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More details - Berkshire Country Fayre
The event has something for all ages to enjoy, with activities ranging from vintage machinery and a dog show to ferret racing. It will also feature a steel band and funfair and several craft stalls, including those selling jewellery, cards, clothes and homemade keepsakes.
Englefield, near Theale, Reading
Today

More details - UK Wolf Conservation Trust Visit Wednesday's
Come & see our 10 wolves including Arctic, European/ North Western wolves. Photography platform area overlooking the wolves enclosure & waterfall pond. Guided tours & talks during the day & watch the wolves being fed at 2pm. Ask the experts about wolves & listen to them howling.
UK Wolf Conservation Trust, Butlers Farm, Beenham, Reading
Wed 30 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul

More details - The Boutique Room
The Boutique Room is a monthly event. It is held at the Pangbourne Village Hall every 1st Saturday of every month from 10am - 3pm. There is a complete range of ’Off the Rails’ clothing on one side of the hall - lovely, unusual ladies’ clothes by Jenny Gill.
Pangbourne Village Hall, Station Road, Pangbourne
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Yattendon Classic Vehicle Day
The pretty Berkshire village of Yattendon will be full of vintage cars, classic motorcycles, WW2 military trucks and other interesting vehicles on Sunday 24th June. We will have vintage stalls and vintage style teas in the village hall, plus vintage and other stalls in the display field.
The Cricket Field, Yattendon
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Pop Up Play Village - Children's role play village! Special Peppa Pig event!
Pop Up Play Village is for children who love to role play! This is a special Peppa Pig play session! There will be a Peppa Pig Toy Shop, Café, Vets, Baby Nursery and Construction Site. There will be a cafe selling drinks and snacks during each play session. There will also be a Peppa Pig hunt with a prize!
Douai Park Pavilion, Cod’s Hill, Woolhampton, Reading, RG75TQ
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Pangbourne Fete
Traditional village Fete with a beer tent, arena events with a circus theme and stalls for all the family. Food outlets and a dog show are featured along with live music.
Pangbourne Meadows
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Yattendon & Frilsham Fete Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018
This traditional fete takes place in Yattendon village square and the tithe barn with lots of interesting craft stalls, a nearly new stall and the popular Bric-a-brac stall offering an array of desirable items. Refreshments include a hog roast and barbeque, pimms stall and local ales.
Yattendon Village
Mon 28 May

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 Mon 9 Jul

More details - Basildon Park - Big Bug Hunt in the house
Pick up a trail from Visitor Reception to discover what bugs can be found throughout the house. Follow a trail map through the house to learn more about the big bugs the conservation team works daily to fight. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Fri 1 Jun to Mon 30 Jul

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 a 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 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Basildon Park - Evening tours of the house at Basildon Park
Experience the house in the evening light with the House Manager, with champagne and canaps being served in the garden room. We’re opening the doors to guests every Thursday evening in June and July.
Basildon Park, Lower Basildon, Reading,
Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Dance the night away at our Disco Dine
Best Western Calcot Hotel in Reading is an independently run hotel with its own unique style, full of individual charm and strong local character Run by hoteliers with genuine passion and experience combining to make service, dining and accommodation into one of the friendliest and welcoming hotels in
98 Bath Road, Reading
Today

