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More details - Adult Workshop - Autumn Flowers
Come along and create a beautiful Autumn floral display with a choice of three contemporary arrangements. Table Centrepiece: Create a beautiful display of seasonal foliage, flowers and dried fruits within a container ready to display anywhere in your home, or to give as a perfect gift.
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury
Fri 18 Oct 19

More details - The Acoustic Couch Does Oxjam
Oxjam is a Charity Music Festival run by Local Volunteers for Local Music Lovers. It’s about celebrating all things that Grassroots Music offers. Involving the Best Independent Venues and the Best Unsigned Acts., through the Universal Language of Music. We can help Fight Poverty and beat it for good
The Acoustic Couch Community Centre CIC, The Ring, Bracknell, Berkshire
Fri 18 Oct 19

More details - Daria Kulesh & Marina Osman
Daria’s collaboration with the extraordinary pianist Marina Osman (originally from Belarus) started with a set of nostalgic Russian songs, mostly from classic Soviet-era films, combined with Russian folk favourites (commissioned by Pushkin House).
The Old Court, St Leonards Road, Windsor
Fri 18 Oct 19

More details - Karen Sharp and Nikki Iles
A global jazz icon, Nikki Iles’ flowing creativity enchants and excites. Partnered with the soul-appealing jazz of tenor saxophonist Karen Sharp. Karen has won the tenor saxophone category of the British Jazz Awards on numerous occasions. They are joined by Andy Cleyndert (bass) and Clark Tracey (drums).
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fri 18 Oct 19

More details - Kure Kure / Faraway
The one-woman theatre show KURE KURE/FARAWAY includes traditional and contemporary music, projected visuals, soothing song, energetic dance and spoken word.
The Curve, William Street, Slough
Fri 18 Oct 19

More details - Charity Firewalk
Are you brave enough to walk across a path of hot coals ? Why not sign up to take part in this amazing event and help raise funds for the Marie Curie services in Berkshire who support many patients suffering from a terminal illness.
Newbury Rugby Club, Monks Lane, Newbury
Fri 18 Oct 19

More details - The Quentin Collins ‘Road Warrior’ Tour
Hot on the heels of the launch of his new album ‘Road Warrior’ in September, Quentin Collins will be bringing his all-star quintet - Quentin Collins trumpet, Tony Kofi alto saxophone, Brandon Allen tenor saxophone, Steve Hamilton piano, Larry Bartley bass, Winston Clifford drums to the Progress Theatre as part of his
The Progress Theatre, The Mount, Christchurch Road, Reading
Fri 18 Oct 19

More details - Little Wrigglers
A thrilling, energetic and creative dance class. Explore imaginative themes and adventures through dance, song and mime. Led by Rachel Walsh.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Altwood Road Maidenhead
Fri 18 Oct 19

More details - Honey and The Bear
The British folk and roots duo combine interweaving vocal harmonies with emotive and evocative songwriting. With a diverse range of sounds and textures, and rhythms that flow from the fast and furious to gentle ballads, their live performances are spirited and dynamic.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Thu 17 Oct 19

More details - Macbeth
In the City, success is all and ruthless ambition is rewarded. The only problem is, how do you control it before it consumes you and your family? This is London, October 1987, Black Monday. This is a tale of greed, betrayal and murder. This is Macbeth.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Thu 17 Oct 19

More details - Arnhem Clarinet Choir
Arnhem Clarinet Choir (Arnhems Klarinetten Koor) are celebrating its 30th anniversary. Based in Arnhem in Holland have chosen Reading to hold 2 concerts. This is the first concert and is a free concert for all, refreshments will be served and a retiring collection in aid of Christchurch.
Christchurch, Christchurch Road, Reading
Thu 17 Oct 19

More details - RSPB East Berks Local Group Meeting: Around the Bottom of the Earth
The RSPB East Berks Local Group will be holding an indoor meeting on Thursday 17th October at 7.30pm in the High Street Methodist Church Hall, King Street, Maidenhead SL6 1EA.
High Street Methodist Church Hall, King Street, Maidenhead
Thu 17 Oct 19

More details - NT Encore: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Thu 17 Oct 19

More details - The Pelleas Ensemble
Magical music with a unique sound from this special trio. Bax Elegiac Trio Andy Scott Sonata for Flute and Harp Vieuxtemps Capriccio for solo viola Ibert Deux Interludes Couperin Trio Sonata selections Ravel Tombeau de Couperin arr.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Wed 16 Oct 19

