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Reading Room closures during 2014

The Reading Room will be closed on the following days during 2014


1 January: public holiday

17 March: public holiday

18 April: public holiday

21 April: public holiday

5 May: public holiday

2 June: public holiday

4 August: public holiday

27 October: public holiday

3-5 December – media preview


Closure of the National Archives for the media preview – 3–5 December

The Reading Room will be closed to the public on Wednesday 3, Thursday 4 and Friday 5 December 2014 to facilitate the annual media preview of the archives of Government Departments which will be opened to the public in January 2015. Please note that only representatives of newspapers and broadcasting companies will be admitted to the Reading Room on the days of the media preview. The Reading Room will re-open to the public at 9.15 on Monday 8 December.


Christmas 2014 and New Year 2015 closure

The Reading Room will close at 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 and will re-open at 9.15 on Monday 29 December. It will be closed on Thursday 1 January 2015 and will re-open at 9.15 on Friday 2 January.