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The doors are open – check out some of the best bits from the Mansion Housewarming Weekend

A huge thank you to everyone who came down and visited us over our Housewarming Weekend at The Reader at…

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Calderstones

The Reader at Calderstones has been ‘Recalled to Life’ – here’s what we’ll be reading this year

This year, because of the refurbishment and opening of Calderstones Mansion House, our Big Idea is 'Recalled to Life'. To…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Give thy thoughts no tongue from Hamlet by William Shakespeare

This week's Featured Poem is an extract from Hamlet by William Shakespeare, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader,…

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Shared Reading

New Shared Reading groups launching in Homerton and Clapton, East London

After a decade reading aloud in London, The Reader has arrived in Hackney in a unique Shared Reading collaboration with…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Truth, so far, in my book by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

This week's Featured Poem is an extract from Aurora Leigh by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Truth, so far, in my book,…

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Calderstones

Make Yourself at Home at the Mansion House in Calderstones Park

Once Upon a Time… Way back in 2012, The Reader (we’re a national charity, headquartered here in Liverpool) successfully bid…

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Calderstones

Make yourself at home at the Mansion House

Join us for a special housewarming weekend as we re-open the doors to the Calderstones Mansion House Saturday 14 –…

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Shared Reading

‘Reading changes lives’ – charity launches the UK’s first centre for literature and wellbeing in Liverpool city park

Pioneering space aims to start a national conversation about the impact of literature and the arts on health and society…

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Literature

Featured Poem: The Buried Life by Matthew Arnold

This week's Featured Poem is 'The Buried Life' by Matthew Arnold, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader, Natalie…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Tell All The Truth by Emily Dickinson

This week's Featured Poem is 'Tell All The Truth' by Emily Dickinson, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Coordinator,…

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South Yorkshire Libraries and Shared Reading; One Year On

Shaun Laurence, People and Project Manager South Yorkshire Project Lead at The Reader tells us about growing the Reading Revolution…

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The Reader at Calderstones goes bonkers for Shakespeare 

Our opening season of exciting events and activities kicked off on Saturday as we welcomed outdoor touring theatre, The Handlebards,…

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