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One day event: 09 Feb 2017

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: 09 Feb 2017

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: 11 Feb 2017

What: Come and browse through art works by Guild members, many made in response to the dramatic changes in today’s Reading townscape. Have a go at family art activities and watch demonstrations by Guild artists. All artworks will be for sal...

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One day event: 11 Feb 2017

What: The first of two poetry workshops with acclaimed poet and teacher Lesley Saunders exploring the ways in which the overlooked, unglamorous parts of our external environment can be rediscovered and stirred into new life. Bring something to wr...

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One day event: 11 Feb 2017

What: 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...

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One day event: 11 Feb 2017

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: 13 Feb 2017

What: Due to popular demand our LEGO® workshops are back! Join our talented locally-based international LEGO® Brick Expert Kevin Hall in these brilliant building sessions. An exciting chance to make your own urban animal model, inspired b...

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One day event: 14 Feb 2017

What: The finds of fossil collectors such as Mary Anning fascinated the Victorians and changed how they thought about the prehistoric world. Use clay and plaster to create your own ‘ancient’ fossil in this fun hands-on activity. Pa...

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From: 14 Feb 2017 To: 27 May 2017

Part of the 300th anniversary of Freemasonry being celebrated nationally, Berkshire Freemasons are staging this community display to reveal how Freemasonry developed from the 1700s into a significant social institution. It will also explore how mo...

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One day event: 14 Feb 2017

What: Join our sewing volunteers for an activity cart special, where they will be demonstrating sewing techniques. Have a go yourself and sew a simple Victorian heart decoration for Valentine’s Day. Part of our Victorian Day at Reading ...

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