About us


Venue Reading is a professional events service at the University of Reading that offers a wide variety of venues and facilities. We can host a range of events including -

  • Day & Residential Meetings
  • Weddings
  • Functions
  • Large Conferences
  • B&B Accommodation
  • Christmas Parties
  • Group Accommodation

Why should you choose Venue Reading to host your next event?

Our Customer Promise is to...

Care for our customers with a personal touch

Deliver impeccable service, promptly and at all times

ISO 9001 Certified

We are ISO 9001 certified by the British Standards Institution (BSI), demonstrating our commitment to service quality.

Please read our quality policy and commitment to our customers.

Event management

Every one of our events is managed by an experienced and dedicated event co-ordinator, working with you to meet your requirements.


Venue Reading has everything from traditional buildings rich in heritage to modern state of the art meeting rooms. We stage concerts in our magnificent Grade 2 listed Great Hall; clients can host dinners and functions in our Blandfords Restaurant; and residential conferences can enjoy accommodation in a range of halls and relax in one of the bar and leisure outlets.


Our University Whiteknights campus has recently been voted one of the best green spaces in the country, making it an ideal setting to host your event. Please visit the University's Sustainability page for more information about our green credentials.


The University of Reading is in a prime location in the South-East of England and has excellent transport links.