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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jelly suggests: Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing Reading: 04/02/15 – 14/02/15 St James’ Church, Abbot’s Walk, Reading, RG1 3HW Basingstoke Haymarket 25 & 26/02/2015 Greenwich Theatre 27 & 28/02/2015     Women lack the “ferocity, aggression & killer instinct” to be effective infantry soldiers… Colonel Richard Kemp, Former Commander of British forces in Afghanistan.   “O God, that […]

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Our last month at 42 Market Place

After a lovely long time feeling settled in one place it is time for us to move on – as from 31 January we will no longer have our town centre space at 42 Market Place and at the time of writing this, we don’t know where we will be. We have kindly offers for […]

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Redlands Winterval Windows

    Happy New Year to everyone! If you’re looking for something to do this weekend to kick start 2015 off with some creative sparkle then head to the Redlands/University area of Reading and take a wander around the Winterval Windows, a project where the community, young and old, have decorated their windows to be […]

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make Reading – until next time.

  This is just a little thank you to everyone who helped us to make Reading. To the people who came to our pop up shop/gallery to browse and buy, to the children who made gingerbread and visited Santa in his awesome grotto and to the grown ups who brought them. To the workshop leaders […]

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Have a handmade Christmas at make Reading

What a lovely week we’ve had at make Reading, we hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have. Judging by your comments you seem to agree with us that make Reading is THE destination in the town centre for unique gifts and Christmas spirit. Santa went down a  storm last weekend and we […]

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make Reading has MOVED!

But don’t worry, not very far, we’re still at Reading Town Hall, simply turn left through the clock tower gates and not right, and we’ll be there to welcome you with new stock, old favourites and a big ‘ol smile. We have Berkshire’s best designers, makers and artists work all in one place, don’t miss […]

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make Reading is OPEN!

It’s Thursday 27th of November, it’s 11 o’clock, by our watch anyway, and we are officially ready to make Reading! Remember this isn’t just about buying Christmas presents this is about  trying to make a connection, and by doing that you could make a friend who teaches you to make something new, make a present to make someone happy, […]

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