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An informal drop-in on the third Tuesday of the month
June 21, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


June 21, 2022
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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An informal drop-in for caregivers

This is an opportunity for caregivers and loved ones to drop into The MERL café and, welcomed by our volunteers and staff, socialise and be inspired by the museum collections and sensory resources, sharing thoughts and reflections. Buy a drink from the café and get free cake!

This is a very informal, non-structured session. Companion Tours will be available for anyone who would like a personal tour of the museum. Volunteers and staff will be on hand to support carers to enjoy the session, but are not able to offer personalised support. Organised with our partners, Age UK Berkshire.

Booking not necessary though if you are planning on coming in a group of 4 people or more, please let us know in advance. Please call us on 0118 378 8660 or email Phillippa on merlevents@reading.ac.uk

Learn about The MERL’s focus for 2022
CARE: highlighting how we take care of rural heritage, the countryside’s future, and each other 

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