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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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