Get set to bid on your favourite words in an eBay auction!
Wigtown words team up with Gannets Adventure School in Malawi
The pupils of Ganet’s Adventure School in Malawi came up with a whopping list of 1,254 words in English and Chichewa, which they whittled down to their favourite 20, some of which will be in the auction. Over 700 favourite words were also chosen by writers and festival-goers at Wigtown Book Festival 2010, a selection of these will be in the auction too.
The artworks will be on display from 28-30 May at The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland, as part of the Spring Fling arts festival.
Let the bidding begin – online!
The eBay auction of words will begin at noon UK time on Saturday 28 May 2011, and will end at noon on Saturday 4 June 2011. The reserve price for every artwork will be just £5, so you could pick up an original piece of art for next to nothing! All profits go to Ganet’s Adventure School Fund.
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