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Apr
22
Mon
2019
10:30 am Crofton Beam Engines Steaming @ Crofton Beam Engines
Crofton Beam Engines Steaming @ Crofton Beam Engines
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Crofton Beam Engines Steaming @ Crofton Beam Engines | Crofton | England | United Kingdom
Join us at our Easter Bank Holiday steaming on Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd April, 10.30 – 4.30pm. Our beam engines will be in steam pumping over 10 tons of water a minute[...]
11:00 am Nature Eggsperts Trail
Nature Eggsperts Trail
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nature Eggsperts Trail @ England | United Kingdom
An Easter holiday challenge for the family – can you crack all the clues? We’ve devised a trail to test our families of Nature Eggsperts this Easter! You’ll need to keep your eyes peeled and[...]
1:30 pm Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Lib... @ Theale Library
Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Lib... @ Theale Library
Apr 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom
Duplo Play Sessions For toddlers and preschoolers: Mondays, 1.30-3.00pm all year round Wednesdays. 10.45am-12.15pm half-term and holidays An informal session to have fun with Duplo. Younger siblings welcome – we have a few baby toys to[...]
2:00 pm Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library | Pangbourne | England | United Kingdom
Coffee and Craft Every Monday in term time, 2.00-4.00pm at Pangbourne Library. Drop in and bring any craft with you. For more information, please contact the library. http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30285 Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/
2:15 pm Family History Sessions @ Theale... @ Theale Library
Family History Sessions @ Theale... @ Theale Library
Apr 22 @ 2:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Family History Sessions @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom
Family History Sessions Every Monday, 2.20pm-4.45pm at Theale Library. Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research. No need to book, just drop in. For more information, please contact the library. http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30287 Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook:[...]
Apr
23
Tue
2019
11:00 am Nature Eggsperts Trail
Nature Eggsperts Trail
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nature Eggsperts Trail @ England | United Kingdom
An Easter holiday challenge for the family – can you crack all the clues? We’ve devised a trail to test our families of Nature Eggsperts this Easter! You’ll need to keep your eyes peeled and[...]
11:00 am Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom
Rhymetime for under 3 years Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 11.00-11.20am at Newbury Library. For more information, please contact the library. Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/ http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30251
2:00 pm Art Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Art Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom
Art Group Every Tuesday, 2.00-4.00pm at Hungerford Library. Bring your paints, pastels or pencils. Please contact the library for more information: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/ http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282
2:00 pm Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library
Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Knit and Natter @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom
Knit and Natter Every Tuesday, 2.00-4.00pm at Lambourn Library. Drop in and bring your knitting with you. For more information, please contact the library. Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/ http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30283
6:00 pm Children’s Bedtime Stories @ Lambourn Library
Children’s Bedtime Stories @ Lambourn Library
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Children's Bedtime Stories @ Lambourn Library | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom
Join us for a special storytime to celebrate World Book Night. Teddy and friends welcome too. Pyjamas optional. Date: Tuesday 23 April 2019 Time 6 pm to 6.30 pm Location: Lambourn Library Contact: 01488 71350[...]

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Apr
22
Mon
2019
Crofton Beam Engines Steaming @ Crofton Beam Engines
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Crofton Beam Engines Steaming @ Crofton Beam Engines | Crofton | England | United Kingdom

Join us at our Easter Bank Holiday steaming on Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd April, 10.30 – 4.30pm.

Our beam engines will be in steam pumping over 10 tons of water a minute to the top of the Kennet and Avon Canal, our friendly volunteers will be on hand to explain how things work, the Engineman’s Rest cafe will be open and we will be celebrating life at Crofton in the 1920s.

We are planning activities in our children’s area can be shared with the whole family. Follow in the footsteps of the Giles family who lived at Crofton, try your hand at making their fireside rag rug (and take a sample home), have a go at some 1920s garden and playground games, and step into our ‘pop-up museum’ to read extracts from reminiscences of canalside life 95 years ago.

Activities to suit all ages.

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Apr
24
Wed
2019
Author Talk: Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners @ Hungerford Hub and Library
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm
Author Talk: Churchill's Abandoned Prisoners @ Hungerford Hub and Library | England | United Kingdom

The author of Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners was the Senior British Military commander in Libya at the time of the civil war and is now a regular contributor to the BBC and Sky News.

