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More details - Basildon Park - Exhibition: Basildon Park en vogue
Basildon Park comes to life with the style and glamour of its last owners, with select pieces on display from the Fashion and Textile Museum. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Today to Mon 14 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 5 Oct

More details - Basildon Park - Friday walks at Basildon Park
Find out more about the parkland that surrounds Basildon Park mansion from our knowledgaeable team of volunteers and rangers as they take you on a guided walk of the park. Join our volunteers and rangers for a walk around Basildon Park.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Fri 23 Aug, Fri 30 Aug, Fri 6 Sep, Fri 13 Sep, Fri 20 Sep, Fri 27 Sep, Fri 4 Oct

More details - Basildon Park - Parkland run at Basildon Park
Put your running shoes on every Tuesday to join our volunteers on a run around the park and woodland trails. Every Tuesday some of our volunteers will be leading a run along the trails at Basildon Park.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Tue 27 Aug, Tue 3 Sep, Tue 10 Sep, Tue 17 Sep, Tue 24 Sep, Tue 1 Oct, Tue 8 Oct

More details - Basildon Park - Big Bug Hunt
The creepy crawlies have returned to Basildon Park to wreak havoc. Help the conservation team to find them all. Help us hunt out the different pests that cause damage to our collection, the officially named ’Agents of Deterioration!’.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Sun 1 Sep 19 to Tue 29 Oct

More details - Sunday afternoon jazz with the Mike Miller Trio
Sunday afternoon jazz with the fantastic Mike Miller Trio and lovely food and drink. The trio features the beautiful jazz guitar playing of Mike Miller, accompanied by David Chedgey double bass and Nick Monnas drums. Together they create a great atmosphere. Not to be missed!
Wellington Arms, 203 Yorktown Road, Sandhurst
Sun 1 Sep, Sun 6 Oct

More details - Antique and Collectors fair
This Antique fair will be held on the 1st Thursday of the month. Up to 30 stalls selling a wide selection of antiques and collectables to include :- silver, coins, militaria, jewellery, glass, treen and much more. Well sign posted Ample parking Free entrance Free wifi Disabled access Cafe
Newbury Rugby Club Monks Lane Newbury
Thu 5 Sep, Thu 3 Oct

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 2 Sep, Mon 9 Sep, Mon 16 Sep, Mon 23 Sep, Mon 30 Sep, Mon 14 Oct, Mon 21 Oct

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 6 Sep, Fri 13 Sep, Fri 20 Sep, Fri 27 Sep, Fri 4 Oct, Fri 11 Oct, Fri 18 Oct, Fri 25 Oct

More details - Nick Cope Family Music
Musical fun for all the family. Join Nick Cope for his ever-popular interactive music sessions with songs about everything from counting to how plants grow. Nick’s Family Music sessions have proved extremely popular so we advise early booking to avoid disappointment.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Sat 14 Sep, Sat 5 Oct, Sat 9 Nov

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 10 Sep, Tue 17 Sep, Tue 24 Sep, Tue 1 Oct, Tue 8 Oct, Tue 15 Oct, Tue 22 Oct, Tue 5 Nov

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 11 Sep, Wed 18 Sep, Wed 25 Sep, Wed 2 Oct, Wed 9 Oct, Wed 16 Oct, Wed 23 Oct, Wed 6 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
Fri 20 Sep 19 to Sun 17 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
Thu 26 Sep 19 to Sat 26 Oct

More details - Comedy Club
Leave your cares at the door, grab a drink and join us for an evening of laughter as Avalon presents some of the best new names in comedy. So send your friends that group text and start your weekend in style at the Corn Exchange Comedy Club.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Fri 27 Sep, Fri 18 Oct, Sat 2 Nov, Fri 22 Nov

More details - Runnymede and Ankerwycke - Fungi foray
Join a local expert to learn about the weird and wonderful fungi of Cooper’s Hill Woods. Local expert Sara Shepley or Mike Waterman takes you on a tour to discover the many wonderful fungi at Runnymede as they emerge for the autumn.
Runnymede and Ankerwycke, Runnymede Estate Office, North Lodge, Windsor Road, Old Windsor
Sat 28 Sep, Sat 26 Oct

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, Sat 5 Oct

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 - 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 - 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 - 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, Sat 5 Oct, Thu 10 Oct to Sat 12 Oct

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 and Sat 5 Oct

More details - Pete Allen Jazz Band
An evening of happy foot tapping jazz with the Pete Allen Jazz Band, featuring Pete Allen (Reeds), Andy Dickens (Trumpet), Roger Marks (Trombone), Dave Moorwood (Guitar/Banjo), Dave Hanratty (Bass) and Richie Bryant Drums)
Deanwood Golf Club, Baydon Road, Stockcross, Newbury
Fri 4 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 - 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 and Sun 6 Oct

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