More details - Acoustic Wednesday
The line up for our monthly Acoustic Wednesday showcase at The Old Court, Windsor on 16th October will feature live performances by Ashleigh Hennessey currently promoting her new album , singer songwriter Jim Cozens, Reading based musician Andy Lavery, Traditional Folk songs from Frank Lacey & covers and originals by
The Old Court, St Leonards Road, Windsor
Wed 16 Oct 19

More details - Andrea McLean: Confessions
Andrea McLean has hosted ITV’s multi-award-winning live daytime chat show Loose Women for 11 years. She has previously spent more than a decade with the also multi-award-winning breakfast show GMTV, starting as a weather presenter, before becoming part of their core team of hosts.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Wed 16 Oct 19

More details - Teddies Music Club
Sing • Dance • Play We’ll get you bouncing, jumping, tickling, giggling, laughing, oh and singing! Teddies is energetic, lively and fun for grown-ups and children alike, with a singer and musician at every session.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Altwood Road Maidenhead
Wed 16 Oct 19

More details - Talk - The Second Battle of Newbury, 1644
This talk by Dr. Christopher Scott will focus upon the campaign and battle that saw the Royalist army defending northern Newbury against the combined Parliamentarian forces of Essex, Waller and Manchester, and where the first Civil War could so easily have been brought to a dramatic early end with the capture of the...
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury
Wed 16 Oct 19

More details - Gauguin from The National Gallery, London (Screening)
This fascinating cinema event opens with a brand-new documentary about the life and work of Paul Gauguin, one of the world’s most popular and important artists.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Tue 15 Oct 19

More details - New Music Tuesday
The line up for New Music Tuesdays at the Acoustic Couch, Bracknell on 15th October will feature students from Strodes College and Marc Woosnam who is currently promoting his debut EP, starting at 8pm, admission £3.00
Acoustic Couch
Tue 15 Oct 19

More details - Anima
How does breath affect our emotions? Our physicality? Our very being? Anima is Latin for breath, life and soul. Joli Vyann’s new show explores the simple act of breathing in all its forms and how it connects us all.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Tue 15 Oct 19

More details - Ballet Beats (3-4 years)
A fun, creative way for children to explore their dance skills. Each week they will have the chance to go on an adventure using imagination and play to help learn basic ballet techniques. Led by Abbi Lewin
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Altwood Road Maidenhead
Tue 15 Oct 19

More details - Nathan Caton Headlines Comedy at Milk
Nathan Caton as seen on Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week is headlining this installment of Comedy at Milk. Support comes from Richard Lindsey who is the best flute playing Comedian to come out of New Zealand!
Milk Bar
Tue 15 Oct 19

More details - Acoustic Cafe
The line up for the Acoustic Cafe at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell on Monday 14th October will feature blues and roots from the Paul Player Duo, jazz & pop from Vicki- Ann, French singer songwriter Anne Marie Gilliet, country and Americana from Helen Wren and singer songwriter Mike Rawlins .
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell
Mon 14 Oct 19

More details - Messy Monsters
The chance for little ones and their grown-ups to get messy and explore the world through sensory play! Each week will feature fun new art activities. The best bit? You don’t have to do any cleaning up! Led by Kayleigh Galvin. Suitable for ages 6+ months.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Altwood Road Maidenhead
Mon 14 Oct 19

More details - Pete Allen’s Dukes Of Wellington Jazz Band with Ben Holder (Violin)
Pete Allen, described as Britain’s most exciting clarinet player and awarded with an Honorary Citizen of New Orleans for his services to music, presents his Dukes of Wellington Jazz Band for a great afternoon of traditional happy style jazz. On this occasion they will be joined by Ben Holder (Violin).
Deanwood Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury
Sun 13 Oct 19

More details - Maidenhead Farmers' Market
Lots of local food and drink on offer as usual so be sure not to miss out. Apples, pears and juice make their appearance this month, with squashes, corn-on-the-cob, kales and broccoli too.
Grove Road car park, Park Street, Maidenhead (behind Town Hall next to Heritage Centre)
Sun 13 Oct 19

More details - Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Unique 20 acre Grade I registered garden constructed 1934-9. Rock and water gardens, sunken colonnade, rose garden, 500 individual gated gardens. Lovely autumn colours around the gardens and especially in the rock garden.
Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens, Slough
Sun 13 Oct 19