In this illustrated talk he will tell the previously suppressed story of the fifteen British prisoners captured during the Russian civil war. Afterwards he will be happy to answer questions and sign copies of his book.

Tickets £7 (includes a glass of wine, amd allows £5 off the book on the evening). Call 01488 683480 or buy on-line at ArtsForHungerford.com

Vera Britten, Loved And Lost @ Greenham Common Tower
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Vera Britten, Loved And Lost

24th April 2019 7.30pm

Cafe will be open serving hot and cold drinks and cake.

The car park can be dark. We will provide lighting but please bring a torch.

 

May
7
Tue
2019
Free help with your family history @ Hungerford Hub & Library
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Free help with your family history

One-to-one advice from members of Berkshire Family History Society

from 2 – 4pm

on the first Tuesday of each month

2nd April – 7th May – 4th June

in Hungerford Library

To book a session contact the library

01488 682660

hungerfordlibrary@westberks.gov.uk

May
8
Wed
2019
Berkshire Family History Society 2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall
May 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Berkshire Family History Society 2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Wed 13th February
Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall and his trouble with the Commonwealth

Most royalist nobility lost their estates in the Civil War, but Lord Craven of Hamstead Marshall was an exception. Dr Manfred Brod, a historian who specialises in early-modern Berkshire, will explain how the extensive Craven land-holdings were regained.

Wed 13th March
Enos Molden

Enos Molden was the first Wiltshire policeman to be murdered. He died after being fatally wounded on 12th April 1892 near the gates of Longleat House. Judy Rous tells the story.

Wed 10th April
Rascals and villains: the Liddiard family

Some colourful characters from the Liddiard family archives, also covering briefly the Liddiard One Name Study and the Liddiard Family History Society: an update from Karen Rogers on her progress since the Liddiard family reunion that she organised in 2016.

Wed 8th May
Annual meeting and
A Grandmother’s Legacy

An insight into the lives of an English family in India during the British Raj
Jenny Mallin, formerly a BBC television producer, now writes and speaks about her family history. She has also published a book of Anglo-Indian recipes handed down through her family and has promised to bring some onion bhajis to hand round.

7.30 to 9.30 pm at Shaw Church Hall, RG14 2DR
All welcome. Free parking. Refreshments. Good company.
Non-members are invited to make a £3 donation towards costs.
Enquiries to newbury@berksfhs.org.uk
or see http://www.berksfhs.org.uk

Other Newbury Branch activities

Branch members provide regular help and advice sessions in Newbury and Thatcham libraries. See the calendar on http://www.berksfhs.org.uk for more details.
The branch is now working on its second transcription project.
This year’s programme also includes a summer outing and a Christmas dinner.

May
11
Sat
2019
Egyptology Lecture (TVAES May) @ Oakwood Centre
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Egyptology Lecture (TVAES May) @ Oakwood Centre | Woodley | England | United Kingdom

Pharaohs & Governors of Middle Kingdom Egypt : 11 May 2019 2.00 pm : George Hart

Outstanding sculptures and paintings, exquisitely executed hieroglyphs, brilliant craftsmanship and literature of great eloquence form the background to the dynamic reigns of the Egypt’s kings in the early second millennium BC. We shall look at the political impact of these pharaohs, highlighting the vivid visual evidence of leisure pursuits and working life painted on the tomb walls of the governors of the Oryx Nome at Beni Hasan.

Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, Reading RG5 4JZ

May
14
Tue
2019
Lambourn Women’s Institute @ Memorial Hall
May 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lambourn Women's Institute @ Memorial Hall | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Lambourn W.I. meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Lambourn, at 7.30pm.  Visitors are always very welcome.

Lambourn W.I. programme 2019-2020

12 March From Page to Stage
9 April Knowing two British Eccentrics
14 May Discussion and Voting on National Resolutions then a Talk about Library Services
11 June Unlock your wellbeing
9 July Life as a Racehorse Trainer’s Wife
13 August Princess Iwant and the Red Bicycle
10 September Hats
8 October The Length and Breadth of Britain
12 November To be decided
10 December Candle making
14 January Talk and Taste
11 February Annual Meeting
May
15
Wed
2019
Lambourn Silver Circle @ British Legion Club
May 15 @ 12:11 pm – 1:11 pm
Lambourn Silver Circle @ British Legion Club | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

The Silver Circle is a club which provides an opportunity for older people in the village to meet socially. Membership is available to anyone aged 55+ and both ladies and gentlemen are equally welcome!

