The Redlands neighbourhood policing team will hold a Redlands and University Safer Neighbourhood Forum on Thursday 3 May at 7.00pm at Reading University, London Road Campus, Building L33, Room G.01.
In the autumn of 1973 David Turner was told by a friend that there was a derelict detached house on the Basingstoke Road that had been empty for a few years and was up for sale.
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The 2018 Reading half marathon will take place on Sunday 18 March. The anti-clockwise route starts in Green Park and ends at the Madejksi stadium.
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While our University students are engaged in scholarship sublime or out volunteering, or maybe just kicking wheelie bins down Hatherley Road after flooding Reading pubs dressed as golfers (for reasons I don’t want to understand), you could be using one of their three great bars, where well-behaved townies are welcome. All three have reasonable prices and well-trained, polite staff, but refreshingly little else in common with each other. I have been wearing the hair-shirt by breaking dry January and drinking and eating in all of them. They have varied opening times, so best to check the links.
The University of Reading is looking for public comment on its new proposals to redevelop St Patrick’s hall on Northcourt Avenue. The university withdrew its previous proposal after a petition, protest from the Victorian Society and the local listing of Pearson’s Court by Reading Borough Council.
Are you over 55 and looking for a suitable exercise class? Just over half a mile and precisely one kilometre from the Whitley Pump there are sessions at the University Sports Park.
Abel Auer‘s exhibition at Katesgrove’s Rising Sun Arts Centre is entitled ‘How a Black Void Replaces the White Cube and a Painting Moves from the Fine to the Performing Arts‘. This rather long title explains the approach taken to the presentation of this selection of the artist’s enchanting works.
What a nice experience to pop over the road from my job at the Royal Berkshire Hospital to the fourth Summer Show of the Reading Guild of Artists (RGA) in the UoR London Road campus. The exhibition features a rich variety of paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and mixed media work from over 50 RGA members, as well as showcasing the final year work of BA Ed Art students from the University of Reading.
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Art lovers on Katesgrove Hill can leave their cars at home if they want to binge on culture this summer. The local highlight is the Whiteknights studio trail on 10-11 June. Reading University is also hosting several exhibitions over the next few months including the Reading Guild of Artists show on 15-25 June.