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Dreading Slam 2024

13th January - 29th December

Hold on every first Sunday of each month, Dreading Slam is a friendly, open mic poetry competition hosted by Richard Stephenson.

Whittington's Tea Barge
Step aboard Whittington’s for the ultimate in traditional British refreshment.
TeamSport Karting
Discover who the best driver is at TeamSport Go Karting in Reading.
Want to bowl, golf, and play darts all in one? Here you can.
Blue Collar Corner
Sample street food and draught beers at Reading's Blue Collar Corner.
Museum of Berkshire Aviation
The Museum of Berkshire Aviation is a fantastic look into the history of the aircraft industry in Berkshire.
Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology
Discover collections of prehistoric civilizations at the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology.
Cole Museum of Zoology
Visit the Cole Museum of Zoology at the University of Reading.
West Berkshire Museum
Visit West Berkshire Museum for insights into local history of Newbury and the local area.
South Street Arts Centre
South Street Arts Centre is one of Reading's iconic performance venues located just south of the town centre.
Sub 89
Get wild in Sub 89, a live music venue that welcomes bands from pop to metal to drum and bass.
Face Bar
Face Bar is a hotspot for Reading's underground music scene.
The Rising Sun Arts Centre
The Rising Sun Arts Centre is a hub for the creative arts in Reading.
Milk Bar
Pop into Milk Bar, one of Reading's only independent rum bars.
Oakford Social Club
The Oakford Social Club is a great place to catch up with friends over drinks and good food.
The Purple Turtle
The Purple Turtle is one of the iconic bars of Reading's town centre.
Parthian Climbing Reading
Scale new heights on the rock climbing walls of the Parthian Climbing centre.
Goals Reading
Get the squad together and join one of the casual football leagues at Goals Reading or maybe just hire a pitch for a kick-about with friends
Escape Reading (Queens walk)
Solve puzzles, crack codes and escape with your friends at Escape Reading!
Escape Reading (Audley Street)
Solve puzzles, crack codes and escape with your friends at Escape Reading!
Phantom Brewing Co.
Choose from a wide range of craft beers with friends at the Phantom Brewing Co. taproom.
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort
Visit the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort and experience the ultimate LEGO adventure.
Siren Tapyard
Enjoy an award-winning craft beer at the Siren Tapyard and catch up with friends!
IKEA Calcot
Located in Calcot, it couldn’t be easier to get to the world-famous home furnishing store.
Reading Farmers' Market
Get fresh, locally produced, lovingly made food
Forbury Gardens
The beautiful Victorian ornamental gardens are the heart of Reading.
Reading Museum
Founded in 1883, the museum tells the story of Reading and its people.
The Museum of English Rural Life
The University of Reading’s, Museum of Rural Life sheds life on sometimes overlooked aspects of the countryside community.
dinton pastures country park and activity centre
Take a walk on the wild side, sail into the distance, take a shot at some adventure golf or explore the award winning play park!
Progress Theatre
Catch a show at Reading's oldest producing theatre.
The Abbey Ruins
The Reading Abbey Quarter was created to bring together the unique, cultural heritage that exists within the former grounds of Reading Abbey
Reading Football Club Stadium
The home of Reading Football Club.
Thames Rivercruise
Come hop on a boat and have a different way of exploring Reading!
Puzzalogical Escape Rooms
Race against time to escape in immersive escape rooms including Virtual Reality rooms at Puzzalogical!
The Climbing Hangar
Challenge your body and mind with the wide range of bouldering problems at The Climbing Hangar.
RedKangaroo Trampoline Park
Visit Reading's premier trampoline park full of family fun, games and more!
Reading City FC Weekly Development Centre
The Reading City Football Club Development Centre for children aged 4 to 8 takes place every Sunday at the Rivermoor Stadium
Reading City FC
Reading City Football Club (or "the Cityzens") are a grassroots community-based football club based at the Rivermoor Stadium in Reading.
Walk Reading
Explore hidden gems of Reading on unforgettable walking tours with Walk Reading.