What’s On In Berkshire

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April 2014

 Clients Create: Art Exhibition
Wednesday April 2nd 2014 - Wednesday April 30th 2014  9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mall Gallery Wokingham Berkshire

This exhibition brings together selected artworks created in a number of mediums by Optalis’ own customers. The display will showcase a number of works by people with a physical disability and older people with dementia, as well as inspirational photographs capturing some of the excellent Out and About trips organised during 2013 for customers with a learning disability. For more information, please contact the exhibition organiser Fi Shailes

 Light In The Lens
Saturday April 19th 2014 - Wednesday April 23rd 2014  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kingswood Ascot Berkshire

As photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits, the grain and texture in surfaces, and to concentrate our gaze within the frame. We pick a particular moment in time to grasp the ever-changing light and capture a unique visual record.
This exhibition includes images from the widest range of subjects, which we hope will add to the exhibition’s appeal. What all these photographs have in common is the way in which the light has transformed each image so that it becomes dramatic and special.

 Madejski Stadium Showcase
Wednesday April 23rd 2014  3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Madejski Stadium Reading Berkshire

The team at the Madejski Stadium are putting on a Stadium Showcase on 23rd April from 3.00pm – 7.00pm.  It will be a joint venture between the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre, Lime Venue Portfolio, Reading Football Club, London Irish Rugby Club and the Millennium Madejski Hotel. The objective of the event is to each invite our databases, which collectively comprises of over 20,000 corporate companies, to showcase the stadium to drive interest and each promote our brands. We would like to invite you to the event to showcase your services to our corporate market

 Rookwood Plant and Gift Fair
Thursday April 24th 2014  9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rookwood House Newbury Berkshire

The third Rookwood Spring Garden and Gift Fair. A perfect opportunity to buy items for summer planting and gifts.
Chelsea medal winning nurseries, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants, Heucheraholics and Edulis, with their edible plants will be joined by clematis specialist Marcus Dancer, unusual plants from Phoenix Plants and Spring Hill Nurseries with their perennials and shrubs are some of the specialist plant nurseries participating. Honey Bee Supplies and Firepits will add an extra dimension to the outside selling space.
A large marquee will be hosting a range of clothing, shoes and gifts, a smaller marquee will house food stalls, local produce and garden accessories.
Admission £5 on the door or £4.50 from Here Parking is free. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available throughout the day, and soup and sausage rolls will be on sale from Welford Estate for lunch

Friday April 25th 2014  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Newbury Rugby Club Newbury Berkshire

Wisecraic Comedy present an evening of stand up comedy at Newbury Rugby Club.
The Comedians are.Opener: Dan Mitchell Finalist on ITVs Show Me The Funny
Finalist BBCs Funny Business”Absolutely Brilliant”-Ros Noble. Christian Elderfield Finalist: Brighton Fringe New Act 2012/13 Finalist (Three Times) ‘King Gong’ at The Comedy Store and Headlining: Matt Price with MC Ashley Frieze. £10 online and £15 on door

 Reading Contemporary Art Fair 
Saturday April 26th 2014 - Sunday April 27th 2014  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Rivermead Leisure Complex Reading Berkshire

The fifth Reading Contemporary Art Fair. Bringing thrilling new art to the widest possible audience. Exhibitors are presented in a relaxed but professional setting, giving them the best platform to showcase their work while allowing them to talk about their art directly with the public.

 German Beer Festival
Saturday April 26th 2014  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rivermead Leisure Complex Reading Berkshire

For one night only the Rivermead Leisure Complex becomes a German Beer Festival. Join in the great atmosphere of the German beer fest. Buzzing with live ompha music

 Reading Symphony Orchestra
Saturday April 26th 2014  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
South Hill Park Bracknell Berkshire

Cinema in Symphony 2: The Sequel Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell
After last year’s successful Hollywood celebration, Cinema in Symphony returns to the Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park! Hosted by BBC Radio Berkshire’s Rory McAllister, hear the Reading Symphony Orchestra play classic themes from Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings, The Big Country, Black Swan and James Bond, to name a few! If you’ve never heard the full scale of an orchestra playing the themes you know and love then this is your chance! You’ll also be able to get up close and personal to film props and have your photo taken when you arrive! So grab your family and friends and come along for a night at the movies with a difference Tickets: Adult £20; Under 21s £15

