Paid roles at Reading on Thames Festival 2018

20 July 2018

Reading on Thames Festival is offering a number of paid roles as part of the 2018 Festival. Working with the Festival Director and Producer, the Festival is looking for a Festival Co-ordinator to manage the volunteer team and Festival Stewards to assist with the delivery of an enjoyable and safe experience for Festival audiences across … Read More

Volunteer at the the  Reading on Thames Festival 2018

19 July 2018

From performing with Cirque Bijou to working in the festival office or running an information desk, there is a wide range of volunteer opportunities as part of this year’s Reading on Thames Festival, which takes place between 6 – 16 September 2018  across Reading town centre and its waterways and canals. Performers Internationally renowned show-makers … Read More

Reading on Thames Festival Artist call-out – The Midnight Run

19 July 2018

 On Saturday 15 September 2018, The Midnight Run will take place across Reading, as part of the Reading on Thames Festival. Founded in 2005 by poet and playwright Inua Ellams (Barber Shop Chronicles, National Theatre), The Midnight Run (MNR) is a 6 hour urban walking experience, that will take participants across Reading on a night-time … Read More

Reading on Thames Festival 2018 line up announced

11 July 2018

Festival dates: 6-16 September 2018 Following its successful first year in 2017, the line-up for this year’s Reading on Thames Festival has been announced. The Reading on Thames Festival takes its inspiration from Reading’s majestic waterways and sets out to create a vibrant, broad appeal arts and cultural festival programme set in venues and unusual … Read More

In Ruins, a theatrical exploration of Reading Abbey Quarter

10 July 2018

Reading’s Abbey Quarter is rich in history. It contains the burial place of King Henry I of England, the last remaining English King to be found. The ruins of the site of his mausoleum, Reading Abbey, are once again open to explore following a £3.1 million conservation project, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and Reading … Read More