The Reader at Calderstones is a place unlike any other, where everyone is welcome and anyone can come to experience literature, and find and share meaning. Come and explore.
Our story is still unfolding but there are already many things awaiting you.
There’s a daily programme of activities and reading groups at the Mansion House, storytelling adventures at the Storybarn, food to nourish you in the Cafe and ice cream to suit all tastes in the Ice Cream Parlour.
Visit us today and be part of the story.
Planning a visit to Calderstones Park either on foot, by car or public transport?
Here is some information to help you plan your visit.Read more
The Mansion House is a reading home with heart – drop in to discover a place filled with possibilities.
A charitable social enterprise that supports our mission.
Discover stories of life in Liverpool, starting 5,000 years ago, in our dedicated exhibition.
Our imaginative play space for children and families will spark a lifelong love of reading for pleasure.
The hugely popular Ice Cream Parlour is open all year, selling all the best flavours, supplied by Cheshire Farm Ice...
Find something real to take home when the day is done - beautiful literary gifts for all ages.
What's happening at Calderstones
Pedalling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are a...
Bringing the Garden Theatre stage bursting into life this Summer 2021 - The Reader presents Sounds in the Park a series of open-air concerts...
The Reader is looking forward to welcoming some new Shared Reading sessions to our Mansion House Garden. The literature shared...