A photo of a concert at the Great Hall

The Great Hall is located at our historic London Road campus, the original home of the University in the heart of Reading, a perfect setting to hold a concert.

At a Glance


Located at the historic London Road campus in Reading


The Great Hall is a Grade II listed building

On hand to help

Dedicated event coordinator to help ensure everything goes to plan

The Great Hall

A beautiful Grade 2 listed building which was opened in 1905, the Great Hall has a fixed stage with a magnificent organ and grand piano, ample space for a choir and orchestra, and can seat audiences of 350 to 500. Multiple dressing rooms are available back stage along with toilet facilities for the performers to use during the concert. A bar service can be offered in the main lobby for pre and interval drinks.

If you are looking for a grand historic venue to conduct a concert in, The Great Hall will not disappoint.

Find Us

Great Hall, University of Reading, London Road Campus, Reading, RG1 5AQ

If you are attending an event at the Great Hall, please read our guest information pack which is downloadable here. The guest information includes arrival information, parking information, information about the bar etc.