More details - Reading Vintage Kilo Sale
The UK’s first and largest kilo sale returns! Supplied by Europe’s largest vintage wholesaler, The Vintage Clothing Kilo Sale lets you pick from thousands of vintage, retro and branded items from 70s – early 00’s! Roll up your sleeves and rummage through tonnes of clothing and save ££’s!
Great Hall, University of Reading, Reading
Sun 13 Oct 19

More details - Cantley House Hotel WEDDING FAIR
Whether you are looking forward to a traditional romantic wedding or a simple, elegant affair, Cantley House Hotel is the ideal venue for your dream day.
Milton Road, Wokingham, Berkshire
Sun 13 Oct 19

More details - Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage
This acclaimed British folk/roots duo return to Norden Farm with their unique, intimate single mic show. Their autumn tour accompanies the release of 2019’s trilogy of singles celebrating the ‘spirit of place’.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sun 13 Oct 19

More details - Egyptology Lecture (TVAES October)
Shalfak: Re-Discovering a Middle Kingdom Fortress in Lake Nubia : Dr Claudia Näser The search for a potential temple location, and the organisation of functional space and provisioning in the fortress – the work of the first two seasons of the Shalfak Archaeological Mission.
Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, Reading
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - Adult Workshop - Painting Historic Newbury…. In the Style of Vincent V
Join Armadillo Art Experience to recreate one of Newbury’s historic gems in the style of some of the world’s most iconic artists. Simon will guide you step by step to roughly sketch out the scene and then demonstrate the painting techniques you can use to capture the look of a Van Gogh using acrylics.
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - Mortimer West End Quiz Night
Get your friends and neighbours together and form a team or join as individuals and we’ll mix you up with others to make new friends and maybe even lift the trophy! This popular event always fills up fast so phone us on 0118 970 0001 or email us at mwevh@outlook.com to reserve your place.
Mortimer West End Village Hall, Church Road, Mortimer West End
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - Shaun the Sheep at the MERL
A FAMILY EVENT IN ASSOCIATION WITH AARDMAN AND STUDIOCANAL TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON JOIN US FOR AN OUT OF THIS WORLD MORNING OF FAMILY FUN CELEBRATING THE RELEASE OF A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON Families will get the chance to create their very own SHAUN / LU-LA
Redlands Road, Reading
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra
Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, the band play their own brand of Western Swing, Blues, Gypsy Jazz and Country - or ‘North Eastern Swing’ as they’ve coined it. Their style is influenced by early 20th century American music, with the addition of razor-sharp solos, great arrangements and original songs.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - PQA Reading PM Performing Arts Academy
PQA Reading School of performing arts & filmmaking. Each week our kids and young adults have sessions in Comedy & Drama (acting), Musical Theatre (singing & dancing) and Film & Television, led by our awesome team of teachers, all industry professionals in their fields.
Theale Green School, Church Street, Theale, Reading
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - Inspire Design Show
Bringing together local experts in home design to give you the chance to discuss your ideas, get inspired and begin creating your dream home journey. Find out more at: www.inspiredesignshow.co.uk
Wokingham Town Hall
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - The Big Draw: Leonardo 500
To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, visit Windsor Castle, the home of his drawings in the Royal Collection, and take part in The Big Draw Festival - the world’s biggest celebration of drawing.
Windsor Castle Windsor
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - Bucklebury Beerfest 2019
A fun day out for all the family, the Bucklebury Beerfest boasts a great selection of regional beers and ciders, as well as fabulous local food cooked on the BBQ.
Bucklebury Village Recreation Ground
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - Brewhouse Playhouse
Travelling professional troupe Farnham Maltings are bringing Mountain Music on tour, and in Yattendon Village Hall for Saturday 12th Ovtober. “A play about songs that leave and come back again.
Yattendon Village Hall Yattendon Road Yattendon
Sat 12 Oct 19

More details - Humble Pi - Matt Parker's Comedy of Maths Errors
Matt Parker is a stand up comedian and mathematician. As well as being a presenter on the Discovery Channel, his YouTube videos have been viewed over 85 million times. His show explores the greatest mathematical near-misses and mishaps involving planes, bridges, the internet and more.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fri 11 Oct 19

More details - Silas Marner
Wrongfully condemned and outcast from society, a poor weaver, eaten up with bitterness and anger, becomes a doomed miser and recluse, until he is forced to take in a young orphan girl. Their mutual friendship leads to joy, love and his redemption.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fri 11 Oct 19

