Posted in Activities on Nov 08, 2023
Put this puzzle together and discover more about the records shown
Posted in Activities on Apr 01, 2023
We have a go at recreating a cross stitch from the archives
Posted in Activities on Feb 06, 2023
A look at some coffee recipes from the collections
Posted in Activities on Oct 12, 2022
Put the BRO back together in this puzzle
Posted in Activities on Aug 09, 2022
Fancy a Marmite snack? Find out how one of our archivists got on with this recipe from the archive.
Posted in Activities on Jul 07, 2022
Have a go at piecing this strange looking image jigsaw together!
Posted in Activities on Jun 08, 2022
This recipe for chocolate puffs has been adapted to use modern ingredients and is taken from the item 'From Hand to Mouth: Cookery Recipes and Household Hints Supplied by Members of the Berkshire Federation of Women's Institutes.', 1944 (ref. D/EX2547/4/6/6).
The book contains all number of recipes and suggestions for making dishes at a time when food was scarce due to the Second World War. We have already shared the Berkshire Pie recipe from this book, and you can read about that in our blog page.
The book is amongst the papers of the Castle family of Home Farm, Charlton - possibly because a...
Posted in Activities on Apr 06, 2022
Have a go at this online puzzle of an image of Reading Abbey ruins
Posted in Activities on Mar 01, 2022
An archival knitting pattern - but is up to modern standards?
Posted in Activities on Jan 24, 2022
Have a go at making the Berkshire Pie.