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Today to Sat 18 May, By Distance closest first.

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
Today

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

Musical Evening

A grand Musical Evening featuring: Ascot Brass Band, Sonning Cof E Primary School Choir Soloist - Celeste... See more >
St. Andrews Church Sonning RG4 6UP
Sat 27 Apr

Stubbings House - Open Garden for NGS

Stubbings House - Open Garden for NGS Parkland garden accessed via adjacent retail plant centre and caf. Set around C18 Grade II listed house (not open),..... See more >
Stubbings House, Maidenhead SL6 6QL
Sat 11 May, Sun 12 May

Henley Craft and Gift Market

A well established Craft and Gift Market in prestigious Henley on Thames. The event sells a range of quaity products..... See more >
Henley Town Hall, The Market Place, Henley Upon Thames, RG9 2AQ
Today, Sat 18 May

FREE taster session with the Henley-on-Thames Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Henley-on-Thames Rock Choir If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
D:Two, Henley Baptist Church, 55-57 Market Place, Henley RG9 2AA
Thu 9 May, Thu 6 Jun, Thu 13 Jun, Thu 20 Jun, Thu 27 Jun

Bazaar & Coffee Morning

The Bazaar & Coffee morning at St Marks Crescent Methodist Church is a wonderful way to spend a couple of leisurely... See more >
St Marks Crescent Methodist Church, Allenby Road, Maidenhead SL6 5BQ
Today

Monday Friends

Monday Friends at St Marks Crescent Methodist Church on the 22nd April 2024, is being organised, especially with... See more >
Allenby Road, Maidenhead SL6 5BQ
Mon 22 Apr

Beethoven with St John's Chamber Orchestra

Beethoven Evening: Piano Concerto No.4 in G; Romance in F; Symphony No. 5 in C minor St John's C... See more >
Norden Farm Centre for The Arts, Altwood Rd, Maidenhead SL6 4PF
Sat 27 Apr

Maidenhead Climate Fresk Workshop

The Climate Fresk turns learning climate science into a game! Played by over 1M people worldwide, this collaborative..... See more >
ECO Action Hub, The Nicholsons Shopping Centre, in the Central Atrium, opposite the New York Deli, Maidenhead , UK SL6 1LB
Today

Maidenhead Farmers' Market

Maidenhead Farmers’ Market Come down for some quality local produce including meats, fish and poultry, veggies, award-winning cheeses, honey,... See more >
Grove Road car park, Park Street, Maidenhead (behind Town Hall next to Heritage Centre) SL6 1SQ
Sun 12 May

Talkin Tables

Talkin Tables meets every week - for one hour - offering people the chance to connect with others. It is aimed at..... See more >
Rio Cafe Ground Floor Maidenhead Library St Ives Rd SL6 1QU
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 30 Apr, and more dates until Tue 11 Jun

Wokingham Photography Club Exhibition of Photographs

Wokingham Photography Club Exhibition of Photographs To be held in the Main Hall at Wokingham Town Hall... See more >
Wokingham Town Hall, Marketplace, Wokingham RG40 1AS
Fri 26 Apr and Sat 27 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
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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.