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FRIDAY FLEDGLINGS

A WEEKLY OUTDOOR SESSION FOR UNDER-5S
October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Booking Details

Booking essential. Bookings open from 12pm on 8 Oct.

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Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
£4
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Venue

The Museum of English Rural Life
The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road
Reading, Berkshire RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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Families in The MERL garden

Join us for a weekly Outdoor learning session for pre-schoolers in the fantastic urban garden at the MERL

Discover the benefits of outdoor learning! Come and join in outdoor activities inspired by the themes and collections of the museum. Enjoy outdoor play and explore the natural environment. Each session involves story-telling, craft activities and singing.

Friday Fledglings is run by Charlotte, a local teacher and Level 3 Forest Leader.

*Bookings will open from 12pm on Friday 8 October

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

COVID-19:

At the moment, while we monitor the way the sessions are running, we are taking a cautious approach to our COVID-19 safety procedures, for the benefit of our visitors, staff and volunteers. You may find that there are more protocols in place than you are used to at other groups and we ask that you comply with these as much as possible.

Please do not attend if anyone in your group is displaying any symptoms of COVID-19.

Please check the latest safety guidance on our Visit Us page.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Suitable clothing for you and your children.The session will remain outdoors, no matter what the weather does!
  • Wellies and wet weather clothes suitable for water play and mud kitchen
  • A picnic blanket
  • Your own drinking water for story time.
  • We will serve bananas and biscuits as as snack. You are welcome to bring your own snack if you prefer.

PARKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR FRIDAY FLEDGLINGS ATTENDEES

If the MERL car park is full, you can use a special parking permit to park in the University car parks on Acacia Road adjacent to the museum, or White Gates car park off Crown Place. This permit is valid for all sessions in a half term.

Current permit

Please collect a permit from reception at the Museum. You can also download the current permit here.

If you do not display a permit, you may be issued with a penalty. We apologise for any inconvenience, but this solution means we can continue to offer free parking in the nearby University car parks. If you have any questions, please call 0118 378 8660 or email merlevents@reading.ac.uk

Parking is limited at the museum and although we do our best to help those who need to come by car find a space, we would always encourage you to use alternative means of transport where possible. See our Getting Here page for details.