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Dec
3
Tue
2019
Art In Hungerford Pop Up
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – Dec 8 @ 4:30 pm
Art In Hungerford Pop Up

I shall be back at the pop up venue with a selection of my art work including
my framed layered drawings and cards. Open Tues-Sun 10am-4.30pm

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Christmas Pop Up Shop @ Hungerford Hub and Library
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
Christmas Pop Up Shop @ Hungerford Hub and Library | England | United Kingdom

6th-8th, 13-14th December, 10-4pm (10-7pm on 13th): Christmas Pop Up Shop
Selling knits, prints, jewellery, cards, foodie treats and fabric gifts, all made by local artisans.

Church Christmas Fair @ St Michael's Church
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wantage Dickensian Evening @ Wantage
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wantage Dickensian Evening @ Wantage | England | United Kingdom

The annual Wantage Christmas Dickensian Evening promises to be a fun filled event with local stalls, festive food and entertainment for the kids!

Christmas Wreath Workshop @ Shefford Primary School
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Christmas Wreath Workshop @ Shefford Primary School | Great Shefford | England | United Kingdom

Join us for an evening of fun making your own door Wreath just in time for Christmas.

£35 per person, including light refreshments.

Led by Claire from Tulipana florist. Please book tickets in advance!

 

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Didcot Railway Centre – Festive Day out @ Didcot Railway Centre
Dec 7 all-day
Didcot Railway Centre - Festive Day out @ Didcot Railway Centre | England | United Kingdom

The Fat Controller supervises Rev.W.Awdry’s classic children’s favourite – Thomas the Tank Engine on his ‘Day Out With Thomas™’ visits.

At Christmas, Thomas likes to take all his young friends to visit Father Christmas in his grotto.

A wide range of souvenirs is available in the ‘Thomas’ shop.

There is a Refreshment Room serving lunches, snacks and drinks also a picnic area where you can sit and watch the trains go by.

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop @ The Globe
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop @ The Globe | England | United Kingdom

Come and join me for a wonderful festive morning whereby you will be shown how to make a natural moss Christmas wreath in The Wild Bluebell style, using gorgeous foliage & adorned with natural decorations you’re wreath will be finished with a luxurious velvet ribbon bow!

The Globe will provide you with fresh croissants & unlimited tea & coffee to keep you topped up, what better way to spend a Festive December Saturday morning?

Cost: £45 per person including materials & refreshments

Book by contacting Laura on Laura@thewildbluebell.co.uk

Santa’s Grotto @ Hungerford Rugby Club, Triangle Field, Hungerford
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Santa's Grotto @ Hungerford Rugby Club, Triangle Field, Hungerford | England | United Kingdom

Come and meet Father Christmas in his Grotto!
Tickets can be booked in advance and time slots confirmed (Tickets £3 with sibling discount available)
Stalls, Craft activities, Tombola, Refreshments including Mulled wine and Mince pies
Proceeds towards improving the facilities

Workshop:Painting Ceramic Christmas Decorations @ Shaw House
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Workshop:Painting Ceramic Christmas Decorations @ Shaw House | England | United Kingdom

Workshop:Painting Ceramic Christmas Decorations

This popular workshop starts with a brief talk about the history of the Christmas tree and its decorations followed by hands-on painting of four ceramic Christmas decorations of your choice out of the vast collection of Roelofs and Rubens bisque shapes.

There is plenty of instruction and help at hand for you to create your own unique Christmas decorations. The decorations will be taken away for firing, finished with beads and ribbon and delivered or posted to your house. Materials, beads and ribbon and postage are all included in the price. £40

Tutor: Piet van den Beuken, Roelofs and Rubens Blue and White Tableware

Friday 8 November 2019 | Shaw House | 10am – 1pm

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Shaw_House

Web: https://booking.westberks.gov.uk/heritage_events.html

Storytime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Dec 7 @ 10:15 am – 10:35 am
Storytime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Storytime for children under 5 years

Every Saturday, 10.15-10.45am at Theale Library.

