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The MERL Autumn Speaker Series – Mark Allery

7 November @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Showing, Doing, Telling: Craft And Making

A Season Of Events Exploring Craft And Making At The MERL

Specialists in craft and the arts examine different ways of responding to rural life, exploring how best to nurture old skills, contemporary creative responses and traditional practice.

In this talk, woodsman, bodger and scythesman Mark Allery joins the MERL for a hands-on exploration of some of the scythes in the MERL collection and shares the story of his search for the earliest surviving scythes.

Admission is free, although booking is recommended.

Details

Date:
7 November
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Organizer

MERL
Phone:
+44 (0) 118 378 8660
Email:
merl@reading.ac.uk
Website:
https://www.reading.ac.uk/TheMERL

Venue

The MERL – the Museum of English Rural Life
Redlands Road
Reading, RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0) 118 378 8660
Website:
https://www.reading.ac.uk/TheMERL

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