As a financial services organisation with its roots founded on helping people in communities to support themselves, Scottish Friendly is proud to continue our tradition of community involvement.
For almost twenty years we have supported reading and literacy to remote and disadvantaged areas in Scotland by sponsoring The Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour, an outreach tour organised by Scottish Book Trust, the independent organisation promoting literacy through reading in Scotland.
In recent years we have extended the reach of our programme south of the border with author touring programmes in the North East and South West of England.
Each year, hundreds of children have enjoyed taking part in the interactive literacy sessions led by touring authors, illustrators and poets.
Find out more information including upcoming tour dates and details of other Scottish Friendly Children’s book tours on the Scottish Book Trust website.
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