What's On In and Around Berkshire

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King's Copse House - Open Garden for NGS

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A beautiful, formal landscaped garden set in 4 acres, recently renovated to a high standard to incorporate some original and rare specimens together with new plantings.
King’s Copse House, Nr Reading RG7 6JR
Sun 7 Aug 22

Dreading Poetry Slam

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Putting the fun back into poetry. We meet first Sunday of each month starting at 19:30. The Idea behind slam is to turn poetry into a social event. Not just for the poets but also the audience.
Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St Reading RG1 2ST
Sun 7 Aug 22

From Gold to Rio

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The Greatest Hits of Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran. Two of the UK's most iconic bands will be brought to life in one power packed show!
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Sat 6 Aug 22

Saturday Night Comedy

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4 top comedians from the UK circuit every Saturday at The Fuzzy Bear. We offer pre-show pizza and Happy Hour (2-4-1 cocktails) till 7pm before every show.
Fuzzy Bear Comedy Club 2 Goswell Hill Windsor SL4 1RH
Sat 6 Aug 22

Berkshire Heritage Fair - Online

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Berkshire Heritage Fair - Online Organised by Berkshire Local History Association and Berkshire Family History Society. Berkshire’s first ever online heritage fair takes place on Saturday 6th August – for those with Berkshire...
Organisers - The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ
Sat 6 Aug 22

Messy Museum Morning: Decorating Dinos

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Construct and colour in a wooden dinosaur. All the Messy Museum Mornings this summer are themed around dinosaurs and the Mesozoic period. Places are limited to 9 children.
West Berkshire Museum The Wharf Newbury RG14 5AS
Fri 5 Aug 22

The Ocelots

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24 year old twins Brandon and Ashley Watson are The Ocelots. Formerly based in Ireland, now in Leipzig, Germany, the brothers have crafted their songwriting and musical experience together to...
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Fri 5 Aug 22

Make a Play in 4 Days

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Led by Janine from Sideways Drama. Create a play from scratch in just four days! Explore different elements of theatre such as acting and script writing before performing your masterpiece at...
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Thu 4 Aug 22

Bracknell Blues Club - Martin McNeill

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GSMC Music Award Winner Martin McNeill will be performing at The Bracknell Blues Club on Thursday 4th August.
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG
Thu 4 Aug 22

Staines Moor Guided Walk

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Meet us on Moor Lane for a walk around one of the Colne Valley’s real hidden gems, Staines Moor; an ancient and beautiful landscape home to a variety of interesting species.
Location Meeting Point: Opposite the information board for Staines Moor by the large metal vehicle gate. Moor Lane Staines TW18 4YY
Thu 4 Aug 22

Summer Activity Days: Soldier on!

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Create a musketeer from a clothes peg, wool, felt, ribbon and other craft materials. Now decide if they are they a Roundhead (Parliamentarian) or a Cavalier (Royalist).
Shaw House, Church Rd, Shaw, Berkshire RG14 2DR
Wed 3 Aug 22

Errol's Garden

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“I wish I could have a garden of my own, but all I see out there is concrete and pavement and more concrete...
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Wed 3 Aug 22

Errol's Garden

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“I wish I could have a garden of my own, but all I see out there is concrete and pavement and more concrete...
Norden Farm, Altwood Rd, Maidenhead SL6 4PF
Wed 3 Aug 22

New Music Tuesday

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New Music Tuesday is a weekly showcase night taking place at The Couch, Bracknell featuring 4 acts each week performing a mixture of genres, which this week features a welcome return of The Velveteen
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG
Tue 2 Aug 22

The Vinyl Frontier Singles Championship

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A sociable evening of music, trivia and chat - hosted by Jeff Lloyd. Eight competitors bring three of their favourite 45s to see if they can battle through to the final and win the coveted trophy.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Sat 30 Jul 22

Messy Museum Morning: Dino Eggs

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Make your own dinosaur egg using a pebble and acrylic paint. You can also varnish it if times allows. All the Messy Museum Mornings this summer are themed around dinosaurs and the Mesozoic...
West Berkshire Museum The Wharf Newbury RG14 5AS
Fri 29 Jul 22

J.O.B.E. Live! – Reading

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J.O.B.E. Live! – Reading Acclaimed American singer-songwriter John O’Brien brings The John O’Brien Experience across the pond for an unforgettable 6-stop tour across the UK this July.
SUB89, Reading (110-117 Friar St, Reading , United Kingdom) RG1 1EP
Thu 28 Jul 22

The Cream of Hendrix

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This band oozes the authenticity of musicians well versed in the music of Jimi Hendrix and Cream. Evoking the spirit of the era, this is a show of the highest quality, that you will not easily...
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG
Thu 28 Jul 22

Summer Activity Days: Fly your Flag!

