By Chris Lynn, Learning and Quality Leader
I represented The Reader at a new social intervention event at the University
of São Paulo, as well as supporting The Danish Reading
Society Laeseforeningen on
a course for new Readers in Brazil.
Continue reading “Translating Shared Reading into Portuguese with a visit to Brazil”
Kathy sent herself across the world last summer to take up The Reader’s Read to Lead training at our Liverpool HQ – perhaps just about the only thing you can’t get in California.
Continue reading “Shared Reading is giving young boys in a California juvenile hall ‘a place to be together’”
London’s growing Shared Reading Community was treated to two readings from The Reader’s newest patron, Claire Skinner, at its New Year’s Revolution Party at Toynbee Hall in Whitechapel on Thursday.
Continue reading ““What a beautiful revolution” – Jane Davis says at London’s New Year event with Outnumbered actor Claire Skinner”
The Reader’s Penny Readings, inspired by Charles Dickens’ journeys around the country sharing his work, was a night our literary friend would have been proud of.
Continue reading ““Thank you for all you do for reading and for people”: The Penny Readings 2018 in review”
Earlier this year, we announced the news that there are now over 500 Shared Reading groups running across the UK. Here on the blog, we’ll regularly shine the spotlight on those groups taking place up and down the country each week. Our journey starts in lovely Somerset …
Continue reading “A Reader Postcard from Somerset”
The Reader’s founder and director Jane Davis has been in Bristol to thank the South West region’s volunteers for their powerful efforts to build the Reading Revolution.
Continue reading “Celebrating and growing the Shared Reading Community in the South West”
Earlier this month we were delighted to welcome Kate Middleton (no, not that one!) back to our Liverpool HQ. Kate founded and leads an exciting Shared Reading project called The Reading Revolution in New Zealand.
Continue reading “The International Reading Revolution: Shared Reading in New Zealand”
Earlier this year we launched an exciting new project that would significantly improve the life chances of children living across the North West by building a culture of reading for pleasure that will empower them for life. Kara shares an update from First Page.
Continue reading “First steps with First Page in the North West”
A decade ago, during the Year of Reading, Blake Morrison wrote a piece for The Guardian about a revolutionary movement in Merseyside which was bringing people together and books to life.
Continue reading “The Reading Cure – Ten years on…”
A Californian study has suggested that a trip to an art gallery can provide pain relief. The Reader’s Kate McDonnell, who leads a Shared Reading group for people living with chronic pain, understands why.
Continue reading “Pain Relief through Shared Reading”