Friday 17 and Saturday 18 September 2pm

Venue: Reading Museum
Free, booking essential


Part of our Heritage Open Days programme. Join curator Brendan Carr to discover fascinating facts linked to the history of food in Reading. Delve into the past of Huntley & Palmers which made Reading a famous biscuit producing town and find out what exactly Cocks Reading Sauce was and how the ingredients were imported from all over the world - including anchovies from the Caspian Sea! 

England’s favourite heritage festival stretches across two weekends in September. The theme this year is Edible England! It's your chance to see hidden places and celebrate our fantastic history and culture. The local programme is co-ordinated by Reading UK CIC.


All ages. Limited spaces (Max 16 people per session).