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Featured Poem: A Song for New Year’s Eve by William Cullen Bryant

The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader, Tom Young, shares his thoughts on this week's Featured Poem, A Song for New…

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Featured Poem: Merry Christmas by Louisa May Alcott

The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader, Amanda Boston, shares her thoughts on this week's festive Featured Poem, Merry Christmas by…

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Christmas 2018 Opening Hours

We're open as usual at Calderstones over the next couple of weeks with a few exceptions, full details are below.…

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Project Update: December 2018

As we dash towards Christmas, George Hawkins, The Reader's Calderstones Development and Heritage Manager, gives us one last project update for…

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Bringing The Reader Mansion House to life

In Spring 2019, we’ll be opening The Reader Mansion House in Calderstones Park, where there will be a vibrant programme…

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Giving Thanks on Giving Tuesday

  Last month, we celebrated Giving Tuesday by giving thanks to all of the amazing supporters, volunteers, funders and partners…

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The Reading Revolution comes to Hampshire

Hampshire Cultural Trust is working with The Reader as part of its plans to provide a programme of cultural engagement…

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Looked-after children benefit from one-to-one reading thanks to BBC Children in Need

Thanks to continuation funding from BBC Children in Need, national charity The Reader has secured an extension to its Reading…

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Featured Poem: Lines Written on a Window at the Leasowes at a Time of Very Deep Snow by William Shenstone

The Reader's Head of Publications, Amanda Brown, reflects on this week's Featured Poem, Lines Written on a Window at the…

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“Thank you for all you do for reading and for people”: The Penny Readings 2018 in review

The Reader’s Penny Readings, inspired by Charles Dickens’ journeys around the country sharing his work, was a night our literary…

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Featured Poem: Karma by Edwin Arlington Robinson

The Reader's Learning and Quality Coordinator, Lisa Spurgin, shares her thoughts on this week's Featured Poem, Karma by Edwin Arlington…

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Public Notice – Car Parking 10 – 21 December 2018

As the refurbishment work at Calderstones Mansion House continues, The Reader and John Turner Construction Group would like to notify…

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