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Read Manchester is a campaign from Manchester City Council and the National Literacy Trust to promote reading and boost literacy throughout the city.

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Bee in the City

BeeFollowing the success of the BookBench Trail, Read Manchester is now partnering with Wild in Art again for Bee in theCity which will help to promote reading for enjoyment across the city.

Bee a Reader will use the buzz of the trail to inspire schools, community groups, residents, libraries and businesses to champion reading and raise awareness of its benefits. 

More information

  • Manc children


    Information on National Literacy Trust membership and opportunities for your school to support the campaign. 

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  • martenscroft


    Download our tips for making story time special with your child.

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  • Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2016: Spotlight on Boots Opticians


    Local businesses have the resources, reach and knowledge to make a real impact.  

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