For more information, please contact the library:

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/35195

Craft Club @ Burghfield Library
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Craft Club @ Burghfield Library | Burghfield Common | England | United Kingdom

Craft Club

First Saturday of the month, 10.30am-12.00pm at Burghfield Common Library.

Drop in for a special season session to make Christmas cards and decorations.

For more information please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30281

Drawing Mania! @ Vale & Downland Museum
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Drawing Mania! @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A free drop-in drawing session using the museum collection as inspiration.
Free guidance given and all materials provided.
Suitable for all ages and abilities.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Lego Club @ Hungerford Library
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lego Club @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom

Lego Club

For age 5+ (children under 8 will need to be accompanied by an adult)

First Saturday of the month, 10.30am-12.00pm.

This is a FREE event – For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/35321

Festive Papercraft Workshop @ Sandham Memorial Chapel
Dec 7 @ 10:45 am – 12:30 pm
Festive Papercraft Workshop @ Sandham Memorial Chapel | Burghclere | England | United Kingdom

Learn about the artistic medium of papercraft and create festive cards and three dimensional projects. Working with local artist Helen Mortimer learn about this varied artistic medium and create your own unique projects. Paper is very versatile and can be folded, cut, glued or layered. Add a personal touch to your Christmas cards and gifts; create beautiful seasonal cards and gift boxes from a range of festive papers and cards using techniques including stamping, die cutting and embossing.

Crofton Beam Engines Winter Works @ Crofton Beam Engines
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Crofton Beam Engines Winter Works @ Crofton Beam Engines | Crofton | England | United Kingdom

Crofton Beam Engines, home to the world’s oldest working steam driven beam engine, is pleased to announce selected dates when visitors will be able to see our winter maintenance works in action. They will also allow visitors to see work behind the scenes at our unique site. These open days have proved very popular in previous years and once again visitors will be able to take guided tours and talk to the volunteers and hear about our plans as we work towards reopening at Easter 2020.

Entry is FREE and tea/coffee and biscuits will be available for a donation towards our work.

Winter Works public dates are:

Saturday November 23rd 11.00am to 3.00pm

Saturday December 7th 11.00am to 3.00pm

Tuesday January 21st 11.00am to 3.00pm

Tuesday February 18th 11.00am to 3.00pm

Activities to suit all ages.

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Decopatch for Christmas @ Sandham Memorial Chapel
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Decopatch for Christmas @ Sandham Memorial Chapel | Burghclere | England | United Kingdom

Learn the art of decopatch using gorgeous papers to create unique Christmas decorations or gifts.  Working with local artist Helen Mortimer, learn about the creative art of decopatch. Use one or more of the stunning decopatch papers to decorate baubles for your tree, or gift boxes to add a personal touch to your festive gifts.

Lego Club @ Newbury Library
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Lego Club @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom

Lego Club at Newbury Library

Lego Club at Newbury Library for children over 5 years. First Saturday of the month, 2.00-3.00pm, starting 7 September.

Drop in to have fun with Lego, different themes each month.

FREE event, all materials provided but Lego is not to take away. Parents/carers need to stay with children under 8.

For more information, please contact the library: 01635 519900 | library@westberks.gov.uk

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

Concert: A Tudor Christmas @ Shaw House
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Concert: A Tudor Christmas @ Shaw House | England | United Kingdom

Concert: A Tudor Christmas

An uplifting evening of festive merrymaking.

Leading early music ensemble ‘Piva – the Renaissance Collective’ return with an evening of festive revelry, in true Tudor style. Capturing a flavour of the time when the Twelve Days of Christmas would have been filled with feasting, music, dancing and singing. Piva will take you back to an era of masques and entertainments with authentic period instruments and tales from the time.

A perfect way to prepare you for the Christmas festivities.

