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Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Reading - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Reading to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Reading

18
JAN
HackerX - Reading (Full-Stack) Employer Ticket - 1
Host: Concur

www.hackerx.orgNot an employer Our events are invite‐only but you can applyhereHackerX is aninvite‐only recruitingevent for developers in120 citiesglobally and has a community of over100000 members. Weve hand picked and recruited some of the topdevelopers in your city so you dont have to.…

Location: 12.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: Seew ebsite
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20
JAN
Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to ReadingFeaturing Eddy Brimson Nige Paul Pirie and Robin MorganWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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20
JAN
Popwork Party Band @ Grosvenor Casino Reading Sout
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

PopworkSaturday 20th January21:45pmMonster hit music coves from this great party band including Daft Punk Michael Jackson Bruno Mars Steve Wonder Kings of Leon Maroon 5 Queen ABBA and more....Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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20
JAN
Postgraduate Diploma in Trauma & PTSD
Ocean House

This Postgraduate Diploma PG Dip course is designed to be different from others. First‐hand experience as well as feedback from colleagues and supervisees led Lucia Hall to write a course that would give participants the training necessary to implement a systematic evidence‐based…

Location: 10.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01189 892399
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21
JAN
Wedding Fair at The Macdonald Frimley Hall Hotel
Macdonald Frimley Hall Hotel And Spa

This peaceful ivy clad Victorian manor house is set in beautiful landscaped gardens and mature woodland. It is the perfect venue for a Wedding Fair to be held in the large Frimley Suite showcasing the finest local wedding suppliers with Bridal Fashion…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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27
JAN
circus of Horrors - Voodoo
The Hexagon Theatre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 3.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 606060
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27
JAN
One Stop Boogie @ Grosvenor Casino Reading South
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

One Stop BoogieSaturday 27th January 21:45pm One Stop Boogie are a totally professional party ban who are dedicated to wowing audiences with their unique and colourful performances.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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29
JAN
Teechers
The Whitty Theatre

Featuring breathtaking ensemble performances and a bang‐up‐to‐date soundtrack Teechers brings to life an array of terrifying teachers and hopeless pupils through the unique eyes of Salty Gail and Hobby; three Year 11 students about to leave school for good.Will Mr Nixon abandon…

Location: 7.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 743247
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30
JAN
Gong Journey for Healing and Wellness
Downley Memorial Hall

Allow the blissful tones of gongs singing bowls bells flutes strings and nature sounds to transport you to wherever you need to be.Return to Harmony and WholenessSound can take you from a state of stress anxiety and fatigue to one of relaxation…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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31
JAN
Edwardians on the Move - a talk by Mike Hurst
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Berkshire Family History Society is delighted to welcome Goring‐based historian Mike Hurst to The Centre for Heritage and Family History.Mike will paint a colourful account of how the Edwardians got around in those halcyon days before the First World War.…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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03
FEB
The Krazy Keys
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The Krazy Keys Saturday 3rd February21:45pmThe Krazy Keys performs an eclectic repertoire which features classic sounds from the likes of Frank Sinatra to the contemporary hits of Beyonce. The band have preformed across the world alongside industry greats such…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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03
FEB
Tenebrae - Russian Choral Treasures
All Saints' Church

Tenebrae are renowned for their performances of Russian choral music and have worked extensively to nurture their own characteristics of passion and precision to deliver a special and heartfelt tribute to the music of these great composers. The concert includes extracts from…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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04
FEB
Wedding Fair @ St Anne's Manor
Hilton St Anne's Manor

St Annes Manor is a stunning wedding venue between Wokingham and Bracknell.This event is full of local wedding businesses offering you a wide range of choice whatever your wedding budget. Here you will find a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to shop in…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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06
FEB
Beginner's Family History Course
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutor:Margaret CrookA series of four workshops designed for those new to researching family history.Where to start how to progress your research and good research practice are all explained.The course explores different genealogy websites and looks at the content…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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07
FEB
Wheel of 4Tunes Brodsky Quartet
All Saints' Church

The four‐piece programme will be created from a selection of 40 of the Brodsky Quartets favourite pieces by spinning a wheel before each is played. The music will all be kept at the quartets feet throughout the concert and each piece will…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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09
FEB
I Got Soul Presents - DJ Luck & MC Neat in Apres
Apres nightclub

