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Geoff Norcott I Blame The Parents at South street in Reading

Geoff Norcott: I Blame The Parents

Thu 20 May 2021

For his fourth national tour, Geoff talks less politics (alright, there will probably be a bit)and will mostly explore personal responsibility, parenting and who should take the blame when things go wrong.  

Circus of Horrors: Revamped & Rockin' at the Hexagon in Reading

Circus of Horrors: Revamped & Rockin'

Sun 24 Jan 2021

The new Circus of Horrors show  REVAMPED & ROCKIN' will be an immersive celebration of it's astounding 25 years. It will include an amazing amalgamation of acts, driven by a rock n roll sound scape, a show that will have you sat on the edge of your (socially-distanced) seat when not falling off it with laughter.

Santa's Christmas Rescue streaming online in Reading

Santa's Christmas Rescue!

Streaming anytime 10 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021

A fabulous festive show from the team behind The Hexagon's annual Christmas panto. This year has been a little different for everyone, including Santa and his elves in the North Pole. Santa is very sad that he is not able to meet children from all over the world this Christmas but that does not mean he does not have a special treat for you! 

Sarah Millican brings her Bobby Dazzler show to the Hexagon

Sarah Millican: Bobby Dazzler

8-9 July 2022

The hilarious Sarah Millican is back for her sixth international tour. You’ll learn about what happens when your mouth seals shut, how to throw poo over a wall, trying to lose weight but only losing the tip of your finger, a surprisingly funny smear test, and how truly awful a floatation tank can actually be.

Rosie Jones headlines Laugh-A-Lot Comedy Club in December in Reading

Laugh-A-Lot Comedy Club with Rosie Jones

Thu 17 Dec

An exciting, premium comedy night based in the heart of Reading. Our December show is headlined by Rosie Jones (Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, 8 out of 10 Cats). With her infectious laugh and high energy, Rosie Jones has quickly become a must-see act on the UK comedy circuit.


Reading's Digital Advent Calendar throughout December

Reading's Digital Advent Calendar

1-24 December

We can’t bring the Living Advent Calendar to the streets of Reading this year, so we’re delivering daily digital doses of Christmas cheer instead. Reading’s Digital Advent Calendar is a series of 24 videos delivered throughout December, featuring music, poetry, drama and more, from creatives and communities all over Reading. It’s a new surprise every day!

Nabil Abdulrashid headlines Mates Rates Comedy Presents: Comedy @ Turtle #4

Mates Rates Presents: Comedy @ Turtle #4

1 Jan 2021

Mates Rates Comedy has teamed up with The Purple Turtle to bring you the best acts from the UK comedy scene in a new socially-distanced comedy club. Our first show of the new year is headlined by Britain's Got Talent finalist Nabil Abdulrashid.

That'll Be The Day Christmas Show streaming online

That'll Be The Day Christmas Show

Thur 10 Dec

Watch the brand new Christmas show in the comfort of your own home! The pre-recorded show will include the best pop Christmas classics and traditional Christmas songs along with hilarious comedy routines. PLUS, Trevor and some of the cast will be LIVE ONLINE on the evening to answer your questions, chat and share a virtual sherry with you.

Reading Twilight Trail coming to Forbury Gardens and the Abbey Ruins this Christmas

Reading Twilight Trail

8 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021

In a year that has been quite out-of-the-ordinary, Reading is set to see something pretty extra-ordinary this Christmas season. For the first time ever, Reading will have its very own Twilight Trail, a magical festive trail full of sparkles and illuminations, leading you through Reading’s iconic Forbury Gardens and Abbey Ruins.