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Sun, 16 Jun


Front of Reading Minster Church

Reading at War

War has been a major influence on the town of Reading since the town was first mentioned when invading Danes camped close by in c.870.

Reading at War
Reading at War

Time & Location

16 Jun 2024, 14:00 – 15:00

Front of Reading Minster Church, St Mary's Butts, Reading RG1 2LG, UK


About the event

Find out Reading's role in;

  • The English Civil War - the Siege of Reading and Battle of Caversham
  • The Glorious Revolution - the Battle of Broad Street
  • The Napoleonic Wars
  • Anglo-Afghan War
  • World War 1
  • World War 2​

Tour starts from front of Reading Minster, St Mary's Butts.

Amount of walking - approximately 0.5 step free miles


  • Standard ticket




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