The Hexagon

The Hexagon
Queens Walk, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7QF
  • Telephone 0118 960 6060
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  • Website www.readingarts.com/thehexagon
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Conveniently located in the heart of the town, The Hexagon, part of Reading Arts & Venues, is a well-renowned multi-arts venue serving up a programme of high quality theatre, music, comedy, dance and more.

Events at this venue

There are 38 events at this location

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10cc

The hits of one of the most successful and influential English pop bands of the 70s, revisited by original member Graham Gouldman and some new faces. The original line-up of Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley, and Lol Creme assumed the name 10cc in 1972. Their first single 'Donna' peaked at number two in the…

Fri 16 Nov

£41 / 0118 960 6060

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Probably the best known and certainly one of the longest running Floyd tributes, supposedly counting members of the real band among its fans.

Tue 20 Nov

£32.45–£43.45 / 0118 960 6060

Awful Auntie

David Walliam's tale of Stella, who goes to London with her parents and wakes up three months later with no idea what has happened.

Wed 11 Jul

Times vary / £14.50–£18.50 / 0118 960 6060

Thu 12 Jul

Times vary / £14.50–£18.50 / 0118 960 6060

Fri 13 Jul

Times vary / £14.50–£18.50 / 0118 960 6060

…and 2 more dates until 15 Jul

The Beach Boys Band: Beach Boys Tribute

A Beach Boys tribute band with just five performers singing some of the pop band's biggest hits including 'I Get Around', 'Good Vibrations' and 'Surfin' USA'.

Thu 20 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0118 960 6060

Bjorn Again

Much respected long-serving Abba tribute act.

Mon 26 Nov

£27.50–£97.90 / 0118 960 6060

The Bootleg Beatles

Relive the sights and sounds of the 60s with the most established Beatles tribute band.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

£34.25 / 0118 960 6060

Collabro

Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Thu 4 Apr 2019

£21.45–£109 / 0118 960 6060

Danny Baker: Good Time Charlie's Back!

Following the success of his Cradle To Grave tour, award-winning Radio 5 presenter, comedy writer and journalist Danny Baker takes to the stage for a live tour sharing his anecdotal back catalogue. He shares irreverent and touching stories from a life in the spotlight and offers a humorous insight to his day-to-day…

Fri 5 Oct

£22.50 / 0118 960 6060

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Curmudgeonly Irish stand-up who wrote and starred in the TV sitcom Black Books.

Wed 28 Nov

£25 / 0118 960 6060

Echo & The Bunnymen

Well-preserved Liverpudlian indie rock legends.

Tue 16 Oct

£21.45–£82.50 / 0118 960 6060

FastLove

An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.

Tue 9 Oct

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Giovanni Pernice: Born To Win

The Strictly star is accompanied by Luba Mushtuk and a host of top class dancers.

Thu 5 Jul

£28–£30 (£26–£28) / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Henning Wehn - Get On With It

Brit-baiting banter form the German stand-up whose shows often revolve around identity and immigration.

Sat 17 Nov

£22 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

  • 4 stars

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Fri 23 Nov

£22 / 0118 960 6060

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment.

Wed 14 Nov

£45.10 / 0118 960 6060

Julian Clary: The Joy of Mincing

Innuendo galore and a dash of the fabulous that made him famous, from Julian Clary.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

£25 / 0118 960 6060

Level 42

Eighties funk pop quartet back on the road again, singing old favourites including 'Running in the Family' and 'Lessons in Love' as well as new tracks from their latest EP Sirens.

Mon 8 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

With The Blow Monkeys.

Little Baby Bum

A live performance based on the YouTube show for wee ones.

Fri 27 Jul

£14 / 0118 960 6060

  • 12:00
  • 14:00

Sat 28 Jul

£14 / 0118 960 6060

  • 10:30
  • 14:00

Sun 29 Jul

£14 / 0118 960 6060

  • 10:30
  • 14:00

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Thu 18 Oct

£29.70 / 0118 960 6060

Material Girl: The Madonna Story

A show celebrating the life and times of Madonna, taking you on a journey through the scandals, controversies and the music.

