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Image of Building the Inner Distribution Road, Kennet Bridge by Ray Atkins, 1970 (122x183cm) - Click here to view this item

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...

Image of Freemasons regalia - Click here to view this item

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...

Image of Freemasons regalia - Click here to view this item

One day event: 29 Apr 2017

What: Mark Dennis, curator of London’s Library and Museum of Freemasonry, offers a fascinating insight into the history of Freemasonry in Great Britain and how the organisation’s story weaves into broader historical themes. Not to be ...

Image of Preparing the fabric - Click here to view this item

One day event: 16 May 2017

What: Come along and join our sewing group. Relax in our café with like minded people and either bring your latest project or help us with minor repairs to some of the costume that we use in the museum for our educational sessions. Who...

Image of Reading Abbey Ruins by an unknown artist, about 1830 - Click here to view this item

From: 20 May 2017 To: 23 Sep 2017

As work gets underway to reopen the Reading Abbey site in 2018 come and see how the Abbey Quarter has changed over the centuries through artworks in the Museum’s collection. Explore how the English Civil War impacted on the Abbey Ruins, the ...

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