Verbal welcomes Paul Howard and local primary schools

Book illustrator, Paul Howard, unlocks sbooky creativity just in time for HalloweenRead more

Launch of Reading Friends

Verbal attended the London launch of Reading FriendsRead more

Keep the idea of story alive - Lauren Child

What to do when your children don't enjoy readingRead more

VSJ student joins judging panel

Our journalism student, Matthew Devine, appointed to the judging panel of the Change Something FundRead more

SEUPB visits Third Space in Belfast

A visit from the funders provides an opportunity to reflect on Third Space developmentsRead more

Two Laureates at Verbal

Two Children's Laureates visited Verbal to talk about childhood and booksRead more

Neighbourhood champions and the Listen, Share, Change project

Reading Rooms training delivered to Neighbourhood Champions in Limavady and BelfastRead more

Aoife and Danni attend bibliotherapy conference in London

Verbal presents new research on how reading can improve empathyRead more

Praxis celebration

The Beyond Words Summer project with Praxis ended with a celebration at the Verbal Arts CentreRead more

Our first peer volunteers from Beyond the Walls

Three young people complete their Reading Rooms trainingRead more

Two Children's Laureates to visit Verbal on 22/9/18 - Book now

We are delighted to welcome Lauren Child and Sarah CrossanRead more

Poetry at the Matt Talbot Youth Centre

Inspiring young adults with stories and poemsRead more

Vebal asks care home residents to share their wishes

Our connecting with the community series of Reading Rooms with older peopleRead more

Beyond Words, a project for Praxis

A new project for the summer months supporting older people's health and wellbeingRead more

Brooklands Edenballymore Lodge care home responds to visit by Rosemount PS

The thoughts of residents on the recent visit by children from Rosemount Primary SchoolRead more

Welcome to students and teachers from Germany

Verbal enjoyed a stimulating discussion with students about the privilege of readingRead more

Rosemount Primary School visits Brooklands, Edenballymore Lodge

Part of our interngenerational Reading RoomsRead more

Connecting to the community with Rosemount Primary School

Children from Rosemount Primary School prepare for their visit to a residential care homeRead more

Students from the US visit Verbal

Students from James Madison University, Virginia, USA experienced Reading Rooms at VerbalRead more

Lunchtime with our Reading Rooms volunteers

Verbal hosted lunch to say thank you to Reading Rooms volunteersRead more

Sarah Crossan, Laureate na nÓg, 2018-2020

Ireland's new Laureate na nÓg appointed by President Michael D HigginsRead more

Good luck to our VSJ students in their exams

It's exam time for our GCSE and A Level journalism studentsRead more

Mental health and our children and young people's programme

How Reading Rooms addresses stress and mental health issues in our children and young peopleRead more

BBC Children in Need features Reading Rooms

Our Reading Rooms group in Derry/Londonderry features in new videoRead more