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A Jazz and Film Night Tribute to to celebrate Blue Note records at Progress Theatre

A Jazz and Film Night Tribute to to celebrate Blue Note records

  • Progress Theatre Reading
  • Friday 22nd November
  • Jazz at Progress celebrates the 80th anniversary of Blue Note records with live jazz from the Stuart Henderson Quintet and a film presentation of ‘Blue No
    Alan Barnes ‘Jazz Christmas Carol’ at Progress Theatre

    Alan Barnes ‘Jazz Christmas Carol’

    • Progress Theatre Reading
    • Friday 20th December
    • Combining classic Dickens and classic Alan Barnes, A Jazz Christmas Carol is a suite in which the All-Star Alan Barnes Octet takes on the Dickensian roles in be

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      Progress Theatre is a self-governing, self-funding theatre group founded in 1947 and maintained by volunteers. As a registered Charity we are committed to promoting education in the performing arts as well as producing a programme of varied, interesting and challenging drama to the highest standard.

      Our intimate 95 seat venue has a fully licensed bar and is the oldest operating theatre in Reading. There is wheelchair access to the Theatre with a seat for disabled patrons and their carer.
      Progress has a thriving Youth Theatre, a Writers’ Group, the Friends of Progress and the Members themselves.

      Progress Theatre enjoys good relations with the Arts and Leisure department of Reading Borough Council, and use to stage the 350-seat Reading Abbey Ruins Open Air Shakespeare in partnership with Reading Borough Council each summer before the Abbeys Ruins was closed for refurbishment. We now produce the Reading Open Air Shakespeare annually in the enchanting settings of Caversham Court Gardens during July.

      We are members of the Little Theatre Guild (LTG) and the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) and we are a registered in England as a charity (no. 205440).

      Venue contact details and info

      Name: Progress Theatre

      Phone: 01189606060

      Capacity: 97

      Dress code: Casual

      Opening hours: All shows start at 7.45pm (doors open 7.15pm)

      Food served: Confectionery and Ice Cream only

      Parking: Large car park for patrons

      Nearest Train Station: Reading Main

      Address: The Mount, Christchurch Rd, Reading, RG1 5HL

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      Type of venue: Theatre

      Clientele: Everyone is welcome

      Drinks served: Very reasonably priced bar

      Disabled facilities: Yes

      Nearest Bus Stop: Serviced Reading Buses; Red 9 and Claret 20, 20a & 21 routes

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