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Today to Sat 30 Mar, By Distance closest first.

Grow How

Dobbies’ Grow How session will be a live 10-to-15-minute demonstration, showing residents how to make the most of their... See more >
166 Hyde End Road, Shinfield, Reading RG2 9ER

Little Seedlings

Little Seedlings Dobbies’ Little Seedlings Club session will show children aged 4-10 how to make the most of their outdoor and patio... See more >
166 Hyde End Road, Shinfield, Reading RG2 9ER
Sun 3 Mar

Charity quiz Night

Come along and enjoy a quiz night to raise funds for Royal Berks Charity, supporting your local hospital for teams of... See more >
Jazz Cafe Select car leasing Stadium, Reading RG2 0FL
Tue 12 Mar

St David's Day Celebration (with Tom Jones Tribute Act)

Enjoy a Welsh themed three course meal Be entertained by a Tom Jones Tribute Act Dance the night away to our... See more >

Easter Craft Market

Wonderful Easter Craft Market - lots of various stalls selling lovely crafts and gifts for all celebrations... See more >
Sindlesham Court, Mole Road, Sindlesham RG41 5EA
Sat 23 Mar

Choral concert

Reading Haydn Choir will perform two contrasting versions of the 'Stabat Mater', the first by Pergolesi... See more >
St. Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road, Reading RG1 5JT
Sun 17 Mar

Reading Haydn Choir - Spring Concert

‘Stabat Mater’ is a medieval hymn describing Mary's grief during the crucifixion of Jesus from which the term... See more >
St. Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road, Reading RG1 5JT
Sun 17 Mar

Fawlty Towers Comedy Dinner

Join us for a sumptuous three course meal and classic comedy action as Basil, Sybil and Manuel do their very best to... See more >
Highfield Park, Church Lane, Heckfield RG27 0LG
Fri 22 Mar

Easter Fayre

Easter Fayre with stalls including cakes, preserves, crafts, books, tombola, raffle, plus charity stalls and... See more >
Grange United Reformed Church, Circuit Lane, Southcote, Reading RG30 3HD
Sat 23 Mar

MEDITATION COURSE: Who Do You Think You Are?

MEDITATION COURSE: Who Do You Think You Are? An Exploration of Buddha’s Wisdom Teachings on the Emptiness of the Self. Who we are very much depends on who we..... See more >
Reading Kadampa Meditation Centre, 9 Bath Road, Reading RG1 6HH
Sat 16 Mar

A History of Wargrave Talk

A History of Wargrave Talk The village of Wargrave is on the Berkshire bank of the river Thames between Reading and Henley. The parish includes..... See more >
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ
Thu 7 Mar

The Battle of Britain Online Talk

The Battle of Britain Online Talk In 1940, Britain stood alone following the fall of France. With the German army poised across the channel, only the RAF..... See more >
Organisers - The Centre for Heritage and Family History, 2nd Floor, Reading Central Library, Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ
Thu 21 Mar

The 4 Elements Photography Exhibition

Please note our Covid health and safety procedures onsite. Please act on any guidance our staff give you and use the..... See more >
Abbey Gardens, Abbey Street, Kings Road, Reading. RG1 3BA
Wed 6 Mar to Sun 10 Mar

FREE taster session with the Wokingham Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Wokingham Rock Choir If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The local Wokingham choir is run by choir leader Glen..... See more >
St Paul’s Parish Rooms, Reading Road, Wokingham RG41 1EH
Wed 13 Mar, Wed 20 Mar

South Chiltern Choral Society will perform Karl Jenkins Requiem

Experience a transcendent journey through diverse musical landscapes from haunting melodies to powerful rhythmic... See more >
Queen Anne’s School, Henley road, Caversham RG4 6DX
Sat 23 Mar
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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.