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National Poetry Day and The Reader: Inspiring Change through Poetry

The Reader is inspiring people everywhere to get together on National Poetry Day to share and discover poetry, old and new. To celebrate the occasion, The Reader has curated a special collection of poems on this year’s National Poetry Day theme – Poetry for a Change. Including poems from Thomas Hardy, Gillian Clarke, and Leontia …



History is unearthed as Neolithic Calder Stones begin conservation journey

The Neolithic Calder Stones, one of the region’s most important archaeological artefacts, are embarking on a vital conservation journey this week lovingly overseen by national charity, The Reader. The excavation of the Stones is the centrepiece of a series of public engagement events taking place in Calderstones Park to celebrate Heritage Open Days.   The Calder Stones, which are as old as Stonehenge and provide …



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