 Trinity Concert Band St. Georges Day Concert
Saturday April 26th 2014  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Trinity Church Earley Berkshire

This concert is a patriotic celebration featuring “Spitfire Prelude” the music for the motion picture “The First of the Few” by Sir William Walton, “Nimrod” by Edward Elgar, “The Standard of St George” a rousing march composed by Kenneth Joseph Alford, and “Gandalf” by Johan De Meij and performed in the movie “The Lord of the Rings”
Tickets are £10 up to 24 hours before the concert and £12 on the door. Children under 16 years are free when accompanied by a paying member of the audience

 Police Dog Hogan + The Pottingshed Band
Saturday April 26th 2014  7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Ace Space Newbury Berkshire

Police Dog Hogan is notable firstly for its banjo player Tim Dowling of The Guardian. He writes in the weekly Guardian magazine about his bizarre adventures on the road with them. Also featuring James Studholme, whose award-winning ad company brought you the lovely John Lewis Christmas ad “The Long Wait”, amongst many others.
Police Dog Hogan describe themselves as Urban Bluegrass and there is a banjo player, but don’t let that put you off. Their music is hugely varied, from comedy crowd pleasers to authentic Appalachian tunes via uptempo country rock and genuinely touching ballads.
Support on this occasion comes from Ace Space favourites Skyport Ade and Peter Crowther, giving their take on blues and folk in full Pottingshed Band mode.
Entry £12 in advance and £14 on the door.
Buy in person at Hogan Music (corner of Bartholomew Street and Market Street, no relation), buy online  or contact Richard
Doors 7.15 pm, interval around 8.45 pm”Cabaret seating
Suitable for ages 12+ (some mild expletives in one song)

 Sing into Spring Ladies Acapella Group
Wednesday April 30th 2014 - Wednesday May 7th 2014  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St John Ambulance Hall Woodley Berkshire

Sing into Spring, Do you need a new goal? Did you sing previously? Do you
remember the thrill of having a great time singing with like-minded people? Then why not join our fabulous ladies who sing acapella in 4-part
close harmony for our open evenings of fun and learning?

May 2014

 Reading Beer & Cider Festival
Thursday May 1st 2014 - Sunday May 4th 2014  11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Kings Meadow Park Reading Berkshire

Reading Beer & Cider Festival 2014. 500 plus real ales, 150 plus ciders, foreign beer and great British wine. Pub quiz, live music and food available. Family day Sunday. Visit our website for more details, tickets and times for each day

 Mitch Benn is the 37th Beatle
Thursday May 1st 2014  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Firestation Centre for Arts & Culture Windsor Berkshire

Mitch’s new show combines his Scouse upbringing with his love of music and a lifelong obsession with Liverpool’s most famous sons. It is most definitely not a tribute show and while his affection for his subjects is well documented, expect the satirical twists for which Mitch is well known.

 Henley Arts Trail 2014
Saturday May 3rd 2014  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue 18 Twyford Berkshire

Come and join us at Twyford Studios venue 18 of the Henley Arts Trail which will bring together an array of well-known talented artists and craft makers from around the local area including Jo Keiller, Terri Jones, Nick Gilmore, Caroline Thomson, Sophie Waite, Carol Cox, Simon Keeley, Robert Fitzmaurice and many more! There will be a wide range of exhibitors including:- Stone carvers, Painters, Wood carvers, Jewellers and sculptors. Come and browse our beautiful gallery, meet our wonderful artists and maybe even treat yourself to some original, handmade work! You may also get a unique opportunity to see the artists and craft makers in action whilst they demonstrate how they produce their work!

