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An imaginative play space dedicated to sharing the delights of reading with young children and their families, The Reader Storybarn exists to spark a life-long love of books and reading, and an unending curiosity to explore the astonishing worlds of our imaginations The Storybarn was created by The Reader, a national charity that wants to bring about a Reading Revolution so that everyone can experience and enjoy great literature, which we believe is a tool for helping humans survive and live well.

Opening Hours

School Holidays
Wednesday - Sunday
Term Time
Friday - Sunday

Where to find us

The Storybarn
Calderstones Park
Liverpool
L18 3JB

The Storyhunters

Part interactive theatre, part literature based experience, The Storyhunters is a reading adventure for the whole family! You never know what we’ll find – we might be looking for a Shark in the Park, go wild with Mr. Tiger or spend the afternoon Going On A Bear Hunt!

Incy Wincy Rhymers

Incy Wincy Rhymers sessions are carefully crafted for you and your little ones. We’ll explore classic stories, family favourites and  nursery rhymes through storytelling and sing-a-longs. Come and enjoy free play, creative exploration and take-home crafts. Free tea or coffee included for accompanying adults.