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More details - Richard Herring: Oh Frig, I’m 50!
“Podfather” (the Guardian) and star of Radio 4’s Relativity, Richard Herring gets to the half century (against all odds) and looks at how his life has changed in the last decade, from irresponsible, single kidult, literally fighting his way through a mid-life crisis, to married father who is mid-way to the telegram
Neeld Community and Arts Centre High Street Chippenham Wiltshire
Sat 12 May

More details - Walk for Parkinson's - Welford Park
This sponsored charity walk has two circular routes to choose from, a 2.5-mile walk or a more challenging 6.5-mile walk.
Welford Park, Welford, Newbury
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Arts Society Cotswolds Lecture
May 9th 2018 will see the next lecture of The Arts Society Cotswolds. “New York, New York: an Architectural Discovery” by Andrew Davies. Bustling, noisy, vibrant, New York epitomises the modern city at its best (and occasional worst).
Warwick Hall, Church Green, Burford
Wed 9 May

More details - Stowell Park - Open Garden for NGS
Magnificent lawned terraces with stunning views over Coln Valley. Fine collection of old-fashioned roses and herbaceous plants, with pleached lime approach to C14 house (not open). 2 large walled gardens containing vegetables, fruit, cut flowers and range of greenhouses.
Stowell Park, Cheltenham
Sun 20 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Bowden Park - Open Garden for NGS
22 acre private garden within surrounding parkland. Pleasure garden, water garden, working kitchen garden with formal lawns and grotto. Rhododendrons and azaleas in flower.
Bowden Park, Chippenham
Wed 16 May

More details - Devizes Town Band's Spring Concert, "Heroes and Villains"
Devizes Town Band proudly presents "Heroes and Villains" a wonderful evening of Symphonic Wind Band music to suit every taste. Pieces will include the rousing "Superman’’ theme, Tchaikovsky’s enchanting ’’Sleeping Beauty’’, the musical, "Oliver!
Corn Exchange, Devizes

More details - Allington Grange - Open Garden for NGS
Informal country garden of approx 1½ acres, around C17 farmhouse (not open) with yr-round interest and a diverse range of plants. Many early spring bulbs. Mixed and herbaceous borders, colour themed; white garden with water fountain. Pergola lined with clematis and roses. Walled potager. Small orchard with chickens.
Allington Grange, Chippenham
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Compassion in Crisis - 80 years of Volunteering
New exhibition highlighting the work of millions of women and men during times of national crisis. From air raids during the Second World War to floods, the threat of nuclear Armageddon and tides of refugees, it explores the unsung work of the volunteers of Royal Voluntary Service (originally known as the Women’s...
Wiltshire Museum Devizes, 41 Long Street, Devizes
Mon 7 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Jay Millers Circus
Jay Millers Circus, celebrating 250 years of Circus entertainment, returns by popular demand with an all new production for 2018. Its the show that all members of the family will enjoy.
CHIPPENHAM Allington Farm Shop
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Chippenham
Jay Millers Circus, celebrating 250 years of Circus entertainment, returns by popular demand with an all new production for 2018. Its the show that all members of the family will enjoy.
Allington Farm Shop
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Blues Caravan 2018 - Three Musicians on a Mission
Featuring Mike Zito, Vanja Sky and Bernard Allison This is no ordinary club tour.......this is the Blues Caravan 2018.
Long Street Blues Club, Wilsford House, 30 Long Street, Devizes
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Garden Tour & Supper
Join us for an early evening guided tour through the extraordinary Royal Gardens at Highgrove, followed by Pimm’s on the terrace and a two-course supper served in the Orchard Restaurant, with music from our pianist, providing the ideal opportunity for a relaxed, yet special evening out with friends and family.
Highgrove, Doughton, Tetbury
Fri 4 May, Wed 9 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May, Mon 4 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Mon 18 Jun

More details - Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village - The foundation story of Lacock Abbey
Part of the Women and Power national programming theme, Lacock will be exploring the legacy of Ela the founder of Lacock. Through physical installations and sound travel back to the 1300s and find out about about the abbey’s missing churchl. Booking Not Needed.
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, Fox Talbot Museum and Village, near Chippenham,
Sat 5 May to Tue 3 Jul

More details - Sutton Lane Meadows - Orchid Walk in Sutton Lane Meadows
Orchids galore! These little known but lovely flower rich meadows are a riot of colour at this time of the year. Our National Trust Ranger will take you on a short work to explore their floral delights. Sutton Lane Meadows is a traditionally managed hay meadow.
Sutton Lane Meadows
Sun 13 May

More details - Short Walk
Lacock riverside walk
Car park behind the Red Lion, Lacock ST916684
Mon 21 May

More details - Broadleas House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre garden of hedges, herbaceous borders, rose arches, bee garden and orchard stuffed with good plants. It is overlooked by the house and arranged above the small valley garden which is crowded with magnolias and rhododendrons, cornus and hydrangeas.
Broadleas House Gardens, Devizes
Sun 20 May