 ABBA Tribute Night
Saturday May 3rd 2014 - Sunday May 4th 2014  7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Liberty Newbury Greenham Business Park Berkshire

ABBA Tribute Night, live band ABBAs Angels singing all the ABBA songs in their authentic costume and staging

 South Berks Concert Band
Sunday May 4th 2014  7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Kennet Valley Free Church Calcot Berkshire

Carnival of the Animals
Gold Standard 45 piece wind ensemble plays a wide variety of music in a wonderful venue.
Advance tickets £8 (£10 at the door) and children 16 and under are free

 Charity Dog Show and Family Fun Day
Monday May 5th 2014  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bird In Hand Knowl Hill Berkshire

Bring all the family and join in a great day’s entertainment. BBQ, Beer Tent, Face Painting, Bouncy Castle, Tombola and loads of other fun attractions for the children and adults too! Dog show registration from 11.30am for a 1.15pm start. £2 entrance for adults, children and dogs free

 A Splash Of Colour
Wednesday May 7th 2014 - Sunday May 11th 2014  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bray House Maidenhead Berkshire

Free Public Admission
Through our colour vision we understand our world. It warns us of danger, makes objects quickly recognisable, and helps us to store and retrieve precious memories.
From the earliest cave paintings we have learned to express our feelings and share our thoughts with each other through colour. Colour photography was first developed during the 1860s but it had to wait until the middle of the 20th century before the general public had easy access.
This exhibition brings together a full spectrum of colour images from all aspects of our lives.
‘A Splash Of Colour’ is a touring photographic exhibition created and supported by The Photographic Angle.
For more information see www.thephotographicangle.co.uk/exhibitions
Please check website prior to attendance for latest information as dates may be subject to change

 Light In The Lens
Saturday May 10th 2014 - Wednesday May 14th 2014  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hanover House Reading Berkshire

Free Public Admission
As photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits, the grain and texture in surfaces, and to concentrate our gaze within the frame. We pick a particular moment in time to grasp the ever-changing light and capture a unique visual record.
This exhibition includes images from the widest range of subjects, which we hope will add to the exhibition’s appeal. What all these photographs have in common is the way in which the light has transformed each image so that it becomes dramatic and special.
LIGHT IN THE LENS is a touring exhibition created and supported by The Photographic Angle.
Please check website prior to attendance for latest information as dates may be subject to change.

 Dads Dinner Hurst
Saturday May 10th 2014  7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Hurst Village Hall Hurst Berkshire

The 2014 Hurst PTA Dads Dinner. Three Course Meal, Bar, Live band, disco organised and run by the Dads. Tickets in advance only from the School PTA no admission on the door without a ticket

 Reading's Affordable Vintage Fair
Sunday May 11th 2014  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Olympia Ballroom Reading Berkshire

We are delighted to announce our return to the Olympia Ballroom at Shenai – Reading! Located just opposite The Oracle shopping centre, this grand venue was too perfect to resist.
Founded in 2005 and shopped by the likes of PIXIE LOTT, FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE and CHLOE SEVIGNY it’s a formula that has taken us to over 30 cities across the land!
Heralded by the likes of ELLE, STYLIST, GRAZIA & VOGUE as a shopping phenomenon, the formula for Judy’s is simple – source amazing vintage traders from all over the UK, check them for incredible, affordable vintage stock and gather them together, just for the day. Set in the Olympia Ballroom, Judy’s will be bringing just that – offers and sale rails, new season staples, 20s beading to 90s prints, all affordably priced. Not stopping at simply your wardrobes, expect menswear and homewares, collectibles and accessories – cocktail dresses to cocktail shakers

 Royal Windsor Horse Show
Wednesday May 14th 2014 - Sunday May 18th 2014  6:30 am - 10:00 pm
The Royal Mews Windsor Berkshire

The British summer country show season kicks off this year with a brand new look Royal Windsor Horse Show, Berkshire which takes place on 14-18 May 2014.
The five day equine extravaganza is held in the spectacular grounds of Windsor Castle – the only time of the year that the castle grounds are open to the public. As well as celebrating all things equestrian, there will be a feast of rural activities for all ages to get involved and over 200 shops, selling a range of goods that cannot be found on the high street.
What’s more, the opening day of the show, dubbed ‘Windsor Wednesday’, is completely free to all visitors!
The Royal Family hold great affection for the event – HM The Queen is Patron of the Show and has attended every single year since it began in 1943. She often has a number of horses and ponies competing at the show

 Zippos Circus 2014
Wednesday May 14th 2014 - Sunday May 18th 2014  12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The brilliant Zippo’s Circus under the Luxury Big Top at WINDSOR RACECOURSE Berkshire musical clowns,Guinness World Record-holding strongman, Cuban springboard and pole acrobats, and SUMMER’s beautiful High School and Liberty horses. See website for show times

