Reading Borough Council event
Reading Abbey Revealed
16 Jun 2018 – 11:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: Abbey Ruins
Join us to celebrate the re-opening of the Abbey Ruins at Reading Abbey Revealed!
Alongside ‘Water Fest’ the festival will take over the Abbey Quarter with activities and entertainment for all ages. We will be revealing and celebrating the exciting history of Reading.
In the Forbury Gardens
- Visit our historic encampment and speak to our re-enactors
- Have a go at a variety of historical crafts
- Visit our Reading Museum pop-up
- Watch our medieval and civil war demonstrations
- Indulge in Reading’s best street food
In the Abbey Ruins
- Explore the newly restored ruins
- Enjoy performances by local artists
- Meet characters from the Quarter’s past
Along the River Kennet
- Admire the narrow boats
- Take a boat trip
- Explore the charity and community stalls
Don’t miss our children’s parade in the afternoon!
Exploring the archaeology, history and architecture of Berkshire