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The Reader launches new services to keep people talking and reading together through lockdown

National charity, The Reader, is adapting its work to help communities find connection and meaning by delivering reading activities online and over the telephone during lockdown.   Under the banner…

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Shared Reading

Finding Connection: Sharing Stories and Poems over the phone

Could you or someone you know benefit from a friendly chat on the phone during this crisis? At The Reader…

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Reader Recommendations for World Book Night

World Book Night, organised by The Reading Agency, is the annual celebration of books and reading that takes place on 23 April. People from…

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Literature

WATCH: Pass On A Poem Celebrity Reading

Nearly 100 famous faces, including Stephen Fry, Joanna Lumley, Sir David Attenborough, Sheila Hancock and Sir Ian McKellen are featured…

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Children and Young People

Inspire a Child, Be a Reading Hero

Reading Heroes is central to our Shared Reading Revolution. Each week, dozens of volunteers read with looked-after children; either one-to-one,…

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London volunteer honoured by the Queen for services to the community

A long serving volunteer Reader Leader has been recognised in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.   Kate Fulton, a former media lawyer who gave…

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Call for volunteers to help tackle loneliness in East London in 2020

New Shared Reading groups will offer older people help in Tower Hamlets National charity The Reader is offering free training…

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200 chances to make a difference in 2020 – join the Reading Revolution now

  More than 600 Shared Reading groups happen every single week across the UK, from Abergavenny to Yeovil, but we're…

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2019 Highlights: Shared Reading

From the start of January to the end of November 2019, the Learning and Quality team have delivered or helped…

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Shared Reading

Happy Holidays from The Reader – take home our Home for Christmas anthology

The Reader team has been counting down the days to Christmas the only way we know how - with a…

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Calderstones

Home for Christmas – The Penny Readings 2019

As part of The Reader’s Home for Christmas programme, for the first time the Penny Readings took place in our…

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Shared Reading

Leicestershire Shared Reading calls for new volunteers to help local people beat the blues this festive season

After five years getting people reading aloud together in Leicestershire – there’s free training for new volunteers on offer this…

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