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Great space suitable for multitude of events

Visited this venue for the first time ever for a Smart Works Designer Sale last Saturday! Really... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Another good visit

As usual great staff and venue. Very affordable comedy and comfortable now it has been redecorated... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Great space suitable for multitude of events”
7 Oct 2018
“Another good visit”
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21 South Street, Reading RG1 4QU, England
+44 118 960 6060
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this venue for the first time ever for a Smart Works Designer Sale last Saturday! Really lovely site and well looked after. The staff were really helpful and the very afforadable coffee was of a really good standard. The hall was well stocked with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

As usual great staff and venue. Very affordable comedy and comfortable now it has been redecorated. Great for wheelchair. Forgot my tickets and they kindly reprinted them. Staff are also very good at taking out (or leaving in a chair) depending if you are staying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This is for me the most accessible gig venue in Reading - you can park outside on South St (no specific blue badge parking but fine as you're allowed to park for free in the metered bays, which is the same anywhere in Reading). Slope...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Came here to watch a band as part of the "are you listening?" Festival. Great acoustics, a couple of rooms, decent bar. A really good place to catch a show.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GLWayne
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went to watch a childrens play here with my nephew who is 4, the staff are very friendly despite being very busy at the time. The play was fun and kept all the children entertained. Would defo recommend

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RachelClark1993
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A small alternative venue, recently refurbished and offering alternative shows of very high quality. The space has changed from the last time I was there (around 1 year ago). The performance stage, seating arrangements, bar, toilet facilities and general transit areas have been vastly improved.......More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank AnamLondon
Reviewed 31 January 2017

After tonight put my opinion,Efi Rosen going to see Ashley Blaker,in show comedy Know it is going to be very funny

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

South Street is more of a community centre than a main events centre for Reading, but does host a lot of alternative events along with some great comedy. However, it is now under threat of closure, leaving The Hexagon (an old, pretty horrible place) and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

caught the tale end of the Peace and Love Concert at this venue which was part of International festival for Black History Month. South Street seems to host a good range of events.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank PatsyCline_12
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Been to this place more times over the last 5 or 6 years than anywhere else in Reading. An important part of Reading's music and art scene. Highly recommended. The place could do with a bit of modernising (The hand dryer in the men's looks...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Wells666
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