The cafe will be open, serving wine, local beer/cider and mulled wine.

“Piva perform with style and panache.” fRoots Magazine

“A very talented band of specialist musicians” Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

Saturday 7 December 2019 | Doors 7pm | Show 7.30pm

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Shaw_House

Web: https://booking.westberks.gov.uk/heritage_events.html

To book find out more please visit https://piva.org.uk/

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Didcot Railway Centre – Festive Day out @ Didcot Railway Centre
Dec 8 all-day
Didcot Railway Centre - Festive Day out @ Didcot Railway Centre | England | United Kingdom

The Fat Controller supervises Rev.W.Awdry’s classic children’s favourite – Thomas the Tank Engine on his ‘Day Out With Thomas™’ visits.

At Christmas, Thomas likes to take all his young friends to visit Father Christmas in his grotto.

A wide range of souvenirs is available in the ‘Thomas’ shop.

There is a Refreshment Room serving lunches, snacks and drinks also a picnic area where you can sit and watch the trains go by.

Dec
9
Mon
2019
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon | England | United Kingdom

Pre-school stay and play session with bouncy castle and ball pit.

Buy tickets on the door – no booking required.

 

Dates

Every Monday & Friday (except Bank Holidays).

Price

£3.70 per child or £5.70 for two.

Upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Upholstery @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

 

For those with some experience in upholstery, this course develops your techniques while working on your own projects. With tutor Kate Powell.

10 sessions: 16th Sept, 14th Oct, 11th Nov, 9th Dec, 13th Jan, 10th Feb, 9th Mar, 30th Mar, 11th May and 8th June

Mini Music at Vale & Downland Museum @ Vale & Downland Museum
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Mini Music at Vale & Downland Museum @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

Museum volunteers Sem, Maureen and Hazel are back with their very popular Mini Music at the Museum for the autumn/winter 2019 sessions.

Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by live music played on a variety of instruments.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Suggested donation of £1 per child.

Monday Rhymetime @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Monday Rhymetime @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library | England | United Kingdom

Monday Rhymetime at Thatcham Library

Rhymetime for under 3’s at Thatcham Library.

Every Monday in term time, 10.00-10.20am.

For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30286

Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

For under 5s – come and join Music Mondays.  Join in with traditional songs and rhymes accompanied by live music.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Spaces are limited so please book in advance by calling or e-mailing (see above), or pop into the Museum.

There is a suggested donation of £2 per family.

Workshop: Festive Découpage @ West Berkshire Museum
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Workshop: Festive Découpage @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Workshop: Festive Découpage

Learn the art of découpage in this festive workshop. Using napkins, create beautiful designs on to glass dishes and complete them using your own choice of paint colour. All materials supplied.

Tutor: Helen Mortimer

West Berkshire Museum | Monday 9 December 2019 | 10:30am – 12:30pm

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

Web: https://booking.westberks.gov.uk/heritage_events.html

Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Dec 9 @ 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 play with as well.

For more information, please contact the library.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30287

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

Make Lace Mondays @ Vale & Downland Museum, Wantage
Dec 9 @ 1:30 pm
Make Lace Mondays @ Vale & Downland Museum, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

A small group of Wantage Lace Makers gather in the Museum Cafe every 2nd Monday of the month to demonstrate how lace is made.  This is a chance for you to try it yourself, meet some new people, and enjoy tea and cake in the Cafe.

Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library | Pangbourne | England | United Kingdom

Coffee and Craft

Every Monday in term time ONLY, 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/

Craft & Chat @ Mortimer Library
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Craft & Chat @ Mortimer Library | England | United Kingdom

Craft and Chat at Mortimer Library

Second Monday of the month (Starts 4 June, 2.00-3.00pm)

Drop in and bring any craft with you. For more information, please contact the library.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/29652

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

Dec
10
Tue
2019
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Dec 10 @ 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

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5:30 pm Church Christmas Fair @ St Michael's Church
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Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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