Queens Walk, Reading, RG1 7UA
Box Office: 0118 9606060
The Hexagon is a well established multi-purpose venue in the heart of Reading. Built in 1977, it was ahead of its time both in design and structure. Described as 'space-age' in the press, its 'assisted resonance' sound system was the first of its kind in the country. Since the very first performance of The Gondoliers on November 7th 1977, The Hexagon has offered a varied programme of a consistently high standard, featuring regularly on the touring calendar of hundreds of national and international groups and orchestras. Over the years, it has welcomed to its stage such artists as English National Ballet, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, B. B. King, The Russian Ice Stars, The Smiths and Katherine Jenkins.
How To Get There
Reading train station is a 10 minute walk from The Hexagon. The station is a major transport hub with direct services to London Paddington, Bristol, Bath, Newport, Cardiff, Birmingham and the South coast. Trains run from London Paddington to Reading at least every 15 minutes throughout the day and late into the night.
There is an excellent local bus service including a Park and Ride with bus stops directly outside the Broad Street Mall.
From the M4, leave the motorway at Junction 11 and head onto the A33 into Reading Town Centre. Follow signs for the Town Centre and The Hexagon. Parking is available at the Broad Street Mall car park (follow the Broad Street Mall signposts), The Oracle (shopping centre) or Civic Car Park B.
For more travel information, visit www.reading-travelinfo.co.uk.
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