We get together in the afternoon of the 3rd Wednesday of each month, and a variety of activities are organised throughout the year – for example, illustrated talks, lighthearted quizzes and bingo. Meetings are held at the British Legion Club in Big Lane, and the afternoon is rounded off with tea and biscuits. Guests are always welcome too, for a small fee.

We also arrange 2 or 3 outings each year, and non-members are welcome to join us. The cost of the outings is subsidised for members, from our fundraising.

The annual membership fee is amazingly low! (currently £4).

If you are interested in joining, or would like to come to one of our meetings for a “taster” please contact a member of the committee: Louise Wilkin 01488 71468,

Jenny Carter 01488 72679, Irene Brownlee 01488 72100

Date Speaker/Outing Topic
20 March Robert Starr “A Year on the Chalk Stream” (River Kennet)
17 April Retraining of Racehorses British Horseracing’s official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing.
15 May Henry Jefferies “Bread, the staff of life”
19 June Alan Fletcher A blind gentleman & his guide dog  will tell us about Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
17 July Outing A short Mystery Tour, with a stop for tea
21 August Cream Teas Venue to be confirmed
18 September Skittles At Lambourn Woodlands hall, TBC
23 October* Outing to Oxford *NB: Date changed to a week later as it is an all day excursion
20 November Dr Hugh Pihlens “A General History of the Kennet & Avon Canal”
4 December Christmas Lunch Venue to be confirmed
15 January 2020 New Year Social With a musical presentation by Bill King “The Magic and Mystery of Glen Miller”
19 February AGM  
May
20
Mon
2019
Neighbourhood Watch Meeting @ West Berkshire Council Offices
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Neighbourhood Watch Meeting @ West Berkshire Council Offices | England | United Kingdom

A Neighbourhood Watch Meeting is being held on Monday 20 May 2019 at 7.30 pm in West Berkshire Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury.

We shall be having a talk by a representative of Victims First on the help they give to victims of crime, family members and witnesses.

Crime updates from the Police and Fire Service.

Anyone is welcome to attend this meeting.

There is a £2 parking charge for evenings in local car parks.

 

 

May
21
Tue
2019
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
May 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library

Research your Family History

Third Tuesday of the month at Pangbourne Library.

Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research.

To book a session, please contact the library:

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30285

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

May
29
Wed
2019
D-Day: The Kennet Valley’s Role In Liberating Europe @ Greenham Common Tower
May 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

D-Day: The Kennet Valley’s Role In Liberating Europe

29th May 2019 7.30pm

Cafe will be open serving hot and cold drinks and cake.

The car park can be dark. We will provide lighting but please bring a torch.

 

Jun
4
Tue
2019
Free help with your family history @ Hungerford Hub & Library
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Free help with your family history

One-to-one advice from members of Berkshire Family History Society

from 2 – 4pm

on the first Tuesday of each month

2nd April – 7th May – 4th June

in Hungerford Library

To book a session contact the library

01488 682660

hungerfordlibrary@westberks.gov.uk

Jun
6
Thu
2019
Lambourn Valley and D-Day @ Lambourn British Legion
Jun 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lambourn Valley and D-Day @ Lambourn British Legion | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

A talk by local war historians

  • Mick Dowdeswell and Bill King
  • 6th June 2019, 8.00pm
  • Royal British Legion, Lambourn
  • All welcome
  • Free entry – retiring collection for the Poppy Appeal
  • British Legion Club, Upper Lambourn Road

Poster for RBL board

Jun
8
Sat
2019
English Wine and Food Festival at Brightwell Vineyard, Wallingford @ Brightwell Vineyard,
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Vineyards in The Thames & Chilterns Region are toasting the bountiful 2018 harvest, by holding an English Wine & Food Festival at Brightwell Vineyard, Wallingford, OX10 8LJ on Saturday 8 June 2019, where members of the public will have the unique opportunity to taste, compare and buy award-winning local wines in one beautiful location.

