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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

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Biz2Biz Berkshire Networking Lunch
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

.Monthly Biz2Biz Berkshire Networking Lunch Wednesday 18th AprilAt Grosvenor Casino Reading SouthFrom 12:00 ‐ 14:00We are now well into the busy new season so why not come and join us as its a great opportunity to talk to our speaker…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Business

TEL: 01184 027800
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21
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Workshop - Census Records
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutor: Tony RobertsThis workshopexplores theorigins and contextof census the formats of19th and 20thcentury data and how to get the best out of census documents. It looks brieflyatsome less familiar or older census and quasi‐census recordsdiscussesthepitfalls and limitationsin usingcensus dataand also considers what…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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21
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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 Sol Bernstein Chris Washington Barry Castagnola and Sally‐Ann HaywardWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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21
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90's Club Night @ Grosvenor casino Reading South
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

90s Club NightSaturday 21st April. Come along for a fantastic night as our resident DJ is playing the biggest 90s club classics. Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01184 027800
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21
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Join Frimley care home for a royal celebration thi
Whitebourne Care Home

A care home in Frimley is inviting local people to visit the home to join in its celebrations for Care Home Open Day.From 11am‐4pm on Saturday 21st April the Care UK team at Whitebourne on Burleigh Road will be marking the Queens…

Location: 13.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03334 343086
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Speed Dating in Reading
Revolution De Cuba

Reading Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Reading EventsAt one of our Reading Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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25
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I Do!
Willis Museum

As we celebrate this year of royal weddings what better excuse than to delve into our collection and share our most exquisite wedding dresses with you.From gowns and veils to bonnets and shoes the extravagance of the 1770s to the elegance of…

Location: 13.6 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01256 465902
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25
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Living through the Civil War - a talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Speaker ‐ Catherine SampsonCatherine developed her love of history in childhood and pursued it at University in Sheffield and later Oxford where she graduated with a Masters Degree in English Local History. Her dissertation subject being the impact of the Civil War…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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27
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Art of Style
The Oracle Shopping Centre

Combining free beauty makeovers live pop‐up catwalks and fashion sculptures shoppers will be invited to enjoy the latest trends with an art exhibition twist.The three‐day event will be centred around four of the hottest fashion trends displayed as works of art in…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02076 936999
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27
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Tropicana Nights
The Wycombe Swan Theatre

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 25s then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80s heaven.Tropicana Nights specialises…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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27
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MAIDENHEAD 30s to 50sPlus PARTY
Bird Hills Golf Club (Clubhouse)

30s to 50sPlus party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics 70s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Bird Hills Golf Club Clubhouse Drift Road off Hawthorn Hill A330 nr Maidenhead…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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Albie J as Bruno Mars
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

.Albie J as Bruno Mars Saturday 28th April at 9.45pm Albie J is a charismatic international singersongwriter with an incredible vocal range. He has an enviable and unique skill of being able to take on any genre of music and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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03
MAY
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
The Anvil, Basingstoke

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 Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 13.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 844244
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04
MAY
Gong Sound Journey
Beech Hill Memorial Hall

The magnificent depth breadth and diversity of sounds that the gongs create is unlike anything we experience in our normal world. Aside from any healing energies that the gongs bring their sound crowds out the mind space that most of us use…

Location: 5.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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05
MAY
UK Bee Gees
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

.UK Bee Gees The UK Bee Gees are the most realistic tribute to the Bee Gees that you will ever see or hear. From the first opening song of You Should Be Dancing all the way through the romantic ballads…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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09
MAY
Henry Marten - a talk by Dr Manfred Brod
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Manfred is a local historian specialising in the Thames Valley in the 16th and 17th centuries. He has a doctorate from Oxford University and is the author of two books and numerous papers. The period of the Civil War and its aftermath…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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12
MAY
Forever Jackson and Dancers
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

.Forever Jackson and Dancers Saturday 12th May at 9.45pmRobin Parsons vocals are spot on and his dancing matches Jacko step for step. Forever Jackson is backed by an amazing all girl dance team known as Hip Hop Pop.Our Show and…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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13
MAY
Drop In Sound Meditation
Watlington House

The magnificent depth breadth and diversity of sounds that the gongs create is unlike anything we experience in our normal world. Aside from any healing energies that the gongs bring their sound crowds out the mind space that most of us use…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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19
MAY
Rat Pack - Swingin' at the Sands
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

.Rat Pack ‐ Swingin at the Sands Saturday 19th May at 9.45pmThe Rat Pack Tribute Show Swingin At The Sands recreates the style panache and wonderful vocals of these all‐time greats also bringing its own brand of comedy and audience…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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22
MAY
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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23
MAY
Place-names of Berkshire - talk by David Peacock
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

In a break from this quarters theme of the Civil War we are delighted to welcome local historian and author Dr David Peacock to talk about the fascinating subject of place names. David is a former teacher of politics and history at…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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25
MAY
BRACKNELLOver 25s 'ADELE' Tribute PARTY
The Bier Keller

Over 25s Party Night for Singles and Couples ‐ Special Eventwith ADELE ‐ Tribute Show in the Bier Keller.Tickets to Adele also include entry to Apres Nightclub.Doors open 7pm Tribute Show from 9.30pm followed by entry…

Location: 8.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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26
MAY
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

The Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is one of the UKs top regular toy train and collectors fairs. Organised by the same people that run the highly successful Cirencester and Swindon Toy & Train Fairs the event is staged four times a…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07708 385061
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26
MAY
Club Night @ Grosvenor Casino Reading South
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Club NightSaturday 26th May9.45pm.Our Resident Dj mixes house garage new and old skool hip hop and rnb grime dancehall and anything that gets the party startedCome and get your dancing shoes on and join in the funOur Show and Luxury…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01184 027800
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30
MAY
Nicola Benedetti with the Academy of Ancient Music
Dorchester Abbey

In the second concert marking the 250th anniversary of Telemanns death we welcome Nicola Benedetti who joins Richard Egarr and AAM for the first time. Performing this programme with gut stringswhich she has described as having a more human sound…

Location: 15.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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01
JUN
Healing Gong Sound Journey
Beech Hill Memorial Hall

The magnificent breadth depth and diversity of sounds that the gongs create is unlike anything we experience in our normal world. Aside from any healing energies that the gongs bring their sound crowds out the mind space that most of us use…

Location: 5.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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05
JUN
The Official Comedy Club
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

3 Stand‐up Comedians as seen on TV at Grosvenor Casino Reading South. The best Live Comedy Shows in the UK.The Official Comedy Club.Tuesday 5th June at 8pm.At Grosvenor Casino Reading South.Come and join us & witness this fantastic venue transform into a…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01184 027800
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06
JUN
Civil War to Commonwealth - talk by John Brearley
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Formerly a teacher John Brearley is a popular and charismatic speaker on Local History topics across Berkshire. Accompanied by slides and music John will talk about the Civil War and the Commonwealth period through to the restoration of the monarchy. During these…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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08
JUN
House of Stand Up Presents Camberley Comedy
The Ely

Camberley Comedy opens its doors on the second Friday of each month. This regular comedy night launches on 8th June and were bringing you a great lineup of top comedians.Our headliner for this first Camberley Comedy Show is Comedian Broadcaster Quizzer aka…

Location: 11.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08009 992044
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09
JUN
Basingstoke Thai Festival
Basingstoke Thai Festival

A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at War Memorial Park Basingstoke is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of…

Location: 13.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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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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Updated: 18/04/2018 16:51:47