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Why South Street Matters

Why South Street Matters A guest post by Niall Norbury, Founder, Alt Reading Reading doesn’t have the greatest reputation for culture. When I first set up Alt Reading we received several comments saying we would run out of content within six months. Over a year later we are still discovering new events and organisations worth […]

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Open for Art – A big THANK YOU

Now the dust has settled from the amazing weekend that was Open for Art 2015 we’ve had a chance to reflect. The weekend was a jam packed, full to the brim, overflowing with goodness, jar of joy. With creativity on every corner and surprises to delight, Reading turned in to the biggest art gallery around […]

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Want to join us? There is plenty going on for the next two weeks and beyond

We are so very excited to tell you about new things coming up – we are going to have special workshops, opportunities for you to learn new skills, join masterclasses, take part in a one-to-one classes bespoke for you, have a private party with arty activities for adults or even something with your work colleagues. […]

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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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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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make Reading special this Christmas

make Reading special this Christmas make Reading Embrace the seasonal spirit this Christmas with make Reading – an 11 day festive celebration of Berkshire’s very best makers, designers, recyclers, art, textiles & handmade brought to you by jelly arts. On Thursday 27th November, jelly brings a Christmas fair with a difference to Reading Town Centre, […]

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Postcard from Reading, The Oracle, Friday 30 May 2014

“What do you love about your town, Reading? Come and join Emma and Mark from Jelly and the Shopmobility team at the Oracle this Friday 30th May.  Get creative with paint, stitching and recycled materials to create a postcard from Reading. Finished postcards will be exhibited during Reading Arts Trail in July.  Free event 10.30am […]

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Experimental Drawing

New Years resolution. Unusual Valentines. Need some inspiration? Share the love and treat yourself or a loved one to a short course of experimental drawing led by Julie Rogers. This course will flex your creative muscles, indulge your senses, explore processes, ideas and media. Make time to loose yourself and return to that primal activity […]

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What is it like to be part of jelly?

20 years of jelly It’s almost our 20th birthday and we have said many a time before how amazing the people are that we work with. As an organisation, a small amount of the work we do is paid and to keep jelly to this age has involved a lot of dedication from many people. […]

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