Reading Soup holds events every other month. Entry is £5, which gets you a bowl of soup, art, a live music performance and a donation to the winning community project. All the entry money goes to the winning project, so we cover the cost of food and drink ourselves. We may ask for a small donation for drinks and other refreshments. If you would like to pitch at Reading SOUP, get in touch at

Our next event

Wednesday 10 July

Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Place: St Laurence Church, Friar Street, Reading.

Pitching are:

The Churches in Reading Drop in Centre at St Saviours Church Hall, is a safe and welcoming place for many homeless people and those who are disadvantaged in the Reading community. They are pitching at Reading Soup for funding to run an  art project will help the people who attend their centre to express themselves through art, which can be displayed at Reading Library.

Reading Pride
Reading Pride promote equality, diversity, wellbeing and advance education for our town’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. If they win Soup funding, it will go towards organising the Pride march and festival on Saturday 31 August, which celebrates the theme of Love Unites.

Ridgeline Trust
This therapeutic garden in East Reading helps those with disabilities or facing mental or physical health issues get involved in gardening, learn new skills and gain confidence. They’re looking for support to build new garden resources to provide more opportunities for disabled people to engage in horticultural therapy.

Entry is a £5 donation, cash only on the door.

Children are welcome and the venue is fully accessible. Children’s entry is free.

If you have any questions about access or attending, please contact us.

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Upcoming dates

  • Thursday 17th October
  • Wednesday 27th November