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Reading Museum Gallery Tour
One day event: 28 Oct 2015
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 ...
Assistant Curators: Skulls, Teeth and Body Parts!
One day event: 29 Oct 2015
A unique chance to handle animal skulls and other items from our natural history collection and learn more about how curators investigate objects. Then head back to our activity room to model your own fantastic body part to take away. Pleas...
Creepy Crawly Headbands
Transform your headband with dangling legs, fangs and eyes in these fun drop-in sessions before Halloween.
Ages 5+, Families
1-hour sessions starting at 10am, 11.15am, 1pm & 2.15pm
£3, pay on the day, dr...
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
Bayeux Tapestry Tour
One day event: 31 Oct 2015
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
Classical Music Alive: Sir Willard White, Bass-Baritone
One of the best-loved and most versatile opera stars of the last 40 years, Sir Willard White's illustrious career has taken him to the most prestigious opera houses and concert halls throughout the world, collaborating with conductors, dire...
Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s
One day event: 04 Nov 2015
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
Lunchtime Organ Recital: Rosemary Evans
The Concert Hall hosts a series of lunchtime organ recitals by locally and nationally renowned organists, playing on our superb Father Willis organ.
Today's recital features Rosemary Evans (Newbury), playing works by Mendelssohn, Rhei...
Archaeological Finds Surgery
One day event: 05 Nov 2015
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.
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