Belfast organiser launches first Shared Reading Space outside England – in a place designed for building a ‘peaceful, tolerant and inclusive society’

Marnie Kennedy tells us about the launch of a new Shared Reading Space in Belfast at the Duncairn Centre

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Featured Poem: I Remember by Thomas Hood

As it is #DementiaAwarenessWeek – this week’s Featured Poem is selected by Lisa Spurgin, The Reader’s Learning and Quality Coordinator, from our Golden Anthology – a collection of poetry curated by The Reader for reading with older people.

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Translating Shared Reading into Portuguese with a visit to Brazil

By Chris Lynn, Learning and Quality Leader

Olá Readers!

Last month, 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.

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