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Reading Museum Gallery Tour
One day event: 15 Oct 2016
Join one of our trained volunteers for an introductory tour to the galleries.
Our volunteers begin the tour with an update on the Abbey Quarter project; find out about the exciting plans to transform Reading’s Abbey precinct into a u...
Museum Sewing Group
One day event: 18 Oct 2016
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.
Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s
One day event: 19 Oct 2016
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: 20 Oct 2016
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
Afternoon Talk: Sugar in the Blood
One day event: 22 Oct 2016
Join British-Barbadian author and broadcaster Andrea Stuart in conversation with Professor Alison Donnell, Reading University. Stuart published her widely acclaimed book Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire in 2013. A ...
Bayeux Tapestry Tour
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
The Big Barbados and Friends Cultural Craft Extravaganza!
One day event: 24 Oct 2016
On 15 October Barbados and Friends Association (Reading) invited the community to join their Cultural Extravaganza to celebrate 50 years of independence. Help us continue the festivities by decorating the Museum and celebrating Reading&rs...
Creepy Creations: Halloween LEGO® brick workshops
One day event: 25 Oct 2016
Become a LEGO® VIP and join our talented locally-based international LEGO® Brick Expert Kevin Hall in these brilliant building sessions. An exciting chance to make your own Halloween-themed models to take away. Book now to avoid dis...
Bayeux Tapestry Sewing Demonstration
Join our sewing volunteers to find out more about the stitch techniques used in the Bayeux Tapestry and have a go yourself.
Ages 5+, Families
Drop in demonstration between 10.30am and 12.30pm.
Free to observe, ...
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