This week’s Read, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, comes recommended by our Associate Director of Facilities and Support, Craig, who bids a fond farewell to The Reader next week. We couldn’t let him go without a Read of the Week!
A look this week at the powerful, evocative language of Lord Byron with She Walks in Beauty.
A look back at a piece from our founder and director Jane Davis from earlier this year. We were delighted to welcome Parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt to Calderstones in March, Jane reflected on his visit on her blog, starting as always with the daily poem:
This week’s read comes recommended by Lead Reader Clare who shares her love of fairy tales with Hans Christian Anderson’s collection.
The Reader to bring Shared Reading to delegates at The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis with conference appearance and newly announced Read to Lead course dates.
This week’s poem brings us back to the Victorian poets with Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s If thou must love me.
Our read this week may be a daunting undertaking for some… Membership coordinator Andrew on Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
National Literacy Trust, Walker Books and Facebook team up with author Anthony Horowitz to inspire reading for pleasure among children leaving primary school.
This week’s Featured Poem, Be Not Content, comes from American author and poet Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
“Hard is trying to rebuild yourself, piece by piece, with no instruction book, and no clue as to where all the important bits are supposed to go.”
Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down
You might have noticed that we’re experiencing some technical difficulties with our main website. While we put the important bits back in the right places you can still reach us:
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Phone: 0151 729 2200
The Reader, Calderstones Mansion, Calderstones Park, Liverpool, L18 3JB
For information about our children’s story centre The Storybarn, visit: http://thestorybarn.org.uk/