Whilst we’re unable to meet face to face, we’re running weekly get togethers on Zoom, bringing people together, and stories and poems to life. Each week we read a short story aloud, and talk about what we have read, how it made us feel, what it made us think about. We read stories from every period of history, from every corner of the globe. There is usually time to fit in a poem, moving, sad, funny, difficult, uplifting poems, from every time and everywhere.

There’s no pressure to talk or to read aloud, you can simply come along and listen.

Groups run every week

· Tuesday 2:00pm – 3:30pm
· Wednesday 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Groups are free and open to all; existing group members and new members welcome.

For more details and to join, please contact: alisonfinegan@thereader.org.uk

Duration

Approx 90 mins

Upcoming events

Tuesday 15 December 2020 2pm Online
On Stage Lunchtime Lectures – The Future of Events Will Be Hybrid
Online

The past 18 months have witnessed a seismic shift in working and social practices. This session will examine how the future of events will be ‘hybrid’ in nature to capitalise on technology to develop new experiences.

On Stage In Conversation with Stacey Dooley – Are You Really OK? Understanding Britain’s Mental Health Emergency
Storyhouse Theatre

Join Stacey Dooley for a thought-provoking, inspiring and informative evening as she celebrates the publication of her new book.

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On Stage Childlessness in Literature
Garret Theatre

A panel discussion event on childlessness (not by choice) in literature. Hear from four guests talking about a book which could be factual, a memoir, or fiction.

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On Stage 10 Minute Talks – Kaleidoscope Editon
Garret Theatre

A panel of real people telling their story. Each person on the panel is living with a disability. Their story…

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On Stage 10 Minute Talks – Unpaid Carers
Garret Theatre

In this event you will hear some short, engaging stories from unpaid carers telling you their own stories’ including Welsh television and radio broadcaster Beti George.

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Cinema Never Gonna Snow Again (Cert. TBC)

1hr 53 | When a mysterious stranger arrives in a gated community on the outskirts of a large city, he is welcomed by the wealthy residents who embrace his talents as a masseur.

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Exercise in Pregnancy and New Motherhood
Garret Theatre

Join Chester based author, speaker and health physiologist, Dr. Rehana Jawadwala as she dives deep into the benefits of maternal physical activity.

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On Stage Silver Rainbows in Conversation
Garret Theatre

Body Positive Community Development Worker, Colin Avery talks to fellow members of Silver Rainbows on the theme of ‘What does it take to be your authentic self?’

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On Stage The Midnight Library – A Panel Discussion
Garret Theatre

A fly-on-the-wall type event inspired by Matt Haig’s The Midnight Library with Emi Howe (Sociologist, Body Therapist and TEDx speaker), Leana Hughes (Councellor, major accident survivor), and Gregory Starbuck (Integrative Counsellor).

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Activities Storyhouse Women Ideas Session
Thu 7pm
Online

An opportunity to be involved in what sort of events take place at Storyhouse as part of Storyhouse Women Weekend which will take place next year.

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