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Heritage Open Days 2021

Online 10-19 Sep

This September, Reading’s heritage will be on show for 10 days as part of England’s annual heritage festival, Heritage Open Days. Celebrating our buildings, natural and cultural heritage, this year there will be a fantastic range of free in-person and digital events to showcase the rich stories that make Reading such a unique place to live, work and visit.

See all Heritage Open Days 2021 events


Berkshire Record Office brings a culinary taste of Berkshire's past to you online. Take a look at a recipe from Berkshire's past and have a go at making it.

You may be surprised to discover how easy it is to follow a historical recipe - available on our website 10-19 September