 Motor Caravan Show
Friday May 16th 2014 - Sunday May 18th 2014  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Newbury Showground Hermitage Berkshire

The Southern Motorcaravan Show on 16-18 May where we will have four nights’ camping, four nights of entertainment, a large exhibition area and lots to see and do. This year will have a 60s theme. Join us and celebrate some of the best music of the decade with acts including Dream Supreme, The Gillettes, The Fortunes and The Ivy League. The ever growing exhibition area will packed with a great range of specialist outdoor traders. Visitors will be able to browse around a massive variety of products from Exhibitors including the UK’s leading motorhome dealerships as well as a huge variety of accessory, leisurewear and service providers. There will also be a number of park and holiday home units on display

 Rock The Moor
Saturday May 17th 2014  12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Marsh Meadow Cookham Berkshire

Let’s Rock The Moor! the UK’s second largest 80s festival returns for an amazing 6th year on Saturday 17th May 2014 in Cookham, Berkshire. Kim Wilde, The Real Thing, Jaki Graham, ABC, Sonia and many more.

 Maidstone Choral Union at Windsor URC
Saturday May 17th 2014  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Christ Church URC Windsor Berkshire

Maidstone Choral Union will perform at Christ Church URC, Windsor in support of Christan Aid Week. The programme will include.extracts from Handel’s Messiah and Faust’s Requiem under the direction of Martin Hindmarsh and the choir will be accompanied by award winning young organist Laurence Long.
Maidstone Choral Union have performed at a number of venues around Europe including the cathedrals of Bruges, Prague, and Lisbon, and at other venues in Naples, Barcelona and Paris. More local engagements include the opening of the Dartford tunnel by HM Queen and special events at Leeds Castle

 HereThere and Everywhere From Bach to the Beatles
Saturday May 17th 2014  7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Reading Concert Hall Reading Berkshire

Reading Phoenix Choir is thrilled to be returning to Reading’s beautiful Concert Hall for its annual concert, ‘Here, There and Everywhere’. Singing a huge range of music from Bach to the Beatles, this highly acclaimed choir has something for everyone, and will this year be joined by rising stars from the Young Classical Artists Trust. Don’t miss out on an exciting evening of excellent music

 TwyFest Marquee at the Duke of Wellington
Friday May 23rd 2014 - Sunday June 1st 2014  All Day
Duke Of Wellington Twyford Berkshire

Main venue: Marquee at the Duke Of Wellington, Twyford, Berkshire.
Twyford’s first ever village festival has been a year in the making and has come together thanks to a team of volunteers from the Twyford Village Partnership (TVP). Spread over 10 days, events include music, comedy, drama, sport and family-fun.  We have a Bavarian beer night, Blues and Rock day featuring The Lightyears, Donkey Derby and Summer Fair and much, much more. The events take place at various venues in Twyford

 Get Berkshire Active Week
Saturday May 24th 2014 - Sunday June 1st 2014  8:30 am - 10:30 pm

Throughout the week local sports clubs and organisations are getting involved by putting on a range of free and discounted taster sessions in their sport or activity for local people of all ages to try.
Details regarding these activities, and others, can be found on the Get Berkshire Active activity finder

 Bracknell Ale & Wine Festival
Sunday May 25th 2014  All Day
Bracknell Town Football Club Bracknell Berkshire

The Festival returns this Bank Holiday Sunday for its fourth year at Bracknell Town FC’s ground in Larges Lane.
There will be more than 20 beers on offer as well as wine from Wokingham based company The Wine Place. The Windsor & Eton Brewery. Entry by tickets only

 Highclere Country Fair
Sunday May 25th 2014 - Monday May 26th 2014  8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Highclere Castle Highclere Newbury

Highclere Game and Country Fair. If you are a competitive field sportsman, the Highclere Game and Country Fair offers world-class championship events in clay shooting, gun dogs, airguns, angling and terrier & lurchers
The Highclere Game and Country Fair is also a great family day out, and offers something for everyone. Feature arenas; live music and children’s entertainment provide a fantastic backdrop to world-class displays and demonstrations.

