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Dec
6
Fri
2019
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!

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.

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

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

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

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.

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/

Bonfire Party and Firework Display- Ashampstead Recreation Ground @ Ashampstead Recreation Ground
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm
Bonfire Party and Firework Display- Ashampstead Recreation Ground @ Ashampstead Recreation Ground | Ashampstead | England | United Kingdom

Come along to Ashampstead Bonfire Party and Firework Display on the 7th of December, from 5.30pm . Hospitality to include a BBQ, snacks and drinks from the Ashampstead Arms, mulled wine and hot chocolate!

Entry is free, but we would ask if you could kindly donate via our collection boxes.

 

 

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.

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.

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/

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

Rhymetime @ Mortimer Library
Dec 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Rhymetime @ Mortimer Library | Mortimer Common | England | United Kingdom

Rhymetime

Rhymetime for under 3 years, every Tuesday. 2.30-2.50pm at Mortimer Library. TERM TIME ONLY

For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30284

Dec
11
Wed
2019
Rhymetime @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Rhymetime @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom

Rhymetime

Rhymetime for under 4’s, every Wednesday in term time ONLY, 11am at Hungerford 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/30282

Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Dec 11 @ 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

Rhymetime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Rhymetime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom

Rhymetime for 0-2 years

Wednesdays. 11.00-11.30am, term time only, at Theale Library

No charge, but voluntary donations welcome.

For more information, please contact the library.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

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

 

 

Dec
12
Thu
2019
Rhymetime/Storytime @ Pangbourne Library
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Rhymetime/Storytime @ Pangbourne Library | Pangbourne | England | United Kingdom

Rhymetime/Storytime for 0 to 5 years

Alternating on Thursday in TERM TIME ONLY – 10.00-10.30am at Pangbourne Library.

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/

Rhymetime @ Burghfield Library @ Burghfield Library
Dec 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Rhymetime @ Burghfield Library @ Burghfield Library | Burghfield Common | England | United Kingdom

Rhymetime

Rhymetime for under 3’s – Thursdays, 2.30-3.00pm during term time only at Burghfield 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/30281

Dec
13
Fri
2019
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Dec 13 @ 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.

Clothes and Christmas Gifts Sale at Trindledown @ Trindledown Farm
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Clothes and Christmas Gifts Sale at Trindledown @ Trindledown Farm | Great Shefford | England | United Kingdom

On Friday 13 and Saturday 14 December, Trindledown Farm will be holding a Clothes & Christmas Gift Sale.

We have lots of brand new gifts for a loved one or to treat yourself. We also have a huge range of clothes from jumpers and cardigans to skirts and trousers and a great selection of partywear for the Christmas season.

The event will be running from 11am to 4pm on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 December.

All funds raised will go towards the animals in our care.

Entry on the door will be £1

Rhymetime @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Rhymetime @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Rhymetime

For 0-4 years, Fridays 11.00-11.30am, term time only at Lambourn 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/30283

Board games for children @ Mortimer Library
Dec 13 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Board games for children @ Mortimer Library | Mortimer Common | England | United Kingdom

Board Games for Children

Every Friday, 3.45-5.45pm at Mortimer Library

For children over 8 years

This is a FREE drop-in session. For more information, please contact the library.

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/35192

Lego Club @ Burghfield Common Library
Dec 13 @ 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Lego Club @ Burghfield Common Library | Burghfield Common | England | United Kingdom

Lego Club for age 5+

Every Friday & third Saturday of the month at Burghfield Common Library. 4.15-5.30pm.

FREE of charge, for more information, please contact the library. (Children under 8 will need to be accompanied by an adult)

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/35189

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

The Newbury Christmas Sing-Along @ Newbury Marketplace
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Newbury Christmas Sing-Along takes place in Newbury Market Place on Friday 13 December from 6 to 8pm.

The evening begins with a special performance by massed choirs from local primary schools.  They will then be accompanied by Cold Ash Brass Band and The Cromwell Singers performing a number of Christmas favourites for you to sing-along to.  To round off the evening, we have one of the UK’s leading tribute acts, Re-Take That, encouraging you to sing-along to Take That’s Greatest Hits.

You will also have the unique opportunity to win Greenham Trust’s fourth golden ticket of 2019 and award £5000 in funding to local charitable projects on The Good Exchange – Ts and Cs apply.

The evening is free to attend, but for more information, Golden Ticket T’s and C’s and to register your interest please click here.

 

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