Learn about the history of Suttons Seeds, a Reading company who revolutionised the UK seed-growing industry.
The Barnett project explores the history of the sewing machine and engages in issues relevant to the textile industry in the modern day.
Learn about the Borodianka Rooster, a ceramic pitcher which gained international attention as a symbol of Ukraine’s strength and spirit.
Find out about our 2022 Huntley & Palmers exhibition in the Staircase Hall, commemorating 200 years of the Biscuit Town in Reading.
Few items are more symbolic of daily life during the Second World War than the ration book. Learn about their history on our blog.
Learn about our focus for 2022: highlighting how we take care of rural heritage, the countryside’s future, and each other.
As part of Changing Perspectives, we spoke with Ped Asgarian about his experiences in the countryside and the work of the Community Farm.
Learn about how the Building Connections project has enabled us to explore and share underrepresented stories from England’s rural history.
As part of Changing Perspectives in the Countryside, we spoke with Navaratnam (Theeb) Partheeban about his work as a rural vet and his experiences in the sector as a person of colour.
As part of Changing Perspectives in the Countryside, we spoke with Dr Anjana Khatwa about her life, work, and experience in rural England.