Matilda the Empress comes to Reading

Great seal of Matilda the Empress

Bookings are now open for Matilda the Empress which will be performed by Reading Between the Lines (RBL) this November in St James’ Church in the Forbury.

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A year in planning

Reading Borough Council Civic Offices

The apparently relentless drive to convert the area’s pubs, offices and vacant lots into flats and HMOs (houses in multiple occupation) continued apace this year. Some proposals, including the demolition of the After Dark Club and the Woodley Arms, were rejected, whilst others, such as the new residential care home near the Rising Sun Arts Centre, will proceed. The saving of the South Street Arts Centre was a major success in keeping Katesgrove at the front of Reading’s arts scene.

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