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1940s art-deco Garden Theatre revived to make ‘Sounds in the Park’ at Calderstones this Summer

Bringing the Garden Theatre stage bursting into life this Summer 2021, The Reader presents ‘Sounds in the Park’ a series…

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Volunteering opportunities for summer 2021

  As the lockdown restrictions lift, we’re preparing to reopen the doors to the Mansion House in Calderstones Park. The…

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The Secret Garden Returns

Celebrate the return of outdoor eating in our beautiful Secret Garden, open every Thursday - Sunday from 15 April -…

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The calder stones as they appear on the virtual reality tour of the mansion house
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Explore the mansion house on our new virtual tour

Immerse yourself in history of the Mansion House, see the famous Calder Stones and find out where the loos are, in…

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Bread and Roses: serving the community

Whilst the Mansion House, Ice Cream Parlour and Reader Café remain closed to protect the safety and wellbeing of our…

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10 fascinating facts about commonplace books

Here at The Reader, we are inviting you to create your own page for our Commonplace Book – a community…

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Christmas at Calderstones: Opening Hours

The festive season is almost upon us, which means opening hours at The Reader will vary, and the Mansion House…

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Christmas at Calderstones: Through the Ages

Christmas is a special time at Calderstones, and has been over centuries. Though we’re not able to throw open the…

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Calderstones Archive: A Controversial Lake

Heritage Coordinator Holly Gilson takes a trip into the Calderstones Archives. Our archive is full of photos, postcards, letters and…

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The Reader calls for creative contributions capturing life through Covid

The Reader is calling for communities to take part in an exciting new creative project that will capture the ways people have…

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Six Surprising Facts about the Mansion House

Next in our series of articles exploring Calderstones' rich history, Heritage Coordinator Holly Gilson shares Six Suprising Facts about The…

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Turkish carpets, geometric tables and a candelabra: what was inside the 19th Century Mansion House?

Next in series of articles exploring Calderstones' rich history, Heritage Coordinator Holly Gilson investigates what kind of furniture might have…

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