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

Reading Friends grant available

Test project in Northern Ireland to develop Reading FriendsRead 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

Mental health awareness week, May 14-20

Focus on mental health issuesRead more

Verbal volunteers receive certificates

Training is part of our commitment to volunteersRead more

Volunteers have their say

Report from Volunteers' meeting on May 9Read more

Debut collection from poet Colin Dardis

The x of y is a new collection of poems by Colin DardisRead more

Report from Connecting Communities seminar

Key moments from our recent seminar showing how care homes can build relationships with local communitiesRead more

Recruiting Youthful Voices

A project for young people during the summer monthsRead more

Introducing Reading Friends

A new pilot project in Northern Ireland from Verbal and The Reading Agency in London aimed at older people in the communityRead more

Round-up of our news on Poetry Day Ireland

What did we get up to on Poetry Day Ireland?Read more

Daffodils on Poetry Day Ireland

Sharing special poetry momentsRead more

Poetry Day Ireland

Celebrating poetry in all its formsRead more

Press release - Third Space

Extern and Verbal celebrate €3.99m PEACE IV fundingRead more

All Ages April event

Pupils from Ardstraw PS prepare for an intergenerational Reading RoomsRead more

Care home open day at Sevenoaks

Reading Rooms intergenerational event to mark Care home open dayRead more

Job opportunities

Verbal projects that need new staffRead more