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 15 events at this location

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Andy Zaltzman: Plan Z

One half of the satirical podcast The Bugle is back with a show encompassing national identity, hope, fear and live action democracy.

Fri 26 May

£14 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Greg Wohead: Celebration, Florida

Comeback Special is a take on Elvis Presley's 1968 Comeback Special, an American TV special that was originally called 'Elvis', but became known as his big comeback. Texan theatre-maker, Greg Wohead presents a piece about traces of the past and contemporary issues surrounding identity. When Wohead came across the…

Fri 9 Jun

£12; £10 adv ( £8) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Jack Lukeman

Award-winning Irish singer-songwriter.

Thu 6 Jul

£10 / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:00

Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble

The Stereolab vocalist fronts the ensemble to perform indie electro with bubbling synths, kraut pop rhythms and angular guitars. With support from Batsch.

Sat 27 May

£12 ( £10) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

The Mayers Ensemble: What If I Told You

  • Directed by: Chris Goode
  • Written by: Pauline Mayer

The Rambert School-trained choreographer and dancer Pauline Mayer presents a dance-theatre work which originates in her own life story. Created in association with Chris Goode & Company and followed by a discussion.

Wed 7 Jun

£12; £10 adv (£8) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show – For Kids (and Childish Grown-ups)

The travelling Victorian duo perform a magical show for the whole family.

Sat 10 Jun

0118 960 6060

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Music And Art For Bhopal

Music from Social Club and guest musicians, plus art works for auction in aid of The Bhopal Medical Appeal.

Sat 17 Jun

£14 / 0118 960 6060

  • 19:30

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

The Pictish Trail

Off-kilter indie-folk from The Pictish Trail.

Fri 2 Jun

£12 (Members £10) / 0118 960 6060

Pictish Trail and Night Moves

Johnny Lynch is a Scottish musician who provides varied eloquent songs often accompanied by acoustic guitar.

Fri 2 Jun

£12 ( £10) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Rachel Newton Trio

The Scottish singer, harpist, fiddler and pianist performs contemporary and traditional folk songs accompanied by Lauren MacColl on fiddle and Mattie Foulds on percussion.

Thu 8 Jun

£14 ( £12) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Rave On: Buddy Holly Tribute

Marc Robinson from 'Stars in Their Eyes' and 'Buddy' The Musical dons the horn-rimmed glasses to perform the rock'n'roll hits of the American icon.

Fri 23 Jun

£19.50 / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Richard Dawson

Acclaimed Northumbrian singer-songwriter drawing comparisons to John Martyn and Captain Beefheart.

Sat 24 Jun

£14 ( £12) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Ursula Martinez: Free Admission

The Olivier-Award winning performance provocateur explores the absurdities of modern life and the difficulties of being a woman. Contains nudity.

Wed 21 Jun

£12 (£10; £8) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

Victoria Melody: Ugly Chief

When the award-winning performance artist's father, TV celebrity Mike Melody, was (wrongly) diagnosed with a fatal illness, she hurled herself into an exploration of death and the funeral industry - and made this show about it.

Thu 22 Jun

£13 (£12; £10) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

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

limehouse lizzie superb

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