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Bee a Reader or a Buzzing Creative Writer this Summer

Read Manchester, in association with Bee in the City, are encouraging residents to get involved in two competitions this summer: The ‘Bee a Reader Challenge’ and the ‘Buzzing Creative Writer Challenge’.

These two fantastic competitions focus on celebrating our great city, Manchester, and there are prizes to be won!

Please read the information below and download the appropriate flyer to find out how you can get involved.


Bee a Reader

Download the flyer and complete all steps listed. Every child that completes the challenge can claim a free book at their local library. The challenge runs from 2 July – 8 September.

Head to The National Literacy Trust website to find out more or download the flyer.


Buzzing Creative Writer

Write up to 500 words on the theme of: A day in the life of a Manchester bee. Entries will be judged in two age categories: 7-11 and 12-16. The competition closes on 8 September 2018.

Download the flyer to find out how to submit your entry.

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