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International Sculptor Comes to Reading

Photo by Pavlo Kerestey, Courtesy of Reading International.

Steven Claydon has exhibited his sculptures everywhere, from the Tate Modern and Art Basel to a tiny shed in the Swiss Alps, but the latest venue for his work is a little closer to home: The Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL). It seems like an unusual choice for the high profile, London-based sculptor, but it was suggested by Reading International, and Claydon explained: “With my work which deals with the nature of the thing, the alterity of the thing and the migration and transformation of things it seemed like the right place to be.”

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A day trip to the magical world of movies

As I sat sipping my butter beer, I could almost imagine myself in the wizarding world; just like when the books first lit up our imaginations in 1997. And a handful of friends became convinced they were wizards. Whether you’re saving money for far away adventures, just want a day away from Reading, are going up to London for the weekend… or you simply want something to do as the winter months set in, this day trip is perfect.» >

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Harry Potter Studio Tour!

My Magical Experience Visiting the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studios Tour

When I first heard about a Harry Potter Studios tour opening, it really excited me as to how I could go and see objects, props and sets from the films I adore. Ever since 1997 (woah!), when the first Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was released, I was captivated by J. K. Rowling’s incredible and simply magical stories.» >

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