The public can meet winemakers, growers and a Master of Wine specializing in English Wines and learn more about the grape varieties that do well in our climate. Exotic names like Bacchus, Ortega and Phoenix rub shoulders with classic varieties like Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, to produce superb wines that reflect the local terroir. Pairing the wide range of crisp, fruity wines with freshly made dishes on offer will make the Festival a must-visit event for wine-lovers and foodies alike.

Wine tastings, vineyard walk and local artisan food and craft suppliers will make this a lively, informal and informative afternoon – a real celebration of the wonderful variety of wines and food that the Thames & Chilterns Region has to offer. 

Local vineyards participating in this event are:

Winding Wood Vineyard, Hungerford
Fairmile Vineyard, Henley-on Thames
Brightwell Vineyard, Wallingford
Chafor Wine Estate, Gawcott, Bucks
Bothy Vineyard, Frilford Heath
Daws Hill Vineyard, Radnor, Bucks
Oaken Grove Vineyard, Marlow
Hendred Vineyard, East Hendred, Wantage
Harrow & Hope Vineyard, Marlow
Wyfold Vineyard, Marlow
Stanlake Park Wine Estate, Twyford

Activities include wine tastings and sales, vineyard walk, meet the producers, local vineyard information, local artisan hot and cold food, live music, pay bar and local crafts.

Admission prices

Tickets: £2 per adult, children free.
Wine Tastings: £10 for 10 tasting (early bird tickets £8 online through EventBrite).

 

Jun
11
Tue
2019
Lambourn Women’s Institute @ Memorial Hall
Jun 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lambourn Women's Institute @ Memorial Hall | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Lambourn W.I. meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Lambourn, at 7.30pm.  Visitors are always very welcome.

Lambourn W.I. programme 2019-2020

12 March From Page to Stage
9 April Knowing two British Eccentrics
14 May Discussion and Voting on National Resolutions then a Talk about Library Services
11 June Unlock your wellbeing
9 July Life as a Racehorse Trainer’s Wife
13 August Princess Iwant and the Red Bicycle
10 September Hats
8 October The Length and Breadth of Britain
12 November To be decided
10 December Candle making
14 January Talk and Taste
11 February Annual Meeting
Jun
18
Tue
2019
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
Jun 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library

Research your Family History

Third Tuesday of the month at Pangbourne Library.

Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research.

To book a session, please contact the library:

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30285

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Jun
19
Wed
2019
Lambourn Silver Circle @ British Legion Club
Jun 19 @ 12:11 pm – 1:11 pm
Lambourn Silver Circle @ British Legion Club | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

The Silver Circle is a club which provides an opportunity for older people in the village to meet socially. Membership is available to anyone aged 55+ and both ladies and gentlemen are equally welcome!

We get together in the afternoon of the 3rd Wednesday of each month, and a variety of activities are organised throughout the year – for example, illustrated talks, lighthearted quizzes and bingo. Meetings are held at the British Legion Club in Big Lane, and the afternoon is rounded off with tea and biscuits. Guests are always welcome too, for a small fee.

We also arrange 2 or 3 outings each year, and non-members are welcome to join us. The cost of the outings is subsidised for members, from our fundraising.

The annual membership fee is amazingly low! (currently £4).

If you are interested in joining, or would like to come to one of our meetings for a “taster” please contact a member of the committee: Louise Wilkin 01488 71468,

Jenny Carter 01488 72679, Irene Brownlee 01488 72100

Date Speaker/Outing Topic
20 March Robert Starr “A Year on the Chalk Stream” (River Kennet)
17 April Retraining of Racehorses British Horseracing’s official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing.
15 May Henry Jefferies “Bread, the staff of life”
19 June Alan Fletcher A blind gentleman & his guide dog  will tell us about Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
17 July Outing A short Mystery Tour, with a stop for tea
21 August Cream Teas Venue to be confirmed
18 September Skittles At Lambourn Woodlands hall, TBC
23 October* Outing to Oxford *NB: Date changed to a week later as it is an all day excursion
20 November Dr Hugh Pihlens “A General History of the Kennet & Avon Canal”
4 December Christmas Lunch Venue to be confirmed
15 January 2020 New Year Social With a musical presentation by Bill King “The Magic and Mystery of Glen Miller”
19 February AGM  
Pathways To The Sky: Military Airfields in Britain 1911-1944 @ Greenham Common Tower
Jun 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Pathways To The Sky: Military Airfields in Britain 1911-1944

19th June 2019 7.30pm

Cafe will be open serving hot and cold drinks and cake.

