Our intern Amy reviews the Ultimate Safari by Nadine Gordimer

This was one of Amy’s favourite stories in Reading RoomsRead more

#theverywalls, Locky Morris

A third exhibition in the series Walking the WallsRead more

PRESS RELEASE: Older people reading to reduce loneliness

Reading Friends launches in Northern IrelandRead more

Breached, Aislinn Cassidy

An exhibition in the series Walking the WallsRead more

Verbal is joining BBC Children in Need 2018 in Belfast

Join us on the Reading Rooms bus for some spectacular storytelling at BBC Northern IrelandRead more

Culture Night 2018 at Verbal

Join us as Verbal opens its doors on Culture NightRead more

Volunteer with Community Lives project

Reading Rooms volunteers in Enniskillen and OmaghRead more

Community Lives project in Enniskillen and Omagh

A new mixed-media project for adults from different religious backgrounds, facilitated by VerbalRead more

Reading Rooms connects local primary school and care home

A selection of intergenerational Reading Rooms that strengthen community relationshipsRead more

Congratulations Andy

Reading Rooms Officer Andy Warmington published in Chains:Unheard VoicesRead more

Third Space and Reading Rooms, getting young adults talking

The first intake of Third Space participants experience Reading Rooms as part of their OCN qualification in Personal DevelopmentRead more

A Verbal volunteer in five questions - Una McCrory

We ask our Volunteers about their experience with VerbalRead more

Poetry surprises on Poetry Day Ireland

Pick up a pocket poem and celebrate poetryRead more

Meet the Third Space team

The innovative and inspiring Third Space team leadersRead more

How to get involved in Third Space

Get involved in Third Space - A project for young people from diverse religious and cultural backgroundsRead more

National care home open day

An annual event celebrating care homes at the heart of our communitiesRead more

Youthful voices programme

A new Verbal project for young people in partnership with the Irish Central Border Area NetworkRead more

Connecting communities seminar in Derry/Londonderry and Belfast

Helping care home residents to connect with places, people, and passionsRead more

The Third Space

A cross-community and cross-border creative programme for marginalised and disadvantaged young people, delivered in partnership with ExternRead more

Publishing and events

Verbal's publishing and events about publishingRead more

Seldom heard voices (experts by experience)

Programme area 2 - Seldom heard voices (experts by experience) a creative learning initiative for young people at risk, in care, and disengaged from mainstream educationRead more

Carmel McCafferty School of Drama

The Verbal Arts Centre hosts the Carmel McCafferty School of DramaRead more


Verbal hosts and provides support for the contemporary arts & literature magazine AbridgedRead more