More details - Witney Festival of Food and Drink
Witney Festival of Food and Drink returns for the 6th time, this year on Saturday 19th May. It will be held at St. Mary’s Church, Church Green, Witney. Website:
St. Mary’s Church, Church Green, Witney
Sat 19 May

More details - Witney Over 30's Disco
The venue for over 30’s on Saturday 5 May featuring dance music from the 70’s/80’s and 90’s right through to the present day. 9.00pm-1am entry £5 07789428795
The Corn Exchange, Witney, Oxon
Sat 5 May

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Witney Corn Exchange by Mynt Image
Free to enter, quality and not on the high street Craft and Gift Market. Jewellery, handbags, leather goods, metal goods, textiles, beauty products, art, cards, etc etc
Corn Exchange, 19 Market Square, Witney, Oxfordshire,
Sat 5 May

More details - Superstars of Wrestling
90 minuets of live family entertainment. For one night only chilton primary school will be transformed into a superb wrestling arena to capture the live atmosphere that you would normally only see on your TV. Come see live what the rest of the world see on TV
Chilton primary school Downside, chilton, Didcot
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Classic Oxfordshire Bike Ride
Time, once again, to spring into the saddle for this fantastic ride - a choice of 12, 30, 60, 75 or 100 mile routes through the pretty half-timbered villages and lush countryside of South Oxfordshire and a great start to the cycling season.
Perimeter Road Harwell Campus
Sun 13 May

More details - Eastcombe, Bussage and Brownshill Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Medium and small gardens, set in picturesque hilltop location. Some approachable only by foot. (Exhibitions may be on view in Eastcombe village hall).
Eastcombe, Bussage and Brownshill Gardens, Eastcombe
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Charity Sponsored Walk organised by Newbury Rotary.
Our "Annual Charity Sponsored Walk" is an event allowing individuals or groups to generate sponsorship income for their own favourite charity, club, school, church etc by walking a route marshalled by the Rotary Club of Newbury.
Snelsmore Common Country Park, West Berkshire (4 miles NW of Newbury opposite to Mary Hare School entrance on the B4494 towards Wantage). Note the Mary Hare postcode may take you to the Oxford Road side of Mary Hare using sat. nav.
Sun 13 May

More details - Fun Charity Golf Day organised by Newbury Rotary.
This increasingly popular fun event is being held for the 8th consecutive year at the picturesque Donnington Valley Golf Club on Thursday 17th May 2018, in aid of Parkinson’s UK Newbury & District Branch and other selected Local Rotary Charities.
Donnington Valley Golf Club, Snelsmore House, Snelsmore Common, Newbury, West Berkshire
Thu 17 May

More details - The Southern Motorhome Show
This Berkshire event caters for outdoor leisure lovers in the South and beyond. With motorhomes, camping accessories and luxury lodges for sale, you can be sure to find what you’re looking for.
Newbury Showground, Chieveley, Berkshire
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - ‘The Cotswolds Dogs & Cats Home’
‘The Cotswolds Dogs & Cats Home’ to be held at The Nailsworth Social Club, Brewery Lane, Nailsworth Saturday, 19th May 2018 11am till 4pm ‘During Nailsworth Festival’ This Event will be held upstairs at the Social Club, exhibitors Tea and Coffee will be available throughout the day, with Tea &
The Nailsworth Social Club, Brewery Lane, Nailsworth
Sat 19 May

More details - ART SHOW - Oxfordshire Artweeks Blewbury Exhibition
As part of Oxfordshire’s highly anticipated annual Artweeks event, once again the Blewbury Clubhouse will be showcasing the work of three Blewbury-based artists. This year however promises to be an even more vibrant and exciting show, with the addition of local acclaimed wildlife artist Adrian Smart.
Blewbury Clubhouse, Boham’s Road, Blewbury
Sat 19 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Malverleys - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of dynamic gardens which have been developed over the last 6 yrs to include magnificent mixed borders and a series of contrasting yew hedged rooms, hosting flame borders, a cool garden, a pond garden and new stumpery.
Malverleys, Newbury
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Cressida Cowell is coming to Abingdon - 2nd May 2018
Award winning author, Cressida Cowell, will be holding a book signing at Mostly Books in Abingdon on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at 4.30pm. Cressida is a children’s author who is best known for her series of novels: How to Train Your Dragon.
Mostly Books, 36 Stert Street, Abingdon
Wed 2 May

More details - Everyman Theatre in Watching Out
"Watch this and you’ll see plenty to be jealous about. Watch this! Watch this!" Hector Bouchard is astounded when a strange woman bursts into his elegant Paris apartment, demanding that he make love to her - but only when her husband is watching from the adjoining building.
Westcote Village Hall, Church Westcote (off the A424 between Stow on the Wold and Burford)
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Pete Allen's Hot Five Jazz Band
PETE ALLEN’S Traditional Hot Five Jazz Band performs a sensational mix of music and songs which includes selections from the commercial hits of British Jazz, Jump Jive sounds of the forties, popular songs from the fifties, sixties and seventies, Parade sounds of New Orleans and the Blues.
Chequers Hotel, Oxford Street, Newbury
Sun 6 May

