7 Jul 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Venue: Victorian Gallery, Reading Museum


Music, animations, poems, anecdotes and laughter: meet Simon Mayor (mandolinist and writer) and Hilary James (illustrator and vocalist) talking about the creation of their first book of poems, drawings, anecdotes and Augmented Reality 'Of Death and a Banana Skin'. Followed by a concert of music and readings, including 'sumer is icumen' in and poetry set in the Abbey Quarter. For more information visit www.mayorandjames.com.

Click here for the full Open For Art Festival programme and map to download.




1pm - 3.30pm


Click on the video links below to see clips from Simon and Hilary's work:

Queen Victoria Street    

The Oracle

Reading Gaol  

Reading Abbey