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The very best events in Reading every month. Your guide to the top gigs, festivals, markets, shops, shows and activities in town.


Are You Listening Festival Reading 2019 guide

Reading’s annual one-day, charity music festival returns for April 2019 with a line up including Flamingods, Our Girl, Workin’ Man Noise Unit and more.

The best things to do in Reading in November

Discover the best events to check out in town this November, including The Whiskey Affair, firework displays, the winter ArtLine market, Diwali, Armistice Day memorial events, Christmas Markets and more.

The best gigs in Reading in November

Stick on your woolly hat and gig shoes and get down to one of these killer gigs to see in Reading in November, including Mellor, Saharas and Beat Connection.

BC Camplight

Beat Connection Festival 2018 guide

BC Camplight and Matt Maltese headline a big day of music along with a host of Reading bands at South Street Arts Centre with Heavy Pops one Day festival.

Her's band

Interview with Liverpool band Her’s

Quirky Liverpool duo Her’s talk to Tyler Hallows about their new album, their upcoming Reading show and how their gigs are ‘a sweaty parade of back to back bangers’.

The best things to do in Reading in October

Get involved in the best of Reading in October including Meat Feast, Henry II, Oktoberfest, Oxjam and Halloween.

Top gigs in Reading in October

Check out our guide to the best gigs, live music and bands to see in Reading in October 2018, including Oxjam, Her’s and We Are Scientists.

Meet Club UFO: Reading’s newest DIY gig collective

Club UFO is a brand new, grassroots gig brand looking to put on low key,…

Top gigs to see in Reading in September

Discover all the best gigs to see in Reading in September 2018, including Saltwater Sun, Ben Marwood, Adam & Elvis and the Are You Listening Festival end of summer party.


The best things to do in Reading in September

Find the best cultural happenings, events, festivals, gigs and things to do in Reading this September, including the Reading-on-Thames Festival, The Vegan Festival, Heritage Open Days, the Reading indie market and more.