The car park can be dark. We will provide lighting but please bring a torch.

 

Jul
9
Tue
2019
Lambourn Women’s Institute @ Memorial Hall
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lambourn Women's Institute @ Memorial Hall | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Lambourn W.I. meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Lambourn, at 7.30pm.  Visitors are always very welcome.

Lambourn W.I. programme 2019-2020

12 March From Page to Stage
9 April Knowing two British Eccentrics
14 May Discussion and Voting on National Resolutions then a Talk about Library Services
11 June Unlock your wellbeing
9 July Life as a Racehorse Trainer’s Wife
13 August Princess Iwant and the Red Bicycle
10 September Hats
8 October The Length and Breadth of Britain
12 November To be decided
10 December Candle making
14 January Talk and Taste
11 February Annual Meeting
Jul
16
Tue
2019
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library

Research your Family History

Third Tuesday of the month at Pangbourne Library.

Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research.

To book a session, please contact the library:

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30285

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Jul
17
Wed
2019
Lambourn Silver Circle @ British Legion Club
Jul 17 @ 12:11 pm – 1:11 pm
Lambourn Silver Circle @ British Legion Club | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

The Silver Circle is a club which provides an opportunity for older people in the village to meet socially. Membership is available to anyone aged 55+ and both ladies and gentlemen are equally welcome!

We get together in the afternoon of the 3rd Wednesday of each month, and a variety of activities are organised throughout the year – for example, illustrated talks, lighthearted quizzes and bingo. Meetings are held at the British Legion Club in Big Lane, and the afternoon is rounded off with tea and biscuits. Guests are always welcome too, for a small fee.

We also arrange 2 or 3 outings each year, and non-members are welcome to join us. The cost of the outings is subsidised for members, from our fundraising.

The annual membership fee is amazingly low! (currently £4).

If you are interested in joining, or would like to come to one of our meetings for a “taster” please contact a member of the committee: Louise Wilkin 01488 71468,

Jenny Carter 01488 72679, Irene Brownlee 01488 72100

Date Speaker/Outing Topic
20 March Robert Starr “A Year on the Chalk Stream” (River Kennet)
17 April Retraining of Racehorses British Horseracing’s official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing.
15 May Henry Jefferies “Bread, the staff of life”
19 June Alan Fletcher A blind gentleman & his guide dog  will tell us about Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
17 July Outing A short Mystery Tour, with a stop for tea
21 August Cream Teas Venue to be confirmed
18 September Skittles At Lambourn Woodlands hall, TBC
23 October* Outing to Oxford *NB: Date changed to a week later as it is an all day excursion
20 November Dr Hugh Pihlens “A General History of the Kennet & Avon Canal”
4 December Christmas Lunch Venue to be confirmed
15 January 2020 New Year Social With a musical presentation by Bill King “The Magic and Mystery of Glen Miller”
19 February AGM  
Jul
31
Wed
2019
Losing Greenham Common Was One Thing, But Air Tattoo President @ Greenham Common Tower
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Losing Greenham Common Was One Thing, But Air Tattoo President?!

31st July 2019 7.30pm

Cafe will be open serving hot and cold drinks and cake.

The car park can be dark. We will provide lighting but please bring a torch.

 

Aug
12
Mon
2019
Neighbourhood Watch Meeting @ West Berkshire Council Offices
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Neighbourhood Watch Meeting @ West Berkshire Council Offices | England | United Kingdom

A Neighbourhood Watch Meeting is being held on Monday 12 August 2019 at 7.30 pm in West Berkshire Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury.

We shall be having a talk by Dr Nick Young on “A tour around Newbury through the camera using old photographs”.

Crime updates from the Police and Fire Service.

Anyone is welcome to attend this meeting.

There is a £2 parking charge for evenings in local car parks.

Aug
13
Tue
2019
Lambourn Women’s Institute @ Memorial Hall
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lambourn Women's Institute @ Memorial Hall | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Lambourn W.I. meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Lambourn, at 7.30pm.  Visitors are always very welcome.

