What's on inReading


Welcome to Reading

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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Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Reading as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Reading

24
OCT
The history of Reading Gaol - Talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

County Archivist and Berkshire Family History Society Vice‐President Mark Stevens explores the history of the prison from the Georgian period until its first closure in 1920. Find out about the separate system of hard labour hard board and hard fare that characterised…

TEL: 01189 509553
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09
NOV
Murder at Reading Gaol Talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

This is the second of the societys talks ths quarter focusing on Reading Gaol. Crime writer and Berkshire Family History Society Vice‐President Angela Buckley will share stories of the Victorian inmates of Reading Prison including the nefarious acts of baby farmer Amelia…

TEL: 01189 509553
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09
NOV
Out of Africa Charity Ball 2019
Hilton Hotel Reading

Experience the joy and hope that comes Out of Africa as you celebrate the difference that the charity Creating Better Futures is making in the lives of orphans and vulnerable children in Zimbabwe. Be inspired to help more communities defeat poverty through…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01183 271154
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16
NOV
Suffragettes Workshop with Dr Margaret Simons
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Interested in the subject of votes for women or have a family connection to the suffragette movement Discover the wealth of information available from: The National Archives newspapers oral histories diaries personal papers photographs and film footage. All add to our understanding…

TEL: 01189 509553
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21
NOV
The history of Reading's Hospitals - Talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Discover the history of Reading Hospitals from 1837 to the present day in this fascinating talk by Lionel Williams. The talk mainly focuses on the Royal Berkshire Hospital which opened on London Road Reading in 1839 but also includes some information about…

TEL: 01189 509553
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30
NOV
Christmas Book Market
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Following the success of last years event. Thechance to purchase those Christmas bargains quality pre‐loved and new books on family local and social history at prices to suit all purses. Also historic maps and family history data CDs.The Centre is…

TEL: 01189 509553
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05
DEC
Reading's Nineteenth Century Schools - Talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

In the nineteenth century churches and individuals were the main benefactors setting up local schools until in 1871 when the local authority in Reading also became involved in the provision of education through Reading School Board. Local historian and Victorian schools expert…

TEL: 01189 509553
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08
DEC
Christmas Concert
Reading Minster Of St Mary The Virgin C Of E Church

Trinity Concert Bands Christmas Concert is the perfect way to get into the festive spirit with lashings of music and carols guaranteed to bring Christmas cheer to all the family. The award winning wind orchestra will be performing at Reading Minster for…

TEL: 01184 492099
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19
MAR
MJR present THE BOYS ARE BACK TOUR
Hexagon Theatre

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you…

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Tourist Attractions


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,…

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.…

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. …

D Scott

D Scott ‐ golf course in Henley‐on‐Thames, Oxfordshire.Contact the golf course on telephone number 01491 629967 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at D Scott golf courseclub.…

Fez Club

Fez Club Nightclub in Reading, Berkshire.Contact venue on telephone number 0118‐958 6839 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Stallones

Stallones Nightclub in Henley‐on‐Thames, Oxfordshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01491 579392 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Reading? See our list of attractions in Reading, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


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