Katesgrove bags now available

The Whitley Pump commissioned a design which would capture the identity of Katesgrove and incorporate local landmarks and brickwork. The design is now available on tote bags and back packs.

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The Life and death of Reading’s King, in the Oracle on the Kennet

Courtesy of the “Reading-on-Thames Festival“, which is sadly a misstatement when clearly Reading’s whole history is based on the River Kennet, came free culture in the form Reading Between the Lines Theatre Company’s play The Life and Death of Reading’s King. For the lucky 700 ticket holders on the night of 15 September this was a history making moment.

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Who owns these pieces of land in Katesgrove?

Reading Borough Council (RBC) owned all these properties in April 2017. Information about land and properties owned by the council throughout Reading is published on the RBC website.

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His Dark Materials (part one) at the Progress Theatre

Staging this play presents an amazing challenge for the Progress Theatre. They have to create over 130 characters with 28 actors, create two major battles and many smaller skirmishes, represent 43 locations on a small stage, costume the 130 characters and create puppetry for the daemons (a physical embodiment of a human soul).

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