Reading UK manage a number of projects aimed at raising the profile of arts and culture in Reading, including the Reading-on-Thames Festival and Reading Cultural Awards, as well as being the lead organisation for 2016's Reading Year of Culture. Reading UK works to integrate business and the arts and demonstrate the value of a high cultural profile to economic performance.

Many Reading businesses got involved in Reading’s Year of Culture. Find out more about what they thought of their involvement here

Businesses in Reading view the arts, heritage and culture as a key part of giving Reading a stronger identity that will support business growth. Reading UK’s business survey on place making found that 85% thought business and the arts should work more closely together to support economic growth. Find out more here.

Find out what opportunities exist for your business to get involved in cultural activity in Reading. Register your contact details with us here.

Arts organisations

Get your events promoted

Alt Reading
Reading Borough Council website
Reading Arts website – events uploaded to the Council website will also be published on Reading Arts


Reading BID’s ARENA summer events programme
Arts Council England


Reading Arts and Cultural Forum
ROAM Creative Networking for Reading

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Reading UK
The Library Building
Abbey Square


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