More details - Skydive for Naomi House and Jacksplace
Imagine standing at the edge of an open doorway in an aircraft flying up at 13,500 feet – the noise of the engines and the wind ringing in your ears with only the outline of distant fields below.
Army Parachute Association Airfield Camp Netheravon Wiltshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Cowley Village Fete (Cheltenham) SUNDAY 20th MAY, 2018  2pm - 5pm
Centre of Cowley Village, near Cowley Manor Hotel. Fully signposted and designated Parking.
Sun 20 May

More details - Shaw House School Open Weekend
Commemorating 75 years since Shaw House became a school. Join us for a very special weekend where you will have the opportunity to access all area of the House which are not normally open to the public, from the ‘forbidden corridor’ on the second floor; the back stairs which was once only allowed to be used by the...
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Open Air Sculpture Exhibition
The Orangery at Shaw House will be transformed into a sculpture trail where you can discover artworks by local sculptors in this lovely historic setting.
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury
Sat 12 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Adult Workshop - Challenge Yourself - Watercolour Painting on location  at Shaw House (Session 1)
During the first two sessions, we will show you how to record what you see and you will create a series of study sketches of the Shaw House building and its setting, using pen and watercolour, watercolour pencils and watercolour paint.
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury
Mon 14 May

More details - A Brief History Of Music
‘A Brief History Of Music‘ takes in 600 years of musical history in 90 minutes! Beginning in the Middle Ages and ending up in the 20th century (and incorporating everything in between!) this fun and fast-moving show is a whistle-stop tour of Western musical history.
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury
Sun 20 May

More details - Newbury Artisan Market
Newbury Artisan Market takes over the streets of Newbury on the last Sunday of the month. Think quality produce, original art, designer crafts & sizzling street food, all mixed in with family activities, music and more...
Newbury Town Centre
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 20 May

More details - Neighbourhood Watch Meeting
A Neighbourhood Watch Meeting is being held on Monday 21 May 2018 at 7.30 pm in West Berkshire Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury. We shall be having a talk by a representative of CitizenAid on public immediate actions for multiple casualties from a shooting, stabbing or a bomb.
West Berkshire Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Mon 21 May

More details - Blaze's Buddies
Join Blaze, the museum dragon, and listen to a short action poem about him followed by other activities including a simple craft linked to the treasure Blaze has found that day. FREE session tickets are available from 10am on the day – it is first come, first served basis as places are limited.
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury
Thu 3 May

More details - Club Rio
Club Rio - Fri 11 May at the Marlborough Club, Didcot, the venue for over 30’s playing dance music from the 70’s, 80’s right through to the present day entry £5 Dress code; smart, casual Tel: 07789428795
Marlborough Club
Fri 11 May

More details - Dolly Parton tribute night
A Dolly Parton tribute night with live singer Dolly Parton tribute uk plus disco so Dolly Parton songs & country style music all night.
Marlborough club 227 Broadway Didcot
Sat 12 May

More details - A Wedding in Florence (1539)
This is a rare opportunity to hear the complete music written for the hugely significant marriage of Cosimo de’ Medici and Eleonora di Toledo in Florence during the golden age of Renaissance art and music.
St John’s Church, Newbury
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Ridgeway - Open Garden for NGS
Developed since 2004 to provide yr-round interest, this ¾ acre garden on sandy soil has some rare shrubs and plants. The intricate design incl 2 alpine beds, a fruit garden, a vegetable garden and multiple borders with varied planting.
Ridgeway, Oxford
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Old Boars Hill Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Three delightful gardens in a semi-rural conservation area with views over Oxford. Each garden has a different setting. Uplands a southerly facing garden full of colour and an extensive range of plants for all seasons.
Old Boars Hill Gardens, Oxford
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials
International Horse Trials, comprising dressage, cross-country and show jumping held in Badminton Park. Also large shopping area. Please visit for further information.
Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May

More details - Coffee Morning at Oaken Holt Nursing Home
Would you like to meet new people and build new friendships? Why not come and join us for tea, coffee, cake and a chat at our monthly Oaken Holt Coffee Morning.
Eynsham Road, Farmoor, Oxfordshire
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Matara Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Trees of life - enjoy the tranquil beauty of Matara’s Gardens and its dedication to the symbolic, spiritual and cultural role of trees.
Matara Gardens, Tetbury
Sun 20 May

More details - Semington Slog 10km/2km/fun run
Back for its fourth year, the Semington Slog this year will include a 10KM, 2KM and a Fun Run. This is a circular run taking in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside including the canal towpath, and country tracks. Barbecue, refreshments, bouncy castle and lots more to keep everyone entertained, whether running or not.
St George’s School, Pound Lane, Semington, Nr Trowbridge
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Old Mill - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre garden bounded by streams on three sides with unusual trees, mill pond and further ponds. Mixed borders, vegetable and soft fruit garden, further acre with small orchard in wild flower field, cutting garden and vegetable plot.
The Old Mill, Didcot
Sun 20 May