More details - Fire Garden
The streets of Newbury will be transformed by fire as we celebrate ten years of outdoor events. A spectacular successor to our popular Ablaze fire installation on the Kennet and Avon canal in 2013, we are thrilled to present a beautiful and truly spellbinding way to celebrate ten years of the Corn Exchange’s...
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Fri 11 Oct 19

More details - Ascot Fashion Weekend
Exciting new autumn/winter collection of stylish, affordable clothes and accessories from 110 top quality companies, all under one roof at this twice-yearly boutique fashion event.
The Pavilion, Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Berkshire
Fri 11 Oct 19

More details - Talk: Reading Abbey
How did one of Europe’s largest royal monasteries impact on the town? Learn of its dissolution after 400 years, its use as a royal palace, and its destruction in the English Civil War. Plus the Abbey Quarter redevelopment and preservation of the Abbey ruins.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Thu 10 Oct 19

More details - Sport In Mind Charity Comedy Fundraiser
A night of fantastic comedy & entertainment in support of Sport In Mind, the mental health sports charity, improving the lives of people experiencing mental health problems through sport and physical activity.
Madejski Stadium, Reading
Thu 10 Oct 19

More details - Chicago: Starmaker Youth Theatre
Based on a true story, the world’s longest running American musical is set in the roaring 20s and tells the story of two rival music hall performers, Roxy Hart and Velma Kelly, thrown in jail for murder.
South Hil Park, Bracknell
Thu 10 Oct 19

More details - Newbury District Field Club: Treasures of the Anglo-Saxons. A talk by Sue Ellis
The great hoards of the precious possessions of some of our Saxon forebears offer an insight into the culture and wealth of the cream of their society.
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury.
Wed 9 Oct 19

More details - Beginners' Family History Course
With tutors: Chad Hanna and Gillian Stevens Where to start, how to progress and good research practices. Covers use of civil registration records, censuses, parish registers and modern wills. Plus the content, strengths and limitations of key genealogy websites.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Wed 9 Oct 19

More details - Vintage family funfair in Reading!
Visit us on Prospect Park (Reading, RG30 2ND). Open Saturday 12th (12noon-10pm) & Sunday 13th Oct. (12noon-8pm). Free award-winning fireworks after 9pm on Saturday. Travel back in time this weekend to a real fairground with original hand-painted rides dating from the 1890s to the 1960s.
Prospect Park
Wed 9 Oct 19

More details - Placido Domingo: 50th Anniversary Gala Evening (Screening)
With an illustrious career spanning five decades: over 150 stage roles, 11 Grammy Awards and his iconic performances alongside Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as one of the Three Tenors.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Wed 9 Oct 19

More details - Made in Dagenham
Local group Nomads are back with this brilliantly funny, touching and timeless British musical based on the smash hit movie. Inspired by a true story, Made in Dagenham is the uplifting new British musical comedy about friendship, love and the importance of fighting for what is right.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Wed 9 Oct 19

More details - At the Seaside Toddler Days at The Look Out Discovery Centre
Toddlers are always welcome at The Look Out, with plenty for them to explore and enjoy, but on our Toddler Days we have extra activities for children up to 5 years old. Come and enjoy our fun crafts, story-telling sessions and face/hand painting. Prizes for children who come in fancy dress to match the seaside theme!
The Look Out Discovery Centre, Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell
Wed 9 Oct 19

More details - Griff Rhys Jones: All Over the Place
Griff is back and once again all over the place touring the UK this autumn with his brand new full-length stand-up show. Following sell out performances of his previous one man entertainments Jones and Smith and Where Was I?
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Tue 8 Oct 19

More details - Cancelled: Anne Niepold (Belgium/Germany) and Riccardo Tesi (Italy)
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, Anne Niepold and Riccardo Tesi will next be playing The Forge at the Anvil in Basingstoke. Two solo performances from contrasting virtuosi of the diatonic accordion.
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury
Tue 8 Oct 19

More details - Wise Children (Screening)
Recorded in 2018 at the York Theatre Royal. Multi-award-winning director Emma Rice brings her unique, exuberantly impish vision to Angela Carter’s great last novel in this brand-new theatre production.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Tue 8 Oct 19

