30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST

Veggie Dining for Romantics

Sun 11 Feb, 1:00pm

Veggie Dining returns yet again!

Come and feast on our vegetarian (and often vegan and gluten-free too!) delights in the lovely atmosphere of the Rising Sun.

Balboa Tea Dance

Sun 25 Mar, 2:00pm

Join us for a charity swing dance raising money for the Rising Sun’s building work.

Open Page/Open Stage

Sun 28 Jan, 7:00pm

Do you write? Read? Sing or draw?
Come and share your art. 

Stand Up Cinema: Experimental Films

Fri 20 Apr, 7:30pm

An evening where artists and filmmakers show short experimental films. Filmmakers will be on hand to talk about the films and the evening will be a chance to network and socialise.

Stand Up Cinema: The Holy Mountain

Fri 16 Mar, 8:00pm

A powerful alchemist leads a Christ like figure and seven materialistic characters on a quest to the Holy Mountain where heaven and earth meet.

Stand Up Cinema: His Girl Friday

Fri 16 Feb, 8:00pm

A remake of ‘The Front Page’ and voted 13th best comedy ever made by the Guardian.

Stand Up Cinema: Bullitt

Fri 19 Jan, 8:00pm

Bullitt (Peter Yates, 1970) is an iconic perhaps seminal movie which while it may have paved the way for films like Dirty Harry and The French Connection has a less hysterical tone.

The Scarlet Vixens: Diz-Lesque

Sat 3 Mar, 8:00pm
The Scarlet Vixens are back, this time we are bringing you a night of burlesque and variety from our favourite Disney characters - but be prepared, this is some messed up Disney!

Are You Listening? Festival 2018

Sat 28 Apr, 12:00pm

Are You Listening? Festival return for its sixth installment in 2018, following the huge success of it's Fifth Birthday in 2017.

Greg Chapman: One Man Variety Show

Sat 14 Apr, 2:30pm

Being entertained live is a wonderful feeling - especially when you are presented with a huge variety of skills and styles of performance!