Reading on Thames Festival – free tickets for community groups

News from: Reading UK CIC

There are special ticket offers for community groups to come and join us at the Reading on Thames Festival, to help us celebrate our culture, heritage and waterways! For both events there will be free travel provided by Reading Buses – further information on this will be sent nearer to the event.

On Thursday 6 September In Place of War presents GRRRL, a bespoke, electronic collaboration
Get involved for a dance-off with a twist – taking place in the grand, historic setting of Reading’ s best kept secret, the historic Concert Hall, GRRRL presents revolutionary independent female artists from across the world, brought together by global charity In Place Of War. Together, these six influential artists from Brazil, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Venezuela, Bangladesh and the UK have worked with Laima Leyton (Mixhell/Soulwax) to create a studio and touring project that fuses together sounds of dark techno, ghetto bass, hip hop, dancehall, reggae, soul and electronica.

On Saturday 15 September run away to the Circus with Cirque Bijou
Roll up, roll up! It’s the 250th anniversary of circus in Britain and across the country, artists, communities and audiences are coming together to celebrate this most accessible, most thrilling and most liberating of art forms. Set against the beautiful and atmospheric backdrop of Caversham Court Gardens, Cirque Bijou brings the party to Reading with an immersive evening of the most contemporary of circus. Combining traditional skills and daredevilry with modern technology, live music and sophisticated styling, you will witness beautiful, graceful and inspiring performances against this unique riverside backdrop.

To book free tickets for your group please email Megan at megan@livingreading.co.uk with the following information:

-Name of your group
-Number of tickets needed
-A contact email address and telephone number for the group

Please note that there are limited numbers of tickets available, so book soon to guarantee your group doesn’t miss out!

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