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 – rescheduled

    Terribly Funny Tour

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    31 May 2021 - 8 Nov 2021

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

    ANTON & GIOVANNI – Him & Me

    This show promises to be THE best night out in the Summer of 2021 for all ages... A true dance extravaganza!

    The Hexagon, Reading

    22 Jul 2021

    Strictly Come Dancing professionals ANTON DU BEKE and GIOVANNI PERNICE join forces in 2021

    Come What May: A Night At The Moulin Rouge

    Sweeney Entertainments and Sisco Productions present COME WHAT MAY The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rouge

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    10 May 2021

    Please note that this event has once again been rescheduled from Tues 19 Jan 2021...

    Anton and Erin – Showtime – Rescheduled

    Join the nation’s favourite ballroom couple on their brand new tour for 2021.

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    4 Mar 2022

    Join the nation’s favourite ballroom couple on their brand new tour for 2021. SHOWTIME is a...

    We Will Rock You – Rescheduled Dates

    The global phenomenon returns to the UK!

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    4 May 2021 - 8 May 2021

    With 24 of Queen’s biggest hits and Ben Elton’s hilarious futuristic comedy writing combined, comes...

    Burn The Floor 2021 – Rescheduled Date

    Starring Strictly’s Champion Kevin Clifton

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    14 Jun 2021

    KEVIN CLIFTON is back with the BURN THE FLOOR cast in 2020… and this time...

    Ben Fogle – RESCHEDULED

    Tales From The Wilderness

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    9 Sep 2021

    Thrilling tales from a modern day explorer. From crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will...

    Giovanni Pernice – This is Me

    Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice, is back with a BRAND NEW show for 2020...

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    12 May 2022

    Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice, is back with a BRAND NEW show for 2020,...

    Diversity – Connected Tour

    After nine sell out UK tours, over 600,000 tickets sold, and countless television and live performances Diversity have announced one of their biggest UK tours to date!

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    18 Mar 2022 - 19 Mar 2022

    Last year marked 10 years since Diversity took the nation by storm when they won...

    The Stranglers UK Tour

    Special guests THE RUTS

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    22 Feb 2022

    The Stranglers have announced their final full UK tour this Autumn, after which time they...

    Remembering The Oscars 2022

    Starring Aljaz and Janette, giving wonderful songs, dances & legendary stars the full red carpet treatment.

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    21 Apr 2022

    Please note – this show has been rescheduled from Thursday 16 April 2020. Tickets remain...

    Dispatches on the Red Dress

    by Rowan Rheingans

    Reading Arts - South Street Arts Centre

    17 Nov 2021

    Please note this event has been rescheduled from 2 April 2020 to Friday 13 November...

    Morgan and West

    Unbelievable Science

    Reading Arts - South Street Arts Centre

    9 Apr 2021 - 10 Apr 2021

    Please not this event has been rescheduled from 8-9 May 2020 to 9-10 April 2021,...

    Menopause The Musical 2

    The hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical®, Cruising Through Menopause!

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    8 Apr 2021

    Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders), Nicole Barber-Lane (Hollyoaks), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty), and Nicki French (Eurovision), it’s...

    Strictly Ballroom the Musical – Rescheduled Dates

    Strictly Ballroom the Musical, based on the award-winning world-wide film phenomenon, is heading out to tour the UK and Ireland!

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    7 Feb 2022 - 12 Feb 2022

    With direction from dancer, choreographer, theatre director and Britain’s favourite TV Judge, Craig Revel Horwood,...

    Gyles Brandreth

    Break A Leg!

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    23 May 2021

    Please note that this event was rescheduled from 20th June, due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

    Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: Act Two

    Get ready for a high intensity evening of glitz and glamour

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    2 Jul 2021

    Please note this event has been rescheduled from 26 April due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

    Seven Drunken Nights

    The Story of The Dubliners

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    27 May 2021

    Please note this event has been rescheduled from 26 March 2020 due to the Covid-19...

    The Bootleg Beatles in Concert

    On The Road

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    21 Apr 2021

    Please note this event has been rescheduled from 28 March 2020 due to the Covid-19...
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