Reading Gaol

Reading Gaol Hug

The Ministry of Justice has put Reading Gaol up for sale. They want to get as much money as possible for it so plan to sell it for housing. Reading Gaol stands on the site of a scheduled ancient monument (Reading Abbey), possibly has Henry I buried in its car park, and is famous worldwide for being …

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In Reading Gaol by Reading Town

My first experience of curating an exhibition, ‘In Reading Gaol by Reading Town’ was an exhibition of artwork by 20 Reading based artists inspired by Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’. The exhibtion was held in the Turbine House at the Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock in September 2019. Working with experienced curator Jenny …

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