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Arts groups across Thames Valley benefit from government grant

Phil Creighton
ARTS groups across the Thames Valley are among 1,300 different organisations benefitting from a £257 million share of a Government grant.  The first recipients of...
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Hexagon pantomime starring Justin Fletcher postponed due to coronavirus – no live show this Christmas, but it’s back in 2021

Phil Creighton
FOR MANY families, it’s the highlight of their year and a perfect introduction to theatre. But this year’s Reading Hexagon pantomime is another casualty of...
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'I go on stage and think how lucky I am to be here': Swinging Blue Jeans' Peter Oakman reflects on those Sensational 60s

Phil Creighton
PICTURE the scene: it’s 1953, a new Queen means it’s a time of celebration for a nation struggling with post-war rationing.  And performing at one...
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Why Derek Ryan is no small Guinness

Phil Creighton
THE WEATHER outside, dear reader, was frightful. But the welcome was warm. And when Derek Ryan brings his blend of Irish charm to Reading’s Concert...
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Suzanne Shaw and CBBC's Chris Jarvis team up for Hexagon's new Easter pantomime

Phil Creighton
Purr-fect family entertainment is promised this Easter, thanks to Puss in Boots. Starring Hear’Say’s Suzanne Shaw and CBBC star Chris Jarvis, the show is being...
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Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs to play doom-drenched music at Reading’s Sub89

John Wakefield
ONE of the most unusually named bands will be swinging into Reading next week for a night of Heavy Pop.  Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs...