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Reading - BookTrust Stakeholder Event March 2018

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Reading Town Hall

Blagrave Street

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Please note - doors will be open 20 minutes prior to start times for Registration and Coffee.

Who should attend?

This event is aimed at Bookstart Coordinators from all key partners who are vital to delivery of the Bookstart programme. Partners include:

  • Libraries

  • Health

  • Early years settings

  • Children’s centres

Event theme:

These events are designed to provide you with the most up to date information about BookTrust programme and campaign delivery, introduce you to colleagues from across the region who are working in similar sectors or services, and offer you professional development opportunities through our sharing of research and best practice.

This year we would like to focus on the landscape that you work in as a Bookstart Coordinator or Bookstart gifting partner; where your priorities lie, what challenges you face and how this can inform development at BookTrust to support you over the coming years.

We will also be proving updates and information regarding our major Bookstart programmes for the coming months.


Meetings will be around three hours (times are indicative)

Welcome and introductions

Speed networking facilitated by the lead BRM, providing an opportunity for attendees to meet/network with colleagues.

BookTrust Programme Team updates

Comfort break/tea and coffee

Local Authority Consultation - Mapping the future landscape from the perspective of our Local Authority Partners.


Benefits of attending:

  • Learn strategies to develop an effective early years Bookstart multi agency approach.

  • Learn how Bookstart can meet your organisational aims and objectives.

  • Opportunity to network with other practitioners about any queries or support you need with Bookstart.

Events will be run in a number of locations across England - please click on the name of the event to open its information and booking options in a new window.

Morning events:

NOTTINGHAM - 19th March 2018 10.00 - 1.00 Waterstones, 1-5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2GR

TAUNTON - 22nd March 2018 9.30 - 12.30 Taunton Library, Paul Street, Taunton, TA1 3XZ

READING - 23rd March 2018 9.30 - 12.30 - Reading Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QG

LONDON CLPE - 26th March 2018 9.30 - 12.30 - The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, Webber Street, London, SE1 8QW

Afternoon events:

BIRMINGHAM - 20th March 2018 1.30-4.30pm – Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square Broad Street, Birmingham,B1 2ND

SHEFFIELD - 21st March 2018 1.30-4.30pm - Carpenter Room, Sheffield Central Library. Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 1XZ

MIDDLESBROUGH - 22nd March 2018 1.00-4.00pm – Middlesbrough Library. Centre Square, Middlesbrough TS1 2AY

MANCHESTER - 23rd March 2018 1.30-4.30pm – Manchester Central Library St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD

LONDON HOUSE OF ILLUSTRATION - 23rd March 2018 1.30-4.30pm – House of Illustration. 2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London, NIC 4BH

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