Reading Gaol Inspires Creativity

Reading Gaol and its connection with Oscar Wilde has already inspired creativity, which is just one reason why we think it would make an amazing arts and heritage centre.

The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde

The Oscar Wilde Memorial Walk

Artangle Inside exhibition 2016

Oscar Wilde on Trial 2016

The Critic as Artist 2018

Lillies for Oscar Wilde 2018

In Reading Gaol by Reading Town 2019

Reading Gaol Hug 2019

The Prison Pictures 2019

An art exhibition by Heather McAteer and Liz Real.

Oh Beautiful World!

Banksy Create Escape 2021

Freedom Art Competition 2021


Reading Gaol has been used as film locations in the television series Broadchurch and Killing Eve.