What's On In and Around Berkshire

August events

The World of Peter Rabbit™ Storytime Trail

The World of Peter Rabbit™ Storytime Trail Celebrate a very special rabbit’s 120th birthday with us as families immerse themselves in The Tale of Peter Rabbit in this magical walk-through experience.
The Base Greenham, Greenham Business Park, Communications Road, Thatcham RG19 6HN view details >
Today, Sun 21 Aug, Wed 24 Aug, and more dates until Sun 25 Sep
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Outdoor Theatre: Rapunzel

Let your hair down and get tangled in a brand-new musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale, RAPUNZEL!
West Berkshire Museum The Wharf Newbury RG14 5AS view details >
Today

Summer Activity Days: Helmet at the Ready!

Using felt tip pens and self-adhesive acrylic gems, make and decorate a helmet mask that is similar in style to a three barred or lobster pot helmet worn by the cavalry of both sides during the Civil
Shaw House, Church Rd, Shaw, Berkshire RG14 2DR view details >
Today

Norden Farm | Summer Treasure Hunt

Norden Farm are getting into the summer vibe this year with a beach themed treasure hunt around the building.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF view details >
Today to Thu 25 Aug

Afternoon tea with Aldworth 'giants' & visit Laurence Binyon memorial

Afternoon tea with Aldworth ’giants’ & visit Laurence Binyon memorial Relax with tea and delicious home-made cake in the historic church or in the churchyard overlooking peaceful rural views.
Aldworth St. Mary’s Church RG8 9SB view details >
Today, Wed 24 Aug, Wed 31 Aug, Wed 7 Sep
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Open Air Sculpture Exhibition ‘Altered States’

The Orangery Lawn at Shaw House will be transformed into an open air sculpture exhibition where you can discover artworks by acclaimed sculptors in the grounds of this lovely historic setting.
Shaw House, Church Rd, Newbury RG14 2DR view details >
Today to Sun 25 Sep

The British Motor Show

New cars, classic cars, supercars, motoring celebrities, stunt shows, live test drives, breath-taking passenger rides, interactive features and an incredible-value day out for the entire family are
Farnborough International Expo Centre, ETPS road, Farnborough GU14 6FD view details >
Thu 18 Aug to Sun 21 Aug

Eclipse Machine + Our Fate + Wait For The River

Eclipse Machine is a Progressive Metal Band from Southampton. They are influenced by and for fans of Dream Theatre, Haken, Devin Townsend, Porcupine Tree and Leprous.
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG view details >
Thu 18 Aug

Artemis Intensive Acting Summer School

Artemis Intensive Acting Summer School Auditions and applications for cast and crew are now open! Artemis College and Artemis studios are looking for ten Young Creatives aged 16-18, for our senior acting summer show 'DOG SEES...
Whitegrove Community Centre, 3 County Lane, Warfield Bracknell RG42 3JP view details >
Fri 19 Aug

Messy Museum Morning: Fantastic Fossils

Make a large ammonite from air-drying clay and then paint it. 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 view details >
Fri 19 Aug

Bunty and Bubbly

Bunty and Bubbly have been entertaining their audiences together for the past six years, singing classic Bollywood romantic songs as well as some of the newer hits.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF view details >
Fri 19 Aug

Family Concertini with the Estrellas

Grab your tiny dancers and join us for 45 minutes of the biggest soul and Motown sounds of the 60’s! Shaking it up with some hot dance routines and topping it off with plenty of interactive disco...
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF view details >
Sat 20 Aug

Saturday Night Comedy

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 view details >
Sat 20 Aug

Scrum In The Sun: Music, Food & Rugby At NRFC

Join us at Newbury Rugby Club for an unforgettable weekend of live music, food, drinks, rugby and activities for all ages!
Newbury Rugby Club, Monks Lane, Newbury RG14 7RW view details >
Sat 20 Aug and Sun 21 Aug

Boxes of Delights: Art in the Foyer

As part of the ART IN THE FOYER series, the BOXES OF DELIGHT multi-media works are now on display at the New Era Theatre.
New Era Theatre, St George’s Centre, Andover Road, Wash Common, Newbury RG14 6NU view details >
Sat 20 Aug, Sat 10 Sep

The Upbeat Beatles

The Upbeat Beatles are second to none -powerhouse vocals, precision harmonies and tight musicianship. The guys have an easy, happy rapport with any crowd, giving them a reputation to be envied as...
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 4PF view details >
Sat 20 Aug

Artemis Intensive Musical Theatre Summer School

Artemis Intensive Musical Theatre Summer School Auditions and applications for cast and crew are now open! Artemis College and Artemis Studios are looking for cast and crew for our summer intensive musical theatre summer school.
Whitegrove Community Centre, 3 County Lane, Warfield Bracknell RG42 3JP view details >
Sun 21 Aug

Taplow-Maidenhead Giant Car Boot

Massive, established, busy, popular event. Late start Car Boot. Sellers: set up from 9.30am. Cars £15, Small size vans from £20. Large Vans from £30. All size vans welcome. Buyers: From 10am.
Main A4 Bath Road, opposite Taplow Station, junc 7 off M4 (turn left onto A4 Maidenhead) SL6 0NP view details >
Sun 21 Aug, Sun 28 Aug, and more dates until Sun 2 Oct

New Music Tuesday

New Music Tuesday is a weekly showcase night taking place at The Couch, Bracknell. the line up for 23rd August will feature Sophie Henderson and her band.
Acoustic Couch RG12 1JG view details >
Tue 23 Aug

Bracknell Forest Festival

Bracknell Forest Council and The Lexicon have teamed up to create a fabulous forest festival to celebrate The Lexicon’s fifth birthday, taking place in the town centre between Wednesday August 24 and
The Lexicon Management Suite The Avenue Car Park Bracknell RG12 1AP view details >
Wed 24 Aug to Sun 4 Sep

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