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Make Yourself at Home at the Mansion House in Calderstones Park

Once Upon a Time… Way back in 2012, The Reader (we’re a national charity, headquartered here in Liverpool) successfully bid…

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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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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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Project Update and FAQs: June 2019

The Reader Mansion House is finally starting to look like a finished building and we can’t wait to offer a…

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After almost a decade Shared Reading in Greater Manchester mental health wards, The Reader is rolling out to local communities in Salford

  The Reader is looking for people to train to read great literature aloud in their local community – join…

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Knit and Natter raises £1,400 for The Reader – ahead of unveiling four special knitted gifts for the Mansion House

The Reader would like to say a huge thank you to the Calderstones Knit and Natter group, which has raised…

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Shakespeare troupe cycles into Calderstones Park this August

The HandleBards, the world’s first cycling theatre company, will kick-off an exciting programme of possibilities at The Reader Mansion House…

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After 20 years building communities through reading aloud together, The Reader marks its next chapter with a new look

National charity The Reader, which has spent more than 20 years bringing people together and books to life, has updated…

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Spring Stories: Half-term sessions

With Calderstones Park bursting into bloom this half-term, we’re SPRINGING INTO STORIES! Join us to explore the astonishing world of…

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Project Update: Spring 2019

Despite Storms Gareth and Freya doing their best to rip off new roof tiles, The Mansion House is standing strong,…

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Seeds of Discovery

Calderstones is bursting into bloom with the colours of Spring and we need your help to create the brand-new Storybarn…

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Featured Poem: To the Cuckoo by William Wordsworth

  The Reader's Head of Publications, Amanda Brown, shares her thoughts on this week's Featured Poem, To the Cuckoo by…

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