The Portico Library’s Sadie Massey Awards are Open!

11 October 2022 - Opportunity

There are two categories for our young readers and writers to enter and the deadlines are in 2023, so there’s plenty of time for them to think and create. Both are completely FREE to enter!

The Portico Sadie Massey Awards Art of The Book Award opened Monday 3rd October.

Open to Pupil Referral Units & Schools and centres with Special Educational Needs in Greater Manchester.
Up to 19 years old.
Free to enter.Create a handmade book that contains a story; it can be written, drawn, photographs, or a combination of artwork and text.
Entries can be from individuals or groups.Full details here.

Closing date: Midnight, Friday 17 February, 2023.

The Portico Sadie Massey Awards Reading & Writing competitions opened on Monday 10th October!

7 – 18 Year olds.
Free to enter.Competition 1: Write a short story set in the North of EnglandCompetition 2: Review any book of your choice, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, graphic novel; a book you’re reading for pleasure or studying for an exam.

Closing date: Midnight Friday 24 March, 2023.

Find out more about both competitions here. We recommend reading all the details before getting to work.The Portico Library also offer creative writing workshops inspired by books from the historic Portico Library Collection, poetry and spoken word. Details and booking forms can be found on their website or email for further details.

Good luck to all entrants!!!