More details - Mapledurham at War
The location of the 1976 film ’The Eagle Has Landed’ is an apt venue for Mapledurham at War Re enactors from all over the country will converge on the beautiful Mapledurham Estate to set up camp as if it were during World War 2 for the entire weekend.
Mapledurham Estate
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Church Farm House - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of organic garden with formal and natural planting set in Thames Valley with views across Chiltern Hills. Formal lawn and pond, herbaceous borders, vegetable plots, fruit cage, large greenhouse, wild flower meadow, young woodland, paddock with small coppices and layed hedges.
Church Farm House, Reading
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Berkshire Crafts & Country Fair
All day entertainment which may include birds of prey, working dogs, children’s entertainment as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees.
Beale Park, Nr. Reading, Berkshire
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Jazz Evening with Clive Fortune Big Band - in aid of Save the Children
Jazz Evening with Clive Fortune Big Band : In aid of Save the Children The Save the Children Kennet Branch Jazz Evening returns on Saturday 23rd of June 2018.
Little Manor, Church Lane, Burghfield Village, Reading, Berkshire
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Workshop for children with PERFORM (Drama) - Gap Festival
Enjoy drama-based games, exercises, songs and dances. Children under 8 who are attending a library event must be accompanied by their parent or carer. ? Working in partnership with Oxfordshire County Council ?Limited to 15 tickets per session Register in advance at the Library T: 01491 873028 ?
Goring Library
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Unsung heroines of the Great War - Janet Hurst - Gap Festival
In the year we’ve been celebrating the centenary of Women’s Suffrage in the UK and as part of centenary year celebrations we’re pleased to announce that local historian and author, Janet Hurst, will be speaking about the role of local women as Red Cross volunteers in the Great War.
Goring Library
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Stories and Rhymes - Gap Festival
A Festival Special for pre-school children. ? Children under 8 who are attending a library event must be accompanied by their parent or carer. Working in partnership with Oxford County Council Register in advance at the Library T: 01491 873028 E: goring.library@oxfordshire.gov.uk
Goring Library
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Live Music in Bull - Gap Festival
An eclectic mix of live music played by talented young musicians in the Garden at The Bull, the famous Streatley landmark pub mentioned in Three Men in a Boat. Acts include: Tom MT, Totie Southwell, Ben Adams and Jodie Anderson.
The Bull, Goring
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Live Music The Forays in The Catherine Wheel pub garden - Gap Festival
Local band The Forays will be playing in the pub garden.
Catherine Wheel, Goring
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Pizza Poetry and Song  - Gap Festival
An evening of laughter and fun featuring Bonnie Dawn Roberts, Sharon Murphy-McPherson, Cheryl Mayer and Richard Roberts.
Catherine Wheel, Goring
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Papagena - Gap Festival
Papagena is an outstanding acappella female vocal group. No props, microphones or gimmicks, just live stunning voices presenting a musical cocktail of folk, medieval, classical and contemporary music from around the world.
St Mary’s Church Streatley
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Pop Up OPERA : Mozart Double Bill Der Schauspieldirektor & Bastien und Bastienne  - Gap Festival
?The production will be directed by New British Music Theatre Award nominee, Anna Pool, critically acclaimed for her bold and fierily original directing style.
St Mary’s Church Streatley
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Textiles exhibition - Gap Festival
This exhibition celebrates the work of local textile artists working with tapestry, mixed media, weaving, patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet and embroidery. Normally a hidden treasure, the 160 hand stitched hassocks created for the St.
St Thomas’s Church Goring
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Felt making workshop - Gap Festival
In this workshop you will learn how to make your own felt, manipulating it into different shapes. Using just coloured unspun wools, hot water and soap you can create your own pieces of at felt as well as three-dimensional designs. The technique is called wet-felting and this ancient craft is simple and quick.
Canterbury Room St Thomas’s church, Goring
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Chamberhouse Winds Peter and The Wolf - Gap Festival
Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev is a perennial favourite. This family concert, suitable for all ages, engages with the audience throughout and helps children to enjoy the experience of going to a concert by making it fun and entertaining.
St Thomas’s Church Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Workshop: Mixed Media Collage  Chris Scoby-Smith - Gap Festival
In this workshop you will learn how to make a mixed media collage using a variety of materials loosely based on paper and cloth. During the afternoon you will create a picture based on a photograph of your choice. You will be asked to bring material to use to create interesting textures and colours in your work.
Canterbury Room St Thomas’s church, Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Textiles exhibition - Gap Festival
This exhibition celebrates the work of local textile artists working with tapestry, mixed media, weaving, patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet and embroidery. Normally a hidden treasure, the 160 hand stitched hassocks created for the St.
St Thomas’s Church Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Textiles exhibition - Gap Festival
This exhibition celebrates the work of local textile artists working with tapestry, mixed media, weaving, patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet and embroidery. Normally a hidden treasure, the 160 hand stitched hassocks created for the St.
St Thomas’s Church Goring
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Art & Heritage Trail - Gap Festival
Pick up a copy of the Art & Heritage Trail Map from outlets in the villages and take a tour around Goring and Streatley – look out for the blue plaques! ?With thanks to Goring Gap Local History Society
Goring & Streatley Villages
Sat 9 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - ERIC KNOWLES ‘What’s it Worth? The Bigger Picture - Gap Festival
Antiques expert ERIC KNOWLES brings his one man show to this year’s Festival for a witty and entertaining look at the world of antiques. Audience members are invited to bring along their small heirlooms and treasures (no furniture!
Goring on Thames Village Hall
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Nick Cope's Family Concert - Gap Festival
Nick Cope’s family performances are legendary! If you haven’t heard his songs or seen his shows before, come and find out what you’re missing. Nick sings about everything children are REALLY interested in and you’re invited to join in.
Goring on Thames Village Hall
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Guided Heritage Walk with Alan Winchcomb - Gap Festival
Local historian Alan will guide you round the places associated with the writers, musicians and artists who were inspired by or lived in Goring and Streatley and will include other notable locations along the way. Meet at the Rectory Garden. The walk will last approximately one hour. ? ?Limited to 15 people only
Rectory Garden and round Goring & Streatley Villages
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - ART TRAIL & OPEN STUDIOS - Gap Festival
Goring and Streatley are steeped in history and due to their location’s immense natural beauty inspire many artistic works. During the festival you will be able to take a journey by means of an Art and Heritage walking trail, winding its way through the two villages on either side of the river Thames.
Goring & Streatley Villages
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Goring and Streatley Concert Starter band - Gap Festival
The Goring and Streatley Concert Starter Band (including their newly formed Big Band) will be playing a varied programme of toe tapping music throughout the afternoon.
Rectory Gardens, Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Workshop: Ceramic Workshop with Sarah Rushbrooke - Gap Festival
We will be making honey or jam pots in terracotta clay using the coiling technique with applied or incised decoration. Colour can be added with slip and underglazes. Once dried the pots will be given a glossy white or transparent glaze ring at 110°C to make them food safe. ? 6 spaces only (over 16s) ?
Milldown Pottery, Goring
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Art Trail  - Gap Festival
Goring and Streatley are steeped in history and due to their location’s immense natural beauty inspire many artistic works. During the festival you will be able to take a journey by means of an Art and Heritage walking trail, winding its way through the two villages on either side of the river Thames.
Goring & Streatley Villages
Sun 17 Jun

