Things to do

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 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.


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.

Reading Festival

The best things to do in Reading in August

Enjoy the great list of music festivals, summer parties, and things to do in Reading in summer 2018

Readipop Festival

The best things to do in Reading in July

The best events, festivals and things to do in Reading in July 2018, including Readipop Festival, Cult Screens, The Fringe Festival, Progress Theatre in the Abbey Ruins, Bastille Day and more.

Coppa club film screening

Outdoor cinema and film screenings in Reading

The best outdoor screenings and open-air cinema seasons in Reading in summer 2018, including Films at the Abbey Ruins, Caversham Court Gardens, Wellington Country Park and more.

Trudy and the Romance bring Junkyard Jazz to Reading

We speak to 50’s doo-wop inspired trio Trudy and the Romance about their debut EP Junkyard Jazz, their upcoming shows, and their dream tour line up.


Interview: Otherkin

We speak to Irish, alt-rock four piece Otherkin about their debut album OK, their ties to Reading and the weirdest things they’ve experienced at a gig.

Films to watch at the Reading Film Theatre

Watch The Shape of Water, Lady Bird, A Fantastic Woman, feminist cinema and powerful foreign-language films at Reading’s only independent cinema in 2018.