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My Inner Anthology: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Today's reading recommendation comes from The Reader's Teaching and Learning Leader, Katie Clark. Katie recommends a piece from her 'inner…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading the poem Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye with West London Hub Leader…

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Calderstones

The Secret Garden Returns

Celebrate the return of outdoor eating in our beautiful Secret Garden, open every Thursday - Sunday from 15 April -…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: Where My Books Go by W.B. Yeats

Today's Lines by Heart reading is brought to us by Teaching and Learning Coordinator, Lisa Spurgin. Lisa recites Where My…

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Uncategorised

Places to Go: Spiderweb by Kay Ryan

The Reader's North West Hub Leader, Rachael Sumner, takes us on today's audio adventure and reads Spiderweb by Kay Ryan.…

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Literature

April’s Stories and Poems

Amongst April's selection of Monthly Stories and Poems we offer a preview of Walking The Earth, The Reader's Big Idea…

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Reader Story

“This is something real that we all believe in.” – Jane’s Story

Jane is a volunteer Reader Leader and Shared Reading group member at Calderstones who shares her experience of being a…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: The Moor by R S Thomas

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading The Moor by R S Thomas from Issue 73 of The Reader…

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A man with long white hair and a beard holding a phone up to his face on his doorstep
Reader Story

Carrina’s Story: “it’s different, personal and wonderful all at the same time.”

Carrina has been volunteering with The Reader since 2019. She lives in London and has been helping out on our…

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The Reader Podcast
Podcast

The Reader Podcast: Episode Two Out Now

When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state, And trouble deaf heaven with…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: The White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading The White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett with Head of Children…

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The calder stones as they appear on the virtual reality tour of the mansion house
Calderstones

Explore the mansion house on our new virtual tour

Immerse yourself in history of the Mansion House, see the famous Calder Stones and find out where the loos are, in…

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