Events Around Berkshire

October events    

More details - The Cavern Beatles
A Magical History Tour through the works of the greatest pop music phenomenon, the Beatles. The show replicates, in both sight and sound, the excitement and energy of Beatlemania, the psychedelic era of Sgt. Pepper, and the creative masterpieces of The White Album and Abbey Road.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury

More details - Reading Male Voice Choir Concert
Plans are now in place for the first concert of next season, Saturday 19th October 2019 7.30pm. Greyfriars Church, Reading.
Greyfriars Church, Friar Street, Reading

More details - Romans Family Fun Day
Drop-in and meet the historical re-enactors from Butser IX Legion in period costume who will tell you about life in Roman Britain as well as demonstrate skills and crafts that you can have a go at.
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury

More details - Concerts in Caversham - Wind Serenades
Concerts in Caversham’s grand finale to their Woodwind Series. Come along to hear Mozart’s sublime and rarely performed Serenade for Thirteen Wind Instruments with Double Bass. An absolute master-piece including the music from the acclaimed film ’Amadeus’.
St Andrew’s Church, Albert Road Caversham

More details - Monthly Bazaar
St Marks Crescent Methodist Church Our very popular Monthly Bazaar with our regular stalls, including: Home baked cakes, stationery, 2nd hand books, bric-a-brac, Cd’s, dvd’s. Many items available. Raffle with prizes All proceeds for the morning will be for Church Funds.
Allenby Road, Maidenhead

More details - Lord Vampyre's Brick or Treat
This autumn, Lord Vampyre host’s the spooktacular Brick or Treat at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort. From 17 October to 2 November, little monsters are invited to get their fangs stuck into a host of spooky LEGO® activities.
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Winkfield Rd, Windsor
Today to Sat 2 Nov

More details - The Great British Take Off
Starring Jon Culshaw and Bill Dare from Radio 4’s Dead Ringers. Join them for an evening of unscripted, unrehearsed, spontaneous comedy and conversation. Politicians, sports personalities and celebrities old and new are all up for a roasting.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire

More details - The Vinyl Frontier: The Sex Pistols vs The Clash
Join host Jeff Lloyd for an evening of trivia, chat and fun! The Sex Pistols vs The Clash – the true heavyweights of Punk Rock go head to head with their respective debut LPs.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire

More details - The League of Friends and The Royal Berks Charity Concert
The Royal Berks Charity, and League of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital, are two charities which have one clear aim, and that is to improve the care and welfare of patients, visitors and staff to the Royal Berkshire Hospital.
Greyfriars Church, Friar Street, Reading Town Centre

More details - The Wizard of Oz - Autism Friendly Film Screening
In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado’s path and somehow end up in the land of Oz.
The Curve, William Street, Slough

More details - Can I Touch Your Hair?
It’s 1998. Lekhani feels like she’s the only mixed race girl in Cumbria. And she’s just realised she doesn’t know what to do about her hair. “I hear black people don’t wash their hair...
The Curve, William Street, Slough

More details - Basketmaking workshop
Two day class in willow basketmaking, willow weaving and willow sculpture. You can make baskets (there will be time to make two) using traditional techniques with English willow, or you can learn a variety of simple willow methods to make stars, plant supports etc, or you can make a willow sculpture of your own...
Stratfield SayeVillage Hall, New Street, Stratfield Saye, Reading
Today and Sun 20 Oct

More details - Lady Nade + Joe Hicks Live in Newbury
Lady Nade + Joe Hicks Singer-Songstress Lady Nade celebrates her new album ‘Safe Place’ with cards dealt from the decks of soul, jazz blues, roots and folk-pop, this Bristolian Singer-Songwriter fills your heart with words and melodies likened to a rich fusion of musical greats, bearing velvet tones of Joan
pin Arlington Arts Mary Hare, Newbury, Berkshire

More details - QIPCO British Champions Day
The ninth QIPCO British Champions Day will once again break all records as the most valuable day’s racing in the history of the sport in Britain.
Ascot Racecourse High Street Ascot

More details - Workshop: Writing up your Family History
So you have started your Family History research. How do you start to set down and describe a family tree? The workshop gets you started on putting it in writing, suggests a structure and equips you to write while continuing your research.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading

More details - I Believe in Unicorns
This intimate show is set in a library full of books that hold more than stories within their pages. It is a tale of the power of books, and the bravery of a young boy called Tomas. Tomas hates reading and school, but his world is turned upside down the day he meets the Unicorn Lady in his local library...
The Old Court St Leonards Road Windsor

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
Today, Mon 21 Oct, Sat 26 Oct to Wed 30 Oct, Sat 2 Nov, Sun 3 Nov

More details - Basildon Park - Ball run workshop
Join us for a workshop and create your own ball run to take home with you. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Suitable for children of all ages.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Today, Mon 21 Oct, Sat 26 Oct, Mon 28 Oct

More details - Basildon Park - At Home with Art - Treasures of the Ford Collection
A new exhibition of inspiring artworks in the South Pavilion. Booking Not Needed.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Today to Sat 30 Nov

More details - Ten Times Table
In the long-since ‘grand’ ballroom of the local Swan Hotel, a most miscellaneous assemblage conduct the business of the Pendon Folk Festival... led by excitable chairman Ray... Unfortunately, for Ray, his calamitous committee quickly divides, as his wife Helen has a bone to pick...
Theatre Royal Windsor, 32 Thames Street, Windsor

More details - Reading Farmers' Market
A friendly twice monthly market, showcasing fantastic local food and drink, directly from the producers. You’ll find fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, high welfare meat, fish and eggs, delicious baked goods, cheese, fudge and more.
Cattle Market, Great Knollys Street, Reading
Today, Sat 2 Nov

More details - The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists
Step into the nostalgic world of Ladybird Books told through original artwork, books and objects. Ladybird Books have been a familiar fixture on children’s bookshelves since the 1950s but few people are aware that they actually date back to the early days of the Second World War.
The Base, Greenham
Today to Sun 17 Nov

More details - Fire & Light Show at The Look Out Discovery Centre
This live science show is full of fantastic demonstrations to FIRE your imagination! Can we create light? Watch out for the amazing tornado of fire! There is no need to pre-book tickets for the shows; tickets can be purchased from reception on the day. Suitable for children age 5+.
The Look Out Discovery Centre, Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell
Today, Sun 20 Oct, Sat 26 Oct to Sun 3 Nov, Sat 9 Nov, Sun 10 Nov

More details - Assassins
‘Murder is a tawdry little crime. But when a president gets killed… he gets assassinated.’ A man sits in a storeroom on the sixth floor of a Book Depository in Texas waiting for John F. Kennedy’s motorcade to pass below.
The Watermill Theatre Bagnor, Newbury
Today to Sat 26 Oct

More details - NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors (Screening)
The hilarious West End and Broadway hit returns to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire

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