Serving the People of Wootton, Northamptonshire

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Calling all budding authors!

If you are between the ages of 5 and 16, enter our story writing competition and you could win a book token! Submissions must be an original composition on the theme of 'space' and must be less than 500 words. You can email your story to or bring a hand written version in to the library. All entries must be received by the closing date, April 6th 2023.

There are two age categories, Primary age (Years 1 to 6) and Secondary age (Years 7 - 11)

Good luck!

Rules / Terms and conditions

  • All entries must be original and written solely by the entrant themselves
  • Entries must have less than 500 words
  • Entries must be representative of the theme of 'space'
  • Entrants must be between the ages of 5 and 16
  • All entries must state the name, age and school year of the writer
  • The judging categories are Years 1 - 6 (Primary) and Years 7 - 11 (Secondary)
  • Prizes of National Book tokens will be awarded to one winner and one runner up in each category
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted
  • Any entry received after the closing date of April 6th 2023 will not be accepted
  • By entering this competition you grant us permission to publish the winning stories on our website and social media platforms
  • Judges - The judging panel will be made up of three qualified individuals (Literary editor, English teacher, Creative writing student) and the judges decision will be final.
  • No one related to the judges or connected to the competition may enter

rabbit ears peeking over a line of grass with te text easter fin day thursday april 6th 11 am to 3 pm

Join us for our Easter Fun Day! There will be craft activities, a treasure hunt and even a real live Easter bunny to meet!

Thursday April 6th 11am - 3 pm

No charge and no ticket required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Last updated: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 15:40