Events and Attractions Around Berkshire

Today to Mon 18 Nov    

More details - Draw at the MERL
DRAW WITH US THIS OCTOBER AND CELEBRATE THE POWER OF CREATIVITY ON OUR WELL-BEING! Every week day, sit back and relax in our café or garden with some MERL-inspired colouring-in. Or explore the galleries and draw your way through the English countryside.
Redlands Road, Reading
Today to Thu 31 Oct

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 28 Oct

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, 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 - 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 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, Sat 26 Oct to Wed 30 Oct, Sat 2 Nov, Sun 3 Nov

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
Today, Mon 4 Nov, Mon 11 Nov, Mon 18 Nov, Mon 25 Nov, Mon 2 Dec, Mon 9 Dec, Mon 16 Dec

More details - Acoustic Cafe
The line up for the Acoustic Cafe on Monday 21st October will feature live music from Colin Bailey, Ashleigh Hennessy , Francis Greene, Jonathan Molyneux & John Stannard ,
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell

More details - Water Gardening - A lecture by Sandy Worth
A water garden opens up a new world of planting and landscaping possibilities. You can start small, with a hollowed-out stone that catches rainwater, a watertight, patio-sized container or jump right in with an in-ground pond with water lilies, fish and a fountain.
St Nicolas School, Link Road, Newbury

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 - 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,
Today to Tue 29 Oct

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 - New Music Tuesday
We have a great line up for our next New Music Tuesday event (22nd October) at The Acoustic Couch, Bracknell featuring Choro Bandido with music from South America, Award winning guitarist Amrit Sond, singer songwriter Marc Woosnam who is promoting his debut EP and we have one more slot available please contact us if
Acoustic Couch
Tue 22 Oct 19

More details - Harmony for Christmas
Thames Valley Chorus are holding an Open rehearsal on 22nd October. We are encouraging men to come along and try singing harmony. No experience required. We are taking part in a concert on 12th December. If you manage to learn the song and pass a simple audition, you could be joining us on stage.
Bulmershe School, Chequers Way, Woodley
Tue 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct, Tue 5 Nov, Tue 12 Nov, Tue 19 Nov, Tue 26 Nov, Tue 3 Dec

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 22 Oct, Tue 5 Nov, Tue 12 Nov, Tue 19 Nov, Tue 26 Nov, Tue 3 Dec, Tue 10 Dec, Tue 17 Dec

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 22 Oct, Tue 29 Oct, Tue 5 Nov, Tue 12 Nov, Tue 19 Nov, Tue 26 Nov

More details - The Vicar of Dibley 2
This follow up to the Grimm’s hugely popular production in 2017, sees no, no, no, no, further hilarious adventures in the lives and loves of the Vicar and her fellow parishioners. Including many more scenes based on the well-loved television series.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Wed 23 Oct 19 to Sat 26 Oct

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 23 Oct, Wed 6 Nov, Wed 13 Nov, Wed 20 Nov, Wed 27 Nov, Wed 4 Dec, Wed 11 Dec, Wed 18 Dec

More details - Stay & Play free activity session
These free monthly sessions offer you and your toddler a safe and stimulating environment to make friends and enjoy learning through play. Inspiring creative and imaginative play and encouraging your child’s natural curiosity is central to The Abbey’s learning ethos.
The Abbey Junior School, 12 Christchurch Gardens, Reading, Berkshire
Wed 23 Oct 19

More details - Community Networking Night
OPEN UP A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES Do you want to meet local people, exchange ideas and find out how you can make a positive difference, not only to your local community, but to people around the world?
MyWorkSpot, Clyde House, Reform Rd
Wed 23 Oct 19

More details - ROH Live: Don Pasquale (Screening)
A new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations. The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him - with her own ulterior purpose in mind. Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Thu 24 Oct 19

More details - Jane Eyre
Blackeyed Theatre’s brand new stage adaptation of one of the greatest works of English fiction. A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and dark secrets, Jane Eyre tells the thrilling story of an orphan girl and her journey from a childhood of loneliness and cruelty to a life at Thornfield Hall and an unlikely...
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Thu 24 Oct 19 and Fri 25 Oct

More details - The History of Reading Gaol Talk
Berkshire’s County Archivist explores the history of the prison from the Georgian period to 1920 and its initial closure. Learn of Victorian ’hard labour, half board and hard fare’, Oscar Wilde, executions at the prison, and Reading’s little known role in the Easter Uprising.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Thu 24 Oct 19

More details - Christina Bianco
From The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Paul O’Grady Show, and ITV’s The Imitation Game, the girl with thousand voices returns to the UK with a brand new show for this nationwide tour.
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Thu 24 Oct 19

More details - Seasonal floral decoration demonstration
Kelly Louise is a local freelance florist specialising in weddings, events and farewells. In addition she runs seasonal workshops on many different subjects. In Thursdays demo Kelly Louise will show how to combine the beauty of autumnal flowers with the natural alternative for a container of a pumpkin.
Hungerford Pop up shop 127A High St, Hungerford
Thu 24 Oct 19

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