The Berkshire Record Office
9 Coley Avenue
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 6AF
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 937 5132
Fax:
+44 (0) 118 937 5131

Events

Cutting and Decorating Picture Mounts

Taking place on the 27th of Nov 2017 at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF, England

Ever wanted to know how to cut and decorate picture mounts? Well now you can by coming along to our workshop. We will show you how to cut and decorate a picture mount as well as clean and attach pictures safely and securely. There are 8 places ...

Preserving Your Family Memorabilia

Taking place on the 9th of Oct 2017 at 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF

Monday 9th October 2017 Discover how to take care of, protect and preserve your keepsakes and treasured documents. Learn how to: • Surface clean your documents and pictures • Preserve commemorative magazines...

How to Read Old Handwriting

Taking place on the 25th of Sep 2017 at 10:15 AM to 2:45 PM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF

Monday 25th September 2017 Always wanted to know how to read old handwriting? Come along to our introduction to reading handwriting found in documents at the Berkshire Record Office from c.1500 to 1700. Cost is £20 per person. Pa...

How to Read Old Handwriting

Taking place on the 22nd of Sep 2017 at 10:15 AM to 2:45 PM

Location: West Berkshire Museum, 4 Toomers Wharf, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1DY

Staff from the BRO will be delivering the following workshop at West Berkshire Museum in Newbury on Friday 22nd September 2017. Booking for this event is via the Museum (see below for details). Always wanted to know how to read old handwr...

Heritage Open Day 2017

Taking place on the 9th of Sep 2017 at 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Location: Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6AF, England

For Heritage Open Days 2017 the BRO will be open for tours on Saturday 9th September where visitors can go behind the scenes to see how we store our documents and discover more about the work of our conservator. We will also have some original ite...

 

Latest News
Road Closures in Reading Summer 2017
Road works may affect your journey to the Berkshire Record Office
We're Accredited!
The BRO is now an Accredited Archive Service
10,000th collection received at the BRO
The Berkshire Record Office celebrates receiving its 10,000th accession
Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol online exhibition
New online gallery showcases Oscar Wilde and Reading prison
Distance Enquiry Services Survey 2015 Results
The results of the CIPFA Distance Survey for the BRO are now available
Survey of Visitors to UK Archives 2014 Results
The results of the PSQG Survey 2014 relating to the BRO are now available

Latest Galleries

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol
Biographies of Wilde and Berkshire's Victorian prison

Small Objects of Power

Small Objects of Power
An Exhibition about Medieval Seals

Enemies of the State

Enemies of the State
Irish Patriots in Reading Gaol

The Berkshire Echo

The Berkshire Echo 80
July 2017: The Assizes - A Reading Judge - Applause in Court: the juror's tal...