image for Exhibition item typeWriting: Making Your Mark Pop-up Exhibition at Wakefield Library

Exhibition, Fri 26 Apr - Sun 2 Jun 2019, free entry

Writing: Making Your Mark

Writing: Making Your Mark


Wakefield Libraries


Wakefield One,
Burton Street,

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Come along and be part of a nationwide conversation on the origins, means and future of writing.

Perfect for families, this pop-up display draws on the themes of the British Library exhibition, which spans five millennia and five continents, exploring one of humankind’s greatest achievements – the act of writing.

Through images of carved stone inscriptions, medieval manuscripts and early printed works, Writing: Making Your Mark will deconstruct the act of writing and consider its future in the digital age. While you are visiting, enjoy a display of local objects from Wakefield Museum, pick up a free learning trail, take part in take part in our interactive writing experiences and book a place on one of the free events taking place.

Writing: Making Your Mark will launch simultaneously in over 20 public libraries around the UK, through the Living Knowledge Network (an innovative UK-wide network of public libraries working in partnership with the British Library, National Library of Wales and the National Library of Scotland).

Join us on Twitter @WFlibraries and share your thoughts and pictures #MakingYourMark

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 26 Apr - Sun 2 Jun 2019


Free entry

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