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All of a Twist at the Turbine House 6 Sept 2017

Inspired by Reading’s Victorian Turbine, All of a Twist is an exhibition of the science and technology of twisty-turny stuff under, on, above and beside Reading’s rivers. Thermals, tornados, whirlpools, watermills, willow, spirogyra, towrope, wool, DNA and turbines have all affected Reading, its river dwellers, monks, red kites and now us one way or another.

Advised by Reading-based scientists, most from the University, local charity RG Spaces is mounting this exhibition at the Turbine House on the River Kennet courtesy Reading Museum. A special viewing for members of Friends of the University & their guests will be held on 6 Sept. Please arrive between 10.30 and 11.15 to pick up refreshments and assemble in the Turbine House where short introductory talks will be given by Stephen Burt from the Department of Meteorology and our fellow member John Grainger at 11.30. There is no need to book but it would help arrangements if you were able to register by clicking here (takes you to external booking site) The Turbine House is part of the Riverside Museum, by Bel & the Dragon restaurant, Blake’s Lock, down Kenavon Drive from the roundabout by the prison and Homebase. Free parking. 10 minutes’ walk from the
  • Station down Forbury Rd
  • Town Hall, across Forbuty Gardens, through Abbey Gateway and down towpath
  • Central Library down Holybrok and then towpath
Postcode: RG1 3EQ