Reading Arts' Summer season
Published 10 May 2012 11:30 0 Comments
The Hexagon have done themselves proud by bagging top comedian Rhod Gilbert to tickle funnybones on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 26-27.
The world-class Welshman's previous shows have had audiences chuckling over ill-fated mince pies and his chances of ending up in heaven. Don't miss the laugh-master on his comeback tour, The Man With The Flaming Battenburg Tattoo.
Another must-see this summer is The Real Vintage market on Sunday, June 3. Tantalising crowds with cocktails, culture, fashion, fun and fine art, the event is set to offer the best of vintage from the 20s through to the 80s - plus get your skates on for a spin on the vintage roller rink.
On Friday, June 22, young thrill-seekers can enjoy Night Of The Living Dead For Kids at South Street, and experience a night of horror and
physical theatre performed by youngsters from Theale Green School.
Theatre lovers are being invited into the swamp, where fairies, toads and monsters dwell, for a puppeteering feat with a 3D finale suitable for
over-sevens. Swamp Juice comes to South Street on Wednesday, July 4.
DoubleDotDash?!'s annual Bash will be hitting South Street Arts centre on Saturday, July 7, bringing an eclectic mix of sounds including Euros Child, Laura J Martin and Seamus Fogarty.
Thirdsday Blues will continue its successful residency at South Street with The Retreat Blues on Thursday, August 16.
The Concert Hall also has a stunning selection of acts throughout the
summer season. To mark The Queen's Diamond Jubillee, The King's Singers will be performing secular songs from the reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I on Saturday, June 16. Later in the month, as part of Reading Proms, Reading Symphony Orchestra will perform on Saturday, June 23. Visit www.
readingarts.com or call 01189 606060 to book.
This article appeared in Reading Chronicle 10 May 12