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Heard us on the radio? | BBC Radio 5 Live Word Matters

As part of its nationwide conversation about adult literacy – Word Matters, BBC Radio 5 Live broadcast its Drive Time show from The Reader…

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Important Updates

Rebuilding the Reading Revolution: Shared Reading Groups Open to All

In-person Shared Reading is returning around the UK as volunteers and group members begin meeting again in local libraries and other community venues.  So far…

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Publications

New poetry anthology to celebrate National Poetry Day

As National Poetry Day approaches on Thursday 7th October, we’ve been busy working on a new poetry anthology and planning…

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International

East Coast Bays: Shared Reading in an Additional Language

Kate Middleton is the Manager and Volunteer Coordinator of The Reading Revolution in New Zealand. After taking part in Read…

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The Reader Podcast
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The Reader Podcast: Episode Six Out Now

Episode Six: Stories of Walking Away In this episode, we ask 'What makes a poem great for Shared Reading?' Again,…

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Children and Young People

Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils – Applications now open

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be working with Cheltenham Festivals once again as part of their Reading Teachers =…

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The Reader Bookshelf

Introducing The Reader Bookshelf

We're excited to announce the launch of The Reader Bookshelf, an annual programme of reading highlighting the power of Shared…

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Shared Reading

Read To Lead’s Online Swedish Adventure

While we’re no strangers to delivering Shared Reading training to international participants here at The Reader, we’ve usually done so…

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Publications

The Reader Magazine: Reading As You Like It by William Shakespeare

This Shared Reading response is taken from Issue 73 of The Reader Magazine. For more articles, interviews, stories and poems from…

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Shared Reading

Online Volunteer Support Provision – May and June 2021

We’re here to provide support for your learning needs, as well as company and connection, with our programme of weekly…

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Open to All – Join a Shared Reading Group on Zoom

Shared Reading groups are free and open to all, and you can now join in from the comfort of your…

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Shared Reading

Shared Reading on National Prison Radio

Your chance to listen to specially curated programmes, including final episode with award-winning writer, Lemn Sissay MBE  Earlier this year, The Reader collaborated with prison-based charity, Prison Radio Association,…

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