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Today to Sun 13 Oct     Page 2

More details - Kiss Me, Kate
When ego-centric actor-manager Fred Graham and his fiery ex-wife Lilli Vanessi find themselves starring opposite each other in a musical version of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, sparks begin to fly.
The Watermill Theatre Bagnor, Newbury
Today to Sat 21 Sep

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 - Enchanted Forest: tales and trails
Step into a world of make believe and let your imaginations run wild as Bracknell Forest becomes Enchanted Forest and we bring storytelling to life. Join us for a Summer of workshops and an Autumn festival inspired by all of your favourite children’s stories.
Bracknell Forest Bracknell
Today to Sat 21 Sep

More details - In Reading Gaol by Reading Town
Heritage Open Day: See a visual art exhibition featuring 20 local artists who are giving their take on Oscar Wilde's "The Ballad of Reading Gaol". Following his incarceration in Reading, Oscar Wilde wrote his dark and psychological poem about prison life and the execution of Charles Thomas Wooldridge.
The Turbine House, Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock, Kenavon Drive, Reading
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More details - St Michael the Archangel Church, Warfield
Heritage Open Day: Church is open for visitors This Warfield Church charts its origins back to 1016AD when Queen Emma granted permission for an old Saxon chapel to be built. The present North Aisle is the oldest part of the present church, probably built in the 12th century.
St Michaels the Archangel Church, Church Lane, Warfield
Today to Fri 20 Sep

More details - Family History advice on Merchant Navy Records - drop in session FREE
Drop-in session: Merchant Navy Records with Tony Wright. No need to book - just turn up.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Mon 16 Sep 19

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

More details - Keith Farnan Headlines Comedy at Milk
Keith Farnan the star of Michael McIntyres Comedy Road Show headlines this installment of Comedy at Milk. Supported by Erich McElroy who is one of the sharpest political comedians un the UK. Plus a mystery guest. All of this held together by Comedy at Milk’s very own Jonathan Elston.
Milk Bar
Tue 17 Sep 19

More details - Industrial Reading - A History Tour
Heritage Open Day: A 1½ to 2 hour tour of many industrial sites in central Reading, ranging from medieval to twentieth-century. Reading has gone down as the town of “The 3 B’s” – a phrase that trips off the tongue and into print. But what a disservice this does to a rich industrial heritage.
Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading
Tue 17 Sep, Fri 20 Sep

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 17 Sep, Tue 24 Sep, Tue 1 Oct, Tue 8 Oct

More details - Holy Trinity Church Bracknell
Heritage Open Day: Historical church open with guided tours and leaflets. Explore this historic building and discover how the congregation is regenerating to service the new town centre.
Holy Trinity Church, Langley Hall, The Ring, Bracknell
Tue 17 Sep, Sat 21 Sep

More details - South Hill Park Mansion and Grounds
Heritage Open Day: Heritage park and mansion GROUNDS TOUR: Stroll around the historic grounds recently restored to Temple Moore’s original designs through a project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Birch Hill, Bracknell
Tue 17 Sep 19

More details - Parish and Pilgrimage Church of St Michael & St Mary Magdalene, Easthampstead
Heritage Open Day: 1867 neo-gothic church with important memorial and windows on an ancient site. This prominent site has been associated with worship since at least 1159 and the present church was built in 1867.
St Michael & St Mary Magdalene Parish Church, Crowthorne Road, Easthampstead, Bracknell
Wed 18 Sep 19 and Thu 19 Sep

More details - Mushy: Lyrically Speaking
An uplifting tale inspired by the true story of Musharaf Asghar (Educating Yorkshire). Dewsbury, 2013. Mushy, a young man with a debilitating stammer, finds himself at the centre of a television documentary. In a moment of inspiration from his teacher, Mr.
The Curve, William Street, Slough
Wed 18 Sep 19 to Sun 22 Sep

More details - Talk - Lighter than Air: the story of balloon and airship flight in Be
This talk by John A Baker covers the History of Balloon and Airship Flight in Berkshire, from 1783 when a balloon was demonstrated at Windsor Castle, to The Icicle Balloon Meet held at Newbury in the 1970s. Other locations include Windsor Racecourse, and Reading and Newbury Gasworks.
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury
Wed 18 Sep 19

More details - Historical Walk around Warfield, Berkshire
Heritage Open Day: Hugh Fitzwilliams will guide us on a tour of the village of Warfield in Berkshire. Hugh gives this title to the guided walk: ’Home Guard, Halls and Horseshoes from Avery Lane to Maize Lane - a slice of Warfield history.’
Priory Fields Car Park, Newell Green, Warfield, Bracknell
Wed 18 Sep 19

More details - St Joseph’s College Early Years Open Morning
St Joseph’s College is well known for being the affordable independent school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18, based in Reading. We celebrate our pupils’ academic success, plus their efforts and their hard work, but we focus on much more than exam grades.
St Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire
Wed 18 Sep 19

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
Wed 18 Sep, Fri 20 Sep, Wed 25 Sep, Fri 27 Sep, Wed 2 Oct, Fri 4 Oct, Wed 9 Oct, Fri 11 Oct, Wed 16 Oct, Fri 18 Oct, Wed 23 Oct, Fri 25 Oct, Wed 6 Nov, Fri 8 Nov

More details - St Joseph’s College Senior Open Morning
St Joseph’s College is well known for being the affordable independent school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18, based in Reading. We celebrate our pupils’ academic success, plus their efforts and their hard work, but we focus on much more than exam grades.
St Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire
Wed 18 Sep 19

More details - Basildon Park - Art classes with Paul Robbens
Join the wonderful Paul for an art class, learning the basics and using different materials, with lunch provided. Our sessions are run by artist Paul Robbens who has done art in all its forms in his work for the last 40 years.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Wed 18 Sep, Wed 25 Sep

More details - Basildon Park - Bug hotel workshop
Join us and create your own bug hotel, a cosy home for insects to live in. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Suitable for children of all ages.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Wed 18 Sep, Wed 25 Sep

More details - East Berks RSPB Indoor Meeing
The RSPB East Berks Local Group will be holding its first indoor meeting of the new season on Thursday 19th September at 7.30pm in the High Street Methodist Church Hall, King Street, Maidenhead SL6 1EA.
High Street Methodist Church Hall, King Street, Maidenhead
Thu 19 Sep 19

More details - Ascot Priory
Heritage Open Day: Tour of Ascot Priory Each tour will begin with a short presentation on the history of the Priory and then a guided tour of Ascot Priory Church.
Ascot Priory, Priory Road, Ascot
Thu 19 Sep 19

More details - St Mary's Church, Castle Street, Reading
Heritage Open Day: Explore the late 18th century chapel with interesting interior and history. Guides available. On display is a selection of the extensive find of pots dating back to the 18th century gaol period of the site, together with archaeologist’s report.
St. Marys Church, 14 Castle Street, Reading
Thu 19 Sep to Sat 21 Sep

More details - An Evening with Aggers
Join Aggers in his solo show as he takes us on a trip down memory lane. Jonathan Agnew learnt his craft under the tutelage of Brian Johnston, emerging from the notoriety of the gloriously funny ‘leg over’ incident (yes, you will hear that story!) to become BBC Radio’s voice of cricket.
Corn Exchange. Market Pl, Newbury
Thu 19 Sep 19

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