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South Wales Property Investors and Letti...

Thanks to for their annual support. This celebrated Treorchy business has become a friend of World of Words and we are ever so grateful to receive such acclaimed backing from a recognised business. It is a massive round of applause to: South Wales Property Investors and Lettings Long may you be a comrade to World of […]

World of Words in the outside world

World of Words has performed literacy sessions in a variety of venues, including: Schools, libraries, a community centre, a theatre, a bushcraft centre and outdoors in the Treherbert woods (as shown in the photograph). If anyone wants World of Words to run a storytelling session after the successful gathering in the Cwmsaebren area then let’s […]

Mark Dorey visits

World of Words has organised for children’s author Mark Dorey to make several visits to its partner schools and the writings of this talented writer have been extremely popular. Mark has displayed his skills and as a result has even managed to sell a number of his books such as has been his success with […]

Paul and John Matthews

Paul and John Matthews have visited several schools on the back of a friendship with World of Words. Paul and his dad John have been incredible guests and the children have engaged with their visitors with a series of questions. Paul was born without eyes but his life achievements have been immense considering the extra […]


The fundraising challenges associated with creating capital to run World of Words continue and so many stones have been overturned in the quest to accumulate revenue. There has been school sessions, after schools clubs, a skydive, adult literacy classes, the Cultural Chapter get-togethers, a cycle ride from Toulouse to Tonypandy, a 10 km swim, a […]

Rhondda writer

Sarah Phelps is a Rhondda PCSO and also a talented children’s novelist. Her ever growing catalogue of stories have proven to be a hit with WOW children across the years. In her own free time Sarah has dedicated herself to the well-being of local kids with visits to an array of WOW partner schools. She […]

Cultural Chapter

Cultural Chapter is a group that shares stories and history while uniting people. Fun, facts, fiction and friendship are the cornerstones of a group that has run since April 2019. The scheme has progressed through 2020 until the lockdown – and, will return in the foreseeable future when hopefully we can one day resume some […]

Sion Tomos Owen

World of Words has been lucky enough to have arranged several visits in 2019/20 and a major success has been the input of famed Rhondda lad Sion Tomos Owen. Sion is a man of many skills and he has displayed his immense entertaining abilities to a vast array of children across several WOW partner schools. […]