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Be Part of the Next Chapter with The Reader at Calderstones

The Reading Revolution is coming to Hackney – volunteers needed to bring literature to life with local older people

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

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

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

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

Launching The Reader’s first Shared Reading Community Anthology

Shakespeare troupe cycles into Calderstones Park this August

The Reader creates landmark ‘through the gate’ Shared Reading collaboration with Suffolk Libraries and local police funding body

The Reader announces new patrons

Neolithic Calder Stones return to Liverpool Park

Lincolnshire volunteer wins share of £46,000 to train six new Shared Reading group leaders

Outnumbered star Claire Skinner lends her voice to the campaign for reading aloud together

Birkenhead will host UK’s first community Shared Reading Space

Looked-after children benefit from one-to-one reading thanks to BBC Children in Need

“Thank you for all you do for reading and for people”: The Penny Readings 2018 in review

Read to Lead: The Reader’s Learning and Quality team return to Uppsala

The Penny Readings returns to St. George’s Hall this Christmas 

On Active Service: Commemorating the Armistice Centenary through poetry

Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham Libraries collaborate to bring people together and books to life

Jane Davis at Imagination and Wellbeing Conference, September 2018

The Reader bring Shared Reading to St Joseph’s Hospice

Public Notice: Pathway closed for works in Calderstones Park

National Poetry Day and The Reader: Inspiring Change through Poetry

History is unearthed as Neolithic Calder Stones begin conservation journey

‘Never Grow Up, Always Down’ North West charity urges Cheshire residents ahead of Roald Dahl Day event series

Literature at Lunchtime at Liverpool’s George Henry Lee

Liverpool charity The Reader calls for a national reading revolution as it reaches 500-group milestone

A Reader Community Update

The Big Reader Picnic at Calderstones Park

In the News, July 2018

Frank Cottrell Boyce joins birthday celebrations at Calderstones Park

Statement on Calderstones Park

In the News, June 2018

Charity welcomes £373,000 investment to improve the lives of children in the North West 

Charity celebrates volunteers building Shared Reading community in North Belfast

The Reader teams up with Arriva and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatres for National Share-A-Story Month

The Reader seeks volunteers to help lonely and isolated older people across Bristol

National Health Executive: A different kind of medicine

The Reader’s recommended reads for preschoolers in Independent

North West community comes together to welcome £400,000 award from the players of People’s Postcode Lottery

Work on The International Centre for Shared Reading gets underway at Calderstones Mansion

The Storybarn’s Treasure Island adventure to launch at Liverpool ONE

New national alliance for Culture, Health and Wellbeing launches in Birmingham

The Reader announced in AESOP Arts in Health Conference & Showcase programme

The Reader welcomes incredible support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery

Shared Reading expands nationwide thanks to National Lottery funding

Darllen ar y Cyd yn ehangu ledled y wlad o ganlyniad ariannu hael gan y Loteri Genedlaethol

Man Booker International Prize-winning translator helps launch Shared Reading in Doncaster

Prinovis UK gift The Storybarn’s literary adventure to schoolchildren in Garston

Major investment announced to improve the lives of children in the North West

Festive fun at Calderstones with The Reader and Independent Liverpool

Announcing South London Community of Readers in partnership with Postcode Support Trust

Celebrate heritage, creators and community with The Reader and Independent Liverpool

Shared Reading North West: For the community, by the community

Yours Magazine: The woman leading a quiet reading revolution

Help isolated older people in your community 

The Reader feature in APPG Arts, Health & Wellbeing report

The Reader to receive Arts Council funding as National Portfolio Organisation

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