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Behind the Scenes Tour

Taking place on the 19th of Nov 2018 at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF, England

Sorry - this is now fully booked! We will update with dates for 2019 soon. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the Berkshire Record Office? Well now you can find out! Come along on our tour where you will be shown how w...

'A Perfect Specimen': the Coleshill House and the Radical Lord Radnor

xTaking place on the 17th of Oct 2018 at 9:00 AM to the 18th of Jan 2019 at 4:30 PM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF

'A Perfect Specimen': the Coleshill House and the Radical Lord Radnor is an exhibition which looks at the way a dynamic landlord set about improving a great Berkshire estate in the mid-nineteenth century, some of which can still be seen tod...


Latest News
ICT Systems Offline 10-11th November 2018
Essential maintenance means lack of website and email access this weekend
Stocktake and Christmas closure dates announced
Dates now available for when we will be closed this year
Distance Survey 2017 Results
BRO does very well in the latest survey of distance users
Visitor Survey 2016 Results
The results of the UK Visitor Survey 2016 are now available
We're Accredited!
The BRO is now an Accredited Archive Service
10,000th collection received at the BRO
The Berkshire Record Office celebrates receiving its 10,000th accession

Latest Galleries

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol
Biographies of Wilde and Berkshire's Victorian prison

Small Objects of Power

Small Objects of Power
An Exhibition about Medieval Seals

Enemies of the State

Enemies of the State
Irish Patriots in Reading Gaol

The Berkshire Echo

The Berkshire Echo 85
October 2018: A tremendous triumph for right and justice: Berkshire rejoices ...