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Thursday, August 23, 2018

'Life on the River Thames' - Talk series - Fourth talk of five (Thu. 23 Aug, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Early Closing Day: The Day Reading was bombed: with Mike Cooper


2018 marked the 75th anniversary of the only fatal air raid on Reading during the Second World War, in which 41 people lost their lives. Twenty-nine of those people lost their lives in the bombing of the popular British Restaurant in Friar Street - The People's Pantry.  Well-known local historian and author, Mike Cooper, shares his extensive research into this important day for Reading people.

TICKETS: £5 (members £4) includes tea and cake. Book all five talks in the series for £20 (members £16)

Advanced booking is highly recommended, but you can pay at the door (subject to availability).

Contact The Booking Administrator with any queries.

Previous talks in this series are on 12th July, 26th July and 9th August. The last talk in the series is on 6th September.

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