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Dec
6
Fri
2019
Beer & Pop-up Thai restaurant at the White Hart at Hamstead Marshall on Fridays @ The White Hart
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The White Hart is now open again, on Friday evenings from 5pm to 10pm. Authentic Thai food served from 6.30 to 8.30pm.

Join the Hart Club

In a party of four and need a ride home? Simply call us on 07824 646086‬ and quote your membership username and postcode and we will contact you to confirm your transportation.

If you are a member – or if you aren’t and want to join for free – click here to see the range of benefits available and to log in or sign up.

Church Christmas Fair @ St Michael's Church
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Hungerford Bookshop and Eliane’s Christmas Party @ Hungerford Bookshop and Eliane
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hungerford Bookshop and Eliane's Christmas Party @ Hungerford Bookshop and Eliane | England | United Kingdom

To celebrate Eliane’s fifth birthday and Hungerford Bookshop’s recent triumphs in the NWN Best In Business awards.

Canapés, drinks, book recommendations, 10% off all titles at the bookshop, food demo, charity raffle and author signings.

Please rsvp to hungerford@elianesmiles.com so that numbers can be estimated.

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

Burghfield Christmas Market @ Burghfield Village Hall
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Burghfield Christmas Market @ Burghfield Village Hall | Burghfield Common | England | United Kingdom

Burghfield Parish Council Christmas Market – CALLING STALL HOLDERS

Saturday 7 December 2019 11am-4pm at The Burghfield Village Hall.

To apply for a stall, please complete an application form, review the terms and conditions and return to:

Email: enquiries@burghfieldparishcouncil.gov.uk

Burghfield Parish Council
P.O.Box 7381
Reading
RG1 9XP

Tel: 0118 983 1748

Please click here to review the terms and conditions and complete an application form.

Enclosed marquee for stalls, Santa’s pop up pub, café, street food and a giant magical snow globe!

Deadline for applications is Sunday 3 November 2019.

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/

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/

Wine & Vinyl Event at The Naked Grape in Hungerford @ The Naked Grape
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street
Dec 11 @ 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
Hungerford Wednesday Market @ Hungerford High Street | England | United Kingdom

Wednesday is market day in Hungerford, when cars give way to shoppers, traders and stalls filled with fresh fruit, vegetable, fish, meat, flowers, plants, clothes, fabrics, collectables and more.

You’ll find the Hungerford Charter Market on the High Street just outside the Town Hall, starting early in the morning and packing away early afternoon. Don’t forget to check the Town Hall Steps and Magistrates Room, as both are often hired for indoor sales, are are very popular for arts and crafts markets.

If you’d like a stall at the weekly Charter market, please speak to Darren on the Flower Stall.

Did you know… Hungerford is believed to have first held a market in 1248 during the reigh of Henry III. In 1296, Edward I confirmed in writing the rights to hold a market.

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

 

 

Talk: A 17th Century Christmas @ West Berkshire Museum
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Talk: A 17th Century Christmas @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Talk: A 17th Century Christmas

This talk by Tim Healey presents a vibrant portrait of Christmas in a turbulent age. There are Lords of Misrule, Twelfth Night revels, wassails, boar’s head feasts, frost fairs on the frozen Thames – and a Puritan ban on Christmas itself.

A freelance writer and broadcaster, Tim Healey also directs the 17th-century costume band, The Oxford Waits.

Authentic 17th century nibbles will be available for you to try if you wish. These will include white gingerbread, cherry pottage, cracknels and trout pasties.

All seating is unreserved and tickets are non-refundable. Ticket price includes the talk and nibbles.

West Berkshire Museum | Wednesday 11 December 2019 | 1pm – 2pm

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

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/

St Katharine’s House Dementia Cafe @ St Katharine's House
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am
St Katharine’s House Dementia Cafe @ St Katharine's House | Cleveland Heights | Ohio | United States

St Katharine’s House Care Home in Wantage hosts a Dementia Cafe every Thursday starting at 10 am.

This is a great opportunity for anyone in the community who has dementia or family members who are in need of support and advice.  Please also feel free to just come along and support us and our residents.

Open to the public, everyone is welcome!

 

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

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