Heritage & Culture

Your guide to Reading Fringe Festival 2019

Reading’s premiere theatre and arts festival is back for July 2019. Find out how to get tickets and which comedy, theatre, music and film events to see across Reading.

Six events to see at Reading-on-Thames Festival

Splash into Reading’s riverside history at Reading-on-Thames Festival, a week of cultural events based around our wondrous waterways.

Hamlet Progress Theatre

Hamlet at Progress Theatre review

Megan Turnell brings a raw and nimble energy to the role of a female Hamlet in Progress Theatre’s bold, modern, production.

Toby & Dani Davies

My perfect Reading weekend: Toby Davies from Reading Between the Lines

Discover what Toby Davies, co-Director of Reading Between the Lines theatre company, loves about our town, his favourite historical sites and his top cultural spots in Reading.

Henley Literary Festival-hub

A guide to the Henley Literary Festival 2017

Find out which authors to see, highlights to look out for and how to buy tickets in our guide to the Henley Literary Festival 2017.

The Merl Museum

The best museums in Reading

Spend a day out exploring the best of Reading’s history and culture with our guide to the six best museums to visit in Reading.

Just don't do it Beside Ourselves Collective

Just Don’t Do It at Reading Fringe Review

‘Just Don’t Do It’ from Beside Ourselves Collective is a dynamic two-woman show featuring sex advice, live hoola hooping and a singing vagina sock puppet.

Art in Reading: CRASH! presents A Better Britain II

Artists CRASH! question the vision for a utopian Britain in this wry and witty art show at Reading’s Thames Tower.