Animation Club, Off the Grid and the Reading Contemporary Art Fair

There’s still time to enjoy the Arts in Redlands trail (see previous post) and this Thursday our brand new animation club begins. Thank you Alt Reading for highlighting us as one of your top five this week. By the time you see this our regular jelly tots session will be clearing up but you can […]

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Easter trails and workshops

It’s a holiday! Here are a couple of creative things to do that don’t involve chocolate…although maybe they should…and both feature in Alt Reading’s Top Ten family events during Easter. Off the Grid Family Art Club April 4th This Saturday is the first of the Off the Grid family art clubs. jelly’s family art club is a […]

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jelly recommends- The Boy Who Bit Picasso

Saturday 4 April, 11.30am & 2pm Untied Artists & Oxford Playhouse The Boy Who Bit Picasso My name is Tony. When I was a little boy I had the most extraordinary friend…Pablo Picasso! Come and play down on the farm with Tony and Picasso. We’ll have loads of fun, make crazy pictures and we’ll tell […]

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Workshops? We’ve got them covered.

It’s been a busy time since moving in to Jacksons, sprucing it up, making it our own, cleaning and decorating the windows, putting the kettle on and having a cuppa, all the things you do when you move house and now it’s time to invite you round. We have an exciting range of workshops and […]

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Jelly preview: Gaslight, Progress Theatre

Jelly preview: Gaslight, Progress Theatre   The latest production at Progress Theatre is the 1938 play Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton. Hamilton is probably more famous for writing Rope – the play that the Hitchcock film is based on – and Gaslight has a similarly intimate setting.   The action takes place in the living room […]

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Open for Art 2015

  Thank for everyone that came to last night’s meeting at jelly’s new studio space, The Uniform Department, Jacksons Corner, to bring together ideas and proposals for this years Open for Art (3-5 July). It was a lovely informal session with ideas being drawn and written, meeting new people and chatting to old friends. There […]

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Please join us to make Reading Open for Art in 2015

We would like to invite you to an open meeting on Monday 23 February at 6pm to visit jelly’s new studio space, The Uniform Department, Jacksons Corner, and bring together ideas and proposals for this years Open for Art (3-5 July). Last year was the first town centre arts trail and celebration of all things […]

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Moving on

Firstly we want to say thank you to everyone that has sent messages of support, ideas and suggestions of what to do next. We have been overwhelmed by the love and are working through the ideas writing up plans, pulling things together and hope that in the future we may find a longer term more […]

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jelly future news

Thank you everyone for messages, suggestions, tweets and ideas you have shared with us since our post about saying goodbye to no 42 – there are so many people to say thank you too and we will be doing that shortly. At the moment, the plan is to be out of 42 Market Place on […]

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jelly suggests: A Tale Told

A Tale Told – a brand new short festival at South Street A Tale Told South Street Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 January South Street Arts Centre is proud to present a brand new festival of storytelling theatre for Reading, called A Tale Told. South Street has established itself as a leading venue on the […]

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