“You have been my friend,” replied Charlotte
“that in itself is a tremendous thing.”
From Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Join from just £4 a month, and you will be helping more people to experience the life-changing power of literature through our national network of Shared Reading groups, and vibrant programme at Calderstones.
You’ll receive a range of great benefits and priority booking access to selected Reader events. Upgrade to a Reader Friends+ membership and receive a discounted subscription to The Reader Magazine, published biannually.
As a valued Friend of the Reader, you’ll receive:
- A warm welcome from The Reader, including a joining gift
- Priority booking for selected Reader events and invitations to Friends get-togethers
- 20% discount on all purchases at The Reader Café and Ice Cream Parlour, with your Reader Friends membership card
- Regular email updates on the impact of your support
- As a Friends+ member, you’ll also receive an annual subscription to The Reader Magazine (published biannually)
Choose a membership:
Welcome pack and gift, priority booking and special events, discounts, regular updates on the impact of your support.
£4 per month or £48 per year
All the benefits of a Friends membership, plus a subscription to The Reader Magazine.
£5 per month or £60 per year
By purchasing a gift membership, you’ll receive an e-voucher, which can be printed and passed on to the gift recipient for them to redeem on our website.
Friends Gift Membership £48, Friends+ Gift Membership £60
As a Friend, you'll get a warm welcome from The Reader, including a joining gift.
Your support will help us improve wellbeing and reduce isolation.
Enjoy the comfort of literature and the life changing experience of Shared Reading.
Help us sustain a vibrant programme at Calderstones that is open to all and brings people together and books to life.