Feel Better with a Book



Which day? Fridays
What time? 11:00-12:30
Who to contact? Just turn up!
Any cost? Free

Two volunteers from The Reader organisation have set up a new reading group at Pembroke House. Every Friday, volunteers and participants meet in Pembroke House’s garden room to read together over a cup of tea and a biscuit. The volunteers provide a short story and a poem to be enjoyed on the day – so no preparation is required!

Willing participants take it in turns to read aloud from the passages, but nobody has to read if they don’t feel comfortable doing so. At regular intervals, the group will pause and reflect together on what thoughts or experiences the text evokes. This is not a traditional ‘book group’ – we are less interested in ‘literary’ interpretations than in shared enjoyment and wellbeing.

Whether you’re an avid reader or a complete beginner, all are welcome!