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.

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Afro Celt Sound System

The return of the group who fuse electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.

Sat 18 Nov

£28.25 / 0118 960 6060

Alison Moyet

The much loved Yazoo chanteuse with the big smokey voice tours her latest album the minutes.

Sun 5 Nov

£27.50–£54.45 / 0118 960 6060

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Sat 22 Jul

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64 four people) / 0118 960 6060

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Sun 23 Jul

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64 four people) / 0118 960 6060

  • 10:00
  • 13:00

Beverley Knight

Britsoul diva who gives it her all in performance, like the captain of the hockey team.

Wed 11 Oct

£21.45–£38.50 / 0118 960 6060

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Mon 12 Mar 2018

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Tue 13 Mar 2018

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Byso And Sing Healthy Summer Concert 2017

A joint concert featuring the community choirs of Sing Healthy and the talented young musicians of the Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra, Berkshire Youth Percussion Ensemble, Academy Saxophones and Academy@Maestros. The programme will include Karl Jenkins The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace and Gabriel Faure Cantique de…

Sun 16 Jul

Free / 0118 960 6060

Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook

The two members of the band Squeeze perform a selection of songs by the band, plus solo material fro each artist.

Mon 23 Oct

£32.50–£47.50 / 0118 960 6060

David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical

It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.

Sun 29 Apr 2018

£25.50 / 0118 960 6060

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

In his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, David Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Contains explicit language.

Sun 29 Apr 2018

£28.56 / 0118 960 6060

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Fri 1 Dec

£24 / 0118 960 6060

Festival of the Spoken Nerd

A night of unashamed nerdiness and unlimited laughs with Helen Arney, Steve Mould and Matt Parker.

Sun 15 Oct

£17.50 / 0118 960 6060

Gordon Buchanan: Animal Families and Me

Gordon Buchanan talks about some of his most challenging expeditions.

Tue 10 Oct

£21.50 / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Wed 8 Nov

Phone for availability / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

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.

Wed 21 Mar 2018

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Wed 23 May 2018

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Wed 20 Sep

£27.50 / 0118 960 6060

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Tue 31 Oct

£20.50 / 0118 960 6060

Jonathan Pie: Live

  • 3 stars

The comic reveals the truth behind recent news events both home and abroad.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

£22.50 / 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. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

Fri 10 Nov

£44 / 0118 960 6060

With Guest Vocalist: Jose Feliciano. Also Featuring: Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall & Beth Rowley.

A Murder is Announced

A classic Miss Marple mystery from Middle Ground Theatre Company.

Thu 27 Jul

£24.50–£28.50 (£22.50–£26.50) / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Fri 28 Jul

£24.50–£28.50 (£22.50–£26.50) / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Sat 29 Jul

£24.50–£28.50 (£22.50–£26.50) / 0118 960 6060

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

The Nutcracker Ballet

Student dancers from Mo's Dance & Drama perform the famous ballet.

Sat 8 Jul

£17 (Children £12 under 16s; £12) / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Sun 9 Jul

£17 (Children £12 under 16s; £12) / 0118 960 6060

  • 14:30

OMD

Veteran synth pop act performing favourites from their back catalogue and tracks from new album The Punishment of Luxury.

Thu 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

Purple Rain

A live celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince.

Sun 4 Mar 2018

£24.75–£28.05 / 0118 960 6060

Rbwm Junior Music Festival

The inaugural Junior Music Festival (JMF) for primary schools based in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. JMFs are opportunities for groups of key stage 2 children to come together to enjoy the experience of singing as part of a massed choir in a prestigious venue. This is a fun opportunity to rehearse and…

Wed 28 Jun

Free / 0118 960 6060

Thu 29 Jun

Free / 0118 960 6060

Ready Or Not

A showcase performance by students of Starlet Dance School.

Sat 1 Jul

£15 / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:00

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.

Sun 1 Oct

£22.42–£40.25 / 0118 960 6060

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.

Tue 24 Oct

£30.50 / 0118 960 6060

Wed 29 Nov

£30.50 / 0118 960 6060

The Scarecrows' Wedding

Heart-warming adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's new bestselling book.

Wed 5 Jul

£14.50 (£12.50; £46) / 0118 960 6060

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Scouting for Girls

Quirky perky London indie poppers who gave us 'She's So Lovely'.

Thu 16 Nov

£25.95 / 0118 960 6060

Shane Filan

The Westlife member heads out on tour, performing tracks from his solo albums You and Me and Right Here.

Fri 13 Oct

£33.50–£50 / 0118 960 6060

Squeeze

One of the best post-punk pop acts, helmed by the songwriting duo Glen Tilbrook and Chris Difford.

Mon 23 Oct

£35.75–£52.25 / 0118 960 6060

With Nine Below Zero.

Status Quo

Cheery veterans of classic rock.

Thu 30 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 960 6060

Thank You For The Music

Double the tribute trouble with a night of ABBA and Bee Gees covers.

Sat 14 Oct

£24.20 / 0118 960 6060

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