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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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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
Fri 25 May to Sun 27 May

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 - Ride
Ride. Artists performing: Ride.
Sub 89, Reading
Today

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 - The Place Names of Berkshire - a talk by Dr David Peacock
Dr David Peacock is a former teacher of politics and history at Padworth College, and also gives evening classes on local history at Newbury College and Reading University. He is Chairman of the Newbury Society. What’s in a name?
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading
Today

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 25 May, Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 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 - 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 - 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
Fri 25 May

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 - 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

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 - VILLAGE GREENFINGERS Gardening Club .MAKING BEST USE OF GREENHOUSES AND FRAMES BRIAN FISHER
Lecture and club meeting,refreshments,sales table,raffle
STORTON LODGE,ICKNIELD RD,GORING ON THAMES
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Workshop: Pastel Portraits Mandy Monkcom - Gap Festival
In the pastel portraits workshop you will learn how to measure and draw facial proportions, as well as using soft pastel techniques on toned pastel paper to create a likeness from a photograph. A materials list and further details will be provided. Limited to 10 participants (over 16’s). ?Refreshments included.
Storton Lodge, Goring
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Workshop: Denny Webb - Experimental Watercolours - Gap Festival
Loose glorious landscapes, allowing the paint to run, dribble, blossom and do its thing ... throwing salt into the wash to suggest poppies and allowing our imaginations to run amok. Find out just how easy it is to paint a landscape when we work with the unique properties of the medium.
Storton Lodge, Goring
Sun 10 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - Hobgoblin Childen's Theatre - The Greatest Fairy Tale Ever Told - Gap Festival
Hobgoblin Theatre Company kick starts the Festival weekend with a riotous romp suitable for children and their families. There is trouble in Fairy Tale Land ... The Evil Queen is doing away with all the handsome princes and it’s up to the Three Little Pigs to stop her!
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sat 16 Jun

More details - MICA PARIS, supported by Blake Shake! - Gap Festival
Soul Queen MICA PARIS is one of the UK’s most respected female singers with a career full of Top 10 hit singles and albums worldwide. Mica’s range, power and sheer soulfulness are legendary. We are delighted to welcome her here as part of her MICA SINGS ELLA tour, performing songs from jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sat 16 Jun

More details - VAL MCDERMID ‘Killing People for fun and profit’  - Gap Festival
Dubbed the Queen of Crime, Val will be discussing her writing, her inspirations and the fatal attraction of crime fiction! This talk will be followed by a Q&A session. Val McDermid has sold over 14 million books to date and is translated into over 40 languages.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Family Day Activities incl craft and demonstrations - Gap Festival
Activities in The Marquee and on The Field ?Flag Making, clay modelling, Lego tables, face painting, origami, dance displays, crafts and much more for all ages
Goring Gap Festival Marquee & Field
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Big Breakfast - Gap Festival
Start the day with a leisurely breakfast (coffee/Buck’s Fizz/croissants and more) and the Sunday papers.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Gyles Brandreth closes the Festival - Gap Festival
Gyles Brandreth Closes The 2018 Festival Farewell until next time ...
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Music in the Marquee - Gap Festival
11am Dave Holt and band, The Mysteries, Lu Cozma, Gerard Cousins (modern classical guitar), Claudia Gibson’s choir, Lisa Winship and Andrew Mathewson. 3.30pm Goring & Streatley Concert Band ?Music from their new repertoire. 4.
Goring Gap Festival Marquee
Sun 17 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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