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Translating Shared Reading into Portuguese with a visit to Brazil

By Chris Lynn, Learning and Quality Leader Olá Readers! Last month, I represented The Reader at a new social intervention…

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‘The Reader gave everything I’d lost back to me’ – Brenda’s Story

In February 2019 we spoke to Brenda, a Volunteer Reader Leader and Shared Reading group member. Calderstones has been a…

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The Reader creates landmark ‘through the gate’ Shared Reading collaboration with Suffolk Libraries and local police funding body

The search is on for volunteers to deliver Shared Reading groups in three of the county’s libraries The Reader is…

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Reader Story

‘No pressure, just pleasure – I instantly relaxed’ – Nim’s Story

I started going to the reading group in the autumn last year. Two friends had mentioned it; I was feeling…

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Shared Reading

‘This is the thing, this truly is the thing,’ Jane Davis says in thank you message to Shared Reading North West reading revolutionaries

For the past two years, The Reader has had the immense joy and privilege of working with a growing family…

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The Reader announces new patrons

Claire Skinner and Paul Sinton-Hewitt back the reading revolution as charity prepares to launch new community health model The Reader…

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International

Shared Reading is giving young boys in a California juvenile hall ‘a place to be together’

Kathy sent herself across the world last summer to take up The Reader’s Read to Lead training at our Liverpool…

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Calderstones

Lincolnshire volunteer wins share of £46,000 to train six new Shared Reading group leaders

Thriving Boston Shared Reading community led by dedicated volunteer gets opportunity to build a reading revolution with more volunteers reading…

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Reader Story

The Reader Leader who’s packed her bags and taken Shared Reading to France

  The Reader has trained people to Read to Lead all over the world and already has Shared Reading communities…

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Calderstones

Celebrating Mary Oliver

We're remembering Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Reader favourite Mary Oliver, who died aged 83 last week. Last Thursday we were…

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Calderstones

“What a beautiful revolution” – Jane Davis says at London’s New Year event with Outnumbered actor Claire Skinner

London’s growing Shared Reading Community was treated to two readings from The Reader’s newest patron, Claire Skinner, at its New…

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Calderstones

Outnumbered star Claire Skinner lends her voice to the campaign for reading aloud together

Actor joins The Reader on stage at historic Toynbee Hall to help make the call for a Reading Revolution in…

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