All Centre Events

Welcome to this introductory page about events taking place at The Centre for Heritage and Family History in Reading Central Library.

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Exciting events taking place January-March 2018

A Beginners' Course in family history

FIVE Afternoon talkswith tea and cake — featuring expert speakers with a passion and flair for their subject to inform and entertain you

A first guided walk in Reading

Tuesday Evening tours of The Centre

FOUR Lunchtime drop in sessions on different topics

Tuesday evening ‘Natter Groups’ (informal discussion at The Centre on the first Tuesday evening in the month)

A Saturday Workshop on family history websites

Many of these are FREE events.

For others, a modest fee is payable. Society members can benefit from generous discounts on fees for those events where fees are payable. Just one more feature that makes membership such good value.


The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading, Berkshire RG1 3BQ.

Phone: 0118 950 9553


The venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users. It has a lift and disabled toilets. Disabled parking places are generally available directly in front of the library (maximum stay four hours).

Getting here

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Free parking is available for those attending events held in the evening or on Saturdays - please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

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Page revised 7th January 2018

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