BookTastic Bedford

BookTastic, Bedford’s Children’s Book Festival, brings the UK’s leading writers and illustrators to Bedford, inspiring children and encouraging them to engage with books and reading in an exciting and accessible way.



Rachael Rogan - Chair - BookTastic Children's Book Festival

"I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your support with the BookTastic Schools Programme this year. The children had an amazing time, and your contribution made a real impact

We've attached a digital certificate for you as one of our Literacy Champions. Thank you for helping to encourage children in Bedford to see books and reading as something fun and entertaining"

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New Members and New Forms of Membership

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Bedford Castle Rotary Club put a great deal of effort into raising money for good causes. Over the past few years we have made charitable donations to the following:-

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Kimbolton Country Fayre & Classic Car Show - Rotary Club of Bedford Castle will be supporting this event in 2024

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The Rotary Club of Bedford Castle are working together with students and staff from Bedford Academy to raise funds for much needed equipment.

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Sailability programme

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The Rotary Club of Bedford Castle has over many years sponsored many young people to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Courses

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Members of the Rotary Club of Bedford Castle volunteers attend the Bedford Food Bank each week to assist in sorting the food donations ready for delivery

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Every year the Rotary Club provides opportunities for adults and young people to build confidence and self-esteem by taking part in adventurous outdoor activities at the Calvert Trust's facility in the Lake District

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The events and activities that Club Members are supporting leading up to Christmas 2023

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BookTastic, Bedford’s Children’s Book Festival, brings the UK’s leading writers and illustrators to Bedford, inspiring children and encouraging them to engage with books and reading in an exciting and accessible way.

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The Rotary Club of Bedford Castle providing support to a local Community Garden Project

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