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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 27 January

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 20 January

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 13 January

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 6 January

 

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Review of 2019 at the Whitley Pump

The MERL’s new yarn bomb

Thank you to all our readers and regular and occasional contributors for making it a wonderful year on Katesgrove Hill. We hope that you continue to enjoy reading or contributing to the Whitley Pump in 2020.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 30 December

 

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The MERL is open today and tomorrow

Christmas at MERL

The Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) on Redlands Road is open today, 28 December, from 10am to 5pm after a Christmas break. It is also open tomorrow, 29 December, but then closes again until 9am on 2 January 2020.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 23 December

 

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Museums and archives Christmas and New Year closures

Reading Museum

Reading Museum will close for the holidays on Saturday 21 December 2019 at 5pm and, as it does not open on Sundays or Mondays, it will re-open at 10am on Thursday 2 January 2020. The museum shop and Town Hall reception will also close during this period.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 16 December

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 December

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 2 December

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 25 November

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 18 November

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 11 November

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 4 November

 

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How Katesgrove ironworks contributed to the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

By Evelyn Williams and Adam Harrington.

2008.99.0163

Limestone figurine of a horse 750- 650 BC, Cypro-archaic I period.
Image courtesy of the Ure Museum (c) University of Reading.

The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology on Reading University’s Whiteknights campus houses many ancient Cypriot artefacts collected by Ellen Barry at the end of the nineteenth century. Ellen Barry was the daughter of William Exall, a partner at the former Katesgrove Lane ironworks Barrett, Exall and Andrewes. Her mother was Frances Mary Andrewes, who was a sister of another partner in the same business, Charles Andrewes.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 28 October

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 21 October

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 14 October

 

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