Verbal announces Mark Burns Memorial Creative Writing Competition

Entry now open for creative writing competition in memory of Derry/ Londonderry writer, Mark Burns Read more

We are bringing Reading Rooms to Donegal

Reading Rooms coming to a variety of community locations in Donegal Read more

A successful year for Reading Rooms CiN!

Children In Need Reading Rooms completion Read more

Our intern Amy reviews the Ultimate Safari by Nadine Gordimer

This was one of Amy’s favourite stories in Reading Rooms Read 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 Ireland Read 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 Development Read more

Youthful voices programme

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


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

Working in schools

Reading Rooms engages with Looked After Children in school settings Read more

After school Reading Rooms

As part of our partnership with Extern, we have a number of after school Reading Rooms Read more

Reading Rooms for children and young people

Our longest-running Reading Rooms project is going from strength to strength Read more

Sbooky Halloween

Join us every Halloween for some Sbooky frights Read more

Verbal school of journalism

Teaching journalism to GCSE and A Level students in Derry/Londonderry Read more