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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 14 October

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 7 October

 

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Hug the Gaol on Sunday 13 October

Oscar Wilde gates on Chestnut Walk

The atmospheric art exhibition inspired by Oscar Wilde‘s haunting Ballad of Reading Gaol at the Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock recently provides a compelling cultural backdrop to the Hug The Gaol Event on Sunday 13 October at 2pm. The emotive images evoked by the ‘Pit of Shame’ lead us to a feeling of redemption as we surround Reading Gaol in a mass hug to demonstrate our desire to have Reading Gaol at the heart of the community.

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The Pantry re-opens

Canapes at the Pantry

Canapes at the Pantry. Picture : Huma Jehan

The new Pantry Café and Kitchen, in the old town hall near Reading Museum, was officially opened on 27 September. Katesgrove artist Huma Jehan was there to sketch the event.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 23 September

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 16 September

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 September

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‘In Reading Gaol by Reading Town’ – exhibition at the Turbine House at the Riverside Museum

‘In Reading Gaol by Reading Town’

A new exhibition of artworks inspired by Oscar Wilde‘s ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol‘ opened on Saturday 31 August in the Turbine House of the Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock. ‘In Reading Gaol by Reading Town‘ features works by 20 Reading artists curated by fellow local artists Jenny Halstead and Linda Saul.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 2 September

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 26 August

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Heritage Open Days events 2019 in and around Katesgrove

Heritage Open Days (HODs) are celebrating their 25th birthday with an extended programme of events over ten days from 13 to 22 September. There are over 40 participating venues and events in Reading this year and you don’t have to go too far from the Whitley Pump for some of them.

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What’s happening on Katesgrove Hill from 19 August

Click any entry to find more about an event. The What’s On page shows events over the coming months.

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What’s happening on Katesgrove Hill from 12 August

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What’s happening on Katesgrove Hill from 5 August

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‘Austentation’ serenades Reading Museum on Jane Austen Day

'Austentation' singer Gillie Tunley at Reading Museum

‘Austentation’ singer Gillie Tunley at Reading Museum

Reading’s regency music group Austentation celebrated Jane Austen day at Reading Museum on 27 July with a series of traditional songs that would have been known in Jane Austen’s time.

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What’s happening on Katesgrove Hill from 29 July

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HARTMANNMUELLER at Reading Fringe

The Fringe team with Simon HARTMANN and Daniel Ernesto MUELLER (third and fourth from left)

As the hottest day of the year so far cooled into the evening, there could have been few better places to be than in the garden of the Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) on Redlands Road waiting for HARTMANNMUELLER‘s performance of In Danger [German title: in noT] to begin. Gradually, conversations in the audience halted as we realised that it had already started – what had we missed?

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Whitley Pump is participating in Heritage Open Days 2019

The Whitley Pump is giving two ‘Discovering Katesgrove‘ tours at Reading Museum as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days. Both tours will take place on Saturday 21 September.

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What’s happening on Katesgrove Hill from 22 July

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What’s happening on Katesgrove Hill from 15 July

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