Our first peer volunteers from Beyond the Walls

Three young people complete their Reading Rooms trainingRead more

Two Children's Laureates to visit Verbal

We are delighted to welcome Lauren Child and Sarah CrossanRead more

The Third Space recruiting 2nd intake of participants

A 26 week programme for young adultsRead 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

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