More details - Apples - A lecture by Chris  Bird
People have been growing apples for centuries – developing thousands of apple varieties, each with their own unique taste and appearance. This lecture offers the chance to discover more about the rich history of apples and give you the opportunity to sample several varieties.
St Nicolas School, Link Road, Newbury
Mon 7 Oct 19

More details - Oktoberfest
The Oktoberfest Raceday is back! Wunderbar! Save a total of £5 when booking in advance. Children under 18 year?s old race free when accompanied by an adult! Join us celebrate the German heritage with Windsor?s biggest ever Oktoberfest at Royal Windsor Racecourse on Monday 7 October.
Royal Windsor Racecourse
Mon 7 Oct 19

More details - The Noise Next Door - Remix
The Noise Next Door leave audiences in awe of their lightning-quick wit and unique brand of off-the-cuff comedy. Taking audience suggestions, the group transform them into fantastically funny scenes and songs in the blink of an eye.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sun 6 Oct 19

More details - Noise Next Door: At Sea
Go on an adventure on the high seas! The Noise Next Door need your help to chase down the fearsome Captain Bloodbeard. They will take your suggestions and transform them into jaw-dropping scenes and mind-blowing songs.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead
Sun 6 Oct 19

More details - Quieter Hour
EARLY BIRDS AT THE MERL Early birds is a quieter hour which provides an atmosphere in which to explore the museum, sensitive to the needs of visitors with autistic spectrum or other communication and sensory conditions.
Redlands Road, Reading
Sun 6 Oct 19

More details - Dreading Poetry Slam
For those who enjoy poetry there is a free, fun, Open Mic Event in the Global Cafe in the RISC building:- 35-39 London Street, Reading,RG1 4PS A Regular event The Dreading slam is held on the first Sunday of every month. New poets of any standards and any audience welcome.
The Global Café, in the RISC building:- 35-39 London Street, Reading
Sun 6 Oct 19

More details - Noise Next Door - At Sea!
Go on an adventure on the high seas! The Noise Next Door need your help to chase down the fearsome Captain Bloodbeard. They will take your suggestions and transform them into jaw-dropping scenes and mind-blowing songs.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts Altwood Road Maidenhead
Sun 6 Oct 19

More details - Wedding Fair at Shaw House
Try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your special day. With over 40 specialists from bridal boutiques and florists to jewellers and wedding venues, this is the ultimate wedding shopping experience! Hosted by Rusty and Roses www.rustyandroses.com T: 07792 104418 Shaw House and cafe open from 11am – 4pm
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury
Sun 6 Oct 19

More details - Adult Workshop - Painting Historic Newbury…. In the Style of LS Lowry
Join Armadillo Art Experience to recreate one of Newbury’s historic gems in the style of some of the world’s most iconic artists. Simon will guide you step by step to roughly sketch out the scene and then demonstrate the painting techniques you can use to capture the look of a Lowry using acrylics.
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury
Sat 5 Oct 19

More details - Apollo Big Band
Lift Off with the Apollo Big Band. The 17 piece Apollo Big Band returns with an exciting evening of classic tunes and songs from the big band era and right up to the present day, featuring the stunning vocal talents of Steph Richardson.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Sat 5 Oct 19

More details - Verdi: Requiem - Corona Orchestra and Oxford Chorus
Erica Eloff, Soprano Yvonne Howard, Mezzo-Soprano Joshua Owen Mills, Tenor Ben Davies, Bass-Baritone The Oxford Chorus Corona Orchestra (leader, Catherine Leech) Janet Lincé, Conductor Passionate, complex and profoundly moving, Verdi’s setting of the Requiem Mass, premiered in 1874, is one of the most
Concert Hall, Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading
Sat 5 Oct 19

More details - DNA and Family History - special interest group
For those wanted to get the most from DNA test results. Open to all. Sessions facilitated by an international DNA expert. This informal discussion group is organised by Berkshire Family History Society, a registered charity, no. 283010.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Sat 5 Oct 19

More details - Tabby McTat
Freckle Productions presentTabby McTatFrom the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler  “Me, you and the old guitar,How perfectly, perfectly happy we are.MEEE-EW and the old guitar.How PURRRR-fectly happy we are!
The Hexagon Queens Walk Reading
Sat 5 Oct 19

More details - Vintage family funfair in Holyport!
Visit us on Holyport Green (Holyport, Maidenhead, SL6 2JL). Open Saturday 5th (11am-10pm) & Sunday 6th Sept. (11am-7pm). Free award-winning fireworks after 9pm on Saturday. Travel back in time this weekend to a real fairground with original hand-painted rides dating from the 1890s to the 1960s.
Holyport Green
Sat 5 Oct 19

