Hastings is host to one of four special events happening in the UK from Share a Story Live.  These are happening in four areas where low levels of literacy are impacting negatively on people’s lives.

World Book Day has partnered with the National Literacy Trust to bring Share a Story Live to the area. The free event will see six children’s authors and illustrators bring books to life for around 1,000 school children in the iconic De La Warr Pavilion on Wednesday 4th March.

The National Literacy Trust Hub in Hastings was launched in January 2019 to raise awareness of the importance of literacy while improving primary school reading levels and encouraging reading for pleasure.

• Visit literacytrust.org.uk/communities/hastings to find out more.

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