"At a time when we are often told reading is in decline, I can’t tell you how much pleasure the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award gave me (and all the other authors)."

Tamsyn Murray, Author

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Neil Eckersley, Former Pupil and Theatre Producer

Bolton School was such a large part of my life. I can safely say that I would not be doing what I do for a living if it wasn’t for the vibrant arts scene at the school and the encouragement that I was given to get involved in drama and music and a whole host of things beyond our timetabled lessons.

Read the Bolton News article on Neil bringing Wonderland to the UK here.