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Find out about the medieval origins of Halloween and how Reading Abbey helped to promote its traditions!
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, providing a natural transport route...
How do we conserve the Abbey ruins without creating more damaging problems? Find out how in our latest blog!
Reading has often been dismissed as being a modern place with little history, but Reading Museum shows this just isn't true!
Our visitor's feedback is helping to shape 27 new interpretation panels around the Abbey Quarter.
The youngest son of William the Conqueror was crowned King Henry I of England on August 5th 1100. It changed the fate of Reading forever.
The mysterious death of William Rufus led the quick accession of his brother and Reading Abbey founder King Henry I.