Lambourn W.I. programme 2019-2020

12 March From Page to Stage
9 April Knowing two British Eccentrics
14 May Discussion and Voting on National Resolutions then a Talk about Library Services
11 June Unlock your wellbeing
9 July Life as a Racehorse Trainer’s Wife
13 August Princess Iwant and the Red Bicycle
10 September Hats
8 October The Length and Breadth of Britain
12 November To be decided
10 December Candle making
14 January Talk and Taste
11 February Annual Meeting
Aug
20
Tue
2019
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library

Research your Family History

Third Tuesday of the month at Pangbourne Library.

Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research.

To book a session, please contact the library:

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30285

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Aug
21
Wed
2019
Lambourn Silver Circle @ British Legion Club
Aug 21 @ 12:11 pm – 1:11 pm
Lambourn Silver Circle @ British Legion Club | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

The Silver Circle is a club which provides an opportunity for older people in the village to meet socially. Membership is available to anyone aged 55+ and both ladies and gentlemen are equally welcome!

We get together in the afternoon of the 3rd Wednesday of each month, and a variety of activities are organised throughout the year – for example, illustrated talks, lighthearted quizzes and bingo. Meetings are held at the British Legion Club in Big Lane, and the afternoon is rounded off with tea and biscuits. Guests are always welcome too, for a small fee.

We also arrange 2 or 3 outings each year, and non-members are welcome to join us. The cost of the outings is subsidised for members, from our fundraising.

The annual membership fee is amazingly low! (currently £4).

If you are interested in joining, or would like to come to one of our meetings for a “taster” please contact a member of the committee: Louise Wilkin 01488 71468,

Jenny Carter 01488 72679, Irene Brownlee 01488 72100

Date Speaker/Outing Topic
20 March Robert Starr “A Year on the Chalk Stream” (River Kennet)
17 April Retraining of Racehorses British Horseracing’s official charity for the welfare of horses who have retired from racing.
15 May Henry Jefferies “Bread, the staff of life”
19 June Alan Fletcher A blind gentleman & his guide dog  will tell us about Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
17 July Outing A short Mystery Tour, with a stop for tea
21 August Cream Teas Venue to be confirmed
18 September Skittles At Lambourn Woodlands hall, TBC
23 October* Outing to Oxford *NB: Date changed to a week later as it is an all day excursion
20 November Dr Hugh Pihlens “A General History of the Kennet & Avon Canal”
4 December Christmas Lunch Venue to be confirmed
15 January 2020 New Year Social With a musical presentation by Bill King “The Magic and Mystery of Glen Miller”
19 February AGM  
Sep
10
Tue
2019
Lambourn Women’s Institute @ Memorial Hall
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lambourn Women's Institute @ Memorial Hall | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Lambourn W.I. meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Lambourn, at 7.30pm.  Visitors are always very welcome.

Lambourn W.I. programme 2019-2020

12 March From Page to Stage
9 April Knowing two British Eccentrics
14 May Discussion and Voting on National Resolutions then a Talk about Library Services
11 June Unlock your wellbeing
9 July Life as a Racehorse Trainer’s Wife
13 August Princess Iwant and the Red Bicycle
10 September Hats
8 October The Length and Breadth of Britain
12 November To be decided
10 December Candle making
14 January Talk and Taste
11 February Annual Meeting
Sep
17
Tue
2019
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library

Research your Family History

Third Tuesday of the month at Pangbourne Library.

Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research.

To book a session, please contact the library:

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30285

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Oct
8
Tue
2019
Lambourn Women’s Institute @ Memorial Hall
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lambourn Women's Institute @ Memorial Hall | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Lambourn W.I. meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Lambourn, at 7.30pm.  Visitors are always very welcome.

Lambourn W.I. programme 2019-2020

12 March From Page to Stage
9 April Knowing two British Eccentrics
14 May Discussion and Voting on National Resolutions then a Talk about Library Services
11 June Unlock your wellbeing
9 July Life as a Racehorse Trainer’s Wife
13 August Princess Iwant and the Red Bicycle
10 September Hats
8 October The Length and Breadth of Britain
12 November To be decided
10 December Candle making
14 January Talk and Taste
11 February Annual Meeting
Oct
15
Tue
2019
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family History Sessions @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library

Research your Family History

Third Tuesday of the month at Pangbourne Library.

Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research.

To book a session, please contact the library:

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30285

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/