Developing international tourism links with Spain

23 Sep 2021

Alex Brannen’s whistle-stop visit to Galicia in northwest Spain is the latest step in an international collaboration to build on strong cultural links between Galicia and Reading and will help..

Rediscover your inner foodie: eating and drinking (outside) in Reading

15 Apr 2021

Reading's restaurants, bars and pubs have now reopened – outdoors only, of course! So, where first? Here are some of our suggestions for eating and drinking your way around Reading's top cafes, bars..

Open again successfully but what does the future hold for Reading town centre?

14 Apr 2021

Andy Briggs, Chair of Reading Central BID and General Manager of The Oracle, and Nigel Horton Baker, Executive Director of Reading UK, share views on re-opening this week and the future of Reading..

'Tis the season - how to support the local economy this Christmas

10 Dec 2020

The benefits of supporting the local economy doesn’t just impact businesses. By shopping local we support our community, putting money back into the town we live in, supporting employment and making..

How can we build a more sustainable economy for Reading?

12 Nov 2020

With the launch of an economic renewal and recovery strategy, Reading UK is hosting a series of virtual roundtables to discuss key topics with local experts. The first of these roundtables is chaired..

What will Reading's tourism offer look like in 2021?

20 Oct 2020

With the 900th anniversary of one of England’s medieval gems, Reading Abbey Ruins, fast-approaching, we take a look at the future of Reading’s leisure tourism offer as we head ever-closer to 2021.

A city of rivers and parks: the best of Reading's green spaces

16 Sep 2020

Many visitors to Reading are surprised by how green the city and its surroundings are and how much space it boasts to live and enjoy - from walking lovely stretches of the Thames to a picnic in the..