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Reading at War exhibition
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.
Bayeux Tapestry Tour
One day event: 02 Aug 2014
Enjoy a guided tour of the famous full-size facsimile Tapestry – no need to book. Every Saturday in the Bayeux Gallery.
2.15pm - 3pm, on Saturdays
Suggested donation £2, drop in
Mini Medieval Castles
One day event: 05 Aug 2014
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!
Ages 5+, Families,
1-hour sessions starting at 10am, 11.15am, 1pm &...
Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s
One day event: 06 Aug 2014
Enjoy a story using objects from our collection. Every Wednesday in the Green Space or Window Gallery.
10.30am - 11.30am, on Wednesdays
Free, just drop in
One day event: 07 Aug 2014
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.
12.00pm - 4.00pm, on Thursdays
Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Bake Off
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...
One day event: 09 Aug 2014
Roman Silchester Open Day
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.
11.00am – 3.00pm
FREE, at Silchester (ne...
First World War Family History Roadshow
One day event: 10 Aug 2014
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...
One day event: 13 Aug 2014
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