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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: 02 Aug 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

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One day event: 05 Aug 2014

What: Read more about Reading’s only castle, which was built in 1150, in our latest exhibition Reading at War. Then build your own miniature version! Who: Ages 5+, Families, When:  1-hour sessions starting at 10am, 11.15am, 1pm &...

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One day event: 06 Aug 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: 07 Aug 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: 07 Aug 2014

What: A great chance for budding chefs to create their own biscuit mix which will then be baked by our resident French chef, Loic Gautier. While your biscuits cook in the oven find out more about Reading’s own biscuit making firm which once...

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One day event: 09 Aug 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

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One day event: 09 Aug 2014

What: Join the archaeologists from Reading University to discover what a dig is like. Explore some Roman artefacts and visit our stall for a Roman-themed activity. Who: All ages When: 11.00am – 3.00pm How Much: FREE, at Silchester (ne...

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One day event: 10 Aug 2014

What: A First World War Family History Roadshow in collaboration with Europeana 14-18 To help create Europe’s largest virtual memory bank by bringing in your First World War family stories and memorabilia for identification and digitisatio...

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One day event: 13 Aug 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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