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Reader Revisited: An Interview with Mark Rylance, actor and writer of ‘I Am Shakespeare’

We're taking a trip down memory lane and revisiting articles from The Reader Magazine. This article first appeared in issue 29.…

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Reader Stories

Diane: ‘I love the human side of [Shared Reading], the contact with others’

The Somerset resident, who has cerebral palsy, joined a Shared Reading group in Bridgewater Library after giving up work in…

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Literature

April’s Monthly Stories and Poems

The clocks have not long changed to herald the longer hours of daylight, making us consider the passage of time…

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Storyhunter Jelly Belly cuddling an octopus teddy and wearing a pirate hat smiling
Children and Young People

Storyhunters Hunted: Jelly Belly

We're making it our mission to track down all of our wonderful Storyhunters and find out a little more about…

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Reader Stories

‘I thought, that’s it, we can make it through this.’ Daphne’s Reader Story

Daphne lives in a sheltered accommodation and before lockdown used to attend the Shared Reading group that meets in the…

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Children and Young People

Reader Revisited: Reading with Looked-After Children by Grace Frame

We're taking a trip down memory lane and revisiting articles from The Reader Magazine. This article first appeared in issue…

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Calderstones

We’re Hiring! Join our Front of House Team

We're hosting a Recruitment Day at the Mansion House, Calderstones Park on Tuesday 16 April as we look to expand…

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Little girl reading with her Reading Heroes volunteer. Both smiling as they look at the book
Children and Young People

Daniel’s Reading Heroes Volunteer Story – “I don’t think she’s had anyone reading aloud to her in the way that I do it.”

Reading Heroes matches volunteers to read with care experienced children and young people in order to spark a life long love…

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Little boy reading with a smile in front of a laptop for their volunteer
Children and Young People

Alys’ Reading Heroes Volunteer Story – “It took her out of herself.”

Reading Heroes matches volunteers to read with care experienced children and young people in order to spark a life long…

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Little girl reading in front of a laptop with a volunteer online
Children and Young People

Abby’s Reading Heroes Volunteer Story – “She’s absolutely blossomed… that’s down to being in a secure environment.”

Reading Heroes matches volunteers to read with care experienced children and young people in order to spark a life long…

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Tiny Heroes volunteer reads with a toddler
Children and Young People

Becca’s Reading Heroes Volunteer Story – “I just go in and say, ‘I’m your reading friend.’”

Reading Heroes matches volunteers to read with care experienced children and young people in order to spark a life long love…

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Storyhunter Clumsy the Clown smiles and reads a book
Children and Young People

Storyhunters Hunted: Clumsy the Clown

We're making it our mission to track down all of our wonderful Storyhunters and find out a little more about…

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