You will never be short of something to do in Reading. Its vibrancy and cosmopolitan appeal makes it a perfect place to stay. Whether on business or staying for leisure, there is something on most months and if events are slightly further afield and you haven’t got a car, the transport links via Reading train station are superb. Have a look at the following link for a 2017 What’s On Guide to Reading.

https://issuu.com/readingcouncil/docs/rbc_what_s_on_2017_e-version

For a more up-to-date listing of what’s going on each week then look at the following websites:

www.getreading.co.uk/whats-on

www.altreading.com/top-5-things-to-do-reading-week

www.livingreading.co.uk

Reading Town Centre

Food is an ever popular event in Reading Town Centre with two regular food markets – Wednesdays www.bluecollarstreetfood.co.uk – (10-4pm) and Friday (Chow Friday street food market) in Market Place, Reading Town Centre – showcasing local street food traders. Never again will you need to get a soggy sandwich when out and about in Reading.

Don’t forget to look at a map of Reading to familiarise yourself with the town centre: www.ukmapsz.co.uk/reading.html

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July 2017

Rewind 80’s Festival

July 18 - July 20

Rewind 80’s Festival in Henley – a bit of nostalgia reliving the 80’s at the famous Henley 80’s Rewind Festival.

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August 2017

Reading Festival

August 25 - August 27

The legendary Reading Festival is an annual rock music festival – showcasing some of the best rock bands in the world – get tickets quickly if you’re interested in going.

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September 2017

Reading Pride Festival

September 2 @ 12:00 - 18:30
Kings Meadow, Napier Road, Reading RG1 8BN. , Kings Meadow, Napier Road
Reading, RG1 8BN United Kingdom
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Reading Pride Festival – parade and festival to promote equality and to celebrate the very best of the LGBT and community.

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Royal County of Berkshire Show

September 16 - September 17
Newbury Showground , RG18 9QZ + Google Map

The Royal County of Berkshire Show – An action packed countryside show and one of Britain’s top 10 agricultural shows – something for everyone.

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October 2017

Henley Literary Festival

October 2 - October 8

Henley Literary Festival taking place at venues across Henley with 150 talks, Q&A’s and performances for adults and children. A great week of activities.

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November 2017

Bonfire Weekend

November 5

Lots of fireworks displays – see local press for details

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Christmas Lights

November 18

Christmas light switch on – The Oracle Shopping Centre. Check the website nearer the time for more up-to-date information.

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December 2017

Santa Jog

December 3

Santa Jog – fun to watch if you’re in Reading – Reading Town Centre – Forbury Gardens. Check out local press for details nearer the time.

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Reading Winter on Ice

December 18 - December 30

Reading Winter on Ice – Forbury Gardens is transformed into a winter festival including ice-rink and a visit from Santa of course.

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