The Magpie & Parrot

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Introducing The Magpie & Parrot

Arborfield Rd, Shinfield, Reading, RG2 9EA

"Function room available for private hire"





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DJ Reviews for The Magpie & Parrot

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DateRoomFloorParkingAccessFacilitiesStaff
29/02/2016MarqueeGround

Haze/smoke allowed

No sound limiter

PLI requested

No useable in-house lighting effects

No air conditioning

No specific dancefloor area

No stage area

No effective blackout


PARKING: Parking available just by the marquee entrance

ACCESS: Setup area opposite door

FACILITIES: Limited ceiling height. A typical deck stand is about the maximum height with everything hanging below. Otherwise use T-bars set low. Limited width 2-3m.

STAFF: Helpful staff

POWER PROVISION: Long extensions required 10m+

Suitability for Parties & Events

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Buffet catering available
Bar available
Wedding Receptions
Private Parties
Functions & Events
Accepts 18th - 21st Parties


Parties held at The Magpie & Parrot

The following events will/have taken place at The Magpie & Parrot just to give you some idea of suitability...

WhenWhatGuestsDJ used
Jun 2019Wedding or Civil Partnership50, A mix of age groups
May 2018Birthday 60th70, 20-30 Somethings
Feb 2018Birthday (16-21 years)100, All Adults; mixed ages
Dec 2017Birthday (16-21 years)85, Young AdultsUK Mobile Discos Ltd
Nov 2016Sports / Social Club130, Young Adults
Sep 2016Birthday 40th80, A mix of age groups
May 2016Wedding or Civil Partnership100, A mix of age groups
Sep 2015Birthday 40th50, A mix of age groups
Sep 2015SEE DETAILS for more info60, A mix of age groups
Oct 2014Wedding or Civil Partnership80, A mix of age groups
Jul 2013Birthday 60th100, Mainly middle-aged
Aug 2011Wedding or Civil PartnershipAround 100, All Ages

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Contact The Magpie & Parrot

The Magpie & Parrot is located at Arborfield Rd, Shinfield, Reading, RG2 9EA

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0118 988 4130