Special event held in Norfolk to thank reading helpers during Volunteers' Week celebrations

A special ‘thank you’ event was held last week at the Norwich Millennium Library to recognise the contribution made by volunteers in Norfolk who support children with reading in local primary schools.Read more

Find out more about Beanstalk and meet Dan Snow at Waterside, Thursday 21st June, 2-4pm

Beanstalk ambassador to meet with Beanstalk volunteers in Sale ahead of sell-out show 'An Evening with Dan Snow'.Read more

7,000 volunteering hours spent helping children become more confident readers across England every week

Beanstalk celebrates Volunteers' Week and highlights the huge support that volunteers contribute to local communitiesRead more

Beanstalk launches crowd-funding campaign to raise £50,000

Donate to help children in literacy cold spots!Read more

Local school children welcome Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall in celebration of reading

Beanstalk celebrates the visit of Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall to St James' Church of England primary school in Gloucester.Read more

Maidstone volunteer awarded for a decade of helping inspire children to become confident readers

A man who has been volunteering as a reading helper with Beanstalk at a Maidstone primary school for ten years has been recognised for his incredible contribution at the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2018.Read more

Beanstalk and ASCEL join forces to help more children with their reading

Beanstalk and the Association of Senior Children’s and Education Libraries (ASCEL) will be working together to help more children and young people increase their enjoyment of reading.Read more

Beanstalk Author Supporter John Dougherty scoops Oscar’s Book Prize

Beanstalk was honoured to be invited along this week to the Oscar’s Book Prize - an annual prize-giving event for the best under-fives book of the year. Find out more about the winners...Read more

New opportunities to ‘share’ volunteer roles will help charity reach more children who struggle with reading

A national reading charity has introduced a new ‘volunteer share’ opportunity across the London boroughs to enable more people to take part in its reading programme.Read more

Beanstalk reveals ‘Top 40’ children’s books for struggling and reluctant readers

Find out which 40 children’s books have been selected for new starter packs which will benefit children supported by Beanstalk reading helpers...Read more