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Sounds in the Park

1, 5 & 6 August - 3pm & 7pm £6.00 - £10.00

Bringing the Garden Theatre stage bursting into life this Summer 2021 - The Reader presents Sounds in the Park a series of open-air concerts...

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Family and Children

Books and Brambles

6 Week Outdoor Adventure, from Saturday 4 or Sunday 5 Sept, 10am £49.00

1 child £49, 2 siblings £80, 3 siblings £120 Books and Brambles is a six-week outdoor adventure of exciting weekends...

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Shared Reading

Shared Reading in the Secret Garden

Weekly on Tuesdays, various times Free

The Reader is looking forward to welcoming some new Shared Reading sessions to our Mansion House Garden. The literature shared...

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Family and Children

Outdoor Trail – The Prince and the Witch and the Thief and the Bears

Saturday 17 July to Tuesday 31 August £12.99

Help! Mysterious things are happening! We have discovered some of our books have lost their stories including one of our favourites, The...

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Languages and Social

Spoken Word – August

Thursday 12 August, 7pm £10.00

A shaded lamp and a waving blind,And the beat of a clock from a distant floor:On this scene enter—winged, horned,...

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Family and Children

Tiny Acorns

6 week Indoor Sessions, from Friday 2 July or Friday 24 September £49.00

£49 for 6 weeks - booking includes a copy of our featured baby board book to keep and share again and...

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Imagine Calderstones: A Walk Through Time

Third Wednesday of the month, 11am Free

Free, book a ticket online. Take steps through the ages, and find out about the rich heritage of Calderstones in a monthly walk round...

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Arts and Crafts


Saturday 31 July and Sunday 22 August, 10am, 12noon & 2pm Free

Saturday 31 July This session is inspired by The Epic of Gilgamesh, an ancient tale from our ‘Walking the Earth’ bookshelf. This craft...

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