The Reader Organisation is pioneering the movement of shared reading as a practical way of improving wellbeing, building stronger communities and extending reading pleasure.
Sink into the luxury of reading for pleasure and relaxation at this special Short Course for Serious Readers this September
The Reader Organisation are official partners of plans to transform Liverpool into the UK's foremost reading city
Our read-aloud anthologies of specially selected stories and poems let you share reading with someone close to you.
See how cutting-edge research is demonstrating that reading really does make a difference.
We get great literature off the shelves and into the hands of people who need it, from all walks of life. Reading together creates shared experiences, helping us to engage and connect.
Our weekly shared reading groups run in a range of settings around the UK, connecting people through great literature which is read aloud and discussed.
From our national conference to the Penny Readings, our programme of events bring people together and literature to life.
Our courses give individuals and organisations the skills to deliver their own shared reading groups based on our best practice and years of experience.
Discover how you can be part of the Reading Revolution by working with us in a number of different ways.
The Reader Magazine is the written voice of the Reading Revolution
Share the joy of reading aloud with our poetry and short story anthologies
We have established the movement of shared reading as a practical way to increase wellbeing, extend reading pleasure and foster social inclusion. We are an award-winning social enterprise with a strong partnership track record of reaching a wide range of people.
Some of our Readers have shared their own stories about what their reading group means to them.
Find out how our Reading Revolution burst to life in the words of our Director, Jane.
Meet the people behind the books – our dedicated team working to bring people and literature together.
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Our incredibly popular annual festive event returns to St George's Hall for more reading, music and
Relax and create your very own Christmas wreath at this special workshop at Calderstones Mansion Hou
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