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Image of Children from Barbados in Reading - Click here to view this item

From: 04 Oct 2016 To: 04 Feb 2017

With generous support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Reading’s Barbados and Friends Association have curated this display which represents a community-wide programme of research into the life and times of Reading’s Barbadian Community...

Image of Building the Inner Distribution Road, Kennet Bridge by Ray Atkins, 1970 (122x183cm) - Click here to view this item

From: 28 Jan 2017 To: 06 May 2017

OPENS 28 JANUARY. The painter Ray Atkins works on a monumental scale. He will be 80 this year and still works outside, in places that he loves, come rain or shine, in the same driven way that he has since the 1960s. Between 1968 and 1974 he live...

Image of A tour led by one of our volunteer guides - Click here to view this item

One day event: 28 Jan 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...

Image of Exploring Reading's copy of the Bayeux Tapestry - Click here to view this item

One day event: 28 Jan 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

Image of Image of Donald Macauley - Click here to view this item

One day event: 28 Jan 2017

What: Artist Donald Macauley will share his admiration for Ray Atkins and consider how Ray’s painting sits within the story of mid- to late-twentieth century British art. Ray will be on hand to sign copies of exhibition book Ray Atkins: T...

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