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Ray Atkins: The Reading Years
From: 28 Jan 2017 To: 06 May 2017
CONTINUES UNTIL 6 MAY. 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...
Community Display - Freemasonry in Berkshire: A Not-So-Secret Look at 300 Years of Heritage
From: 14 Feb 2017 To: 27 May 2017
Part of the 300th anniversary of Freemasonry being celebrated nationally, Berkshire Freemasons are staging this community display to reveal how Freemasonry developed from the 1700s into a significant social institution. It will also explore how mo...
Bayeux Tapestry Tour
One day event: 01 Apr 2017
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
Reading Museum Gallery Tour
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...
Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s
One day event: 05 Apr 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: 06 Apr 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
One day event: 08 Apr 2017
Easter LEGO® Brick Workshop
One day event: 11 Apr 2017
Another chance to become a LEGO® VIP and join our talented locally-based international LEGO® Brick Expert Kevin Hall in these brilliant building sessions. An exciting chance to make an Easter bunny character. Book now to avoid disap...
Victorian Schoolroom Experience
Meet a Victorian schoolteacher and re-learn the ‘3Rs’. A 45-minute experience for adults and children over 5 in our unique Victorian classroom.
11.30am, 1.15pm & 2.30pm
£1 per person,...
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