South Street Arts Centre

South Street Arts Centre
21 South Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4QU
  • Box office 0118 960 6060
  • General enquiries 0118 937 3456
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  • Website www.readingarts.com
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South Street Arts Centre is home to the award-winning RedCape Theatre, as well as Unfinished Business and Reading Youth Theatre. Located in the heart of Reading, the arts centre presents a mixed bill of performing arts, including theatre, comedy, music and live literature, from professional and community companies.

Events at this venue

There are 24 events at this location

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Abandoman: Life & Rhymes

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick.

Sat 23 Sep

£14 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Danny Bhoy: Make Something Great Again For Stronger Better Future Tomorrow Together

The internationally renowned and critically acclaimed Scottish comedian sets out his vision for a brighter future through his particular brand of warm-hearted, observational storytelling.

Thu 28 Sep

£17 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Finding Joy

Danny becomes a carer to his grandmother, who is gradually losing her memory, in Vamos Theatre Company's touching and funny full mask performance.

Wed 1 Nov

£14 (£12; £10) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

For All The Fires Not Yet Lit

Singer and storyteller Catherine Ireton's solo show about everyday courage.

Thu 19 Oct

£12.50 (£11; £10) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Habib Koite

One of Africa's most respected guitarists Habib Koite gives his first UK performances in a decade joined by his band Bamada.

Sat 21 Oct

£14 (£12; £10) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Heidi Talbot

Having embarked upon a solo career, the former lead singer of Irish/American group Cherish The Ladies takes her fusion of Irish traditional and roots music on tour.

Fri 27 Oct

£17 ( £15) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

James Phelan: Trickster

Light-hearted, prank-focused magic.

Sat 9 Sep

£14.50 / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Joan

The tale of Joan of Arc told through story and cabaret.

Tue 10 Oct

£12 (£10; £9) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Johnty Wilks: Sax In The City

Chilled and fun early evening concert full of sizzling sax.

Sat 28 Oct

£22; £19 adv / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:15

Keith James: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Keith James performs a tribute to Leonard Cohen.

Thu 12 Oct

£17 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Kerry Godliman

The stand-up and actress muses on (mis)communication in a modern age.

Sat 9 Dec

£17 (£14) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Kris Drever

A singer-songwriter and vocalist who is best known for his work with the groundbreaking and very successful Scottish folk trio Lau. A native of the Orkney Islands, his third solo album, If Wishes Were Horses, celebrates his move to the even more physically remote Shetland Islands.

Wed 11 Oct

£17 ( £15) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?

  • 3 stars

The comedian with a follow-up to her What Would Beyonce Do? show.

Sat 14 Oct

£16 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Mae Martin: Dope

The star of the award-nominated Mae Martin's Guide to 21st Century Sexuality presents her latest show which looks at addictions, and the pursuits of short-term pleasure.

Thu 26 Oct

£14 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Mark Thomas: Red Shed

  • 4 stars

Incisive humour and satire as Mark Thomas explores the arena where he began stand-up: a red wooden shed in Wakefield.

Tue 19 Sep

£17 ( £14) / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Matthew E White & Flo Morrissey

Virginia-hailing songwriter, producer and arranger Matthew E White performs his material in this intimate shows.

Tue 17 Oct

£14 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Nick Helm: There Is Nothing You Can Do To Me That I Haven’t Already Done To Myself

Self described 'human car crash of light entertainment' puts on a belter of a show.

Sat 30 Sep

Phone for availability / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Robert Newman: A History Of Western Philosophy (Work-In-Progress)

The British comedian, author and political activist presents his innovative and controversial stand-up inspired by his recent award-winning Radio 4 series Neuropolis.

Fri 6 Oct

£14.50 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

New stand-up show from the star of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage.

Fri 29 Sep

£16 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Sly & The Family Drone

Using only drums and processed cassettes, and incorporating many elements of avant-garde music and sound art in their realisation, Sly & The Family Drone are a primal orchestra of drum rhythms, radiophonic oscillator noise and electronically-abstracted vocals. They forge hypnotic, textural workouts in the vein of…

Fri 1 Sep

£5.50 / 0118 960 6060

Song Of Crow

Outrider Anthems presents Jennifer Leach's mythical journey through spoken word, dance, music, movement, film, music, light.

Fri 1 Sep

£14 (£12; £12) / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Sat 2 Sep

£14 (£12; £12) / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

Three Billy Goats Gruff & Other Furry Tails

Puppets and props tell the tale of the three billy goats the stories of some of their furry pals.

Tue 24 Oct

£9.50 / 0118 960 6060

  • 11:30
  • 14:00

Wed 25 Oct

£9.50 / 0118 960 6060

  • 11:30
  • 14:00

Two Man Show

A playful new show from RashDash about gender and masculinity.

Tue 26 Sep

£14 (£12; £10) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Vic Llewellyn And Kid Carpet: The Castle Builder

An exploration of outsider artists and the joy of creating. Featuring Nick Garnett, who at the end of the show will present the audience with something created using the debris from the show and anything else they find scattered around the stage.

Thu 21 Sep

£12 (£10; £9) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Comments & ratings

1. chrisrobbo19 Mar 2011, 3:26pm5 stars South Street Arts Centre Report

limehouse lizzie superb

Average rating 5/5 from 1 review of South Street Arts Centre.

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