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Young City Reads Celebration 2018

WOWeeeeeee! What a Young City Reads that was! 75 classes across Brighton, Hove and BEYOND (yes, this year we welcomed Young City Readers from as far away as Zimbabwe HIYA *waves* !) all read, discussed and laughed TOGETHER over 2018’s epic title KID NORMAL by Greg James and Chris Smith.   ‘We know that Brighton is […]

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COMPETITION WINNER!

Inspired by Nektar – the freak wasp man villain of Kid Normal we asked all our Young City Readers to create a VILE VILLAIN! We received over 150 entries to the comp, and my what a talented (and slightly terrifying bunch you are!) & we are delighted to announce the winner: HARRY from Fairlight Primary […]

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TEAM KID NORMAL

Between us, Team YCR must have read Kid Normal 3,452* times, so it’s fair to say we know all the characters pretty well. We’ve talked with loads of you about which character wins your affection the most and we even conducted an official poll at the event – and can reveal that the tiny horse […]

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Nominate CITY READS for Community Event of the year

The Argus Community Stars Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of people and organisations across Sussex – celebrating individuals, charities and organisations who have worked hard to bring communities across Brighton & Hove together in positive ways. Here at City Reads, we believe that in the last eleven (yes, eleven) years, we have: championed some great books […]

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Shared Reading Group at First Base

Since September 2015, with support from The People’s Health Trust, Collected Works CIC has been running a shared reading group at the First Base Centre: a space (run by BHT) that offers a range of services to support people who are sleeping rough or insecurely housed in the city. All material is read aloud, so even participants with […]

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Shared Reading Taster Sessions 2016

We were delighted to be awarded some funding by West Sussex County Council recently to deliver some Shared Reading Taster sessions at libraries across West Sussex. The idea is for West Sussex Library Service to then follow up on these sessions to launch several shared reading groups at Libraries in the region. It’s been such […]

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