 Beer Festival Hurst
Sunday May 25th 2014  12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Castle Hurst Berkshire

Bank Holiday Sunday Beer Festival with BBQ, Live Music and guest Ales. Come along for a nice day out. Opposite the Church .

 Yattendon & Frilsham Fete
Monday May 26th 2014  1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Yattendon Village Square Yattendon Berkshire

This traditional fete takes place in Yattendon village square and the tithe barn with lots of interesting craft stalls, a nearly new stall and the popular Bric-a-brac stall offering an array of desirable items.

Refreshments include a hog roast and barbeque, pimms stall and local ales. Teas, coffee and delicious homemade cakes are served in the village hall.

There are lots of activities for children of all ages including a climbing wall, bouncy castle, welly throwing, china smashing, coconut shy, penalty shoot out, mini golf, and tug of war.

Go and see the vintage tractor and car displays. There will also be Morris dancers and music from the Fiesta Steel Band. Go along and enjoy a memorable afternoon with fun for all the family.

 Health & Wellbeing Fair
Saturday May 31st 2014  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pangbourne Village Hall Pangbourne Berkshire

Come and find out how to make the most of your health, your family’s health and the health of your community. Stalls, workshops and demonstrations by local therapists and practitioners

 MERL Village Fete
Saturday May 31st 2014  10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Museum of English Rural Life Reading Berkshire

Annual Village Fete will be on the theme of food this year, so come along and join in the fun! With cooking demonstrations, Morris dancing and Stave dancing, local food growers and producers, cream teas, hog roast, live music, arts and crafts, traditional games and much more. Cost: £2.50 per adult/ children free. All ticket proceeds will support the MERL Redevelopment Fund

June 2014

 Summer Fete
Saturday June 7th 2014  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Victoria recreation ground Tilehurst Berkshire

League of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital Annual Summer fete. Normally attracts around 100 stalls, businesses, craft and charities. Arena events, hot and cold food and ice cream

 Twyford Beer Festival
Saturday June 7th 2014  12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Loddon Hall Twyford Berkshire

Twyford beer festival held under cover at Loddon Hall. We will have had great selection of beers, ciders and food together with live music. Families and dogs are always welcome.Come along and enjoy some lovely beer and help raise funds for the Orchid Mens Cancer Charity. If you wish to volunteer, play or support the Twyford Beer Festival, please send us an email with your contact details

 Fox Fest Theale
Saturday June 7th 2014  12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Fox and Hounds Theale Theale Berkshire

The annual Fox Fest this year Headlining  we have Boot LedZeppelin and the Kings ov Leon (a Kings of Leon Tribute act). Fun filled day and evening of live music, BBQ and plenty of beer.
Buy your Fox Fest tickets before Saturday the 1st March and pay only £10 per ticket

 West Woodhay House Garden Show
Saturday June 14th 2014 - Sunday June 15th 2014  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
West Woodhay House Newbury Berkshire

We had a great selection of trade stalls in 2013 and hope that they will all return, and there will be new events. One of our new Events is “A Night at the Opera” This is brand new for 2014 and will appeal both to Opera Fans and to those of you who like a gentle introduction. The weekend starts with a Gala Preview Evening for around 900 Guests on Friday Night 14th June from 6pm-9pm . Visitors will have the opportunity of visiting the Gardens and seeing all parts of the show during a relaxed evening when wine and canapés will be served. The Rifle Brigade Band will march and play. All are invited to attend, so please contact the show office for your invitation

 1940s Wartime Party
Saturday June 14th 2014 - Sunday June 15th 2014  7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Liberty Newbury Greenham Business Park Berkshire

For the 70th Anniversay of D-Day Liberty Newbury are having a 1940s Wartime party in commemoration of WW1. Live band Apollo Big Band and soloist Jamie Sinatra

  Newbury Radio Rally
Sunday June 15th 2014  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Newbury Showground Hermitage Berkshire

Popular annual event for people who like radio communications, electronics or computing. Themed around a boot sale but with much more, including a live Ham Radio station on-air plus many demonstrations, displays and interesting national clubs and societies providing you with the ideal opportunity to find out about the hobby of Amateur Radio

 Charvil Village Fete
Sunday June 15th 2014  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Charvil Village Hall Charvil Berkshire

