Today to Fri 22 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Concert "Floral Delights" by Belle Canto
Come along to Beech Hill at 7.30 pm on Saturday 9th June to be delighted by a variety of much-loved songs about flowers and the countryside. "You can "tiptoe through the tulips" but "don’t sit under the apple tree" in our "English country garden"!
St Mary the Virgin, Beech Hill Road, Beech Hill, Reading , Berkshire
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead
Joseph Morpurgo presents his masterpiece: a boundary-smashing, 9-hour adaption of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Or is it?
South Street Arts Centre, The Hexagon Theatre, Queens Walk, Reading
Fri 8 Jun

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
Sun 27 May

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 - My Inlaws Are Outlaws
My Inlaws Are Outlaws - comedy play written by Devon Williamson Annie discovers that her in laws are outlaws.... and her mother in law has hired a mad group of assassins to kill her !!! How will Annie , a mild mannered librarian, outwit the best of the Italian, Russian and Irish contract killers.
Shinfield Players Theatre, Whitley Wood Lane, Reading
Wed 6 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

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
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Bach to Baby Family Concerts in Reading
Bach to Baby is the critically acclaimed classical concert series for babies, toddlers and their carers. Tots dance, roam about and revel in the wonder of live music, while you take a moment out of your busy day to hear top notch performances by outstanding musicians, with your young babes in tow.
Reading Minster Chain Street Readgin
Fri 8 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Swallowfield Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
This year Swallowfield is offering nine gardens to visit. A number are in the village itself, others are nearby, so there is a mix of walking to some, with those in different directions needing a car or bicycle to reach them comfortably.
Swallowfield Village Gardens, Swallowfield
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Jazz in Reading
Fri 25 May | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £16.00 (£14.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee from www.
The Progress Theatre, The Mount, off Christchurch Road, REading

More details - I Love Volunteering @ RBH
A chance to come along and meet the volunteering teams from the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Teams from Voluntary services, League of Friends, Royal Berkshire Charity and Berkshire Cancer centre will be on hand to dicuss what options for volunteering are available for you to help out with.
Broad Street Reading (outside Marks & Spencer/Oracle shopping centre)
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Adoption Information Event
PACT information events are informal opportunities to find out about PACT (an outstanding voluntary adoption agency) and the adoption process. You will also hear from one of our adopters about their experience and you will be able to speak with one of our senior social workers and ask any questions you may have.
7 Southern Court, South Street, Reading, Berkshire
Tue 19 Jun

More details - The Wasteland Experience
After terrifying the life out of audiences for six years with the ’Zombie Shopping Mall Experience’, the the undead threat has finally been purged, but following the nuclear annihilation of the UK, something even more horrific has emerged!
Garrard Street, Reading
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Reading Electric Vehicle Discovery Day!
Come look into your EV future at Market Place Square, Saturday June16th, 10am-5pm. Reading, the Octopus Electric Vehicles team is coming to YOU, and we’re bringing some of the latest electric car models and demo charging stations for drivers looking to ditch the gas guzzler.
Market Place Square
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Big Band Big Lunch
The University of Reading invites all members of the University, their families and local community to come together as part of the national Big Lunch initiative at our annual Big Band Big Lunch.
London Road campus, University of Reading, Reading
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Spear of Destiny
Spear of Destiny. Artists performing: Spear of Destiny.: Tickets avaiable.
Sub 89, Reading
Wed 30 May

More details - 1645-1660: Civil War to Commonwealth - talk by John Brearley
Former teacher, John Brearley, is a popular and charismatic speaker on Local History topics across Berkshire. Accompanied by slides and music, John will talk about the Civil War and the Commonwealth period through to the restoration of the monarchy.
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Wed 6 Jun

More details - West Silchester Hall - Open Garden for NGS
This much loved 2 acre garden is full of fascinating colour combinations inspired by the artist owner, with many spectacular herbaceous borders filled with rare and unusual plants. Pots with half hardies, a wild garden with orchids surrounding a pond, banks of rhododendrons and a kitchen garden.
West Silchester Hall, Silchester
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Thames Valley buses, Reading running day.
Sunday June 3rd at Reading Station for free rides on preserved buses to mark 50 years since the end of trolleybus operation. Buses will follow original routes from 10.00 am. Star attraction expected to be - if all goes well - a preserved Reading trolleybus from Sandtoft museum.
Reading Station, Station Hill area.
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Open Garden Day in aid of Cancer Research UK
Open Garden Day in aid of Cancer Research UK The Reading Group for Cancer Research UK are delighted to invite you to our Open Garden Day with Musical Entertainment on Sunday 10th June 2.00 - 5.00 pm at the Harris Garden, at the University of Reading.
Harris Gardens, University of Reading
Sun 10 Jun

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 - Frankenstein A modern re-imagining
Frankenstein Presented by SISATA Written by John Foster Directed by Charmaine K Parkin Caversham Court Gardens, Reading Set in a dystopian future, the human race is slowly becoming extinct.
Caversham Court Gardens, Reading
Mon 11 Jun

