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An Afternoon at the Museum

Monthly chat, craft & play session
May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Booking Details

Drop-in (groups please contact us)


May 14
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Museum of English Rural Life
The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road
Reading, Berkshire RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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someone playing a board game from the MERL collection with sheep and sheepdog figures

Perfect for anyone wanting a change of scene or the opportunity to socialise with others in the unique environment of The MERL. These drop-in sessions are aimed at adults including care-givers and loved ones, supported by friendly museum staff and volunteers In the welcoming environment of the museum there will be various optional activities available such as craft, MERL-themed board games and also the chance to discuss, reminisce and share stories inspired by our historical collections. A perfect opportunity to join us for an afternoon at the museum. Refreshments available.

Upcoming 2024 dates:

14th May (an additional Afternoon at the Museum session during Dementia Action Week)

21st May

18th June

23rd July

20th August

17th September

Booking is not necessary, though we would appreciate groups of 4 people letting us know in advance that they are coming. Please call us on 0118 378 8661 or email merlevents@reading.ac.uk