Keep up to date with all of the news on upcoming ‘virtual world’ events and activities, streamed direct to your home and created by Reading based artists and organisations.

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, 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.


13 May 2020

Funding for Online Culture Projects – A Call for Reading Based Artists and Organisations

The Reading Place of Culture, a project run by Reading Borough Council, Reading UK and Reading University, are creating a virtual ‘venue’ called Reading Culture Live, where you will be able to take part in activities and events created by our cultural community for our community.