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Welcome to our site! READING INDIES showcases some of the town’s best independent businesses and the hard-working heroes running them. From vintage clothing to the finest fish, tasty tipples and mouthwatering cakes, elegant menswear and a shop full of superheroes, Reading is packed with an eclectic range of delights – so let’s get shopping!

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Harris Styles

Harris Arcade is a treasure-box. Wander its curved passageway and you'll discover everything from vintage fashions, toys and collectibles to a tobacconist, cheese specialist, tailor, milliner, tattooist, record shop, and more. And best of all, the 89-year-old arcade is full of independent businesses, some of which we're going to tell you more about here. (Please... Continue Reading →

You Are Cordially Invited …

While the world is focused on Windsor and totally consumed with Royal Wedding fever, READING INDIES wants to make sure we’re on the guest list. We thought we’d sparkle up the Markle, ramp up the regal and give a nod to the noble by bringing you some Reading-based ideas of how to be wedding-ready. Cue... Continue Reading →

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