More details - Daliso Chaponda - Blah Blah Blacklist Tour 2019
In his hilarious, daring new show ‘Blah Blah Blacklist’ Daliso looks at disgraced blacklisted celebrities and historical figures we’re ashamed we once admired and who now have let us down.
Cornerstone Arts Centre, 25 Station Rd, Didcot
Sat 5 Oct 19

More details - Talk: The Foundling Hospital
A talk by Simon Burbidge Incorporated by Royal Charter in 1739, the hospital’s governors and guardians included many prominent figures of the day. Discover the stories of the hospital and of the young foundlings for whom it provided care in this fascinating talk.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Fri 4 Oct 19

More details - Julian Dutton in Do You Think That's Wise? The Life and Times of John
An affectionate tribute to one of Britain’s best-loved comedy stars. Leading impressionist Julian Dutton brings to life the man behind the wry smile and urbane English repartee that charmed millions and turned John Le Mesurier into a household name as Sergeant Wilson in Dad’s Army.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fri 4 Oct 19

More details - The Addams Family
The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy The much-loved comedy about the ghoulish Addams Family returns with a new musical. The torture-loving, straight-talking Wednesday Addams has fallen in love. With a normal boy. Now she has to introduce his family to hers for one normal night.
shinfield players theatre
Fri 4 Oct 19

More details - Autumn Racing Weekend & Ascot Beer Festival
A unique fixture that combines top class racing and a choice of almost 200 different real ales, ciders and perries as the concourse is transformed to create one of the most comprehensive beer festivals in the UK, in association with the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).
Ascot Racecourse High Street Ascot
Fri 4 Oct 19

More details - The Great British Take Off
An evening of unscripted, unrehearsed, spontaneous comedy and conversation. Following their sell-out tour last year, comedian and impressionist Jon Culshaw and legendary comedy producer Bill Dare from Radio 4’s Dead Ringers return to Newbury.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Thu 3 Oct 19

More details - Abigoliah Schamaun
She’s a myriad of paradoxes. A hardcore yoga bunny with surprisingly squishy thighs. A boring heteronormative disguised as a luscious lady lover. She grew up in the conservative Midwest of America to become an unabashedly liberal UK-based comic. Nothing is what it seems. Especially Abigoliah Schamaun.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Thu 3 Oct 19

More details - St Joseph’s College Senior Open Evening
St Joseph’s College is well known for being the affordable independent school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18, based in Reading. We celebrate our pupils’ academic success, plus their efforts and their hard work, but we focus on much more than exam grades.
St Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire
Thu 3 Oct 19

More details - Blaze's Buddies
Come and meet Blaze, the museum dragon, and join in with an action poem, story, simple craft, treasure hunt and sing-a-long!
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury, Berkshire
Thu 3 Oct 19

More details - Die Fledermaus
Windsor and Eton Opera bring a special opportunity to revel in this fully costumed with orchestra, light hearted Opera Die Fledermaus. Thoroughly high-spirited, with numerous waltz and polka themes.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Wed 2 Oct 19

More details - Quiz Night and Charity Auction
Annual Quiz Night and Charity Auction, run by and for League of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital Ticket cost is £12 per person and up to teams of 6 people. Price includes a basket meal
Royal British Legion, Downing Road, Tilehurst, Reading
Wed 2 Oct 19

More details - Murder, Margaret and Me
SPECIAL OFFER: Tickets for just £18.90! Use promo code AGATHA1890 when booking. Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford should never have been friends – but they were. Their paths crossed when they found themselves at the heart of one of British cinema’s most successful franchises.
Theatre Royal Windsor, 32 Thames Street, Windsor
Wed 2 Oct 19

More details - Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss
With its perennial favourite choruses of ’Champagne, Champagne, Champagne’ and ’Brother Mine’, Windsor and Eton Opera, local renowned society spanning over 50 years, presents Die Fledermaus.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts , Maidenhead
Wed 2 Oct 19

More details - Murder, Margaret and Me
Lin Blakley (Eastenders, BBC) will be stepping into the shoes of Agatha Christie for the UK tour of Philip Meeks’ critically acclaimed play Murder, Margaret and Me, directed by Damian Cruden (Artistic Director, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre).
Theatre Royal Windsor 32 Thames St, Windsor
Mon 30 Sep 19

