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Press and media - 'Central Club' building

Click the links below to read published press articles, news and information about Reading's 'Central Club'.

SIR COXSONE vs Saxon vs Unity 1988 - Central Club, Reading

Drugs raid on Central Club getReading 22 December 2005

Police arrest 23 in drugs raids BBC News 23 December 2005

Salter - Save our Mural getReading 20 January 2006

Black mural 'to be kept in some form getReading 9 March 2006

Black protest' for new venue getReading 29 March 2007

Central Club will open doors again getReading 13 October 2008

Central Club set for a fresh start getReading 16 April 2009

Pride of Reading nomination for Mark Bartley getReading 11 September 2009

Central Club back open next summer getReading 7 October 2009

Troubled Central Club to re-open? getReading 26 November 2010

£220,000 grant to Central Club team getReading 6 December 2010

Central Club set for relaunch getReading 23 March 2011

Reading black community club to have fundraising deadline extended
BBC News 23 September 2012

Central Club given extra time to raise funds getReading 26 September 2012

Reading African Caribbean club gets lifeline The Voice Online 2 October 2012

New bid to breathe life back into Reading's Central Club
getReading 27 October 2014

Review of potential use of building formally known as 'Central Club'
Reading Voluntary Action news 10 December 2014

Next Steps to Bring Former Central Club Building Back Into Community Use
Reading Borough Council press release 6 March 2015

Black History mural: the Central Club could become an arts centre
getReading 13 March 2015

From all angles: Will Reading Central Club mural be kept?
getReading 17 March 2015

Central Club redevelopment could be modelled on Notting Hill cultural arts centre
getReading 18 March 2015

Reading's Central Club revamp in 'cultural quarter' plan BBC News 25 March 2015

Revitalising Reading's Central Club building Reading Voluntary Action news

Central Club mural Reading Arts and Venues project overview

RASPO Steel Band at Central Club Reading August 2000

RASPO Steel Band at Central Club Reading August 2000

Black History Month at Central

RASPO Steel Band Black History Month event at Central Club Reading

Families celebrated Black History Month with Caribbean cuisine and calypso music at Central Reading Youth Provision in 1997.