What’s on

Discover what’s on at The Museum of English Rural Life for families and visitors of all ages, from exhibitions to events and workshops. It’s a perfect day out for anyone in or visiting Reading and Berkshire.

Explore our programme for this year’s theme, CARE, or discover the programme of Biscuit Town 200, a celebration of two-hundred years since the beginnings of Reading’s Huntley & Palmers. Keep up to date with all the latest news by subscribing to our newsletters. Browse a printable copy of the programme.

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Upcoming Events

  • July 26 - December 22
  • Museum Opening Hours
  • Free
  • VIEW

INGRID POLLARD: THERE-AND-THEN

Exhibitions

  • September 14 - December 21
  • Weds, 3.30-4.30pm
  • Free
  • VIEW

TAI CHI WITH SPORT IN MIND

Events and workshops

  • September 15 - December 22
  • Thurs, 1.30-2.30pm
  • Free
  • VIEW

MUMS AND BABIES YOGA WITH SPORT IN MIND

Events and workshops

  • October 18 - December 22
  • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Free
  • VIEW

THE TOM GATES MEGA MUSEUM CHALLENGE

Events and workshops

  • November 9 - December 7
  • 1-3.30pm
  • VIEW

MINDFUL PHOTOGRAPHY WITH COMPASS RECOVERY COLLEGE

Events and workshops

  • November 26 - March 17, 2023
  • Normal opening times
  • £4
  • VIEW

WINTER FAMILY ACTIVITY PACK

Events and workshops

  • November 29 - December 22
  • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • £1.50
  • VIEW

Woolly Wintry Creations

Events and workshops

  • December 9
  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • £4
  • VIEW

FRIDAY FLEDGLINGS – 9 December

Events and workshops

  • December 10
  • 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • £10
  • VIEW

WORKSHOP: LAVENDER HEART KEEPSAKES (10/12/2022)

Events and workshops

  • December 21
  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • £4.50
  • VIEW

THE MERL FAMILY EVENT: MAGICAL LIGHTS

Events and workshops