Reading Arts and Venues

    Reading Arts and Venues runs the three main arts venues in Reading, on behalf of Reading Borough Council. This includes The Hexagon, South Street Arts Centre and The Concert Hall at the Town Hall. It also incorporates box office services for other local and national events and festivals.

    The eclectic programme in these venues includes over 600 events a year; including pop and rock, theatre, classical music, comedy, lectures, festivals and family shows.

    Upcoming events at The Reading Arts and Venues

    Jimmy Carr Live

    Terribly Funny Tour

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    19 Feb 2020 - 15 Apr 2020

    Comedian Jimmy Carr knows that terrible things happen in life – but he believes the...

    Ben Elton

    Live 2019

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    13 Nov 2019

    After 15 years Ben Elton announces return to stand up comedy with 2019 UK tour....

    Amélie The Musical

    The Musical

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    8 Oct 2019 - 12 Oct 2019

    Hartshorn – Hook Productions, Selladoor Worldwide and Broadway Asia Company in association with The Watermill...

    Rob Beckett – Wallop

    Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand new stand up show.

    Hexagon Theatre - Reading

    21 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019

    Rob Beckett is back on tour with a brand new stand up show. It’s been...


    A Freckle Productions and Rose Theatre Kingston world premiere stage adaptation

    Reading Arts - Hexagon, South St, Concert Hall

    19 Jul 2019 - 21 Jul 2019

    Freckle Productions and Rose Theatre Kingston presentZOGBy Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler Large in size,...

    What’s Love Got To Do With It?

    A Tribute to Tina Turner

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    23 Oct 2019

    What’s Love Got To Do With It? is the joyous new show celebrating the music...

    Sam Avery

    The Learner Parent

    Reading Arts - South Street Arts Centre

    5 Jul 2019

    Parenthood is a crafty beast. The second you master something it changes the game so...

    An Audience with Simon Reeve

    Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to see Simon for the first time live and uncut!

    Hexagon Theatre - Reading

    16 Oct 2019

    Simon Reeve’s sell-out UK theatre tour in 2018 has been extended by huge public demand...

    Steve Hackett

    Genesis Revisited 2019

    Reading Arts and Venues - The Hexagon

    16 Nov 2019

    The irrepressible former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announces his 2019 European Tour. For the first...
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