The Berkshire Record Office
9 Coley Avenue
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 6AF
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+44 (0) 118 937 5132
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Events

Cutting and Decorating Picture Mounts

Taking place on the 29th of Jun 2018 at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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

Ever wanted to know how to cut and decorate picture mounts? Well now you can by coming along to our workshop. We will show you how to cut and decorate a picture mount as well as clean and attach pictures safely and securely. There are 8 places ...

Behind the Scenes Tour

Taking place on the 25th of Jun 2018 at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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

Have you ever wondered what goes on at the Berkshire Record Office? Well now you can find out! Come along to our 'Behind the Scenes Tour' where you will be shown how we store our documents and given an insight into the job of our conservator as w...

How to Read Old Handwriting

Taking place on the 18th of Jun 2018 at 10:15 AM to 2:45 PM

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

Ever wanted to learn how to read old handwriting? Come along to our introduction to reading handwriting found in documents at the Berkshire Record Office from c.1500 to 1700 and discover how. The workshop will be held at the BRO on 18th June 201...

Colours More Than Sentences Exhibition

xTaking place on the 14th of Mar 2018 at 9:00 AM to the 8th of Jun 2018 at 4:30 PM

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

Colours More than Sentences: Illustrated Editions of The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a national first for Reading – an exhibition of artists’ interpretations of Oscar Wilde’s classic poem, drawn from around the world. Available du...

 

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Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol

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

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Small Objects of Power
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Enemies of the State
Irish Patriots in Reading Gaol

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