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Forbury Gardens tour

Thursday 13th June - 7pm

Enjoy a gentle walk around the English Heritage Grade 2 listed Forbury Gardens in the centre of Reading.

Come and hear about;​

  • The Maiwand Lion and why it is in Reading
  • Why one particular oak tree has a protective fence around it
  • How the gardens have had a similar use for over 900 years
  • Why did a group of volunteers from Reading go to Spain in the 1930's and what did they do there
  • What happened in the gardens during the English Civil War in 1643
  • What is the memorial erected by Dr Jamieson B. Hurry