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From: 05 Apr 2014 To: 14 Sep 2014

On 4 August 1914 Britain declared war on Germany. Our exhibition marks the centenary of the First World War’s outbreak, and will be a focal point for our town to explore how war throughout history has shaped Reading’s character. ...

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One day event: 03 Sep 2014

What: Enjoy a story using objects from our collection. Every Wednesday in the Green Space or Window Gallery. Who: Under 5s When: 10.30am - 11.30am, on Wednesdays How Much: Free, just drop in

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One day event: 03 Sep 2014

What: Historian Dr Margaret Simons will talk about the role of Reading women during the First World War. Part of our regular series of informal talks on Wednesday afternoons throughout the summer. Speakers will be some of Reading’s leadi...

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One day event: 04 Sep 2014

What: Visitors can discover more about the collections, or ask for help in identifying interesting objects (NB no valuations can be given). Every Thursday, in the Box Room. Who: All ages When: 12.00pm - 4.00pm, on Thursdays How Much: Free, ...

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One day event: 06 Sep 2014

What: Enjoy a guided tour of the famous full-size facsimile Tapestry – no need to book. Every Saturday in the Bayeux Gallery. Who: All ages When: 2.15pm - 3pm, on Saturdays How Much: Suggested donation £2, drop in

Image of Tots Tales in the Window Gallery - Click here to view this item

One day event: 10 Sep 2014

What: Enjoy a story using objects from our collection. Every Wednesday in the Green Space or Window Gallery. Who: Under 5s When: 10.30am - 11.30am, on Wednesdays How Much: Free, just drop in

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One day event: 11 Sep 2014

What: Bring in your local archaeological finds to be identified and recorded by East Berkshire Finds Liaison Officer David Williams. Find out more about the Portable Antiquities Scheme and how it is adding to our knowledge of the past. Second Th...

Image of King Edward IV presents his Queen, Elizabeth Woodville at Reading Abbey, 1464 - Click here to view this item

One day event: 11 Sep 2014

What: Find out about some of the important historical events that took place at Reading Abbey on this guided tour of the Abbey model and Abbey paintings in the Museum. Please meet in the Museum entrance ten minutes before each tour. Who: Adults...

Image of Exloring objects in the Box Room - Click here to view this item

One day event: 11 Sep 2014

What: Visitors can discover more about the collections, or ask for help in identifying interesting objects (NB no valuations can be given). Every Thursday, in the Box Room. Who: All ages When: 12.00pm - 4.00pm, on Thursdays How Much: Free, ...

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From: 12 Sep 2014 To: 13 Sep 2014

What: Your chance to join a guided tour of Reading's most significant historic areas including the Abbey Ruins. The tour will combine an introduction to the history of the site with an opportunity to find out about the ongoing conservation p...

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