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by Prof Anne Lawrence The manuscript in this image (below), now British Library Ms. Harley 978, was once owned by Reading Abbey, and contains an eclectic mixture of texts, including the poems of a twelfth-century author and performer now known … Continue reading
The River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames, currently have a vacancy for an intern. This would be a great opportunity for anyone considering a career in the museum and heritage sector. To apply, see the details and link below. … Continue reading
by Jodie Larkin and Nikki Rai In accordance with LGBT+ history month, this vlog explores Oscar Wilde’s infamous stay in Reading Gaol (later HM Reading Prison). During the late nineteenth century, Wilde was at the height of success: hit wit, … Continue reading
By Dr Mark Shanahan So, it’s goodbye Super Tuesday and if we want to hang any name on your it would have to be ‘The Donald’. Indeed, as the Great Disruptor sits in his gold bath filled with asses’ milk, … Continue reading