UPDATE: SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND READING ROOM TO REMAIN OPEN

Following the latest Government announcement that Berkshire will enter Tier 3 on Saturday 19 December 2020, we will be making some changes to our Special Collections Service in the New Year. We will provide access to collections through the Special Collections Service reading room after the Christmas break, on Tuesday 5 January 2021, for academic […]

Gustav Holst’s music students

Gustav Holst’s Music Scholarship Pupils at University College, Reading 1920–1923: Part 3 Written by Philippa Tudor who researches and writes about previously unexplored aspects of the life and work of Gustav Holst and his family. She is the author of a 2015 biography of Holst’s wife Isobel. Although Gustav Holst only taught at Reading for […]

UPDATE: SPECIAL COLLECTIONS READING ROOM NOW OPEN TO ALL RESEARCHERS

In line with the latest Government announcement that Reading will enter Tier 2 at the end of the national lockdown, the reading room will be open to all researchers from Wednesday 2 December 2020. The Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) will also reopen on 2 December. Please note that we can only accept reading […]