Upcoming Events

Reading Rooms: Easons…

Reading Rooms
Thursday 15th October
A friendly and welcoming group of adult readers meet in Eason's (Foyleside Shopping Centre) under the Reading Rooms…

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Random Acts of Poetry

Reading Rooms
Wednesday 7th October
We have some lovely activities lined up to celebrate Random Acts of Poetry Day 2015. Watch this space…

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Flann O'Brien Literary…

Reading Rooms
Friday 2nd October
Our Reading Rooms bus will be visiting the Flann O' Brien Literary Festival at the Alley Theatre, Strabane,…

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Late Night Art Reading…

Festivals & Events
Thursday 1st October
The Verbal Arts Centre has teamed up with Belfast Exposed to offer a unique reading experience as part…

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BabyDay World of Words

Reading Rooms
Sunday 27th September
Reading Rooms has teamed up with Easons to present World of Words, an afternoon of stories and poetry…

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BabyDay Reading Rooms…

Reading Rooms
Sunday 27th September
Hop on board our Reading Rooms bus at Skainos Square, 239 Newtownards Road, Belfast, on Sunday, September 27th,…

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Reading Rooms heads…

Saturday 19th September
Our Reading Rooms bus will be in Bushmills on Saturday, September 19th, from 11am-3pm for the annual Salmon…

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Stories of Salmon Leaping…

Friday 18th September
Colin Dardis - founder of Poetry NI and online editor for Lagan Press - will be presenting poems…

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Verbal News

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Reading Rooms mobile with Headway

The Verbal Arts Centre’s Reading Rooms programme is delighted to be partnering with Headway, the brain injury association, delivering mobile shared reading sessions in Omagh…

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New chapter for Reading Rooms Belfast

The Verbal Arts Centre’s award-winning Reading Rooms programme has a new Belfast officer, Marian Cinnamond. A former Advocacy Manager with the Alzheimer’s Society, she has…

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Reading Rooms bus at RCN conference

The Reading Rooms bus will be visiting the RCN Northern Ireland Older People's Nursing Network (OPeNN) Conference in Antrim today.

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The Centre

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The Centre has a number of accessible and flexible spaces for hire and has played host to a wide range of uses from seminars, training sessions, presentations, board meetings, debates, drama, musical events, dance sessions, storytelling, wedding blessings and even the Northern Ireland Executive.


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