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Belfast organiser launches first Shared Reading Space outside England – in a place designed for building a ‘peaceful, tolerant and inclusive society’

Marnie Kennedy tells us about the launch of a new Shared Reading Space in Belfast at the Duncairn Centre Volunteers…

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Calderstones

Project Update and FAQs: June 2019

The Reader Mansion House is finally starting to look like a finished building and we can’t wait to offer a…

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The Reader needs new volunteers to bring great literature to life with older people in Cheshire

Try Shared Reading and find out more about reading one-to-one at The Great Get Together at Storyhouse on Friday 21 June National…

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Calderstones

After almost a decade Shared Reading in Greater Manchester mental health wards, The Reader is rolling out to local communities in Salford

  The Reader is looking for people to train to read great literature aloud in their local community – join…

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After 20 years building communities through reading aloud together, The Reader marks its next chapter with a new look

National charity The Reader, which has spent more than 20 years bringing people together and books to life, has updated…

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The Reader is inviting people to ‘bring a friend’ or ‘make a friend’ in its Shared Reading Community drive in Sefton

After more than a decade reading aloud in Sefton, The Reader collaborates with Sefton Public Health on Mental Health Awareness…

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Sefton

The Reader is inviting people to ‘bring a friend’ or ‘make a friend’ this year for Mental Health Awareness week…

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Launching The Reader’s first Shared Reading Community Anthology

More than 1,500 Readers took the time to tell us about their Shared Reading experience during Feedback Week 2019 across…

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International

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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