30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST

This Weekend's Events (9th to 11th March)

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Hi Everyone

It's been on my mind for a while, but Roger Federer won the 2017 Mens Singles at Wimbledon, yet it turns out he's married!  If he had any shred of decency, he'd hand back the prize money immediately.

And after all of that (and by the way, suggestions for a new hobby are much welcome), it's time to regale you all with what you can expect at the Rising Sun this weekend

On Friday we bring you THE BIG UNTIDY NIGHT OUT

The Big Untidy Night Out specialises in bringing new unusual talent into the Rising Sun.  Singers, songwriters, poets, punk outfits, ambient experimentalists, sensational cellists and demonic banjo-players, the possibilities are endless.

The powers that be at Untidy HQ bring you... Personal experience or downright lies? Well.....you decide as you are granted a personal audience with ROBERT HOKUM. Since picking up the guitar in 1966, Robert has performed for royalty, biker clubs, shopping malls, prison inmates in numerous blues / rock / jazz gigs sharing stages with both the famous and the forgettable.

Whilst doing all this he found time to found London’s longest running Blues Festival – The Ealing Blues Festival.

The show mixes anecdotes, humorous songs, comedy and other things he’s acquired up along the way – some of it true, some of it not. In a rare treat Robert has invited two of his favourite artists to appear alongside him, political songwriter and modern-day troubadour Mr GRANT SHARKEY and the effervescent multi-instrumentalist duo DR SLIDESHOW

We're open at 8pm and it'll cost you a paltry £5 on the door to get in 

On Saturday afternoon, we have the return of YELLOW TEAPOT CAFE

The Yellow Teapot Cafe might do everything a cafe might do. In fact it does , you can buy tea, coffee and soft drinks, biscuit, cake and we would serve a beer if pushed. But we are not a cafe we are an event at the Rising Sun Arts Centre and to that end we can provide so much more! It is a moveable feast. It happens every month on the 2nd and last Saturdays between 1 and 3 pm.
Like I said, you can find the usual fare but more it is a haven for those who like to look at books and drink tea. We have the beginnings of a little library with picture, poetry and story books for the young at heart. Alongside the aforementioned refreshment we will serve Chinese and Indian teas freely. 

Also there will be a selection of art materials so there will be opportunity to write and draw as inspired in the gentle creative space. With I hope some background music that will also bring to the fore creative juices. What’s not to like?

That's everything for another week, just to remind you that we are, as always, at 30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST (If you pop it into your satnav or Google, we shall magically appear!)
Have a nice weekend!

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