this page we will post news on activities
that have taken place during the Great Reading
Adventure in schools and colleges, libraries,
arts groups, businesses, and the local community.
If you have organised an event as part of
this project, please send us details along
with any photos you might have taken and
we will include a selection here.
David Moger as Phileas Fogg and Graham Tuckwell
as Passepartout travelled by rickshaw from
Weston Super Mare library to the North Somerset
museum and then on to the High Street, Weston
Super Mare distributing copies of Around
the World in Eighty Days.
Richard Durnford as Passepartout, Simon
Cook as Phileas Fogg, Manjit Sylvester-Jhalli
as Princess Aouda and Mike Rowland as Detective
All four actors travelled between Swindon
and Bristol Temple Meads on launch day distributing
copies of the book and reading passages
to passengers. Photographed here with Josh
Kility and Shannon Clements from Hannah
More School in Bristol.
Children enjoying a Victorian fun day of
storytelling, dressing up and circus skills
at Dorset County Museum in a joint Great
Reading Adventure Venture with Dorset libraries
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