Contact Us


Contact Us

How To Book

In addition to booking online  you can also book:

  • In Person and by Telephone
  • By Post, Fax or E-mail

In Person and by Telephone
Unless otherwise indicated, tickets for Reading Arts Events and Rivermead Events are available from our friendly Box Office in the Hexagon Foyer and the Town Hall Reception (0118 960 6060).

Box Office Opening Times:
The Hexagon
Monday - Friday, 10.00am - 5.00pm 
Saturday 1 hour before the show.
Sunday and Bank Holidays: 1 hour before the show.
Box Office closes 15mins after show start time.

Town Hall
Concert Hall

Monday - Saturday, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays: 1 hour before the show.

South Street
Performance days: 1 hour before the show (subject to availability)

All Box Offices are open 1 hour prior to the advertised show start time.

All major credit cards are accepted except Diners Card and American Express.
There is a £1.20 per ticket fee for tickets up to and including £10 and £2 per ticket fee for tickets greater than £10.
Bookings made in person with a pre-paid debit card are not subject to a booking fee.




By Post or E-mail
Please contact the Reading Arts & Venues Box Office (based at The Hexagon) enclosing all show details including the title of the show, date, price, your name and address. If paying by debit or credit card please include your card number and expiry date - if paying by Switch please also include your issue number.

Reading Arts & Venues Box Office
The Hexagon
Queen's Walk
Email Reading Arts and Venues box office

Tel: 0118 960 6060
Minicom: 0118 939 0040

Group Booking Line: 0118 9372011

Cheques should be made payable to Reading Borough Council with your name and address on the reverse. Please note that cheques require 10 days to clear before posting/collection and tickets will be retained for collection where proof of status is required in order to obtain a discount.


Tickets for events at the Reading Arts and Venues and any third party agency sales carry a per ticket booking fee in addition to the published prices. Because ticket revenue is divided between many different parties an increase in ticket prices would not necessarily benefit the venues.