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News   - Latest Headlines

Welcome to Calibre's news page. We hope you enjoy reading about the latest developments in our service, all the stories about people who have supported us, recent publicity, and also news about books.

Cooks and Cakes

The Great British Bake Off - Janet's Butternut Squash Cake

31/08/2016

On the second week of our Great British Bake Off tribute, Janet Connolly, our Editorial Administrative Assistant, brings us this delicious... More >

The Great British Bake Off - Denise

The Great British Bake Off - Denise's Welsh Cakes

24/08/2016

With a new series of The Great British Bake Off beginning this evening we've whipped up an array of much-loved family favourites from our staff and... More >

Calibre Chat with Roald Dahl Museum Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard.

Calibre Chat with Roald Dahl Museum Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard.

23/08/2016

As part of the Roald Dahl centennial celebrations the Roald Dahl Museum near Calibre has been holding a series of workshops with their Resident... More >

Oxfordshire Blind Bowling Competition

VI Bowling Bonanza

22/08/2016

Twenty- four blind and visually impaired bowlers will be competing in a tournament to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the International Lions... More >

Sponsor a Calibre Book for £250

Sponsor a Calibre book for £250

22/08/2016

One way of supporting our invaluable service is by sponsoring a book. For just £250 you can choose your own book from a wide variety of titles;... More >

Christine Ronaldson adieu

Christine Ronaldson - A Bientot

19/08/2016

After twenty years at Calibre, I have decided to retire as work is getting in the way of my social life! They say time flies when you are having... More >

A River of Stories: Tales and Poems from Across the Commonwealth

A River of Stories: Tales and Poems from Across the Commonwealth

18/08/2016

Calibre is recording a wonderful series of books, A River of Stories: Tales and Poems from Across the Commonwealth, published by the Commonwealth... More >

Calibre at Gladfest 2016

Calibre at Gladfest 2016

18/08/2016

Two of Calibre's patrons, author Gervase Phinn and crime writer Simon Brett OBE FRSL, will be entertaining audiences at Gladfest 2016, which... More >

President Obama

President Obama's Vacation Reading List

17/08/2016

Will you be reading the same books as the US president this summer? Two of the five books on Barak Obama's official summer reading list are in the... More >

Calibre MP3 CD and USB Memory Stick

Thank You to the Masonic Charitable Foundation

16/08/2016

We would like to say a big "Thank-You" to the Masonic Charitable Foundation who have generously donated £30,000 enabling our charity to put 120... More >