The Hexagon

The Hexagon
Queens Walk, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7QF
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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 soul, blues and pop singer-songwriter performs in support of her album Other.

Sun 5 Nov

£27.50–£54.45 / 0118 960 6060

Alison Moyet

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

Sun 5 Nov

£25–£49.50 / 0118 960 6060

The All Star Stand Up Tour

Featuring Jarred Christmas, Gary Delaney, Sean Hughes and Pete Firman.

Sun 7 May

£22 / 0118 960 6060

An Audience with Ian Waite and Natalie Lowe

An audience with the Strictly Come Dancing duo.

Sat 1 Apr

£26–£28 (£24.50–£26.50) / 0118 960 6060

Babe, The Sheep-Pig

The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.

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

Sun 23 Jul

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

Beverley Knight

The soulful singer-songwriter and producer performs her pop hits.

Sun 18 Jun

£21.45–£38.50 / 0118 960 6060

Beverley Knight

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

Sun 18 Jun

£19.50–£35 / 0118 960 6060

Bye Bye Baby: A Celebration Of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons

Jamie Ledwith scales the falsetto heights of Frankie Valli, along with snappy choreography and a vast catalogue of hits making for a memorable and unforgettable night of nostalgia.

Thu 6 Apr

Bye Bye Baby

The music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons.

Thu 6 Apr

£21.50 (£19.50) / 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

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

Steve Delaney's deluded thespian creation returns with a new show.

Fri 31 Mar

Ed Byrne

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Fri 1 Dec

£24 / 0118 960 6060

Ellen Kent: Aida

With a high quality set and full orchestra, this Aida is an accessible and highly entertaining production of Verdi's masterpiece. International French soprano Olga Perrier stars as the enslaved Ethiopian princess with mezzo Liza Kadelnik, from the Romanian National Opera, as Amneris. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Sun 9 Apr

£29.50–£34.50 (£27.50–£32.50) / 0118 960 6060

Elvis: The Tribute Show: Elvis Presley Tribute

Paul Rouse performs a selection of the hits originally performed by the King Of Rock'n'Roll.

Sat 13 May

£24.50–£26.50 / 0118 960 6060

European Union Chamber Orchestra

Eve Stegeman directs the orchestra, with violinist Jennifer Pike and violist Timothy Ridout, for Mozart's Serenade In D and Sinfonia Concertante In E Flat For Violin And Viola and Tchaikovsky's Serenade For Strings.

Wed 12 Apr

£22.50; £25.50 / 0118 960 6060

The First Hippo on the Moon

David Walliam's children's book about two big hippos and one enormous dream – which of them can make it to the moon first?

Wed 29 Mar

£14.50 (Children £12.50 under 16s; £46) / 0118 960 6060

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sat 10 Jun

Phone for availability / 0118 960 6060

Wed 8 Nov

Phone for availability / 0118 960 6060

Imelda May

Commercial rockabilly songstress from Dublin.

Thu 11 May

£27.50–£38.50 / 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 21 Jun

Jon Richardson: Old Man

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

Thu 25 May

£20.50 / 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.

Killer Queen

Tribute to the rock stylings of Freddie Mercury and co.

Sat 17 Jun

£22.50 / 0118 960 6060

Legally Blonde The Musical: Reading Operatic Society

The ensemble stages the musical version of the hit comedy film about a girl who enrols at Harvard Law School to prove to her boyfriend that she isn't stupid.

Wed 19 Apr

Thu 20 Apr

Fri 21 Apr

Mr Bloom's Nursery LIVE

Much-loved CBeebies Ben Faulks will be joined by all his gardening friends including Margaret, Joan, Colin, Raymond and Sebastian, the lovable Wee MacGregors, and The Compostarium for an interactive stage show with familiar songs and strong educational values.

Fri 7 Apr

£17.50 (Children £15.50 under 16s; £60) / 0118 960 6060

Sat 8 Apr

£17.50 (Children £15.50 under 16s; £60) / 0118 960 6060

Naomi's Wild And Scary

Children's TV presenter Naomi Wilkinson will let you in on the secrets of her wild adventures to the corners of the earth where she has travelled in search of fierce, frightening and furry animals. Joined on stage by Animal Mark, the pair will offer an exciting discussion on the global population of animals, and who to…

Fri 14 Apr

£15.50; £19.50 (£65 four people) / 0118 960 6060

Northern Ballet: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The company performs this child-friendly ballet, based on the fairy tale, that is an opportunity to introduce young children to the live ballet, music and theatre.

Pam Ann: Fly

Character comedy from the hostess with the mostess.

Fri 9 Jun

£24 / 0118 960 6060

Pasha: Let's Dance The Night Away

The Strictly Come Dancing star and his fantastic dancers are back again touring the UK with their completely brand new show. Expect favourite dances, stunning costumes, great music, chat and fun for all the family.

Thu 4 May

£25 (£23) / 0118 960 6060

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire.

Fri 5 May

£21.45–£38.50 / 0118 960 6060

Richard Herring: The Best

A 'best of' compilation from the comedian as he picks the best jokes from his last 12 shows.

Thu 27 Apr

£17 / 0118 960 6060

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra With Martin Roscoe

Christian Kluxen conducts Rossini's Overture: William Tell, Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No 1 In G Minor, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6 In B Minor, 'Pathetique', with pianist Martin Roscoe.

Sun 21 May

£22.50–£25.50 (Children £6 under 18s) / 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 Sainsbury Singers Present The Wizard Of Oz

The 1939 film is adapted into a musical with a steampunk twist by the amateur performers.

Wed 17 May

£20; £20 (£17; £12) / 0118 960 6060

Thu 18 May

£20; £20 (£17; £12) / 0118 960 6060

Fri 19 May

£20; £20 (£17; £12) / 0118 960 6060

Shakin' Stevens

The eighties' singer with the famous hips performs his past hits to celebrate the anniversary of 30 years since the release of his first hit in the UK. In 1980 the singer released Hot Dog after years of touring and recording Stevens got his big break. His success in the eighties continued with the release of Marie Marie…

Fri 28 Apr

£22.50–£35 / 0118 960 6060

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Katie Markham delivers this celebration of one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters with performances of songs from the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.

Fri 12 May

£24.50 (£22.50) / 0118 960 6060


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.

Steve Hackett

The one-time Genesis guitarist revisits his time in the band with new versions of songs he co-wrote from the period 1971–1977.

Sun 30 Apr

Sold out / 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

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, based on the book by Judith Kerr about the tea-sipping tiger who appears at Sophie and her Mummy's door unexpectedly one evening. Expect chaos, sing-a-long songs and magic in this stunning stage adaptation.

Mon 24 Apr

£14.50 / 0118 960 6060

Tue 25 Apr

Wed 26 Apr

The Wizard Of Oz

A spectacular Easter pantomime version of the classic story, starring Bobby Davro as Scarecrow and Ashleigh & Pudsey as Dorothy and Toto.

Mon 10 Apr

£21 (£19) / 0118 960 6060

Tue 11 Apr

£21 (£19) / 0118 960 6060

The Yamato Drummers

A captivating and energetic performance of Japanese Taiko drumming from a company with 20 years on the road.

Wed 5 Apr

£23 (£21) / 0118 960 6060

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