Suggested themes for creating reading events

Organisations across Peterborough have come together to create a list of suggested monthly themes for the Peterborough Celebrates Reading year, to support reading-related activities.  These are not exclusive but may help spark ideas to create your own events.

A copy of the document and accompanying Peterborough Celebrates Reading logo, can be requested by emailing:  or view it online.

Below is a summary of the suggested themes:

September - Storytime

October - Reading in the Early Years; Roald Dahl Day

November - Poetry

December - Christmas; creative writing 

January - Theatre; Nick Sharratt exhibition at City Gallery (Jan-Mar)

February - Baby & Toddler

March - World Book Day; Poetry

April - Multi-cultural; Book Swapping

May - Reading Outdoors

June - Sports; Olympics

July - Environment; Outdoors

Aug & Sept - Summer Reading