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READING MUSEUM Wednesday 22 August Out in the Abbey: Crown Making King Henry I needs a new crown and we need your help to make him one! Create a glittering crown ready for the King himself to approve. Don’t forget to get a photo with him at the end of the session. In the event of bad weather, please come to the Museum. Families, half-hour sessions 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm £1, pay on the day, drop in*

Tuesday 28 August Out in the Abbey: Medieval Animal Trail Is that an elephant in the Forbury? Or a lion beside the gateway? Medieval animals have escaped across the Abbey Quarter! Use our map to find them all before collecting your prize at the Museum. Don’t miss the animal-themed craft on our Activity Cart that day. Families, available throughout the day, start at the Museum £1, pay on the day, drop in*

Heritage Open Days Please see our website closer to the time for further details.

* OUR DROP-INS ARE VERY POPULAR. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE HAVE LIMITED CAPACITY FOR ACTIVITIES IN THE MUSEUM.

Regular Events EVERY WEDNESDAY Tales for Tots: Story-time for the under 5s Drop in and catch a story using objects from our collection. Under 5s, 10.30am - 11.30am. Free, drop in

EVERY THURSDAY Museum Surgery Visitors can discover more about the collections, or ask for help in identifying interesting objects (NB no valuations can be given). 12pm - 4pm. Free, drop in

EVERY SATURDAY until 9 June Gallery Tours: Reading Abbey Quarter Join our trained volunteers for an introductory tour to the galleries. Starting in the new Story of Reading Gallery, our guides will give updates on the Abbey Quarter project, followed by a fascinating insight into their favourite objects while walking through the many galleries in the museum. All ages, 12pm – 12.45pm £5, drop in*

EVERY SATURDAY Bayeux Tapestry Tours Enjoy a guided tour of the famous full-size facsimile Tapestry. No need to book unless you are coming in a group (please call the Education team on 0118 937 3400). All ages, 2.15pm - 3pm. £5, drop in*

Thames River Cruises We’re currently working to develop river cruises from around Reading to the Abbey site and associated tours. More information and timetables of activities will be released later in the year. www.thamesrivercruise.co.uk

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Reading Arts & Venues Summer 2018 What's On Brochure  

The Hexagon ~ South Street Arts Centre ~ The Concert Hall ~ Reading Museum ~ Reading Abbey ~ Reading Libraries ~ Reading Sport & Leisure ~ B...

Reading Arts & Venues Summer 2018 What's On Brochure  

The Hexagon ~ South Street Arts Centre ~ The Concert Hall ~ Reading Museum ~ Reading Abbey ~ Reading Libraries ~ Reading Sport & Leisure ~ B...

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