More details - St. Anne's Manor, Wokingham Wedding Fair
St Anne’s Manor is a stunning wedding venue between Wokingham and Bracknell. This event is brimming with local wedding services offering you a wide range of choice whatever your wedding budget.
Hilton St. Anne’s Manor, London Road, Wokingham
Sun 29 Sep 19

More details - South Hill Park WEDDING FAIR
A unique choice for your wedding venue, South Hill Park is an arts centre situated in a grade II listed Georgian mansion house surrounded by beautiful 18-acre parkland. With picturesque Italian gardens, a lake and many original features inside the mansion, it is a gorgeous setting for your special day.
Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire
Sun 29 Sep 19

More details - History On Wheels Museum Open Day
Sunday September 28th 2019 A private collection only open on Advertised dates Lots of local history plus vehicles used in film and TV productions.
Eton Wick Nr Windsor
Sun 29 Sep 19

More details - Newbury Artisan Market
Newbury Artisan Market takes over the streets of Newbury on the last Sunday of the month. Think quality produce, original art, designer crafts & sizzling street food, all mixed in with family activities, music and more...
Northbrook Street, Newbury
Sun 29 Sep 19

More details - The Royal Windsor Racecourse Wedding Fair
An imaginative and simply wonderful wedding fair featuring over 60 informative exhibitors held at the historic and iconic Royal Windsor Racecourse. There are two superb fashion shows at 12.30pm and 2.
Maidenhead Road Windsor
Sun 29 Sep 19

More details - The Nutcracker
A wonderful treat full of glitter for the whole family! Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with this enchanting production of The Nutcracker. The original Christmas story is based on The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, written by E.T.A. Hoffmann.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Windsor Auctions September Auction
Interested in auctions? Collectables, antiques, china, silverware and a host of furniture and oddities are your passion? Why not come and join us for our monthly auctions. We have so many interesting items in the auction so you never know what you might find.
18B Vansittart Estate, Windsor, Berkshire.
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Workshop - Parish Registers for Family Historians
with tutor: Catherine Sampson Increase your chances of success with family historians’ core resource. Better understand what registers can provide for you, where to find them, how Church of England and non-conformist registers differ, and how to interpret them.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Organ Recital by Michael Howell on Saturday September 28th 19:30
Michael Howell will give a candlelit organ recital on our baroque style organ in the beautiful setting of St Mary’s Church, Streatley on Thames. Hear these classic pieces as the composers themselves would have heard them! Pieces by Buxtehude, Bach, Zipoli, Brahms and Mendelssohn.
St Mary’s Church, Streatley on Thames
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Reading Town Meal
Join in Reading’s unique celebration of home grown and local food. With a delicious free meal, live music, workshops, community groups, family fun and local producers’ market.
Forbury Gardens, Reading
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Autumn Ceilidh
You’ll be in safe hands with the expert calling and playing from our band Nedron’s Jig. Between them they play squeezebox, fiddle, mandola and bass. The caller will guide you through all the steps – so no dance experience is necessary!
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - The Alter Eagles
The Alter Eagles return to Norden Farm with a very special celebration of the Eagles’ greatest album. The band will play all of the Hotel California album from start to finish, followed by a set of greatest hits including classics like One of these Nights, Take it to the Limit, Desperado and many more.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Verdi Requiem
Verdi’s Requiem is one of the most thrilling choral masterpieces ever composed. This great work appeared towards the end of Verdi’s life at a time when he had already created such famous operas as ‘Aida’, ‘Il Trovatore’ and ‘La Traviata, Verdi’s unique musical creation of the Requiem provides strong dramatic music,...
Eton College School Hall, High Street, Eton
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Secret Garden activity morning
Children and their families are invited to spend the morning following our challenge trail and enjoying craft, action and music activities. Explore The Abbey Junior School’s Secret Garden and uncover a world of fun and adventure...
The Abbey Junior School, 12 Christchurch Gardens, Reading, Berkshire
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Magic Queen
Magic Queen re-enacts the glorious days of legendary rock band Queen, including the craziness of the 70’s and the magic of the 80’s, proving themselves to be one the most dynamic and exciting Queen Tribute Band currently touring and concentrating in sounding like the original artists, delivering a 200% of
Grosvenor Casino Reading South, Rose Kiln Lane, Reading
Sat 28 Sep 19

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