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The Shady Side of Town Centre Heritage Trees

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.

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Adrian Lawson, author, naturalist and environment campaigner and author of 'The Shady Side of Town. Reading's Trees' (2017), takes us on a guided walk looking at Reading's evocative and characterful Town Centre trees while reflecting on their important role in the amelioration of the changing climate.