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 - 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 - 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 - Loddon Valley Lions Tadley Treacle Fair 2018
An annual popular event which raises many thousands of pounds for local charitable organisations. SUNDAY 3rd JUNE 2018 Tadley Treacle Fair is a fun day out for all the family on Sunday 3 June 2018 from 11am to 5pm and will include: Spectacular Arena Displays Large Craft Marquee Trade and Charity Stands...
Saunders Fields, Tadley
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Drawing Your Own Comic Book Character at Tadley Library
A children’s workshop with local artist and teacher, Russell Bignold From finding the shapes through to completed picture (including colouring in), Russell will guide you through the steps in this 90-minute drawing workshop for children aged 7+.
Tadley Library, Mulfords Hill, Tadley, Basingstoke
Tue 29 May

More details - Viewpoint photography exhibition
Location Thames Valley Park (TVP1&2), 300 Thames Valley Park Drive, Thames Valley Park, Earley, Reading, RG6 1PT Dates 30th May – 3rd June 2018 The images featured in this exhibition have all sought to experiment with the viewpoint in order to present us with new and unexpected
Thames Valley Park (TVP1 & 2), 300 Thames Valley Park Drive, Earley, Reading
Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun

FUZE Coding & Retro Gaming Workshop More details - FUZE Coding & Retro Gaming Workshop
Come and learn about coding and just how much fun it can be with our hands on ,exciting and very educational coding clubs for aged 7 to 14. FUZE Workshops consist of a full day’s coding activities learning to code using a real text based programming language.
Tue 29 May
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More details - Cinema - Another Mother's Son
Based on the true story of Louisa Gould, set during World War II on the Nazi-occupied island of Jersey. Lou took in an escaped Russian POW and hid him over the war’s course.
The Link, Tadley Community Centre, Newchurch Road, Tadley
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Sonning Regatta
BANK HOLIDAY FAMILY FUN ON THE RIVER Agree with Ratty from Wind in the Willows that there’s “nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats?” Then head down to the Sonning Regatta over the second May Bank Holiday.
The Sonning Regatta will take place on the Oxfordshire bank of The Thames, opposite Reading Bluecoat School Boathouse (just upstream of Sonning Lock). A ferry will operate from the boathouse
Sat 26 May

A Weekly Saturday Market More details - A Weekly Saturday Market
Woodley Shopping Centre is now home to a Thriving Saturday Market. Fresh foods,Great Vegetables,Butcher, Breads Clothes Local produce and Craft Stalls fill the Town Centre every Saturday offering local residents and visitors more choice whilst they shop. Occasionally some Local Brass bands join in the fun
Crockhamwell Road Woodley Town Centre
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun
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More details - Children' s Fun Day
Great Children Fun Day, with Magic show and Punch & Judy. Face painting & Pavement Chalk drawing. Live Farm Animals right in the middle of the Town Centre (A Children & Parents Favorites)
Crockhamwell Road Woodley Town Centre
Mon 28 May
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A Farmer’s Market in Woodley More details - A Farmer's Market in Woodley
High Quality local products direct from the Producers Wonderful Meats; Pork, Cheeses, LocaL Honey, Chocolate etc.... Fruits & Vegetables from Gray’s farm from April to October Enjoy the experience of chatting and tasting while you shop!
Crockhamwell Road Woodley Town Centre
Wed 20 Jun
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CAR Boot Sale in Woodley Town Centre More details - CAR Boot Sale in Woodley Town Centre
Car Boot on Sundays in Woodley Town Centre 8am to 1pm Contact Andy Thomas on 07861654674 for information or Traders enquiries
Crockhamwell Road Woodley Town Centre
Sun 27 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 8 Jul
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More details - Estoril - Open Garden for NGS
An attractive ¼ acre family garden with a contemporary feel that has been lovingly developed by the owner over the last 12 yrs. The beautifully planted mixed borders are filled with a wide variety of shrubs, perennials, grasses and bulbs.
Estoril, Reading
Sat 16 Jun

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

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 - 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 - Agatha Christie's The Unexpected Guest
Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest. Directed by Brian Blessed. All tickets include a two-course meal in the restaurant before the show. Having known and worked with Agatha Christie, who better to direct her plays than the remarkable Brian Blessed?
Mill at Sonning Theatre, Sonning Eye
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 28 Jul

More details - Sonning Scarecrow Trail
The Sonning Scarecrow trail returns this year set in the heart of the this picturesque Village. This is a most popular fun day out for all the family.
Sonning Village
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

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 - The Vyne - Shifting landscapes photography trail and competition
Running 1 June to 9 September, witness how much the landscape at The Vyne changes as the seasons come and go and submit your own snaps in a photography competition by 13 August. Photographers of all abilities can get ready to take their best landscape shots in our competition.
The Vyne, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke,
Fri 1 Jun to Mon 30 Jul

More details - The Vyne - Behind-the-scenes house tours
Find out the conservation challenges involved when changing the layout of a historic house. Working with centuries-old objects, the team must meticulously plan each stage of the installation of the new layout in the house in order to safely rearrange the collection for visitors to enjoy.
The Vyne, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke,
Tue 5 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

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 - Sherfield on Loddon Village Fete
Date - Sherfield on Loddon Village Fete 9th June Time - 12.30pm – 5pm Location - Sherfield on Loddon Village Green – Wild West Theme Cost – Free entry and parking. Donations welcome Join us in a wonderful family day out.
Sherfield on Loddon Village Green
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Dipley Mill - Open Garden for NGS
A romantic adventure awaits as you wander by the meandering streams surrounding this Domesday Book listed mill! Explore many magical areas, such as the rust garden, the pill box grotto and the ornamental courtyard, or just escape into wild meadows.
Dipley Mill, Hook
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

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
Fri 15 Jun

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