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Reading Charity Art Fair

In aid of the Royal Berkshire Hospital Staff Wellness Centre

29 Oct 2021-31 Oct 2021

The 2021 Reading Charity Art Fair will again be held at Leighton Park School and all the money raised will go to the Royal Berkshire Hospital Staff Wellness Centre.

Preview Party

  • Friday 29th October, 5pm to 7.30pm.

  • Admission Tickets just £10. Please reserve your tickets by e-mailing the Secretary at

Public Admission - FREE entry

  • Saturday 30th October - 10am to 5pm and Sunday 31st October - 10am to 4pm

Art for all, especially for Christmas

Looking for that perfect gift for Christmas? - or is it time for a change of view at home? - There is always space for a special picture, a piece of sculpture or some beautiful pottery.

We can provide the answer with a huge variety of artworks to suit every pocket and taste. From £25 to £1000 in oils, acrylic, watercolour and other mediums - representative and contemporary - large and small artworks and sculptures to buy or commission. Whatever your decor we will have something to complement it.

We will have hundreds of paintings on view together with a wide selection of ceramics, sculpture and handmade jewellery. So you have a good chance of finding just the right thing - and it will be by a local artist and at a realistic price.

Buying is strictly on a first come first served basis and purchased paintings will be clearly marked. You should please collect your painting after the exhibition and between 4.30 and 5pm. on Sunday 31st October. If this is impractical please consult a steward and it may be possible for you to take your purchase with you in exceptional circumstances. Prize winning entries will remain until the end of the exhibition.

The preferred method of payment is by credit or debit card but if this is not possible we can take cash. Unfortunately we can't accept payment by cheque.

With support from the Reading Guild of Artists and Leighton Park School, the Rotary and Inner Wheel Clubs of Reading Maiden Erlegh are hosting the Art Fair 29th – 31st October with the ever-popular Art Café. Leighton Park School is a great venue with free parking facilities and a large exhibition area.

The Art Café

The Art Café, run by the Inner Wheel Club of Reading Maiden Erlegh, will provide a welcome break while viewing the exhibits. You can enjoy a choice of tea, coffee, biscuits and cakes.

The Royal Berkshire Hospital Staff Wellness Centre

The wellbeing and welfare of NHS staff is essential to the care of all patients. Like many hospitals throughout the UK, the staff members at all levels at the Royal Berkshire Hospital have worked tirelessly with dedication under immense pressure during the Covid-19 pandemic. To ensure that they get the support they all deserve, a permanent wellbeing centre is being established near to the hospital. It will be a place for them to rest, relax and access services to help them keep well, healthy and motivated. Donations and purchases at the Art Fair will add to the funding of these much-needed facilities.