30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST

'My Word' Poetry

Thu 11 May, 6:30pm

An opportunity for interested individuals to write poetry and reflect on current news events.

The Big Untidy Night Out

Fri 9 Jun, 7:00pm
Big Untidy June 2017

...with John Forrester, Head Of Steam and Baron Mare.

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Big Untidy Night Out: Grant Sharkey / Robert Hokum / Wolfnote

Fri 12 May, 7:30pm

Featuring the return of Big Untidy favourite and modern day troubadour Grant Sharkey, with support from blues man extraordinare Robert Hokum and Reading-based acoustic quartet Wolfnote.

Milonga Simpatica

Sun 16 Jul, 4:30pm

A Sunday afternoon/early evening opportunity to dance tango in a friendly environment, with live music from Tango Select.

Very relaxed, great company. Very simpatico.

River of Creativity

Sat 8 Jul, 12:00pm

A new project bringing a River of Creativity featuring music, dance, theatre, a procession of fish and a huge Spanish galleon floating down a fabric river to Broad Street in Reading town centre.

Here Comes The Sun

Sat 12 Aug, 11:00am

The Rising Sun’s annual festival - Here Comes the Sun is back for its eighth year!

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This Weekend's Events (21st to 23rd April)

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Madcap Moonsoup

Fri 7 Jul, 8:30pm

A musical/comedy evening brought to you by the good people of Earley and Calcot .

An evening of music, comedy and surreal going’s on. Expect mayhem to unleash your cerebral horizon!

Read College

Sun 28 May, 7:30pm

Following on from their 2015 award for Best Young Performer at Reading Fringe Festival, and 2 highly successful years here at the Rising Sun, the UK’s leading Performing Arts Foundation College pre

Notional Theatre: Well-Thumbed

Fri 23 Jun, 7:30pm
The premise of the show is simple: once upon a time when you took a book from the shelf it always opened at the well-thumbed mucky bits!