South Street Arts Centre
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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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.
Arabian Nights: The Abbey School
A modern adaptation by Dominic Cooke, of the Middle Eastern folk tales that feature Sinbad and Aladdin.
Wed 10 May
Ayesha Hazarika: The State of the Nation
Ayesha Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the Labour Party as a Special Adviser working for Gordon Brown, Harriet Harman and Ed Miliband. Since leaving front line politics she’s become a much sought after…
Ayesha Hazarika: The State Of The Nation
Politics, power and how we lost the plot Ayesha Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the Labour Party as a Special Adviser working for Gordon Brown, Harriet Harman and Ed Miliband. Since leaving front…
Bilal Zafar: Cakes
The comedian presents his highly anticipated debut show where he talks about how he was mistaken for a 'Muslim Only cake shop' and became a prime target for the far right.
A genre mash-up of noise and ambience, full throttle assault and aural balm, from Duncan Harrison, Josefin Ohrn & The Liberation, Yama Warashi, One Eyed Wayne, Pete Astor, Year Of The Kite and You're Smiling Now But We'll All Turn Into Demons.
a one day music festival 20th may 2017, from 2.30pm hosted by south street arts centre reading, berkshire LIVE ACTS (in alphabetical order): DUNCAN HARRISON // JOSEFIN ÖHRN + THE LIBERATION ONE EYED WAYNE // PETE ASTOR // YAMA WARASHI // YEAR OF THE KITE YOU'RE SMILING NOW BUT WE'LL ALL TURN INTO…
Elephant And Castle
An experimental performance from Tom Adams and Lillian Henley, exploring the significance of couples talking in their sleep and what is says about their relationships.
An Evening with an Immigrant
Poet and playwright Inua Ellams presents poems, stories and anecdotes about his life.
Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys
High-energy roots folk and Americana band featuring award-winning fiddler and dancer Gordie MacKeeman.
Something Underground Theatre Company presents a dark comedy focusing on one man's odyssey, to save his son and his own sanity,
Multi award-winner Kieran Hurley weaves a picture of a familiar city at its moment of destruction
Katy Brand: I Was a Teenage Christian
The comedian tells the true story of when she was the member of a teenage church group.
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.
Mark Thomas: A Show That Gambles On The Future (Work In Progress)
Red Shed is the third part in a trilogy that started with the multi award-winning shows Bravo Figaro and Cuckooed. Thomas returns to the place where he first started to perform in public, a red wooden shed in Wakefield, the Labour Club, to celebrate the club's 50th birthday and a political legacy that is still being felt…
Thu 18 May
£12 phone for availability / 0118 960 6060
Mitch Benn: Don't Fear The Reaper
The comedian performs musical satire and questions whether death is anything to fear.
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
Off The Block #6
RBL presents its annual night of four short plays written in relay over four days, in which 16 professional actors, four directors and four composers have just one day to get the shows ready for performance night.
Dark and atmospheric folk-driven bluesy indie rock band from Hartlepool.
The Pictish Trail
Off-kilter indie-folk from The Pictish Trail.
Pictish Trail and Night Moves
Johnny Lynch is a Scottish musician who provides varied eloquent songs often accompanied by acoustic guitar.
Sean McLoughlin: Kamikaze
Touted as the best comedian you've never heard of, McLoughlin's precursor is sure to change very soon as he sets off on a UK tour with his latest stand-up show. As seen on Russell Howard's Stand-Up Central and Live at the Comedy Store, the joker presents off-beat observations and anecdotal humour that is sure to propel…
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