Katesgrove artist joins Jelly Open for Art festival

Where to start with Open for Art, so much going on in so many places!

Katesgrove artist Robert Fitzmaurice is exhibiting ‘Kennet Song, Moon Shanty’ at Waterstones on Broad Street (venue 14). The works are located on the first floor either side of the stained glass window ‘I am the light of the world.’

Also in Waterstones, it is worth looking at Peter Driver‘s two installations ‘Let us Dissent’ and ‘Words Build Worlds’. These were produced for Wordup!, a collaboration with Robert Fitzmaurice earlier in the year. Peter also has a work ‘Equality, Diversity, Liberté’ at Support U on Castle Street (venue 9).

At the Biscuit Tin, the café in the new event space at Reading Station overlooked by the Thames Tower, you can see Salvo Toscano‘s work ‘Waterways’. These are moody and misty photographs of Reading riverscapes.

Sitelines, curated by South Street Arts Centre, are putting on performances around Reading during Open for Art. They will perform ‘The Gift’ at 12 noon and 2 pm on Sunday 3 July outside the South Entrance of Broad Street Mall (venue 10). This is free and booking is not required.

And finally, don’t forget the town centre heritage trail from Readipop departing from the Town Hall Square (venue 3) at 1 pm on Sunday 3 July.


  1. Jelly Open for Art
  2. Open for Art 2016 Map and Programme
  3. Katesgrove artist Robert Fitzmaurice and Peter Drive collaborate in Wordup!
  4. Open for Art on Reading’s Cultural Heritage Trail