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Vote100 & Heritage Open Days 2018

We are working with several University-related organisations and the Two Rivers Press, aiming to open up the Acacias on London Road during the national Heritage Open Days in September, with a particular emphasis on Edith Morley, the first female professor in the UK who was also noted for her work with refugees and her campaigning for women’s education and suffrage. The Acacias was a Palmer family residence which they donated to the University College Reading.

abbey on wheels

Abbey on Wheels

This project is being run by Reading Museum as part of the Abbey Revealed restoration project – due to complete late Summer 2018. We are helping with our info tricycle going along to events with our tile-painting activity, encouraging visitors to create tiles inspired by those from the Abbey and to handle real artefacts from 900 years ago.