This unique reading group is now entering its 15th year and has gone from strength to strength. We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity to explore, examine and enjoy the books below. Our presenters have been stimulating and challenging, and have introduced us to new delights or opened up fresh vistas onto pre-loved favourites.
Although many participants have been trainees and practising counsellors or psychotherapists, everyone is welcome to attend. If you are thinking of attending for the first time or have enjoyed one of the previous sessions, why not tell a friend and encourage them to come along too. Please read the book before attending.
All are welcome to attend this event. Refreshments provided.
Friday 18th October 2019
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Led by Stephen Crawford
Friday 17th January 2020
Exposure by Helen Dunmore
Led by Pat MacDonald
Friday 28th February 2020
A Good Enough Mother by Bev Thomas
Led by Jan McHugh
We are delighted that Bev Thomas will be joining us for this group. She is looking forward to taking part in the discussion of her book, as well as answering any questions.
Bev Thomas was a clinical psychologist in the NHS for many years. She currently works as an organisational consultant in mental health and other services. ‘A Good Enough Mother’ is her debut novel.
Friday 3rd April 2020
Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty
Led by Jenny Riddell
Friday 15th May 2020
In the Woods by Tana French
Led by Rayna Denitsova
The remainder of the programme will be published shortly.
There are still opportunities to facilitate reading groups, so please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.