘A Far Away Magic’. And I wasn’t disappointed. ‘A Far Away Magic’ tells the story of Angel and Bavar. Angel has moved to a new school and is living […]

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Five at five: our favourite authors

Inkpots is five years old this month and, as a way of celebrating, we’re going to do five blogs sharing some of our favourite authors, books and resources. At Inkpots, there is a wide range of interests among our children and young people and it’s a real joy to link them with books which help […]

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Why meeting authors matters for young writers

At Inkpots, it’s always an absolute delight to welcome an author along to run a workshop or visit one of our clubs. We have recently been lucky enough to be visited by not just one author but three! Laura Ellen Anderson came down from London on a particularly murky Saturday afternoon in mid-November, to run […]

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