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CONTINUES UNTIL 6 MAY. The painter Ray Atkins works on a monumental scale. He will be 80 this year and still works outside, in places that he loves, come rain or shine, in the same driven way that he has since the 1960s. 
Between 1968 and 1974 he...
CONTINUES UNTIL 6 MAY. The painter Ray Atkins works on a monumental scale. He will be 80 this year and still works outside, in places that he loves, come rain or shine, in the same driven way that he has since the 1960s. Between 1968 and 1974 he...

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Book Your Wedding Here!

Reading Museum & Town Hall has three splendid, historic rooms licensed for weddings. Why not consider us as a unique venue for your wedding or civil partnership? We are conveniently situated in Reading town centre, close to a variety of hotels and public transport. We offer a range of packages including reception bar, wedding breakfast buffet or dinner which can be tailored to meet your needs. Contact us now to discuss options.


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Latest News

Object of the Month: French Priest's Box

In the tumultuous years of the French Revolution, thousands of clergymen fled France to avoid persecution and death. Our object of the month – a fine penwork pine or plane box – was made by one such religious émigré who ended up in Reading.

February Half Term Fun!

You can drop-in throughout half term and enjoy a range of activities - book now for our LEGO® Urban Fox and Carpet of Crumbs workshops! Don't miss our special Monday opening.

Paintings on the Move

It's exhibition changeover time - On Track has departed our Sir John Madejski Art Gallery, and we are now awaiting the arrival of Ray Atkins' monumental paintings - which have a long way to travel...

It’s time for Art in the Dark Months 2017

Calling all writers and artists - and anyone who likes art in action! Once again we are welcoming in the New Year with a programme of high quality workshops and events for creative adults.

Object of the Month: Ichthyosaur Fossil

December’s Object of the Month is the magnificently preserved fossil of an ichthyosaur jaw complete with an array of sharp teeth.


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