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Community Display - Our Journey So Far: Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence
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...
Ray Atkins: The Reading Years
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...
Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s
One day event: 01 Feb 2017
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: 02 Feb 2017
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
Reading Museum Gallery Tour
One day event: 04 Feb 2017
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...
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
One day event: 08 Feb 2017
Reminiscence Training at Reading Museum
Reminiscence Training for care home staff
Find out more about our reminiscence service and memory boxes and explore ways of using memories in your own care setting
Care home staff and other caring professionals
Archaeological Finds Surgery
One day event: 09 Feb 2017
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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