Events under 'Walks and visits'
Sunday, May 19, 2019

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Tour of Watlington House, Reading: with Michael Jones - FULLY BOOKED

Watlington House, one of Reading's oldest buildings, has a rich and fascinating history. Built in 1688 for Samuel Watlington, twice Mayor of Reading, its walled garden to the rear has been much restored in recent years, while the interior retains many original features.

Fully booked: £5 (Members £4).  Places limited, pre-booking required.  Members can obtain the discount using the coupon code published in their current Berkshire Family Historian.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries.

 

Friday, May 17, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Tour of the Historic Buildings in the University of Reading: with the Friends of Reading University - FULLY BOOKED

The Friends of the University will take us on a trail of the historic and interesting buildings that can be found within the Whiteknights University campus.  Covering 1.3 square kilometres, the campus includes Whiteknights Lake, conservation meadows and woodlands as well as most of the university's departments.  The campus takes its name from the nickname of the 13th century knight, John De Erleigh IV or the 'White Knight', and was landscaped in the 18th century by the Marquis of Blandford.

23rd JUNE TOUR NOW SOLD OUT: £5 (Members £4).  Places limited, pre-booking required.  Members can obtain the discount using the coupon code published in their current Berkshire Family Historian

Similar tours are planned for Saturday, 20th July and Sunday, 27th October.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries, who will also send meeting arrangements.

Sunday, June 23, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Tour of Georgian Reading: with Joy Pibworth

Follow in the footsteps of 18th century visitors and see what the 18th century town had to offer.

BOOK £5

Members £4

Places limited, pre-booking required.

Members can obtain the discount using the coupon code published in their current Berkshire Family Historian. 

 Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries, who will also send meeting arrangements.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Tour of Northern Whiteknights Park area of the University of Reading: with The Friends of Reading University

This walk takes in Foxhill House, the development of the University's halls of residence, the site of the Marquis of Blandford's New Gardens and also visits the sites of Park House, Erleigh Park (now demolished) and the ice house.  The trail will finish at Whiteknights Park House.

BOOK £5

Members £4

Places limited, pre-booking required.

Members can obtain the discount using the coupon code published in the current Berkshire Family Historian.

A similar tour is planned for Sunday, 27th October.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries, who will also send meeting arrangements.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Reading's Old Shops Walk: with Ann Smith

Ann is the former local studies lead at Readng Central Library and the author of 100 Years of Shops in Reading.  The walk will take in the locations of some of the towns old businesses.

BOOK £5

Members £4

Places limited, pre-booking required.

Members can obtain the discount using the coupon code published in their current Berkshire Family Historian.

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries, who will also send meeting arrangements.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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