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December 2020: Changes to Calderstones services in line with Tier 2 restrictions

Tis Winter, and I love to read indoors. When the Moon hands her crescent up on high: While on the window…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: The Hunger Angel by Herta Muller

Clare Ellis, Head of Learning and Quality at The Reader, shares today's recommendation The Hunger Angel by Herta Muller (translated…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: Hope is a thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson

In today's live stream we are reading Hope is a thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson with The Reader's PIPES…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: The Nightjar by Henry Newbolt

Frances Macmillan, editor of The Reader Magazine, reads us this week's Featured Poem, The Nightjar by Henry Newbolt. This is…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: Psalm 23

This week Anna McCracken,North West Hub Leader at The Reader recites Psalm 23. The theme for our daily readings and…

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Lines By Heart

Places to Go: The Nightingale and The Rose by Oscar Wilde

Cheshire Hub Leader at The Reader, Alison Finegan, reads The Nightingale and The Rose by Oscar Wilde. The theme for our…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Michael Prior, Bristol Hub Leader for The Reader, shares today's recommendaion The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. The theme for…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens

In today's live stream we take a look at chapter 13 of Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens with The Reader's…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: To A Stranger by Walt Whitman

People and Projects Manager at The Reader, Shaun Lawrence reads us this week's Featured Poem, To A Stranger by Walt…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: From Book four of The Prelude by William Wordsworth

This week Erin Carlstrom, London Hub Leader at The Reader recites an extract from Book four of The Prelude by…

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Places to Go

Places to Go: Silas Marner by George Eliot (chapter 14)

People and Project Manager at The Reader, Shaun Lawrence, reads from chapter 14 of Silas Marner by George Eliot. The theme…

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Shared Reading

Shared Reading on National Prison Radio

Your chance to listen to specially curated programmes, including final episode with award-winning writer, Lemn Sissay MBE  Earlier this year, The Reader collaborated with prison-based charity, Prison Radio Association,…

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