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‘You can’t pay for this’ – Patricia’s Story

Patricia is a regular at a special Shared Reading group at her local hospital, for people living with chronic pain.…

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The Reader marks new Whittard partnership with ‘Tea Masterclass’ fundraiser – join us!

To kick-start its partnership with Liverpool-based charity The Reader, Whittard of Chelsea is hosting a Tea Masterclass and Shared Reading…

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The Reader asks the people of Greater Manchester to read aloud with those recovering from addiction on World Mental Health Day

After almost a decade reading in the city’s mental health wards, new groups will help people in the community tackling…

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Join a Shared Reading group this Libraries Week as more than 100 give space for reading aloud together

It’s Libraries Week 2019 and so, as ever, we give our huge thanks to the staff and volunteers who keep…

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New Shared Reading groups launching in Homerton and Clapton, East London

After a decade reading aloud in London, The Reader has arrived in Hackney in a unique Shared Reading collaboration with…

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‘Reading changes lives’ – charity launches the UK’s first centre for literature and wellbeing in Liverpool city park

Pioneering space aims to start a national conversation about the impact of literature and the arts on health and society…

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South Yorkshire Libraries and Shared Reading; One Year On

Shaun Laurence, People and Project Manager South Yorkshire Project Lead at The Reader tells us about growing the Reading Revolution…

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A Shared Reading celebration with People’s Postcode Lottery

“It’s a joy to read with other people…we’re all coming from different places, completely different experiences and we all see…

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‘Shared Reading builds a bridge for me’ – Melanie’s Story

Melanie is a volunteer Reader Leader for The Reader’s North Wales project, supported by the National Lottery Community Fund, which…

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Literature

Poems for Pride

We're celebrating #liverpoolpride this weekend with some #poemsforpride - check out our recommended reads from LGBTQ+ authors, or those speaking…

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Children and Young People

We’re Bursting Into Verse this Summer

Join us this summer to explore the astonishing world of our imaginations as we search for hidden poems in stories,…

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The Reading Revolution is coming to Hackney – volunteers needed to bring literature to life with local older people

After a decade reading aloud in London, The Reader has arrived in the borough in a unique collaboration with Hackney…

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