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Celebrating and growing the Shared Reading Community in the South West

The Reader’s founder and director Jane Davis has been in Bristol to thank the South West region’s volunteers for their…

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CALDER STORY: A terrifying tale from the Mansion House

  Built in 1828, Calderstones Mansion House is 190 years old this year. Like most surviving, large houses of its…

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The International Reading Revolution: Shared Reading in New Zealand

Earlier this month we were delighted to welcome Kate Middleton (no, not that one!) back to our Liverpool HQ. Kate…

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First steps with First Page in the North West

Earlier this year we launched an exciting new project that would significantly improve the life chances of children living across…

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Reconnecting with Reading Revolutionaries nationwide

This year we’ve been reconnecting with reading revolutionaries up and down the country. Find your nearest event and get in…

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Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham Libraries collaborate to bring people together and books to life

Libraries across South Yorkshire are working together for the first time with national charity, The Reader, to give people across…

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The Reading Cure – Ten years on…

A decade ago, during the Year of Reading, Blake Morrison wrote a piece for The Guardian about a revolutionary movement in Merseyside…

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Half-Term Halloween

‘In fairy-tales, witches always wear silly black hats and black cloaks, and they ride on broomsticks. But this is not…

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Can we make every day National Poetry Day?

A week on from National Poetry Day, we wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who helped make…

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Jane Davis at Imagination and Wellbeing Conference, September 2018

In September, our founder and director Jane Davis spoke at the Imagination and Wellbeing Conference in Sheffield. The conference brought…

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Project Update: October 2018

As the £5 million refurbishment of Calderstones Mansion House enters its eighth month, we bring you all the latest from…

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The Reader bring Shared Reading to St Joseph’s Hospice

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Day, St. Joseph’s Hospice in Thornton has this week opened its doors to the…

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