Visit Hazeley Heath at dusk to hear and see the mysterious nightjar. This nocturnal summer visitor inspired a host of peculiar stories and strange country names like "fern owl" or "goatsucker", or the eerie "corpse-fowl".
In reality, these birds are pretty odd as well!
The line up for the Acoustic Cafe at The Rose & Crown, Sandhurst on Monday 28th May will feature Anne-marie Gilliet, David Molyneux, 2 Tanium, Paul Player and Anthony Bennett starting at 7.30pm admission is free
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.
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.
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. www.sherfieldfete.org.
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 Lawrie Wright double bass and Nick Monnas drums. Together they create a great atmosphere. Not to be missed!
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
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.
½ acre garden evolved over 25 yrs, many ideas for smaller gardens. Shady, herbaceous and hot borders, wildlife pond with many hosta varieties, vegetable plots plus a wild area, and views towards River Whitewater.
Winchfield Festival is a wonderful festival of music which takes place over 8 nights in June this year. We have outstanding musicians playing a range of classical and modern music so there really is something for everyone.
Large garden of 66 acres with extensive woodlands and fine vista being restored with new planting. Fine avenues of wellingtonias; rhododendrons and azaleas, Italian garden, lakes, large water and rock garden, dry stone walls originally designed with assistance of Gertrude Jekyll.
Over 25s Party Night for Singles and Couples - Special Event with "ELTON JOHN" - Tribute Show in the Bier Keller. Tickets to "Elton John" also include entry to Apres Nightclub. (Doors open 7pm, Tribute Show from 9.
Bier Keller & Apres Nightclub at The Coppid Beech Hotel, John Nike Way, Bracknell
Shoppers at The Square Camberley will soon be able to challenge their friends to a game of ping pong while they’re shopping at their favourite stores.
Ping Pong Parlour is open for business, and anyone is welcome to drop in and play on one of the tables available.
NCT NEARLY NEW TABLE TOP SALE
When? Saturday 2nd June
Where? Camberley Theatre
Cost of selling: £10
Parent child ticket: £1.50
Tickets can be purchased in advance at tinyurl.com/2018NNS or on the door.
Join Trinity Concert Band in Reading for their "Midsummer Music" concert, celebrating the summer solstice! As well as containing major works by Nigel Hess (The Lochnagar Suite) and Frank Ticheli (An American Elegy), Trinity Concert Band’s summer concert highlights its talented players.
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.
Join us at our annual food festival celebrating all things gluten free. The event is FREE and everyone is welcome.
This year marks our 50th Anniversary of working with our gluten free community, helping you shop, cook and eat with confidence.
Green Park Conference Centre
100 Longwater Avenue
A number of years have now passed since Singer/Guitarist Keith James paralysed the whole Country with his stunningly beautiful series of concerts entitled The Songs of Nick Drake. Nick is the most revered and loved of all of this country’s Singer/Songwriters.
Come and join us for a celebration of summer in the beautiful grounds of South Hill Park.
In the first weekend of June enjoy good food, performances from local and regional musicians, children’s activities and a variety of craft stalls to browse - entertainment for all of the family!
Why are slugs and snails so slimy? Can you really cut, bounce or stretch slime? Come and find out in our sticky, gooey live science show! This entertaining and interactive show also has exciting demonstrations and experiments. Tickets for the show can be purchased from reception on the day.
The Look Out Discovery Centre, Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, Berkshire
Today to Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul
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!
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 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun
Our next Music Network Meeting will take place at The Acoustic Couch , Bracknell on Wednesday 6th June , doors open 7pm, meeting starts 8pm open to music industry and media people, musicians and those interested in creating a vibrant music scene for more information or to confirm attendance please contact
Spring and summer is the ideal time to see the azaleas, rhododendrons and heathers that surround the house. Bulbs, primroses and winter hellebores give ground cover beneath the shrubs. Climbers and a variety of plants continue a theme to make way for summer flowering.
The Half term holiday is nearly here and we have a lots of days of fun starting on:
SUNDAY 27th May 10-4pm with our first Open Day of the holiday.
Open Days continue after Sunday 27th on:
Wednesday 30th May
Thursday 31st May
Friday 1st June
Saturday 2nd June
All open days are 10-4pm.
Farmer 4 a Day
Does your child enjoy being at the farm?
Aimed at all children from ages 5-14
Hands on with all the animals
Feed, groom and clean out pens
Well supervised and fun
Gift certificates available
They love it!!
11-3pm | £50 per child.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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)
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.
2 acre garden in many parts. Lawn meandering through woodland with drifts of spring bulbs. Rose pergola with steps, pots with spring bulbs and later aeoniums. Fritillary and cowslip meadow. Walled herb garden with pool and exuberant planting. Orchard incl white garden and hot border. Greenhouse and vegetable garden.
Get the family together, get sponsored, and get ready to make some messy memories when you tackle Messathon, the NSPCC’s fun, family obstacle course. You and your little messathletes will splatter through mud, swoosh along the water slide and scramble over hay bales. And it’s all for a good cause.