Alongside ‘Water Fest’ the festival will take over the Abbey Quarter with activities and entertainment for all ages. We will be revealing and celebrating the exciting history of Reading.
Visit our historic encampment and speak to our re-enactors
Have a go at a variety of historical crafts
Visit our Reading Museum pop-up
Watch our medieval and civil war demonstrations
Indulge in Reading’s best street food
Explore the newly restored ruins
Enjoy performances by local artists
Meet characters from the Quarter's past
Admire the narrow boats
Take a boat trip
Explore the charity and community stalls
Pick up a map and schedule on the day to find out exactly what is going on where.