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Reading Winter on Ice at Forbury Gardens | 18th November to 1st January

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Reading Winter Ice is back to Reading. A REAL ice rink is back to Forbury Gardens in what once again will be the centre piece of an exciting programme of festivities in Reading’s town centre.

The ice rink, Reading Winter on Ice, will operate from 18th November December to 1st January and will cap the town centre’s festive programme. The Ice rink has a first session at 10 am and the last session is at 9pm with the event closing at 10pm Daily.

There will be Themed Rides and Attractions, Festival stalls, an array of all your Festive Foods that can be washed down with a seasonal Mulled Wine, a Hot Chocolate or a Bavarian Beer. AND the main attraction as mentioned will be the huge Real Ice Rink (Larger Than Last Years).

Other activities will include a magical Santa’s Grotto, open daily from 19th which finishes on Christmas Eve, Christmas Markets selling all types of Christmas Gifts from Cheese’s, Traditional German Sausages to hats and gloves and all types of special foods basically everything you need for that special Christmas Present, a full licensed bar for those winter warmers, mulled wine and cider. German Sausages, doughnuts, sweets, Alpine noodles, gourmet burgers, crepes.

if that’s not enough reason to come down you’ll find rides for all ages from the 100 foot Northern Star Tower to the Polar Bear Bumper Cars or even have your picture in our purpose built Snow Globe positioned in the Band Stand… what else can you ask!!!

See you all at Reading Winter Ice & their Winter Wonderland

Forbury Gardens
The Forbury
Reading
RG1 3EJ
United Kingdom

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Reading Comic-Con is back for it’s 4th year in 2019!!

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A return to our traditional weekend date in November and loaded with an all new lineup of Guests from TV & Film as well as from your favourite Comics. New props & attractions will be also on hand as well as our always popular Cosplay & Gaming Zones plus a few more surprises that we are keeping under our hats for now.

Saturday November 23 – Sunday November 24
10:00 AM
Rivermead Leisure Complex and Gym
Richfield Avenue, RG1 8EQ Reading, England

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Squash & Pumpkins Festival | 29th Sept 2019

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Tolhurst Organic is a vegetable growing farm, just outside the village of Whitchurch-on-Thames in south Oxfordshire. We sell through a local Box Scheme, Farmers’ Market and in our local veg shed.

Autumnal Dress Parade
Children’s entertainment
Live music
Bouncy Castle
Giant Pumpkins Competition
Food & Drink
Admission £4.00/person. Children come free.

2, West Lodge, Hardwick Road
Reading, England

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Reading Town Meal | 28 September

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Reading’s community festival of food returns to Forbury Gardens: food grown in local gardens and allotments, turned into a delicious meal by Reading College and served free in Forbury Gardens. Plus food-related activities for all the family, live music, local food traders and community groups.

A free meal cooked by Reading College students, served free to 1000+ Live bands, stalls, community stalls, workshops, activities and local food market. Held in Forbury Gardens on Sat 28th September

Reading Town Meal aims to celebrate and promote home grown and locally produced food. Food4families developed Reading Town Meal as apart of its broader vision for a significant increase in the amount of food grown locally and more sustainably. This embraces a broad approach to sustainability, incorporating economic, health and well-being, community capacity and resilience, and carbon reduction aspects.

ORGANISERS

1] Food4families–a BIG lottery funded project managed by Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC)

2] Reading international Solidarity Centre–the BIGGEST Development Education Centre in the UK

3] Reading College–A long tradition of education and training, with their Hospitality, Travel&Tourism department contributing their expertise and use of kitchen facilities to prepare and serve the Town meal

4] Reading Borough Council

5] True Food Community Co-operative– Offers a complete range of general groceries, including organic whole foods, local fresh fruit and vegetables and environmentally friendly household products.

28 September
Reading Town Meal
Sat 12 PM · Forbury Gardens · Reading, England

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