28 November 2020
4:00 pm



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Virtual Down At The Abbey Festival

Down at the Abbey is an independent music festival held in September in the stunning Reading Abbey Ruins. From the creators of the award-winning Are You Listening? Festival.

Due to Covid-19, the festival was unable to take place this year so we present a virtual experience which combines live music performances with some historical insight into Reading Abbey and the waterways that feed it.

Music from

Ever Hazel

The Amazing Tiger Band

Jacob Holroyd

Poetry from

Peter Robinson and his specially written piece ‘Locks and Moorings’

History of Reading Abbey

Presented and written by Terry Dixon

Heavy Pop ‘Friends With Benefits’

To help support us through this difficult time, the festival organisers Heavy Pop have launched a ‘Friends with Benefits’ scheme. For more info:



Directed and edited by Charlie Woodward

History of Reading Abbey directed and edited by Mark Thompson

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