Find out about the medieval origins of Halloween and how Reading Abbey helped to promote its traditions!
Did you know that Jane Austen went to school in Reading? Read more to find out why!
Reading’s life-giving waterways have been absolutely vital to the development of the town over the centuries, providing a natural transport route...
Sir John Soane, the son of a Berkshire bricklayer, became one of Britain's most influential 19th century architects.
Interest in Reading Museum’s collections comes from far and wide, reflecting the international profile the town has gained over the centuries....
Reading has often been dismissed as being a modern place with little history, but Reading Museum shows this just isn't true!
As out town prepares to host the annual Reading Festival, we explore how it all came about in 1971.
This blog celebrates of one of Reading’s most iconic felines - the Maiwand or Forbury Lion.
Flour milling evolved from hand-powered querns in 6,000 BC, to massive computer-driven roller mills of the present day.