World of Words: Assistant is required...

LOCAL youth arts company Artspip is looking for an enthusiastic assistant to support children’s workshops as part of an exciting new literary festival, Worthing WOW: World of Words, coming in 2014.

The Worthing WOW Festival, from June 15 to 22, will promote books, film and theatre, and the joy of words.

Schools will be offered free arts workshops from February to May, to encourage children to develop their storytelling skills. Beth Banner, the head of education for the Worthing WOW Festival from local youth arts company Artspip, will travel to schools with a treasure box of mysterious clues hauled from the ocean.

The workshops will inspire children to create and illustrate secret sea scrolls to be celebrated at a family picnic at Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre, on June 22. Beth will be holding interviews for a part-time position early in February, and can be contacted via email, to

Anyone interested should send no more than 250 words, explaining what they can offer to the education programme.

Applicants should have an up-to-date CRB/DBS check.