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3 Festivals for 2024

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2020 Celebration Event

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A video celebration of the young people who were involved in our 2020 publications, ‘The World and Me’ and ‘Our Global Family’.

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Shared Reading

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Shared Reading increases well-being by connecting people in a range of settings to share, listen and talk about poems and stories

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Shared Writing

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Creative programmes for young people across the city, encouraging engagement with books, stories and words in many different ways.

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The Lexis Programme

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Books of stories written by young arrivals and refugees studying English on the Derby College Lexis programme



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Each year we organise Meet the Author events for all Derby’s primary & secondary schools, inspiring them to love books and reading