Reading’s arts and culture sector shine at first Reading Cultural Awards

30 June 2017

At a glitzy awards ceremony at The Olympia Ballroom last night (29 June), the winners of the inaugural Reading Cultural Awards were announced before an audience of over 300 from Reading’s arts community and local businesses. Over 350 nominations were received for the Reading Cultural Awards 2017, and at the ceremony last night, 13 were … Read More

Four Reading arts organisations become National Portfolio Organisations 2018-22

27 June 2017

Arts Council England have announced its new National Portfolio (NPO) for 2018-22 – a fresh, ambitious and wide-ranging group of organisations that will bring new energy to the arts and cultural sector, while reaching more people in more places than ever before. Among the organisations receiving funding over four years are four from Reading for the … Read More

A new festival for Reading – Reading-on-Thames Festival launches

19 June 2017

9-17 September 2017 Reading UK CIC is delighted to announce that the inaugural Reading-on-Thames Festival will take place between 9 and 17 September 2017 with support from Arts Council England and Reading’s newest office building, R+. This new arts and cultural festival for Reading was born out of the ideas, enthusiasm and momentum from Reading’s … Read More

Reading Cultural Awards 2017 – finalists announced

1 June 2017

The finalists shortlisted for the Reading Cultural Awards 2017 have been announced by Reading UK CIC. The inaugural Reading Cultural Awards have received over 350 nominations celebrating the town’s arts, cultural and heritage. The entries have now been whittled down to 50 finalists across 12 categories who will be vying to be one of the … Read More