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Michael Rosen Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival 2018

Michael Rosen

Exmouth Community CollegeChildren’s writing icon Michael Rosen is pictured here with a specially prepared treat to celebrate his marvellous poem Chocolate Cake.

Catherine Johnson Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival

Catherine Johnson

Honiton, Crediton, Colyton and ExmouthIn her novels Sawbones and Blade and Bone, this acclaimed writer took readers into a world of medical intrigue and body snatching set against the backdrop of the French…

Childrens Literary Quiz Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival 2018

Childrens Literary Quiz

Exmouth Community CollegeNow in its third year! Teams of young readers from local primary schools battled through heats to win a place in the final of this tough-but-fun competition.

Layland Perree

Leyland Perree

Friday 15 September 2017St Peter’s C of E Primary SchoolAuthor of the firm favourite Which Witch is Which? and the glorious Magic Custard Factory, author Leyland Perree will be working…

Philip Ardagh

Philip Ardagh

Primary School Transition VisitsWednesday 13 September 2017 Sidmouth College and Exmouth Community College.

Lit Quiz Winners

Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival Children’s Quiz

14 June 2017QUICK thinking young readers from seven local primary schools helped launch the first event of the 2017 Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival.

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Tim Bowler

Secondary School Visits Monday 26 to Thursday 29 June 2017Exmouth, Sidmouth, Ottery St Mary, Colyton, St Peter’s Exeter, Maynard, Crediton and Honiton.

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Education Outreach 2016

Youngsters learn first-hand the art of award-winning writing14 July 2016More than 1,000 young people at schools across Exeter, East and Mid Devon have learned first-hand about award-winning writing from writer…

Chloe Murrell Post 16 receiving her award from Arvon Foundation for Creative Writing

Education Outreach 2015

YOUNG WRITER ALERT!18 June 2015The second Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival Young Writers’ Bursaries.

GCSE poet Daljit Nagra

Education Outreach 2014

A DIFFERENT WORLD11 June 2014A DIFFERENT world was on offer to almost 70 young people from QE Community College when they took part in a special event organised by a…