We’re remembering Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Reader favourite Mary Oliver, who died aged 83 last week.
Hampshire Cultural Trust is working with The Reader as part of its plans to provide a programme of cultural engagement opportunities that directly respond to the needs of its local community.
Christmas is coming and if you’d like to give a gift that gives a little something back, look no further than The Reader’s Christmas cards and anthologies available now in our online shop.
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.
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.
The Reader celebrates World Book Night with a Shared Reading group giveaway of Jo Bell’s Kith.
Great Shared Reading doesn’t need much in the way of surroundings: some people in a space, with chairs to sit on, a story or a poem to read. But over the last 12 months, some of our volunteers at The Reader have had the opportunity to run Shared Reading groups in the beautiful surroundings of Kensington Palace in London.
Companion Stairlifts feature Shared Reading in their piece on combating loneliness for older people.
This Monday, The Reader will join Radio City’s Mental Health Marathon to challenge the stigma and get the city talking openly about mental health on Blue Monday, officially “the most depressing day of the year.”