30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST

This Weekend's Events (11th to 13th March)

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Hi Everyone

We return to your interwebular perusal contraption to inform of you everything of a Rising Sun nature that happens to be occuring this very weekend.  Very much in the manner of a three-legged dog running through the park regardless of its precarious sense of balance

On Friday, we bring you THE BIG UNITDY NIGHT OUT

The Big Untidy Night Out specialises in bringing new unusual talent into the Rising Sun.  Singers, songwriters, poets, punk outfits, ambient experimentalists, sensational cellists and demonic banjo-players…the possibilities are endless.

This month's bill includes the return of the very stylish HEAD OF STEAM and the wit and charm of the COLIN STARK QUNITET. There's also the excellent local singer-songwriter STU CLARK accompanied by SARAH LAMBERT-GATES. Completing the bill we have the beguilling up-and-coming folk trio BEARWOOD!

We're open at 8pm and it'll cost you a paltry £5 on the door to get in.

On Saturday, we're proud to be bringing you our OPEN DAY!

Come and try out some taster classes and workshops, relax in our cafe bar.

Join us at our Art Auction and Cabaret in the evening and help us raise some much needed funds for the centre.

Our Original artworks POSTCARD SALE will be happening throughout the day.

Relax in our YELLOW TEAPOT CAFE with home baked snacks, also....

Upstairs: Printmaking and Bookmaking workshops
La Rueda 11.00 am
Life drawing 12.00 noon
Tango 1.00 pm
Swing 2.00 pm
Drumming 3.00 pm
poetry 4.00 pm

A short performance by MADCAP MOONSOUP at 5.00 pm


ART AUCTION & CABARET begins at7pm

Damien A Passmore with be your host and auctioneer.

Performances from: ZAP COMEDY, Classical Piano with MAIJA, La Rueda dance, spoken word from JOHN HOGGET, 

Burlesque with THE SCARLET VIXENS and music from DAMIEN A PASSMORE

There's even free wine and chocolate!

Have a look at our facebook event page to preview some of our auction and postcard donations!  https://www.facebook.com/events/1525475134414618/

We're open from 11am to 11pm and it's absolutely FREE!  We hope you can join us!!

That's everything for another weekend, just to remind you that you can find us at 30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST  (If you put us in your Google or Sat Nav, we shall magically appear)

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