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

    Strictly Ballroom

    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

    21 Jun 2021 - 26 Jun 2021

    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

    20 Jun 2020

    They say all political careers end in tears. In Brandreth’s case it’s tears of laughter...

    Ian Waite & Vincent Simone

    Act Two

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    26 Apr 2020

    The Ballroom Boys double act Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are set to return in...

    John-Luke Roberts

    After Me Comes the Flood (But in French) drip splosh splash drip BLUBBP BLUBBP BLUBBPBLUBBPBLUBBP!!

    Reading Arts - South Street Arts Centre

    31 Jan 2020

    The critically acclaimed idiot John-Luke Roberts returns to the road with another ridiculously long titled...

    Hearty

    by Emma Frankland

    Reading Arts - South Street Arts Centre

    5 Feb 2020

    ’We Are a Hearty Sisterhood’ We must bury our knowledge until the apocalypse passes. Bearing...

    Transporter

    by Catherine Dyson

    Reading Arts - South Street Arts Centre

    23 Jan 2020

    When was the last time you were transported? Together we will go on a journey...

    Giovanni Pernice – This is Me

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

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    10 Jun 2020

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

    Burn The Floor 2020

    with Kevin & Joanne Clifton

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    15 May 2020

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

    Cinderella

    Christmas Panto 2019

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    7 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020

    The Hexagon and Imagine Theatre presentCINDERELLAStarring Justin Fletcher and Paul MorseCome and join us for another...

    Seven Drunken Nights

    The Story of The Dubliners

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    26 Mar 2020

    Following its sold-out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns...

    The Bootleg Beatles in Concert

    On The Road

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    28 Mar 2020

    This year celebrating 40 years since their debut on the West End stage in Beatlemania,...

    Anton & Erin: Dance Those Magical Movies

    Anton & Erin: Dance Those Magical Movies

    Reading Arts - The Hexagon

    14 Mar 2020

    Anton & Erin, the nation’s favourite ballroom stars are back with their brand-new show for...

    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...
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