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.
For a more up-to-date listing of what’s going on each week then look at the following websites:
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
The 7th annual Eat Reading Food festival - Reading Town Centre - A 20m long table in Broad Street to sample the wonderful delights of Reading’s best restaurants.Find out more »
Reading Water Fest – between 11am – 5pm. Will start at Forbury Gardens in Reading and will run along the Kennet and Avon canal along Chestnut Walk to Reading Museum.Find out more »
Reading’s Chilli Festival - Reading Town Centre - Broad Street and Market Place. With products from around the world and the chilli challenge and cook-off taking place.Find out more »
Henley Royal Regatta - undoubtedly the best known regatta in the world spread out over five days with over 200 races - both a sporting and social occasion.Find out more »
Henley Festival spread over 5 days - celebrating the best of UK & international music and arts at a quintessential British location. It's a place to soak up the atmosphere and be entertained whilst experiencing a vibrant programme of music, food and the arts.Find out more »
The 54th Annual Woodcote Rally – steam engines and over 600 vehicles to see, activities, craftsmen on display, dog agility and music and the odd pint of beer – a wonderful event for a summer’s afternoon.Find out more »
Rewind 80’s Festival in Henley – a bit of nostalgia reliving the 80’s at the famous Henley 80’s Rewind Festival.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
Reading Pride Festival – parade and festival to promote equality and to celebrate the very best of the LGBT and community.Find out more »