Events Calendar


13th – The official Roald Dahl Day – Sacred Heart will be celebrating on 25th Sept.

15th – The Marvels is published.

28th – The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Tea party for the Infant Children

30th Closing date for Mr Twit’s Beard competition.


12th – Guess How Much I Love You, Tea party for the Nursery Children

14th – Reading Festival, Forum 28, Barrow in Furness

16th – 65th anniversary of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (one of my absolute favourites!)

19th – 23rd Book Week – lots of events this week to celebrate everything bookish!

21st – Book Character Dress Up Day – Prizes to be won!

22nd – AUTHOR VISIT – PIERS TORDAY – junior assembly followed by 2 writing workshops.

22nd – Book Pumpkin Competition – following the huge success of last year we will again be holding the pumpkin decorating competition.


Officially NATIONAL NON-FICTION month – celebration of factual books.

4th – Old School – New Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book published.

16th – Official Chatterbooks book group begins.

17th – COMIC CON EVENT – Juniors, 4.30-6.30pm.

20th – Closing date for latest competition, who will win a stack of books for completing Piers Torday’s story.

26th – 150 years since the publication of the classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.


Christmas is coming!!


Where in the world competition – collect a world map and find 7 interesting or unusual facts about each of the 7 continents

21st – Cumbria Book Awards, Spellbinding. Children from year 6 begin reading from the short list of 10 books.


3rd – Reading for Pleasure, The How as well as the why. Abbey House,Barrow (delivering my first course)

22nd – Love your Library fortnight – Games, prizes, competitions, raffles, lots of new books!

MARCH 2016

3rd – WORLD BOOK DAY – Whole day of activities in the library for every class, based on the WBD books.

4th – Final day of Love your Library fortnight!

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