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WOOL: A MERL LATE

A warming winter Late to celebrate everything wonderful about wool
February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Date:
February 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 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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A striking sheep portrait on a black background

JOIN US FOR A LIVELY EVENING OF DRINKS, LIVE MUSIC, ACTIVITIES AND TALKS ON THE THEME OF WOOL!

Book in advance via Eventbrite or buy on the door (subject to availability)
£4 in advance (£3 students and concessions) / £5 (£3.75) on the door
Please note this event is suitable for ages 18+ only

Milk cocktail bar Reading logoLIVE MUSIC FROM AMBER & THE PROFESSORS  – COCKTAILS BY MILK READING – SILENT DISCO

  • ‘Wear your wool’ – check your labels and see how high you can go with your % wool content!
  • ‘Cheese & Yarn’ tasting by The Grumpy Goat and Felicity Ford
  • Learn to knit with the Mewes Knitters & see their creations in our Shepherd’s Hut
  • Discover wool-related archives & objects from our collections
  • A Woolly Wedding display by Felicity Ford
  • Try wool crafts – make a felted ball and have a go with a drop spindle
  • Craft demonstration by the Berkshire Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers
  • Wool-themed gallery trail – win a £10 MERL shop voucher!
  • Explore sheep and shepherding collections with our Object Handling volunteers
  • Meet jelly artists Suzanne Stallard and Emma Bradbury to learn about designing using wool

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19th April – Digital Takeover II