The Read Manchester BookBench Project
Manchester City Council and the National Literacy Trust have joined forces with Wild in Art to bring their iconic BookBench sculptures to Manchester.
The Read Manchester BookBench Project celebrates the city’s creativity and encourages children and adults to read for enjoyment.
Here’s what you need to know:
- Schools and community groups are currently decorating BookBenches with designs inspired by reading
- From 10 July 2017, the BookBenches will be displayed in cultural hubs, leisure and shopping centres across Manchester
- Families will be able to discover the BookBenches by following a trail and complete quizzes and activities as they so do
- Many of the venues will host reading-themed events throughout the summer