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Design a colour (flag) for a regiment from the Civil War using a calico sheet, dowel and fabric crayons (assorted).
Shaw House, Church Rd, Shaw, Berkshire RG14 2DR
Wed 27 Jul 22

Flamenco Dance Rebeca Ortega - RAÍCES from Spain

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From the deepest roots of flamenco, this show is born from the tradition of flamenco culture shaped by the luminosity of the alegrías, the depth of the taranto, the rhythms of the tangos or the
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Wed 27 Jul 22

Circus Week

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Led by And Circus A week of learning incredible circus skills and performing. Learn to walk on stilts, ride a unicycle, walk the tightrope and perform on a trapeze!
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Tue 26 Jul 22

New Music Tuesday

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New Music Tuesday is a weekly showcase night taking place at The Couch, Bracknell featuring 4 acts each week performing a mixture of genres, which this week features a welcome return of The Velveteen
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG
Tue 26 Jul 22

RUSSELL WATSON + Royal Philharmonic Orchestra + THE NHS CHOIR

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This unique 'Last Night of The Heritage Proms' show with Russell Watson will be conducted by legendary composer David Arnold and feature the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, composer
Englefield House, Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5EN
Sun 24 Jul 22

Family Treasure Trail and Woodland Walk

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Family Treasure Trail and Woodland Walk Starting and ending at the village hall, the walk offers adults, children and furry friends an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful woodland in our area. You can set off any time between 11.
Mortimer West End Village Hall Church Road Mortimer West End RG7 2HZ
Sun 24 Jul 22

Wilde Sundays – Tomorrow Bird + Meddling Fox + Manna Ash

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Tomorrow Bird is a British acoustic duo drawing influences from bands such as The Civil Wars, their haunting melodies and heart-felt lyrics.
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell RG12 7PA
Sun 24 Jul 22

Summer Sing Along Concertini

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Celebrate the start of the summer holidays with this Disney inspired live music concert. Bring the whole family and enjoy an entertaining 45 minutes of musical theatre tunes and family favourites...
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Sat 23 Jul 22

Outdoor Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing

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Multi-award nominated Immersion Theatre presents one of Shakespeare’s funniest comedies in their larger-than-life, wildly inventive, and laugh-out-loud adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing”.
Shaw House, Church Rd, Shaw, Berkshire RG14 2DR
Sat 23 Jul 22

The Greatest Magician

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A dazzling new magic show - presented by the magician most famous for jamming the BBC switchboards after he correctly predicted the lottery.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Sat 23 Jul 22

Coronation Cup

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The Hurlingham Polo International Day for the Coronation Cup returns to Guards Polo Club, Windsor on Saturday 23rd July Saturday 23rd July sees the return of the historic International Day for
Guards Polo Club, Windsor TW20 0HP
Sat 23 Jul 22

BOY GEORGE & CULTURE CLUB + Lulu + Kim Wilde + Gabrielle + Fat Tony

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Boy George & Culture Club have announced a series of exclusive UK outdoor shows as part of the Heritage Live Concert Series for 2022.
Englefield House, Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5EN
Sat 23 Jul 22

Talk: Decorative Embellishment and Sumptuary Legislation

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Tudor portraits and surviving items provide much evidence of the Elizabethan taste for richly embellished garments and personal objects.
Shaw House, Church Rd, Shaw, Berkshire RG14 2DR
Fri 22 Jul 22

Paranormal & Psychic Event with Celebrity Psychic Marcus Starr at The

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22 JULY 2022 Paranormal Investigation & Psychic Mediumship with Celebrity Psychic Medium Marcus Starr At The Bear Hotel, Hungerford £20 Per Ticket 7pm until Late Address: The Bear Hotel,
The Bear Hotel, 41 Charnham St, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 0EL
Fri 22 Jul 22

The Sound of Springsteen

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With a passion for the work of The Boss, the eight piece tribute The Sound Of Springsteen brings their years of live performances and recording to rock you with Bruce Springsteen's greatest
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Fri 22 Jul 22

