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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



The Reader tackle social isolation amongst elderly in Croydon



Following Storm Doris damage, The Reader’s Storybarn announces new interactive family experience



Work begins to transform Calderstones Mansion into The International Centre for Shared Reading



Storm Doris – She huffed, she puffed, she blew our house down



Arriva North West announce special offer and artwork in support of Bear Hunt, Chocolate Cake & Bad Things



The Reader secures funding to tackle mental health and social isolation in North Wales



The Reader is named best UK Charity in The Big Give Christmas Challenge Awards



OUP announce new partnership with The Reader



Free Storytelling and books for families across Liverpool



Getting on board with books: The Book Bus and Liverpool City of Readers tour schools to promote reading for pleasure



Chief Executive of the Bromley by Bow Centre is announced as The Reader’s latest Patron



Gogglebox’s June and Leon help launch latest literary anthology from The Reader – A Little Aloud With Love



The Reader magazine: Issue 60 now available



The Reader secures £1.99million for Calderstones



Liverpool’s first children’s literature centre opens alongside Oliver Jeffers exhibition bringing books to life for young people



Much Ado About Nothing: The Countdown Is On!



Jane Davis shortlisted for UK Social Enterprise Awards 2014 Women’s Champion



International Centre for Reading and Wellbeing gets green light for development in Liverpool



The Northwest Conker Championship to be held in Liverpool



Liverpool’s Biggest Children’s Literature Festival Arrives at Calderstones



The Reader signs for Calderstones Mansion House



Calderstones Mansion House wins Heritage Lottery Fund support



Liverpool City of Readers is launched



Impact48 and The Reader – 48 hours to get Liverpool reading



Local Talent tops the bill at Penny Readings Festival



The Penny Readings celebrates 10th anniversary with Christmas festival



Lord Mayor calls on Liverpool to help bring Mansion House back to life



The Reader Magazine turns 50



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