Heritage and culture
Your guide to arts, culture and history in Reading. Explore museums and attractions, Reading history, days out and cultural events, including art, film and theatre.
Progress Theatre are commemorating 100 years since the end of World War I with a production of Sebastian Faulks’ Great War epic ‘Birdsong’, which has been adapted and condensed for the stage by playwright Rachel Wagstaff.
The silliest, weirdest, funniest things people say on the streets of Reading. This month we spend time in the Turtle basement, smelling our sweat and doing our shoelaces.
See the breathtaking Olivier Award-winning two-hander about Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s last night on earth at Reading Rep theatre this week.
Reading Between the Lines theatre return with the much anticipated final installment in their ‘Conquerors’ trilogy told in Reading Minster church.
Our Overheard column is back to share the silliest, weirdest, funniest things I’ve heard people say on the streets of Reading. This month featuring The MERL and The Abbey.
Progress Theatre present a superstar of a production for their first musical in years. See rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar at the Reading community theatre this September.
Splash into Reading’s riverside history at Reading-on-Thames Festival, a week of cultural events based around our wondrous waterways.
Reading Rep Theatre present Carmen the Gypsy, a furious, stripped-down musical set in a cage fighting British travelling community. Is it a knock out or a feint? I went to find out.
Reading-born writer, performer Martin Jakeman talks about two man parody musical and twisted homage to Les Misérables, at Reading Fringe Festival 2018.
Cast Iron Theatre retells Ridley Scott’s iconic 1979 sci-fi thriller film with only one woman, some comically budget props and a stuffed cat.