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On Active Service: The Battalion is Now on Rest by Ivor Gurney

This week we're sharing a daily poetry reading from our On Active Service 1914-1918 collection as part of our Armistice commemorations.  For…

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Literature

On Active Service: The Send-off by Wilfred Owen

  This week we'll be sharing a daily poetry reading from our On Active Service 1914-1918 collection as part of our Armistice…

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Literature

On Active Service: Lament by WW Gibson

This week we're sharing a daily poetry reading from our On Active Service 1914-1918 collection as part of our Armistice commemorations.  Mary…

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Literature

On Active Service: A Lark Above the Trenches 1916 by J.W. Streets

This week we'll be sharing a daily poetry reading from our On Active Service 1914-1918 collection as part of our Armistice commemorations. …

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Children and Young People

The Scariest Character in Literature?

  Halloween is upon us and we're indulging in some frightful reads with a look back at some of literature's…

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Literature

Featured Poem: The Flower of Mending by Vachel Lindsay

Our Featured Poem this week comes from American poet Vachel Lindsay. The Flower of the Mending was originally published in his…

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Literature

Featured Poem: To my Lord Biron’s tune of — Adieu Phillis by Katherine Philips

This week's Featured Poem comes a little later than usual, so much so it is almost next week's Featured Poem.…

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Calderstones

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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Calderstones

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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Calderstones

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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Literature

Featured Poem: The Poet by John Keats

Our poem this week comes from a Reader favourite - John Keats. From The Penguin Book of English Romantic Verse, this…

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Calderstones

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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