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Image of Detail of Hare in Snow by Allen Seaby - Click here to view this item

From: 11 Oct 2014 To: 22 Mar 2015

NOW OPEN. The first retrospective of this important artist and much-loved local man. An illustrator, teacher and novelist, Allen Seaby (1867–1953) is well known for his bird and animal paintings. However, with increasing interest in early tw...

Image of Exploring Reading's copy of the Bayeux Tapestry - Click here to view this item

One day event: 25 Oct 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: 27 Oct 2014

What: Don’t miss our popular Big Draw event which will begin our Half Term with a bang! Join us for fun craft and drawing activities that will transform the Museum into magical landscape filled with extraordinary creatures. Materials provid...

Image of Enjoying our fun holiday activities - Click here to view this item

One day event: 28 Oct 2014

What: Take a look at the prints of ponies in our Seaby exhibition and fashion your own mini hobby horse to ride away into the sunset! Who: Ages 5+, Families When: 1-hour sessions starting at 10am, 11.15am, 1pm & 2.15pm How much: &...

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One day event: 28 Oct 2014

What: Meet a Victorian schoolteacher and re-learn the ‘3Rs’. A 45-minute experience for adults and children over 5 in our unique Victorian classroom. Who: Ages 5+ When: 11.30am, 1.15pm & 2.30pm How much: £1 per p...

Image of Barn owl by Allen Seaby - Click here to view this item

One day event: 29 Oct 2014

What: Be inspired by the prints in our Seaby exhibition and enjoy making your own night owl in these quick drop-in sessions. Who: Families When: half-hour sessions 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm How much: £1, pay on the day, drop in*...

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

One day event: 29 Oct 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

Image of A tour led by one of our volunteer guides - Click here to view this item

One day event: 29 Oct 2014

What: Join one of our trained volunteers for an introductory tour to the galleries. Our volunteers will offer a personal insight into the Museum’s collection. Each tour guide offers a different tour and will pick out items that fascinate ...

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One day event: 30 Oct 2014

What: A weird and wonderful activity for families. Decorate a balloon ghoul ready for All Hallows’ Eve on Friday. Who: Ages 5+, Families When: 1-hour sessions starting at 10am, 11.15am, 1pm & 2.15pm How much: £3, pay on ...

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One day event: 30 Oct 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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