Sat 21 Jul

£23.50 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Maximum Rhythm and Blues with the Manfreds

A night of rhythm and blues with original members of the Manfreds including Paul Mike D’Abo, Tom McGuinness and Mike Hugg. The band is accompanied by special guests, Georgie Fame.

Fri 30 Nov

£33.40–£36.38 / 0118 960 6060

Mike & the Mechanics

Mike Rutherford's MOR crew return with a new vocalist in tow – Andrew Roachford of 'Cuddly Toy' fame. The band perform from tracks from their extensive back catalogue including 'The Living Years’, 'Word Of Mouth' and 'Another Cup of Coffee'.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

£46.50 / 0118 960 6060

Mike and the Mechanics

Rock/pop supergroup led by former Genesis bassist Mike Rutherford.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

£46.50 / 0118 960 6060

Mo's 35th Anniversary Dance Showcase

Student dancers from Mo's Dance and Drama School showcase their skills.

Sun 8 Jul

£14 (£9) / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

New Purple Celebration

Tribute to the funk rock of Prince.

Thu 22 Nov

£24.75–£28.05 / 0118 960 6060

Peppa Pig's Surprise

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis

Fun family show following the adventures of little Peppa Pig, who's having fun playing outside, but Mum and Dad have a surprise …

Sat 15 Sep

£17 / 0118 960 6060

Sun 16 Sep

£17 / 0118 960 6060

Rick Wakeman

The world-renowned former Yes keyboardist performs pieces from his recent solo album, Piano Portraits. His discography includes over 90 solo albums that range various musical styles and concepts. Along with his music career, he is also known for his contributions to BBC's Grumpy Old Men, his former radio show on Planet…

Thu 4 Oct

£29.50–£35 / 0118 960 6060

Rick Wakeman: Piano Odyssey Tour

Following the hugely successful Piano Portraits tour last year, in support of the album of the same name, Rick Wakeman returns with a new show based on the follow up release, entitled Piano Odyssey. The fourteen-date tour will feature a selection of tracks from both Piano Odyssey and Piano Portraits, showcasing music that…

Thu 4 Oct

£33.40–£40.25 / 0118 960 6060

Rick Wakeman:Piano Portraits In Concert

Currently celebrating his 50th year as a professional musician, keyboard player, songwriter and broadcaster, Rick Wakeman recently made chart history when his Piano Portraits album became the first solo piano album to enter the UK’s Top 10. Initially inspired by the unprecedented reaction to his performance of David…

Thu 4 Oct

£33.40–£40.25 / 0118 960 6060

Rip It Up

Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the 1950s. The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and rock'n'roll.

Wed 3 Oct

£30–£37.50 / 0118 960 6060

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Tue 21 May 2019

£24.50 / 0118 960 6060

Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee, and ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox, reworks 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles.

Sun 25 Nov

£29.15–£40.15 / 0118 960 6060

Starlet Dance School Present All Of The Stars

Students from the school showcase their range of skills.

Sat 7 Jul

£16 / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:00

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

  • 3 stars

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Fri 10 May 2019

£23 / 0118 960 6060

Tim Vine: Sunset Milk Idiot

Quick-fire one-liners from the pun-slinging maestro.

Fri 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

The Whitney Houston Show

Belinda Davids pages homage to one of the world’s most revered singers, accompanied by the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. The show features Houston’s greatest hits, including 'I Will Always Love You', 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' and 'One Moment in Time'.

Sat 24 Nov

£29.50–£32 / 0118 960 6060

You Win Again

A tour through the Bee Gees' career, from the 60s through the 80s with all the best tunes and plenty of dancing.

Sun 21 Oct

£27.54 / 0118 960 6060

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