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100 years ago Reading citizens played an active role in the fight to extend the vote and democracy in the UK.
Local historian Mike Cooper, explores the events of 10 February 1943, when the centre of Reading was bombed with the loss of 41 lives.
Five facts that you might not know about Britain's Bayeux Tapestry at Reading Museum.
Find out how we created the Story of Reading Gallery.
Professor Peter Stoneley explores Oscar Wilde's more positive relationship with Reading before his infamous incarceration at Reading Gaol.
Find out about the medieval origins of Halloween, and Reading's role in bringing the festival to England.
Did you know that Jane Austen went to school in Reading? Read more to find out why!
Reading’s life-giving waterways have been absolutely vital to the development of the town over the centuries.
Sir John Soane, the son of a Berkshire bricklayer, became one of Britain's most influential 19th century architects.