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Publisher scrambles for mayor’s visit

WordGo publisher Richard ‘Biggles’ Meredith dressed for the part in an RAF pilot’s kit to greet local mayor Paul Day at the Living History display in Brooklands during Newport Pagnell’s annual 1940’s Event.

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WordGo Newsletter May 2019

Come and say hello to us this summer

Our authors and writers go out and about at local events in the months to come.

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What would Jock do?

What would Jock have done?

What would Jock have done? … is the intriguing question of a wonderfully creative activity in the new MK Museum. It refers of course to the late, founding ‘godfather’ of Milton Keynes Lord Jock Campbell. Here’s one thing we...

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‘Bookazine’ launch success at Aston Martin Works

WordGo’s latest offering – an innovative publication in hybrid book and magazine format dubbed a ‘bookazine’ in literary circles – was launched to wide acclaim at a special event in the Heritage Centre at Aston Martin Works on March...

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Roald Dahl Interview

Down in the garden something stirs

Short film from the BBC archive showing an interview with the famous children's writer Roald Dahl.

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Salmon and Sons & Aston Martin Anniversary Addition Book Launch

CELEBRATE NEWPORT PAGNELL’S HISTORY OF TRANSPORT

Book Launch and Car Display in Tickford Street, Sunday 9 March. Tickets are FREE can be arranged by emailing NP200AstonMartin@gmail.com and for further information visit WordGo.org.uk

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BookTrust launches Pyjamarama

Share BookTrust will this June ask children across the UK to wear pyjamas for the day to raise £150,000 to help families with reading, writes Charlotte Eyre For the Pyjamarama campaign, which will take place on 7th June, BookTrust...

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Quiet please, robots are listening!

Robots have taken over Milton Keynes Central  Library until the end of March - and they are eating toasties!!  Yes really.  Read all about it here  www.robotazia.co.uk January 2019

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Book sales up and more store openings …

Margareta Pagano, London Evening Standard Dec 12, 2018 wrote: “Books are back in fashion. It has already been a good year with a number of stellar ‘feel good’ books breaking records …

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… but purchasing by libraries falls

Spending on printed books for libraries in England fell 20 per cent year on year in the 12 months ending March 2018, according to an analysis by library campaigner Tim Coates (The Bookseller Dec 13)

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