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Make yourself at home at the Mansion House

Join us for a special housewarming weekend as we re-open the doors to the Calderstones Mansion House Saturday 14 –…

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Shared Reading

‘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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Literature

Featured Poem: The Buried Life by Matthew Arnold

This week's Featured Poem is 'The Buried Life' by Matthew Arnold, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader, Natalie…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Tell All The Truth by Emily Dickinson

This week's Featured Poem is 'Tell All The Truth' by Emily Dickinson, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Coordinator,…

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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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The Reader at Calderstones goes bonkers for Shakespeare 

Our opening season of exciting events and activities kicked off on Saturday as we welcomed outdoor touring theatre, The Handlebards,…

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Literature

Featured Poem: On Leaving by Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda

This week's Featured Poem is On Leaving by Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Coordinator,…

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Shared Reading

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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International

First-ever international visitors welcomed 환영 to the International Centre for Shared Reading from Seoul

Four students studying social welfare at Yonsei University in Seoul were the first-ever international visitors welcomed to the new International…

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Literature

Feratured Poem: My Days Among The Dead Are Past by Robert Southey

This week's Featured Poem is My Days Among The Dead Are Past by Robert Southey, chosen by The Reader's Amanda…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Envy by Adelaide Anne Procter

This week's Featured Poem is 'Envy' by Adelaide Anne Procter, chosen by The Reader's Head of Learning and Quality, Clare…

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Calderstones

Be Part of the Next Chapter with The Reader at Calderstones

If you’ve visited Calderstones Park, home of The Reader, you'll have seen the Mansion House is a hive of activity…

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