Adult Readers Group

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Join us for Platform 3’s very own “Book Club”, every Tuesday during term time.  A light hearted and refreshing opportunity to explore new novels and plays or revisit your favourite ones.

Sessions will involve:

  • Ice breakers and introductions to each text.
  • Reading sections of text as a group (members do not have to read aloud if they don’t want to).
  • Lively discussions and accessible activities on the themes and characters.
  • Opportunities to talk to or find out more about the authors/playwrights.
  • Opportunities to make new friends who share similar interests.

You do not need to have read any of the texts, but please bring a copy with you. There will be some copies available to borrow on the day. Each session is a stand alone session so if you miss a session it doesn’t matter.

During the Spring term the Readers Group sessions will cover the following texts:

  • When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, Judith Kerr
  • Kisses on a Postcard, Terence Frisby
  • To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  • Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon 

The sessions will be led by Allie Spencer and Zoe Salmon. As well as a practitioner and director, Allie is also a trained teacher in Drama and English so knows how to bring books and plays to life and make them accessible to all ages. 

Before taking up the role of Programming Officer at the Buxton Opera House, Zoe completed a Masters degree in Modern and Contemporary Literature at the University of Manchester following a degree in Philosophy and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. She also has plenty of experience running book clubs and is excited to share her love of reading with you all.

The sessions take place in the Pavilion Arts Centre Bar – bring your own coffee!  

To purchase a block of 6, please call the Box Office on 01298 72190

Dates & Times

  • Duration: 1hr 30mins
  • Age Guidance: 18+
  • Price: £6



6 sessions (26 April-31 May): £30 (please call the Box Office on 01298 72190 to book)