Summer is finally here. After the cold winter with the beast from the east earlier this year, it’s nice to be able to enjoy some nice weather. So if you’re looking for some inspiration for things to do in Reading with friends and/or family, here’s a list of six suggestions to give you a helping hand.

Also remember, if you need a taxi service in Reading to take you to and from your summer activities this year, give the friendly team at Loddon Cars a call. Our drivers are highly skilled and our taxi service has a flat competitive 24/7 rate; providing you with a stress-free journey well into the early hours of the morning.

If you would like to book a taxi, give our friendly team a call on 01189321 321, alternatively you could also book a taxi using our iPhone/Android App.

What's On In Reading This Summer? 6 Suggestions To Give You A Helping Hand.

There are numerous different activities in Reading this summer. Indeed, you can choose from activities ranging from comedy events, children's activities, free events, and more!

  1. Have A Laugh At Ninja Duck Comedy, A FREE Stand Up Show.
    This comedy event in August is free to enter, however donations to the NSPCC are welcome, so pay what you feel!

    The event includes a host of stand-up comedians who are local to the Reading area, however it also includes some improve comedy based upon audience suggestions.

    In addition to hilarious comedy, this event also has a fantastic selection of food and drink available including burgers, hot dogs, beer, and cider. So if you're a fan of hilarious comedy and tasty food, consider attending the Ninja Duck Comedy stand up show in Reading this August.

  2. Reading Town Meal.
    In September, you could visit Forbury Gardens from 12am-4pm for the Reading Town Meal. This picnic in the park event is a celebration of locally grown fruit and vegetables. Additionally all of the food served is donated by local growers and allotment holders and is prepared by Reading College students.

    This event includes local bands, family fun activities, and provides people with the opportunity to learn about growing your own food.

  3. Matilda Musical Theatre Workshop.
    Has your child 'caught the theatre bug'? This summer in August there is a musical theatre workshop for children aged 6 to 16 where they can enjoy a fun filled week of singing, dancing, and of course acting. Additionally at the end of the week there will be a performance for friends and family to watch.

  4. Literary Festival.
    Set to be the biggest literary festival yet, this year in September there will be over 150 events across Henley from the 29th Sept to the 7th This includes numerous well known writers and some exciting new talent. For example, speakers include Irvine Welsh and Sir Oliver Letwin.

    Additionally, there will also be a children's literary festival, which includes Anthony Horowitz and the international bestselling author, David Melling.

  5. Art Classes For Adults.
    If you want to try your hand at art this summer, in august you'll have the opportunity to learn and discover your creative talents; perhaps making some new friends along the way. You'll learn to use a variety of different artistic mediums, including pencil drawing, watercolours, and acrylics. Additionally all the art materials are provided.

  6. Murder Mystery!
    Put on your 'thinking cap' and take a bite out of this tasty mystery with a three hour immersive treasure hunt. This takes place during August and is ideal for both families and individuals. You can learn more by using the social media hashtag, #WhoKilledBeauKay

Organising A Day Out This Summer? Choose A Taxi From Loddon Cars.

If you’re searching for a taxi service in Reading, get in touch with the Loddon Cars team. We employ a team of knowledgeable and highly-skilled staff. This includes both highly skilled drivers and highly skilled call handlers who will be able to provide you with advice and assistance. Our Reading taxi service is easy to book. Those who prefer the traditional and ‘old-fashioned’ option could visit our office and ask for a taxi. However, we also have a variety of other methods of taxi booking in Reading. For example, you could call our team to arrange your taxi, you could book a taxi online, or you could utilise the newer more recent methods of booking a taxi by using our mobile app.

Our taxi fleet contains over a hundred vehicles of various different sizes. This includes minivans and 6-seat vehicles. Additionally, we can provide our taxi services in Reading 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As such, if you’re searching for a taxi for a family day out this summer, make Loddon Cars your first choice.

Reliable Taxis In Reading – Loddon Cars.

If you’re searching for a reliable taxi in Reading, you can place your trust in our highly-skilled team of taxi drivers and call handlers. Thanks to our downloadable app and tracked vehicles, you’ll be able to save time when organising your lift, but you’ll also receive up-to-date notifications on the taxi’s estimated time of arrival, and you’ll be able to securely pay with your credit/debit card.

Book Your Taxi Today!

If you would like to book your taxi in Reading for an event this summer, you can book online. To book your taxi on our website, please click the green BOOK NOW button on the top right of the browser. Alternatively you could book quickly using our iPhone/Android App.

Give Our Friendly Team A Call Today.

If you would like more information regarding our Reading taxi services, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team. If you would like to speak to us, please call 01189321 321.

However, if you would like to get in touch with our team using the internet, you can do so through social media or by clicking the blue Chat With Us button on the right hand side of your browser. Alternatively, you could send any questions you may have to us via email. Our email address is

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