• School children celebrate World Book Day

    School children celebrate World Book Day0

    Children dressed as their favourite characters from books yesterday as part of the World Book Day celebrations. When the Chronicle arrived at John Mackintosh Hall children from St Mary’s School and Loreto Convent were taking part in the fun. An animated orator dressed as a witch treated them to a story telling experience and the

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  • Keeping up with John Mackintosh Library as Gibraltar celebrates World Book Day

    Keeping up with John Mackintosh Library as Gibraltar celebrates World Book Day0

    The John Mackintosh Hall Library has become crucial for local readers, with a rise in members since the closure of all local book shops. Some 13,740 people are listed as members in its books with a further 114 people signing up in 2019. Library Manager Kimberley Pecino told the Chronicle the Library strives to keep

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  • Well-known children’s author inspires students at St Paul’s

    Well-known children’s author inspires students at St Paul’s0

    Pupils at St Paul’s School shared in the fun of reading during workshop hosted by well-known children’s book author Ann Bryant. Ms Bryant has published some 125 books and is known for her ‘Café Club’ series published in the 1990s and the ‘Ballerina Dreams’ series. The author was in Gibraltar for the first time in

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  • Short story competition opens

    Short story competition opens0

    The Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, the Gibraltar Chronicle and the Department of Education, will hold a Short Story Competition as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival 2019. The competition is open to both Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit one piece of work on any subject. There

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  • Local poet publishes first book with international release

    Local poet publishes first book with international release0

    A book of poetry detailing memorable life moments has been published by local author Mel Marzan in her debut book ‘Raw’. The book, a collection of poems, is published by Austin Macauley and released internationally. Local poet Mel Marzan has published her first book, a collection of personal poetry, called ‘Raw’. The collection of 25

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  • Local author launches ‘Pond Friends’ children’s book

    Local author launches ‘Pond Friends’ children’s book0

    Local children’s author and artist Genevieve Vitale launched her kid’s book Pond Friends at a function in Wellington Front on Tuesday. The book was ten years in the making and would not be made possible had it not been for her daughter who loved the stories her mother made up when she was younger. “It

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