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From: 24 Oct 2015 To: 08 May 2016

An exhibition of the very best of our twentieth century landscape paintings as well as a chance to see the huge Reading Tapestries by John Piper. The exhibition includes thirty paintings by some of the best-known British artists such as Eric R...

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One day event: 10 Feb 2016

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 Feb 2016

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...

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One day event: 11 Feb 2016

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: 12 Feb 2016

What: A Sense of Place: Poetry Workshops Join acclaimed poet and educationalist Lesley Saunders for a workshop exploring the different landscapes that we inhabit and that inhabit our imaginations. Take part in some semi-structured exercises to ...

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One day event: 13 Feb 2016

What: Join acclaimed poet and educationalist Lesley Saunders for a workshop exploring the different landscapes that we inhabit and that inhabit our imaginations. Take part in some semi-structured exercises to develop your thoughts and ideas, stud...

Image of Gelert by Charles Burton Barber, 1884 - Click here to view this item

One day event: 13 Feb 2016

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: 13 Feb 2016

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: 14 Feb 2016

What: Chinese New Year is the largest festival among Chinese communities and is widely celebrated across the world. For the first time Reading’s own Chinese community brings the celebration to the town centre. Be amazed by a magical lion da...

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One day event: 16 Feb 2016

What: Come along and join our sewing group. Relax in our café with like minded people and either bring your latest project or help us with minor repairs to some of the costume that we use in the museum for our educational sessions. Who...

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