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An Afternoon at the Museum

A new monthly chat, craft and play session
January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Booking Details

Drop-in (groups please contact us)


January 17
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

New informal sessions 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.

This term’s dates:

17th January
21st February
21st March
18th April

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