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Join The Reading Revolution!

Written by Mark Till, 4th October 2010

If you're looking for ways to get involved with The Reader Organisation and Get Into Reading, or you just want to find out more, here is what we have coming up in the next few months....

The Reader Organisation Showcases

Showcases are free, two-hour events in which you can meet The Reader Organisation face to face and gain a deeper understanding of what we do, how we do it, and, crucially, how you can get involved. It is your first step towards becoming a part of the Reading Revolution! More information can be found here. The next Showcases will be held on the following dates and locations:

  • Wednesday 20th October 2010, 2pm-4pm: London
  • Monday 25th October 2010, 2pm – 4pm: Liverpool
  • Monday 15th November 2010, 2pm – 4pm: Birmingham 
  • Monday 29th November 2010, 2pm-4pm: London

A Little, Aloud: Masterclass with Angela Macmillan and Katie Clark
Wednesday 27th October 2010, 10.30am - 3.00pm, Liverpool
£40 including lunch, refreshments and a free copy of A Little, Aloud

Come along to this Masterclass and spend time reading in the company of Angela Macmillan, editor of our new anthology A Little, Aloud. After lunch, Katie Clark, TRO’s Dementia and Elderly Care Project Manager, will share her experiences of reading aloud with elderly people and those suffering from dementia, and explain how you can use A Little, Aloud to make a big difference to people’s lives.

Read to Lead Workshop
10th November 2010, Carlisle
£150 including lunch and refreshments

We’re coming to Carlisle on Wednesday 10th November to deliver a one-day Read to Lead Workshop. So, if you live or work in the area, this is your chance to experience Get Into Reading first-hand and link-up with others who want to get involved with our work.

Read to Lead Residential
21st - 26th November 2010, Burton Manor
£1,000 per trainee (also one concessionary place of £100)

Our Read to Lead Residential Training gives you all of the skills, inspiration and experience necessary to run shared reading groups based on our Get Into Reading model. Over a fun but intensive five days at the beautiful Burton Manor in Cheshire, we will give you the insider view on what makes Get Into Reading work.

Read to Lead Training: London
January & February 2011
£800 per trainee (also one concessionary place of £100)

Sign up to this non-residential version of our Read to Lead Training course in London and bring the power of great books to the lives of people who most need them. Over five day-long sessions, scheduled across five consecutive weeks, we will give you all the skills, inspiration and experience necessary to run your own groups based on Get Into Reading.

For more information about any of these events and courses, and how to book your place, please contact Mark Till, Training Officer, on or 0151 794 2286.

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