Designs recreated on bookmarks

PORTISHEAD schoolchildren have seen their designs recreated on bookmarks at the town’s new library.

Willmott Dixon, the company responsible for fitting out the library at Horatio House before its opening in April, sponsored the event that saw pupils aged four to 11 working on a series of drawings, the best of which have been published as bookmarks.

The schools taking part were Trinity, Portishead and St Peter’s primaries.

Willmott Dixon account manager Nathan Howells said: “We thought the bookmark event would be a great way of encouraging young readers to make use of the library and of showcasing their own art and design skills to the wider community.”

The chosen winners were Bethan, aged 10, and Ruby, aged seven, both from Portishead Primary School, Lewis, aged 11 from St Peter’s Primary School, and 11-year-old Emily and nine-year-old Kacie both from Trinity Primary School.