30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST

Emigrating alone: The impact of UK immigration policy on lone women

Tue 8 May, 7:15pm

The first in a series of talks held at the Rising Sun. The purpose of these talks is to increase the knowledge and understanding of experiences in the arts from different perspectives.


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Interview: Greg Chapman

This Saturday, Greg Chapman brings his “one-man variety” show to the centre, with two performances – a family-friendly matinee and a more grown-up evening show.

BBC Radio Berkshire’s Royal Bunting Workshop

Sat 21 Apr, 10:00am

The royal wedding is coming to Berkshire in May and we’re making some giant bunting to decorate the crowd barriers in Windsor. 


The Big Untidy Night Out

Fri 8 Jun, 7:30pm

Featuring the return of three Big Untidy faves: the elegant 80s tinged indie of Head of Steam, the modern day troubador and political tour de force, the fantastic Mr Grant Sharkey and the emotional


Reading Fringe Festival

Sat 28 Jul, 12:30pm

The Reading Fringe Festival returns to the Rising Sun - playing host to comedy, theatre, music and more!


Tango Select

Sun 15 Jul, 7:30pm

Tango Select play classical tangos, milongas and vals including many favourite songs from tangos ‘Golden Age’ composers.


Stand Up Cinema: L'age D'or (Luis Buñuel, 1930)

Fri 20 Jul, 7:30pm

Stand Up Cinema is a collaboration between the Rising Sun and Real Time Video.

Main feature 8.00 (Short films are shown prior to main feature)
Donation (Suggested £5).


Stand Up Cinema: Vanishing Point (Richard C. Safarian, 1971)

Fri 15 Jun, 7:30pm

Stand Up Cinema is a collaboration between the Rising Sun and Real Time Video.

Main feature 8.00 (Short films are shown prior to main feature).
Donation (Suggested £5).


The Diversity Social: Launch Party

Sun 13 May, 7:00pm

A brand new social club for adults with mobility issues.


Stand Up Cinema: I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach, 2016)

Fri 18 May, 7:30pm

Stand Up Cinema is a collaboration between the Rising Sun and Real Time Video.

Main feature 8.00 (Short films are shown prior to main feature).
Donation (Suggested £5)


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