Charity

Photo of Sir Tony Robinson with a ReadWell bookcase

Sir Tony Robinson is the patron of Readathon and its Readwell division in hosptials

Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival supports children’s reading charity Readathon, which encourages children to read for pleasure and also provides free books to seriously ill children in hospital, making life better for those who are unwell.

The Festival includes a brief presentation by a representative of the charity, which has its national headquarters in nearby Nailsworth. There is also  display stand.

For more information about the fabulous work that they do, visit their website: www.readathon.org.

Vicky Pember tells the audience about Readathon's great work encouraging children to love reading Picture by Clint Randall www.pixelprphotography.co.uk

Vicky Pember tells the audience about Readathon’s great work encouraging children to love reading
Picture by Clint Randall http://www.pixelprphotography.co.uk

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