Village Green

Come and experience the Village Green with seating to enjoy many local musicians, why not eat and drink and just relax!

Rachel Haywood

Rachel started playing pan in 1985 with her school band the Radcliffe Rollers. Gaining an MA after training at the Guildhall School of Music she has gone on to perform with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta as well as at the Olympics Opening Ceremony and the Notting Hill Carnival. Returning to the show this year she will be playing some of your favourite tunes and some new material in a style like you may never have heard before!

Michael Burns-Peake

A self-taught singer/song-writer from the banks of the Thames, Michael Burns-Peake burst onto the gig scene at 16. Combining emotive vocals with toe-tapping guitar melodies, Michael has become a crowd favourite at several venues across Reading and Brighton with his original songs, and covers of rock classics. With well over 260,000 plays on Spotify, Michael’s original releases have helped him cultivate an impressive audience, and his debut album “Principium” is schedule to drop in late 2022.

The Smartphones Saxophone Band

So many saxophones! The Smartphones Saxophone Band under the expert direction of Louise Rayner, play everything from Mozart to the Muppets and from Baroque to the Beatles. Guaranteed to give that feel good feeling you are warmly invited to join in the dancing, singing and conducting!

The Reading Accordion Group

Entertaining us for the first time we are delighted to welcome The Reading Accordion Group, a small piano accordion ensemble who play a varied mix of music ranging from popular to light classical, sing alongs to jazz and rock and roll. Always popular wherever they perform, they are bound to get your feet tapping and put a smile on your face.