Reading’s cultural sector now has a wealth of local initiatives that you can access online! Arts, culture and heritage can benefit your mental health and wellbeing in so many ways. We have grouped them by the NHS ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’ and included additional resources around safeguarding and general wellbeing.

09 July 2020

Round 2 Commission Pot Now Live

Grants of up to £1000 are now available to deliver digital events and activities for Reading’s virtual venue – Reading Culture Live.

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29 May 2020

Launching a brand-new virtual cultural venue for Reading

Reading arts and cultural organisations have come together to create a brand new live streaming cultural venue for Reading. Launched this week, during Reading Children’s Festival, readingculturelive.co.uk brings performances and activities from many of Reading’s top arts and cultural organisations direct to Reading residents via their PCs, tablets and phones.


28 May 2020

Reading Children’s Festival 2020

Following the cancellation of this year’s Reading Children’s Festival we are really excited to announce that we’ll instead be hosting an online version of the festival during half term in May.  This virtual festival will provide a huge variety of online activities, performances, tutorials and workshops to help keep your kids entertained during the half term holiday (23rd May – 31st May), all from the safety of your own homes.