Everybody’s Reading festival

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Don’t miss out on the wonderful Michael Morpurgo telling his Leicester tale, ‘The Fox and the Ghost King’ at this years festival on Tuesday 4th October at the beautiful Leicester Cathedral. It’s going to be a magical evening!!

You can now access the brochure for 2016 at the bottom of this page!

This year we have been holding lead up events to the festival at the lovely St. Martins Square where we have had our famous book shelves and book swaps happening, storytelling and a generally fun day to celebrate books and reading in Leicester. The next dates are as follows:

  • Saturday 10th September and Saturday 8th October which is during the festival.

Head down between 11am and 5pm to be involved and our storytelling sessions will be happening at 11:30, 12:30. 1:30 and 2:30 throughout the day.

Don’t miss out! See below for pictures of some of our sessions…

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Everybody’s Reading is a festival of all things reading, taking place across Leicester city in schools, libraries and venues, ranging from bars, cafes, pubs, and coffee shops.

Everybody’s Reading is dedicated to encouraging every person in Leicester to hear spoken word artists, poets, authors and community writers in their local community venues and offers funding to help make this happen. With a large variety of genres catered to, it is guaranteed there is something for everyone to enjoy from anywhere in the city.



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Want to volunteer at Everybody’s Reading 2016?

tc If you are interested in getting work experience, would like to try something new, or would just  like to volunteer your time and meet new people, we have lots of volunteering opportunities!

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