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Purple Turtle Reading

Purple Turtle events and tickets

Skiddle is an official primary ticket outlet for Purple Turtle in Reading. Find 3 upcoming events below. Tickets can be purchased directly from Skiddle:

Marisa And The Moths (Acoustic) at Purple Turtle

Marisa And The Moths (Acoustic)

  • Purple Turtle Reading
  • Friday 28th May
  • A night of entertainment from Marisa and Liam from Marisa And The Moths.
    The Scarlet Vixens Present - The Return of Purple Peep Show! at Purple Turtle

    The Scarlet Vixens Present - The Return of Purple Peep Show!

    • Purple Turtle Reading
    • Saturday 29th May
    • That's right folks, The Scarlet Vixens are BACK at our favourite haunt, the Purple Turtle!
      Marisa And The Moths | Metamorphosis UK Tour at Purple Turtle

      Marisa And The Moths | Metamorphosis UK Tour

      • Purple Turtle Reading
      • Saturday 18th December
      • Marisa And The Moths are a new alt-rock band on the scene, supercharged with an outstanding stage presence and filthy, gritty sound.

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        Review of Marisa And The Moths (Acoustic)

        Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

        Marisa And The Moths are always awesome and this was a two hour + set of the kind they have been delivering regularly as livestreams since the first lockdown. The set was a mix of their own brilliant material and various cover-songs, which are familiar to their livestream viewers. The big surprise tonight though, was a cover of The Pogue's 'Fairytale Of New York', with the hilarious addition of a kazoo in some parts of the song. This was a great opportunity to see the band creating the livestream experience in a venue.

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        Would you recommended: Yes

        Review of Marisa And The Moths (Acoustic)

        Overall rating: 5 Verified review

        Marisa and Liam are amazing musicians and always add just genuine feelings to everything they do

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        Review of Marisa And The Moths (Acoustic)

        Overall rating: 4.5 Verified review

        Pleasant staff . Cool surroundings . Covid policies executed well . Outstanding music !

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        Would you recommended: Yes

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        Purple Turtle venue information

        The very first Turtle was in London Street, Reading. This hallowed building had to be vacated to make way for the new Oracle shopping centre (replacing class with sleaze). But it set the scene for a new type of bar where almost anything's acceptable (except violence, drugs and vomiting on staff clothing).

        So a new Turtle was born in Gun Street, Reading, followed by equally popular Turtles in Islington, then Oxford and Camden.

        At the Purple Turtle you can look as deranged or as sensible as you want - there are no boring bastards threatening to eject you for not sporting sensible shoes or home-knit cardigans! You can wear anything from silly hats to chains through your scrotum. And what makes the Turtles even more special is that everyone enjoys themselves because they can be themselves! No airs, graces and tedious people telling you you've drunk too much. It's all peace, love and harmony, with chunks of alcoholic oblivion and loud music thrown in.

        So to find out what's going down in your local Turtle, click on the location buttons. We'll regularly be updating the gossip, photos and video clips so you can keep in touch with what's really happening where it matters. And have a bloody good laugh at the same time!

        Venue contact details and info

        Name: Purple Turtle

        Address: 9 Gun Street, Reading, RG1 2JR

        Phone: 0118 959 7196

        Venue short url: https://www.skiddle.com/venues/2090/

        Type of venue: Live

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