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Our festive advent calendar and our Christmas tree in the foyer of the Mansion House.
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CHRISTMAS AT CALDERSTONES: OPENING HOURS

Christmas is almost here, which means opening hours at The Reader will vary, and the Mansion House will close for…

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Ayako on screen.
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Pride for Penny Readings

Penny Readings returned to the Mansion House for 2021 marking the first time we've had both an online and in-person…

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The Reader magazine placed in the centre surrounded by other literary gifts, all placed in front of a Christmas tree.
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THE READER’S FESTIVE GIFT GUIDE

The festivities are in full swing and it is officially gift giving season! Are you stuck for what to get…

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The Penny Readings – what the Dickens? 

‘There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.’ ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol   …

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TOP 10 EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED AT GRAVITY FESTIVAL 2021

Gravity is a new festival hosted by The Reader that blends literature with wellbeing. Through workshops, headline talks, panel discussions…

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Creating opportunities to help Liverpool’s young people prepare for employment

We're celebrating the success of an exciting project offering Liverpool’s young people training and personal development opportunities to help improve…

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Welly Walks make a welcome return to Calderstones Park

The Storybarn has teamed up with our Heritage team to work on some wonderful new Welly Walks around Calderstones Park.…

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‘Sounds in the Park’ Serenades the Mansion House

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ― Victor Hugo, William Shakespeare  …

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The Handlebards’ Macbeth Spectacular Delights the Garden Theatre

“My hands are of your colour, but I shame to wear a heart so white.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth   After…

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WATCH THE TRAILER FOR OUR SUMMER TRAIL

Something very strange is happening at The Storybarn this summer... some of our books have lost their stories, including one…

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New interactive map experience uncovers Trails & Tales in Calderstones Park

Visitors to Calderstones Park can embark on a journey of discovery and literary delight thanks to our new digital park…

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Art in the Mansion – Exhibition Opportunity

 Artists from across the Liverpool City Region are being invited to show their work as part of the new Art…

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