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Our Connecting Stories campaign has officially launched in Doncaster.

Connecting Stories is an Arts Council England-funded project addressing the literacy attainment gap across our 14 Hub areas and increases children and young people’s access to literary experiences and books in communities most in need of support.

The Doncaster campaign is supported by publisher Macmillan who will be donating books all over the town. Authors Beth Woollvin and Cat Weldon are also supporting the campaign by championing reading and creative writing in the local area.

What's happening?

Children aged 7 to 11 in Doncaster are invited to take part in a creative writing competition with the theme 'A Changing World'. All entrants will receive a certificate, and winning entries will be displayed in an anthology. Find out more information on Doncaster's competition page.

More community-driven activities related to the Connecting Stories campaign will be announced throughout the year.

Get involved with Connecting Stories

  • Cat Weldon

    Meet the authors

    Find out more about the authors supporting Connecting Stories in Doncaster.
    Learn more
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    Enter the competition

    A creative writing competition for children age 7-11, with an exciting theme - 'A Changing World'.
    Learn more