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Heritage Open Day a great success

Posted about 5 days ago by Lucy Noble

On Saturday 8th September, the Mills Archive hosted a very successful Heritage Open Day. The event kicked off with much excitement to the arrival of Anoushka Williams, the BBC Radio Berkshire presenter! She and her assistant decided to visit us as part of their journey on ‘The Peach Quest’ – a madcap dash around Reading and the surrounding areas, which tests the listeners’ knowledge of Berkshire as they solve clues to get Anoushka from A to B on her county-wide treasure hunt.

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