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Today to Sun 12 May, By Distance closest first.

Meditation Retreat: Refuge Retreat

Meditation Retreat: Refuge Retreat BECOMING YOUR OWN PROTECTOR Discover the inner protection of spiritual refuge During this retreat, we spend time... See more >
Kadampa Meditation Centre Reading, 9 Bath Road, Reading RG1 6HH
Today

MEDITATION COURSE: Meditations for Relaxation

MEDITATION COURSE: Meditations for Relaxation On this course we will learn and practice three simple guided meditations which are all forms of breathing meditation... See more >
Reading Kadampa Meditation Centre, 9 Bath Road, Reading RG1 6HH
Sat 27 Apr

Walk Around Wargrave

Walk Around Wargrave The village of Wargrave is on the Berkshire bank of the river Thames between Reading and Henley. Wargrave local..... See more >
Organisers - The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ
Tue 16 Apr

The British Army in World War Two Online Talk

The British Army in World War Two Online Talk The personnel of the British Army served across the globe during World War Two, from Iceland to Australia, from the... See more >
Organisers - The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ
Thu 25 Apr

Purley Hall and Charles Bridgeman Talk

Purley Hall and Charles Bridgeman Talk Our speaker is Ben Viljoen, a founder member of Berkshire Gardens Trust. Ben has always been interested in the history..... See more >
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ
Thu 9 May

Mostly Mozart - Concerts in Caversham

Exquisite chamber-music by Mozart, Benjamin Britten and Goosens. Mozart's Flute Quartet in A, his Piano Quartet..... See more >
St Andrew Church, Albert Road, Caversham RG4 7PL
Sat 20 Apr

Join our choir in Reading for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Reading for a FREE taster session If you are wanting to join a choir you'll find a warm welcome with us in the Rock Choir. Your friendly local..... See more >
Emmer Green Primary School, Emmer Green Primary School (Please use the back entrance to get into the school, down St Barnabas Road and past the surgery), Grove Road, Reading RG4 8LN
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 30 Apr, and more dates until Tue 18 Jun

Afternoon Tea and Planting Experience

Dobbies is inviting plant enthusiasts and foodies alike to a brand new Afternoon Tea and Planting Experience, giving... See more >
166 Hyde End Road, Shinfield, Reading RG2 9ER
Sat 20 Apr

Pangbourne Twinning Association French Film Night - 'Paris'

Paris (2007) A film by Cedric Klapisch. Pierre, a professional dancer, is suddenly diagnosed with a serious heart..... See more >
Pangbourne Village Hall Pangbourne RG8 7AN
Sun 28 Apr

Upper Bolney House - Open Garden for NGS

Upper Bolney House - Open Garden for NGS The four acre garden has been extensively developed over the last 15 years. There are lawns with herbaceous borders... See more >
Upper Bolney House, Henley-on-Thames RG9 4AQ
Sun 21 Apr

BVRA Skittles

Barkham Village Residents Association (BVRA) is holding a family skittles evening at Barkham Village Hall on Saturday... See more >
Barkham Village Hall, Church Lane, Barkham RG40 4PL
Sat 27 Apr

Afternoon Tea and Planting Experience

Dobbies is inviting plant enthusiasts and foodies alike to a brand new Afternoon Tea and Planting Experience, giving... See more >
Floral Mile, Hare Hatch, Twyford RG10 9SW
Sat 20 Apr

Acoustic Cafe (Wokingham)

We have a fabulous line for the Acoustic Café at The Hope & Anchor, Wokingham on Monday 15th April with Danish singer... See more >
The Hope & Anchor, Station Rd, Wokingham RG40 2AD
Mon 15 Apr

Easter egg hunt at Basildon Park

To celebrate two decades of filmmaking at Basildon Park, experience ten film and cinema themed game and activity... See more >
Basildon Park Lower Basildon RG8 9NR
Today

Bluebell Sunday

The South Oxfordshire village of Checkendon is surrounded by beautiful beech woodlands which towards the end of April... See more >
Village Hall, Main Street, Checkendon, Reading RG8 0SR
Sun 28 Apr
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Things to do around Reading

Reading is a vibrant town in Berkshire, England, that has a lot to offer for families looking for a fun and memorable day out. Whether you want to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the town, enjoy the natural beauty of the river and the countryside, or have some adrenaline-filled adventures, Reading has something for everyone. Here are some of the best things to do with kids in Reading:
- Experience the thrill of laser tag, go-karting, trampoline parks, and more at Reload, TeamSport Indoor Karting, Atom Trampoline Park, and RedKangaroo Reading. These are great places to have some friendly competition and burn off some energy. ¹²³
- Learn about the history and legends of Reading at the Reading Museum, the Museum of Berkshire Aviation, the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, and the Reading Abbey Ruins. These are fascinating places to see artefacts, models, ruins, and stories from different periods and cultures.
- Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature at the Beale Wildlife Park, the Wellington Country Park, the Forbury Gardens, and the Kennet & Avon Canal. These are lovely places to see a variety of animals, plants, and scenery, and have a relaxing picnic or a leisurely stroll.
- Have some fun and creativity at the Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe, the Jungle Mania Woodley, the Escape Hunt Reading, and the Vue Reading. These are fun places to paint your own pottery, play in a soft play area, solve puzzles and escape rooms, and watch the latest movies.
Reading is a great place for a family day out or a weekend getaway. With so many attractions and activities to choose from, you'll never run out of things to do in Reading. Book your tickets online and start planning your adventure today.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 29/01/2024
(1) THE 10 BEST Things to Do in Reading with Kids (Updated 2024) - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g186363-Activities-zft11306-Reading_Berkshire_England.html.
(2) Best Things To Do & Days Out In Reading, Berkshire - Day Out With The Kids. https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/things-to-do/south-east-and-london/berkshire/reading.
(3) Family Friendly Activities - Visit Reading. https://www.visit-reading.com/things-to-do/family-friendly-activities.