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The Sunday Reading Challenge: Sea Fever by John Masefield, Part 2

Rachael Sumner recites the second half of Sea Fever by John Masefield (started two weeks ago by The Reader's Natalie…

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Literature

Places to Go: Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Places to Go is a special feature that The Reader is bringing to you in the hope that it may…

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Literature

Live Stream: “I Am!” by John Clare

On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm you can  join us on Facebook live for your bi-weekly dose of literature read…

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Literature

Live Stream: “And You, Helen” by Edward Thomas

On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm you can  join us on Facebook live for your bi-weekly dose of literature read…

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Shared Reading

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 ‘The Reader at…

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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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Shared Reading

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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Shared Reading

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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Shared Reading

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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Shared Reading

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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