Events under 'Walks and visits'
Sunday, March 24, 2019

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Date

Guided Walk

Reading: with Terry Dixon

Terry has been running 'Reading Walkabouts' for almost three years with great feedback from those who have attended.  He offers a fact packed, but easy going walk exploring Reading's history.  This is a 2 mile walk around Reading which will look at 'Reading's strategic position, the importance of the coming of the railways and Reading's rapid growth'.

BOOK YOUR PLACE £5 (Members £4) Places limited, early booking highly recommended.  Members can use the coupon code from the current Berkshire Family Historian to get a discount.

Please contact the Booking Administrator with any queries, who will also send details of meeting place once booked.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Tour of Watlington House, Reading: with Michael Jones

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

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.

 

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

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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