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Art on the move

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Who said Reading was lacking in culture? What with our article by Charlotte Coster on the best venues in and around town and the new Art Everywhere campaign, I think that could be unfair to say! A new art-wave has emerged as the public helped choose classic and popular art works to go on display across the UK. 57 British masterpieces have been put on public billboards from London to Bristol, Cardiff and Reading!» >

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Reading Festival 2013!

 

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Reading festival came to town last month as the masses of carefree flirty festival-goers flocked to the infamous grounds of the world’s oldest 1971 popular music festival, run by ‘Festival Republic’. With a capacity of 87,000, the usually quiet grounds of Little John’s farm erupted with an explosive mix of vibrant colour, loud music, outrageous forward fashion and the inevitable splattering of mud. Among sought after acts this year were headliners Eminem, Greenday and Biffy Clyro who took over the stages by storm.» >

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I Carrn’t stop laughing!

Gagging order

 

Jimmy Carr. Whether you love or hate him- this guy can pull puns out of his sleeve like a comedy magician. In fact, two solid hours of gags, anecdotes and one-liners were crammed into his 10th brand new nationwide tour, cleverly named, Gagging Order. After experiencing the show- the name is rather fitting for this funny man, who is dubbed the ‘king of controversial comedy.’

Yes we’ve all seen his familiar face and recognise his distinctive giggle on our Channel 4 faves such as, 8 out of 10 cats, Big Fat Quiz of the Year, Comedy Roast and 10 O’clock Live but what I wanted to experience was Jimmy away from a desk, an autocue and the rolling camera, and to see this witty chap exposed live in front of my very eyes.» >

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