Charvil is being relocated to the coast for “Charvil by the Sea!”.
The theme of the 2014 fete is the seaside and we are going to bring as much of the seaside as  possible to Charvil. Lots of Clubs and Associations taking part with activities as well as stalls to tempt you and lots of acts to entertain you throughout the day.BBQ, Beer Tent and entertainment

 Blue Touch
Friday June 20th 2014  8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wokingham Music Club Wokingham Berkshire

Blue Touch Live playing Blues and Rock music with an edge at Wokingham Music Club with support from Support All Things Considered

 Hurst Show & Country Fayre
Saturday June 28th 2014 - Sunday June 29th 2014  9:00 am - 5:45 pm
Hurst Show Ground Hurst Berkshire

Formerly Hurst Horse Show, Hurst Show & Country Fayre will have all the usual attractions , stalls, displays, BBQ and beer tent. We will still have non competitive horse displays and demonstrations.

 Thatcham Family Fun Day
Sunday June 29th 2014  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Henwick Worthy Sports Ground Thatcham Berkshire

Try your hand at a range of activities and sports! Enjoy the fun fair, bands will be performing on the stage and there will be attractions in the arena. Take a wander along the avenue of stallholders including local businesses and charities and enjoy a range of refreshments. Parking is free. Highlights of the day will include the Junior Fun Run and a Tug of War as the finale

July 2014

 Blues on the Meadow
Saturday July 5th 2014  12:00 am - 11:00 pm
Show Ground Aldermaston

The 9th Annual one day Blues festival in Aldermaston. Each of the bands brings with them reputations at national and international level. The music is complemented by drinks and food available on site. Great Blues Music from national & international renowned artists

 Compton Village Fete
Saturday July 5th 2014  12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Recreation Ground Compton Berkshire

Compton Village annual fete in the recreation ground in aid of village hall funds. There are vintage cars and motor cycles, old static engines, Funfair, Harriers Fun Run and Youngster fun run, stalls and car boot sale, real ale bar
Car boot and stalls set up between 1030 and 12 midday, cost £8, stalls £10, runners to arrive at 11am, fete starts at 1230 till about 4.30 Admission free

 Party In The Park Hurst
Saturday July 5th 2014  6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Hurst Show Ground Hurst Berkshire

The Annual Party in the park Hurst Berkshire 2014. An evening of live music from local bands including Dirty Rockin Scoundrels.  with bar. Feel free to bring your own food, drinks, gazebo and BBQ Tickets in advance only available from Ticket request below , phone, email or tweet @partyparkhurst

 Elvis Tribute Charity Night
Saturday July 5th 2014 - Sunday July 6th 2014  7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Liberty Newbury Greenham Business Park Berkshire

Elvis Tribute Charity Night!
New Life charity supports special care babies. An Elvis tribute act performing all the classics from Elvis

 static motor & fund raiser day
Sunday July 6th 2014  10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Prospect Park Reading Berkshire

Raising funds for the charity Medical Detection Dogs.org.uk
This event if free entry for the public with craft stalls, fair, Traders, children’s rides, vehicle displays and more. For bookings please email us

 Under The Sky Concerts
Friday July 11th 2014 - Saturday July 12th 2014  All Day
Elms Field Wokingham Berkshire

Under The Sky Concerts will take place across two evenings in July
The sounds of rock and pop will fill Elms Field once more as the town’s open air music festival returns this summer
Friday night will be dedicated to pop music and headlined by 70s’ stars The Real Thing, followed by a rock night on Saturday which boasts The Rollin’ Stoned at the top of the bill

 Reading Phoenix Choir Come and Sing Mozart's Requiem
Saturday July 12th 2014  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Reading Minster Reading Berkshire

Come and sing with Reading Phoenix Choir in Mozart’s stunning Requiem on
Saturday 12th July in the beautiful Reading Minster. There will be a rehearsal
from 11am until 5pm led by David Crown, the choir’s highly acclaimed Musical
Director. There will then be a concert at 7pm.
Whether you are an  accomplished singer or more inexperienced, this day will be hugely rewarding as you join forces with one of the country’s most accomplished choirs. Mozart’s Requiem is a truly moving and majestic work and this event promises to be a wonderful day and evening of music making for both singers and audience. Come and join us

