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Featured Poem: Now Winter Nights Enlarge by Thomas Campion

November 27, 2016

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This week’s Featured Poem comes from Thomas Campion and captures that wintery atmosphere that’s settled in over recent weeks, Now Winter Nights Enlarge.

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The Reader secure PQASSO Level 2!

November 25, 2016

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We’re delighted to announce that The Reader has secured PQASSO Level 2.

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Read of the Week: Kim by Rudyard Kipling

November 25, 2016

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This week’s read, just in time for the weekend, comes from Ben, our Membership Manager who suggests an old favourite, Kim by Rudyard Kipling.

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The Big Give: How can I help?

November 23, 2016

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We need your help this Christmas! We have a fantastic opportunity to raise up to £40,000 to help us reach out to more older people living in loneliness across the UK.

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The Big Give: Helping people like Betty

November 22, 2016

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Ahead of the Big Give Christmas Challenge we visited Betty and her Reader Volunteer Julie to find out what Shared Reading can mean to the older people we want to help this Christmas.

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Featured Poem: Worldly Place by Matthew Arnold

November 21, 2016

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This week we feature a poem from Matthew Arnold called Worldly Place.

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Reading, Sharing, Planning: Think Day at The Reader

November 17, 2016

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Putting our collective Reader brains together on another big Think Day get-together at our Reader HQ at Calderstones Park.

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