Explore the January to March programme for 2023 at The Museum of English Rural Life. Find something for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
Delve into the findings of our 2022 volunteer survey and explore the fantastic work our volunteers helped deliver throughout the year.
Learn about MERLy Christmas, our annual Christmas shopping event. Featuring crafts, treats, and carol singing!
For Takeover Day 2022, a student from Addington School talks about their internship here at The MERL.
Learn the autumn updates from The MERL gardening team. Hear about what we’ve been growing, our community projects, and new plant sales.
Learn about how we have worked with organisations across Reading to create museum opportunities that promote creativity and wellbeing.
Read about our learning team’s work with schools as part of The MERL’s widening participation programme.
Learn how staff at The MERL have worked with University of Reading scientists to develop a multisensory toolkit for reminiscence.
In this blog, we heard from Dr Geeta Ludhra about her work, research, and the powerful role of the countryside in her life.
Do we care for the people who care for our food? Learn about the Feeding the Nation project, exploring the lives of seasonal migrant workers.