The Shackleton Trio

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Captivating songwriting and fiery tunes on mandolin, fiddle, guitar and banjo. A highly original and energetic musical force just as likely to move you to tears as to move you to your feet.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Thu 21 Jul 22

Thee MOOT + Support

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Thee MOOT are Made up of two ex members of The Onlookers and two ex members of the Transients . The excellent songwriter/ Singer Nick Stone has flourished with the musicians in the band developing a...
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG
Thu 21 Jul 22

The Shock of the Old by Terence Blacker

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Terence Blacker has been stressing over how to grow old happily and with style ever since he got his bus pass. Months of lockdown have not improved his age-anxiety one bit.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Wed 20 Jul 22

New Music Tuesday

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New Music Tuesday is a weekly showcase night taking place at The Couch, Bracknell featuring 4 acts each week performing a mixture of genres, which this week features Laura Loh who is currently
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG
Tue 19 Jul 22

Deepwood Stud Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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4 acres of formal and informal gardens within a stud farm, so great roses! Small lake with Monet style bridge and three further water features. Several neo-classical follies and statues.
Deepwood Stud Farm, nr Maidenhead SL6 6QW
Sun 17 Jul 22

Summer Fair

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Share all the fun of the Summer Fair in the beautiful surroundings of Shaw House! Out on the lawns you can browse over 45 craft stalls of local makers and visit our caterers offering a variety of hot...
Shaw House, Church Rd, Shaw, Berkshire RG14 2DR
Sun 17 Jul 22

Jealott's Hill Community Landshare - Open Garden for NGS

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Jealotts Hill Community Landshare is an inspirational 6 acre multi-purpose community garden, tended by the local community.
Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare, Bracknell RG42 6BQ
Sat 16 Jul 22

Bazaar & Coffee Morning

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Our Saturday morning Bazaar & Coffee Morning at St Marks Crescent Methodist Church is always a popular event.
Allenby Road, Maidenhead SL6 5BQ
Sat 16 Jul 22

Afternoon Piano Recital by Nathan Reeves

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Come and enjoy a relaxing hour of classical piano in a lovely setting followed by refreshments and a chance to chat to local musician Nathan Reeves.
St Mary’s Church, Church Road, Shaw, Newbury RG14 2DR
Sat 16 Jul 22

Trinity Concert Band's Platinum Jubilee Concert

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Trinity Concert Band are delighted to be reconnecting with the fabulous vocal duet Indigo May (www.indigomayduo.com) for a musical celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The Michael Malnick Centre Leighton Park School Shinfield Road Reading RG2 7DE
Sat 16 Jul 22

The Big Chris Barber Band

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The nine-piece band, handpicked by Chris himself, continues his jazz and blues musical legacy. The band features the same enthusiasm, style and panache that have kept audiences coming back for the...
Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park, Ringmead RG12 7PA
Fri 15 Jul 22

Terry Alderton - It's Terry!

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'Unstable and deliciously unexpected' The Guardian It’s Terry is a brand new knock about show introduced by the world famous character performer ‘Richie Raganoo’.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Fri 15 Jul 22

Toni Kofi Quartet - A Portrait of Cannonball

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Cannonball Adderley was one of the best-loved figures in post-war jazz. Hailed as ‘the new Bird’ on his emergence, he made historic recordings with Miles Davis and John Coltrane as well as having...
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Fri 15 Jul 22

Don Vappie and Jazz Creole

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Creole-influenced New Orleans music from the 'Jimi Hendrix Of The Banjo'. Led by Don Vappie, the award-winning Creole banjoist/vocalist from New Orleans.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Thu 14 Jul 22

Americana Night - Lou Kyme Band + Support Meddling Fox

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Lou is an Americana singer, songwriter and guitarist based in London, UK. Lou grew up playing music with her family’s band, the Okeh Wranglers.
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG
Thu 14 Jul 22

Steve Nieve and Kessada - Stories of Love

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Steve Nieve and Kessada invite you to Stories of Love - with songs by Tom waits, Neil Young, Elvis Costello and themselves.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Wed 13 Jul 22

Roger Beaujolais Quartet - Tribute to the Vibraphone

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We must thank Louis Armstrong for incorporating the Vibraphone in his 1930 recordings. This began the vibraphone’s long association with jazz.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF
Tue 12 Jul 22

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