Lecture

Reading Abbey

Speaker: John Painter

Tue, 4 Feb 2020

About the lecture:

Reading Abbey was a leading abbey, the burial place of a king, a royal palace & a Civil War redoubt.

Hear about the impact of the dissolution and its subsequent use as a royal palace, the destruction of the Civil War, and the subsequent re-development of the Abbey Quarter and preservation of the Abbey Ruins up to the present day.

John Painter is the co-author of “Reading Abbey Abbey and the Abbey Quarter” (Two Rivers Press, 2018) and secretary of the Friends of Reading Abbey.

Our lecturer: John Painter

John Painter is the co-author of “Reading Abbey Abbey and the Abbey Quarter” (Two Rivers Press, 2018) and secretary of the Friends of Reading Abbey.