Venues

Kentonbecome-a-friend Theatre – New Street, RG9 2BP

A Regency gem set in the heart of Henley-on-Thames, the boards at The Kenton Theatre have been trodden since 1805, making it the fourth-oldest working theatre in the country. Run by volunteers, it provides a varied programme of professional and amateur live entertainment to the community, and is home to some of the Henley Literary Festival’s most special events.

 

Phyllis Court  Phyllis Ct Dr, RG9 2HT

This elegant Georgian mansion is set in 18 acres of land with lawns sweeping down to the river. The newly refurbished Riverside Pavilion – a Grade II listed building – overlooks the world famous Henley Regatta course.

 

 

 

 

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Christ Church Centre – 46 Reading Road, RG9 1AG

Part of the Christ Church United Reformed Church in Henley, the Christ Church Centre’s motto – ‘Meeting the needs of the community’ – sees them graciously offer space for local groups and charities to meet and carry out all manner of activities within its six rooms and halls. As well as the main Church, the Centre includes a smaller Chapel and catering facilities providing lunches, teas and coffees on various days throughout the week.

 

 

Venue5Town Hall – Market Place, RG9 2AQ

The present Town Hall, built in 1897 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, opened in 1901. With the help of our brilliant AV company, ITM, we return once again to transform this historic landmark into a spectacularly equipped space to host some of the festival’s biggest events.

 

 

 

Venue2Hotel du Vin – New Street, RG9 2BP

Occupying the site of an 18th century brewery in the centre of town, Hotel du Vin is now a stylish boutique hotel with a refined French bistro. Its relaxed terrace, fresh new menu and extensive wine list make it the perfect place to relax before or after events – and, if you’re a Friend of the Festival, you’ll get 20% off your food and drink bill.

 

 

 

VenueThe Hibernia at Hobbs Boat Yard – Station Road, RG9 1AZ

Encased in glass, The Hibernia allows guests wonderful panoramic views and comfortable, dry seating, lending itself perfectly to some of our most popular festival events – the River Readings.

 

 

 

Venue4The Baillie Gifford Festival Hub – Market Place, RG9 2AH

For the forth year running, we’re delighted to host a wonderful space in the centre of town from Friday 6th October – Sunday 8th October. Visit the Hub for the live Box Office, free children’s events and activities, a pop-up Laithwaite’s wine shop and Dragonfly Tea tent, ticket giveaways, competitions and more.

 


DISABLED ACCESS
All of our venues have disabled access. The Hibernia boat is suitable for push wheelchair access, however, there are no disabled toilet facilities on the boat. Please notify the Box Office if you require disabled access to a venue, as the venue in question must be notified prior to your arrival. Discover more about accessibility at the festival here

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