Things to do

Reading Pride

A guide to Reading Pride

Enjoy a spectacle of noise and colour and support our local LGBT+ community at the Reading Pride Parade and Festival

TimeTrap Escape Room

We puzzle our way out of TimeTrap, Reading’s new historical themed locked room escape game, opened by two University of Reading graduates.

Dave Maul Heavy Pop

My perfect Reading weekend: Dave Maul

Heavy Pop boss and music promoter Dave Maul shares his favourite local bands, Reading gig venues and what to look out for in our town’s music scene.

Zsuzsi Lindsay

My perfect Reading weekend: Zsuzsi Lindsay

Zsuzsi Lindsay, organiser of Reading Fringe Festival, shares her ideal way to spend a weekend in our lovely town, her favourite cultural spots and the Fringe shows to watch.

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Welcome to Explore Reading!

Welcome to Explore Reading – your new critical guide to the best things to do, top places to eat or drink and great cultural events to check out in Reading, UK.