More details - GYLES BRANDRETH 'Break a Leg' - Gap Festival
Actor, author, One Show reporter, former MP and government whip, Gyles Brandreth comes to The Gap Festival with his new one- man show BREAK A LEG! – a celebration of all things theatrical.
Goring on Thames Village Hall
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Open Gardens - Gap Festival
Many local gardens will be open to the public – see map on the website for details.
Various sites in Goring & Streatley Villages
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Live Music  - Gap Festival
Enjoy a drink in the garden while listening to new bands and old favourites. Acts include: Eloise Rees, Simon Stafford & Kate Saunders, Louise Colem and Not Souled Out.
The Miller of Mansfield, Goring
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Hampstead Norreys Community Shop SUMMER MARKET
Annual Summer Market in the beautiful Manor Courtyard, RG18 0TD, with over 30 fabulous stalls including Food (Noi’s Thai Kitchen), Drink (Two Cocks Brewery, Tutt’s Clump Cider), plants, home furnishings, arts & crafts, pottery, COME AND MEET THE ALPACAS, fashion and jewellery, vintage, shabby chic, FUN FOR KIDS,
Manor Courtyard, Church Street, Hampstead Norreys
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Live Music Heather Jayne and the Red Shoes - Gap Festival
Enjoy a summer’s evening of soul, jazz, blues and swing music with a favourite local band in this lovely riverside setting.
The Swan, Streatley
Tue 12 Jun

More details - An evening with the PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA - Gap Festival
The Festival’s opening evening extravaganza! When it comes to authentic swing music The Pasadena Roof Orchestra has no equal. Step back to the 20s and 30s for a concert of unforgettable dance music presented with wit and humour.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Tea Time Treat - Gap Festival
Enjoy a surprise half hour event to brighten your afternoon. It might be a chat with an author, a poetry reading, a storyteller, a dance group, a talk. Come and find out!
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Cafe Scientifique - Gap Festival
Come and explore the latest ideas in science and technology. The Café Scientifique ethos is to provide a place where scientific subjects are presented for exploration by non-scientists and scientists alike.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Local Gardening Experts Gardeners' Question Time - Gap Festival
A panel of local gardening experts, chaired by Rob Jones, will answer your gardening questions. ? Admission to this event is included in the Joe Swift ticket price, £5 for this event only (without Joe Swift talk).
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Lightyears - Gap Festival
Goring’s very own favourite rock band are back by popular demand! Chris, George, Tony and John grew up in Goring, played their earliest gigs in the Village Hall, The Morrell Room and St Thomas’ Church and went on to tour and play their music around the world, performing at Wembley Stadium and Glastonbury Festival,...
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Coffee Talk - Gap Festival
Enjoy a surprise half hour event to brighten up your morning. It might be a chat with an author, a poetry reading, a storyteller, a dance group, a talk. Come and find out!
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Fri 15 Jun

More details - JOE SWIFT garden design talk  - Gap Festival
Every gardener knows that a successful garden is about more than horticulture, it’s also about great design. Get inspiration for your next garden project from Joe Swift, award winning garden designer, journalist and television presenter (BBC Gardeners’ World and the annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show).
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Fri 15 Jun

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