DJ LUCK & MC NEAT two of the longest serving acts in the UKG scene Neat are coming to party with us at Aprs nightclub. The MOBO Award winning charismatic duo are best known for the UK Top 10 hits With A…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01344 303333
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10
FEB
Albie J as Michael Bubl
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Albie J as Michael BubleSaturday 10th Feburary21:45pmAlbie celebrates the music of Michael Buble effortlessly and with his wealth of live experience and confidence projects magically in every show always leaving the crowd wanting just that little bit more.Our Show and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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11
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
The Anvil, Basingstoke

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATA.Starring the international…

Location: 13.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 844244
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11
FEB
Mozart and Mendelssohn Ben Goldscheider and CL
Dorchester Abbey

After the evergreen Hebrides Overture which as the name suggests was inspired by a trip to Scotland Ben Goldscheider recentnalist in BBC Young Musician of the Year is the soloist in Mozarts effervescent fourth horn concerto. The concert and festival…

Location: 15.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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12
FEB
Celebrate World Book Day at Eden Shopping Centre
Eden Shopping Centre

Inspired by World Book Day Eden Shopping Centre is organising a series of childrens activities during the February half term.Date12th16th FebruaryTime11am4pmLocationKids Corner near BootsKids will love these FREE events that celebrates some of the worlds greatest childrens authors…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01494 768068
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14
FEB
BRACKNELL Over 25s VALENTINE's PARTY
Apres Nightclub at The Coppid Beech Hotel

Over 25s Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics 70s to date. These parties are THE place for Over 25s to drink dance socialise and meet new people. Monthly at Apres Nightclub at The Alpine…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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14
FEB
Reading's Cinemas history - talk by David Cliff
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

David Cliffe was born at Macclesfield Cheshire when there were five cinemas operating all of which he remembers.He studied English language and medieval English literature at the University of Leeds followed by a postgraduate diploma in librarianship.He worked…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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15
FEB
Speed Datingin Reading
Matchbox

Speed Dating in ReadingHow Speed Dating in Reading worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Reading you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
FEB
Club Night
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Club NightSaturday 17th February21:45pmCome along for a fantastic night as our resident Dj is playing the biggest club classics.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our set buffet menu and a…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01184 027800
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20
FEB
Speed Dating in Basingstoke
Las Iguanas

Basingstoke Speed DatingHow speed dating in Basingstoke worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Basingstoke. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 13.6 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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24
FEB
The Soulstar (Matthew Winchester) @ Grosvenor Casi
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The SoulstarSaturday 24th February21:45pmBlessed with a silk like voice charisma and bags of personality The Soulstar is a phenomenal tribute to all this Soul.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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24
FEB
Workshop - Family History Websites
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutors:Gillian Stevens and Chad HannaLearn more about the many and varied web‐sites which can help you unlock your familys past including many which are free to access and others for which a subscription or pay per view is required.Free parking…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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25
FEB
Opera International presents an Ellen Kent Product
Wycombe Swan

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre AwardsBack by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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28
FEB
Mapledurham Mill - a talk by Corry Starling
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Corry Starling is the miller at Mapledurham Mill the last commercially operated mill on the River Thames.A mill has existed on the site for over a thousand years and is referred to in Domesday.The mill is part of the two…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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03
MAR
Laughter Craft Comedy Presents a Night of Comedy
Emmbrook Social and Sports Club

Laughter Craft Comedy present a top night of Stand Up Comedy with 4 top professional acts from the UK Circuit. This debut show will be Headlined by Nick Doody a regular writer and contributor to shows such as Mock the Week and…

Location: 5.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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Tourist Attractions


Bracknell Ski Centre

Ski Slopes at Bracknell Ski Centre in Bracknell, Berkshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01344 789002 for Ski Slope opening times, entrance costs and ski hire.…

Mapledurham House

Away from the distractions of town, business or busy hotels, Mapledurham is an oasis of peace, natural beauty and history.Mapledurham House, still the home of the descendants of the original family, is an Elizabethan Manor House situated beside the Thames and sheltered by the Chiltern Hills,…

Museum of English Rural Life

The Museum of English Rural Life was founded by the University of Reading in 1951 to reflect and record the changing face of farming and the countryside.It houses Designated collections of national importance that span the full range of objects, archives, photographs, film and books. …

After Dark

After Dark Nightclub in Reading, Berkshire.Contact venue on telephone number 0118‐957 6847 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

American Pool & Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at American Pool & Snooker in Reading, Berkshire.Contact venue on 0118‐956 8299 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Arthur Hill Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Arthur Hill Swimming Pool in Reading, Berkshire.Contact venue on 0118‐901 5056 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Updated: 18/01/2018 16:59:50