Saturday 10 February - Saturday 17 February (closed Sunday)

Venue: Sir John Madejski Art Gallery
Price: 
Donations welcome, (£5 general activity fee on Tues), drop in*

What:

Join the Reading Guild of Artists throughout the week in the Art Gallery. Exhibition and artwork for sale. Watch artists at work; try printing, book making, weaving, embroidery and much more! Daily activities listed below.

Daily activities

  • Stained Glass panels
  • Sequel to the Bayeux Tapestry
  • Colouring in – various available at all times
  • Simple weaving plus Tapestry frame

 

Sat 10th Kings and Queens: 'Making faces' Collage a Medieval face, including Empress Matlida with a variety of craft materials. 10:30 – 1:00

Mon 12th Making Medieval Tiles with prints and embroidery Learn simple stitching 10:30 – 3:30

Tue 13th "Who am I " identifying the man in medieval armour. Find out how heraldry came about. Make your own "Coat of Arms". A printing activity for all ages. 1:30 – 3:30

Wed 14th Making Medieval Tiles with prints and embroidery Learn simple stitching 10:30 – 3:30

Thu 15th Making Medieval books – demonstration 10:30 – 1:00.

RGA in Conversation Anthony Wilder and guest take a stroll around the Museum Highlights of past members work. Mainly aimed at RGA Members but open to all.

Fri 16th Hands-on Printing – make your own print on a Victorian press 11:00 – 2:00

Sat 17th Making Medieval books – demonstration 10:30 - 2:00

 

Who:

All ages, 10am - 4pm (3pm on Sat 17)