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Art After Dark26 September 2019

Art After Dark is a new contemporary arts strand that will transform Reading for one unforgettable night.

The free one night event will present art and performances in public spaces you may encounter every day to secret and off-the-beaten-track sites and venues. 

The event invites you to explore Reading’s identity, culture and architecture and offers arts organisations, independent artists and curators the opportunity to present works responding to Reading and the 2019 festival themes. 

The Art After Dark trail will bring Reading’s waterways, town centre, heritage quarter and University alive with artworks and pop up performances in a wide array of locations. All events in the programme will be free and open to all without tickets. 

Art After Dark aims to be accessible for a broad audience, giving local people and visitors the chance to discover different places across the town and explore its hidden histories and architecture. The event aims to meet the ever-growing demand for night-time cultural events.

Tickets FREE, Unticketed
5pm – 10.30pm Each venue or site will be within walking distance of the next event on the trail and we plan to offer a special bus shuttle service to/ from the University Campus throughout the evening.
Various venues Reading Town Centre