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Shakespeare’s Globe Comes to Calderstones

The Reader is bringing Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour to Calderstones Park, Liverpool, this June, with a programme of four outdoor…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Beautiful Old Age by D. H. Lawrence

This week's Featured Poem is Beautiful Old Age by David Herbert Lawrence, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader,…

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Shared Reading

Call for volunteers to help tackle loneliness in East London in 2020

New Shared Reading groups will offer older people help in Tower Hamlets National charity The Reader is offering free training…

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Literature

Featured Poem: To Her Lovers Complaint by Jane Barker

This week's Featured Poem is To Her Lovers Complaint by Jane Barker, chosen by The Reader's Head of Learning and…

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Reader Story

‘I can honestly say my mental health has improved more from this than all the medical assistance put together.’

Damien has been reading with us on the Wirral for more than a decade. Here he tells us why. The…

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Literature

Featured Poem: New Year’s Morning by Helen Hunt Jackson

This week's Featured Poem is New Year's Morning by Helen Hunt Jackson, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Coordinator,…

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Shared Reading

200 chances to make a difference in 2020 – join the Reading Revolution now

  More than 600 Shared Reading groups happen every single week across the UK, from Abergavenny to Yeovil, but we're…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Time Long Past by Percy Bysshe Shelley

This week's Featured Poem is Time Long Past by Thomas Hardy, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Coordinator, Lisa…

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2019 Highlights: Shared Reading

From the start of January to the end of November 2019, the Learning and Quality team have delivered or helped…

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Children and Young People

2019 Highlights: Inspiring children and young people to have a passion for reading

2019 has been a landmark year for The Reader with the opening of the Mansion House, developing our new programme…

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Literature

A Reader Poetry Advent Calendar

In the run-up to Christmas we have been sharing our favourite seasonal poems to get you into the festive spirit.…

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Literature

Featured Poem: To Mrs K, On Her Sending Me an English Christmas Plum-Cake at Paris by Helen Maria Williams

This week's festive Featured Poem is To Mrs K, On Her Sending Me an English Christmas Plum-Cake at Paris by…

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