 Flower Festival
Saturday July 12th 2014 - Sunday July 13th 2014  12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St Johns Parish Church Crowthorne Berkshire

In aid of Crowthorne First Responders. Musical interludes and displays of embroidary, quilting and lace making. Refreshments and light lunches. Part of the Strictly Showtime Crowthorne carnival week is 5-14 July 2014

 West Ilsley Fete
Sunday July 13th 2014  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Ilsley Cricket Club West Ilsley Berkshire

Join in with the fete and peruse the many craft stalls, games and rides. There will also be a licensed bar, barbecue, teas and coffees and, of course, cake! Not forgetting the annual dog show – so please bring your dog along too! Entry is £1 for adults and kids go free. If you would like a stall at the fete please email us

 Garden Bazaar
Saturday July 19th 2014  12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Crown Bray Berkshire

Following the success of 2013, come and join us for our 2nd Garden Bazaar.  Already having a number of companies re-confirmed to attend we will have craft stalls, a raffle, Miras’ cupcakes, The Bread Factory, Chalfont Chillies, Leap Frog Pottery, Kevs Kampers and many more. Come and join in the fun and show your support. If you would like a stall please email

 Boys Beating Cancer
Sunday July 27th 2014  11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newbury Rugby Club Newbury Berkshire

The run will start at 11am so we suggest that you aim to arrive at the club by 9.30am to find a parking space and get warmed up. Although the event is being held at the rugby club there will not be changing facilites on the day so we suggest that you arrive ready to run. We will provide some water stations but also suggest that you bring your own drinks bottle for the race. As it’s July and in the middle of our summer, your supporters may wish to bring an umbrella!! The club offers excellent facilities for participants and their supporters. The bar will be open at the start of race day registration offering hot and cold drinks and snacks. Supporters are very welcome to the event.

August 2014

 Highclere Castle Battle Proms Concert
Saturday August 2nd 2014  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Highclere Castle Highclere Newbury

The 14th annual Highclere Castle Battle Proms Concert will take place on Saturday 2 August 2014 and will include all of the favourite highlights such as a full orchestral programme, Spitfire display, breathtaking fireworks, Napoleonic cavalry, 200 live cannons, party in the park atmosphere and a sing-along ‘Last Night of the Proms’ finale. Widely regarded as the most exciting summer proms concert in the country, the Battle Proms is now a firmly established favourite that thousands of fans return to year after year. Pack up a picnic, stock up on fizz and join the party

 Retro Festival
Friday August 8th 2014 - Sunday August 10th 2014  9:00 am - 11:00 pm
White Waltham Airfield Maidenhead Berkshire

This year we have three amazing themed areas around stages, the Vintage Social at the Spitfire Pavilion and Garden Party The Black Hangar Rock n Roll stage dedicated all weekend to Rock n Roll in all its variations, and the Ricky Tick Mod Stage dedicated to the Rhythm and Blues, Soul and Mod sounds and clubs of the 60’s onwards..
The Arena will provide the mobile Showcase for the hundreds of classic and vintage cars, caravans, military vehicles and steam engines, with miniature engines steaming all over the site offering young and old rides around the Festival.
Open 6pm Friday till 6pm sunday

 Hurst Horticultural Show
Saturday August 16th 2014  1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hurst Village Hall Hurst Berkshire

Enjoy a summer afternoon at a traditional village show. The 101st Hurst Horticultural Show. There are various divisions in the show schedule offering classes for Horticulture, Flower Arranging, Cooking, Jam Making, Photography, Artwork, Needlework and Children’s Crafts. Newcomers to showing garden and floral exhibits are encouraged with the inclusion of several novice classes

 Wokingham Festival
Friday August 22nd 2014 - Sunday August 24th 2014  10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Elms Field Wokingham Berkshire

Wokingham festival spread over 3 days,Live music, food and drink stalls as well as cooking master classes, a cocktail-making workshop, beer and wine tasting and a children’s activity centre. A Food Festival, A Music Festival and A Beer Festival

September 2014

 Take That Tribute
Saturday September 13th 2014 - Sunday September 14th 2014  7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Liberty Newbury Greenham Business Park Berkshire

Recreating the magic of Take That with our tribute night. Live music of all of Take Thats hits


Berkshire guide to local events

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