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Vote for The Reader in the LCR Culture & Creativity Awards

We're delighted to be finalists in the Liverpool City Region Culture & Creativity Awards! The Reader has made the final…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: Sonnet 59 by William Shakespeare

Today's Featured Poem is brought to you by Jamie Barton our Business and Content Manager at The Reader. She reads…

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The Reader Bookshelf

The Storybarn selects… from The Reader Bookshelf

As part of our ongoing work exploring texts from The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked members of our Children & Young People…

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Calderstones

A new generation of newly-weds to tie the knot at the historic Mansion House

This January marks the start of a new chapter for  The Reader as we relaunch our ceremonies and celebrations offer…

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Literature

January’s Stories and Poems

January’s set of Stories and Poems offer a little bit of something for a range of different needs and feelings.…

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Daily Readings

Featured Poem: No.14 – Taken from 170 Chinese Poems

Today's Featured Poem is brought to you by The Reader's Publications Manager, Grace Frame. She reads 'No.14', a poem taken…

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Daily Readings

Featured Poem: There is a Budding Morrow in Midnight

Continuing with our wintery theme, today's Featured Poem is brought to you by Jamie Barton our Business and Content Manager…

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The Mansion House in the sunshine.
Calderstones

National Lottery Heritage Fund grant will help tell the undiscovered stories of Calderstones

The Reader has received funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for ‘Making Meaning at Calderstones’ – a two-year project that will help uncover and tell the stories of Calderstones as…

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Daily Readings

Featured Poem: The Library by George Crabbe

Continuing with our wintery theme, today's Featured Poem is brought to you by Frances Macmillan our Head of Publishing and…

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Shared Reading

Life Letters: a new project that brings the joy of literature to care home residents

Could you be a volunteer for a new project that brings the joy of literature to care home residents? We're…

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Our festive advent calendar and our Christmas tree in the foyer of the Mansion House.
Calderstones

CHRISTMAS AT CALDERSTONES: OPENING HOURS

Christmas is almost here, which means opening hours at The Reader will vary, and the Mansion House will close for…

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Ayako on screen.
Calderstones

Pride for Penny Readings

Penny Readings returned to the Mansion House for 2021 marking the first time we've had both an online and in-person…

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