Merseyside Literature Partnership Presents...

Off The Page

Readings, workshops, games and displays for all the family, showcasing the variety offered by the Merseyside Literature Partnership. 

Off the Page is coordinated by Merseyside Literature Partnership, a consortium of venues, organisations and university departments offering a wide range of activity in the region. From community projects to readings by established writers, the day provides a taste of the richness of literature currently available on Merseyside. Come along, join in and find out more about what’s happening - both on and off the page. All events are free at the Bluecoat, but booking is required for some events.

What are WoW
doing on the day?... 

Writing on the Wall, What's Your Story? Taster Workshop Sandon Room 11am – 1pm

Everyone has a story to tell, all you need are the right words. Join WoW for an exciting and exclusive one-off creative writing What’s Your Story? workshop. The workshop will be led by professional poet and creative writing teacher, Colin Watts. Colin will be sharing his expertise and guiding aspiring writers through the creative process through a range of different writing genres. Free, booking advised.

Writing on the Wall - Showcase Event Performance Space 7.30-9pm 
An explosion of talent featuring the original, energetic and downright tremendous work of Writing on the Wall’s Young Writers and What’s Your Story? groups. Featuring Curtis Watt and Clare Shaw, two of the regions most dynamic and celebrated poets. Expect an eclectic mix of poetry, spoken word art, new writing and outstanding performance. Free, booking advised

You can book your free tickets and find out more information by visiting or calling 0151 702 5324

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