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Dec
7
Sat
2019
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

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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
13
Fri
2019
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.

 

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Cracking Christmas Spectacular @ Caffe Nero
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cracking Christmas Spectacular @ Caffe Nero | England | United Kingdom

Come along and play your favourite Nintendo games, and there will be four competitions this time, all with prizes up for grabs! They are:

• Best Winter themed Super Mario Maker 2 level
• Best Christmas outfit (Get dressed up, or even whack on a Christmas jumper!
• Fastest lap on Sherbet Land, on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. (Note, the lap must be completed on the day!)
• Nintendo Christmas colouring competition (up to the age of eight years old).

We are also holding a charity raffle in aid of The Meningitis Foundation, where you can win some Nintendo themed goodies as a result. Tickets will be £1 a strip. (Note, the draw will be made at 4pm on the day).

Dec
15
Sun
2019
Christmas with The Three Billy Goats Gruff @ Shaw House
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Christmas with The Three Billy Goats Gruff @ Shaw House | England | United Kingdom

Christmas with The Three Billy Goats Gruff

What happens on Christmas Eve when the Troll is fishing for his dinner…? Join Garlic Theatre by a little stream in Sweden to find out!

A festive twist on the classic story of the three hungry goats and a grumpy old troll. Watch out for the dance of the goats, the flying troll and loads and loads of rubbish.

Garlic Theatre create a magical world to entrance and delight young and old. With beautifully crafted puppets, live accordion music, storytelling and lots of joining in.

An ideal first theatrical experience for the very young.

Suitable for 3-6 year olds but older and younger children are welcome.

Running Time: 40 minutes with time at the end to see the puppets.

Shaw House | Sunday 15 December | Performance at 11am AND 1pm| Adult £9, Child £7 (child ticket age 3 – 16yrs)

 

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Shaw_House

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

Dec
20
Fri
2019
Messy Museum Morning – Christmas stockings @ West Berkshire Museum
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Messy Museum Morning - Christmas stockings @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Messy Museum Morning – Christmas stockings

Dress for mess – disposable aprons will be available. You are welcome to bring your own apron.

West Berkshire Museum | Friday 20 December | 10am-1pm | drop-in, £2

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

Dec
23
Mon
2019
Concert: A Christmas Carol @ Shaw House
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert: A Christmas Carol @ Shaw House | England | United Kingdom

Concert: A Christmas Carol

GreenMatthews bring you a brand-new retelling of the best-loved Yuletide adventure of them all – Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”.

First published in 1843, the story is credited with reinventing and reinvigorating the British Christmas and has been loved and retold by every generation since. Using new lyrics and traditional English folk tunes, GreenMatthews (with special guest Jude Rees) use a bewitching blend of voices and instruments to create a musical retelling of this seasonal favourite.

This heartwarming tale is presented entirely in narrative song, using brand-new lyrics set to traditional English folk and carol melodies.

‘A Christmas Carol: In Concert’ is the perfect show for anyone looking to recapture the simple Yuletide delights of fellowship, laughter and good cheer.

The cafe will be open, serving wine, local beer/cider and mulled wine. Suitable: 8+

Shaw House | Monday 23 December | Doors 7pm Performance 7.30pm

Jan
4
Sat
2020
Lego Club @ Newbury Library
Jan 4 @ 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/

Feb
1
Sat
2020
Lego Club @ Newbury Library
Feb 1 @ 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/

Feb
6
Thu
2020
Blaze’s Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Blaze's Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Blaze’s Buddies

Come and meet Blaze, the museum dragon, and join in with an action poem, story, simple craft, treasure hunt and sing-a-long!

Held in the museum’s comfortable and child-friendly learning space, Blaze’s Buddies will encourage your child to take part in fun and interactive activities, including a simple craft, linked to the treasure (museum object) Blaze has found that day.

The session closes with a hunt to find a museum object or a sing-a-long.

Tickets are available from 10am on the day – places are allocated on a first come, first served basis as places are limited.

11.00am-11.30am

 

2019 (theme):

3rd Oct – Music

7th Nov – Hedgehogs

 

2020 (theme):

Feb 6 – Blaze the dragon

Mar 5 – Teapots

Apr 2 – Springtime

May 7 – Otters

June 4 – The canal

July 2 – Uniforms

Oct 1 – Pumpkins

Nov 5 – Music

 

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

 

Feb
17
Mon
2020
Puppet Theatre: Eggs on Legs @ Shaw House
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Puppet Theatre: Eggs on Legs @ Shaw House | England | United Kingdom

Puppet Theatre: Eggs on Legs

Every day, from here to there funny things are everywhere’ – Dr Seuss

Meet a family of zany Eggs on Legs, living in a lost pocket of the globe. One day the wind blows a huge egg into their tree and they are excited to play with it. But what happens if it hatches and can they protect it from the slithery snake?

Garlic Theatre conjure a poetic, Dr Seuss world full of eggcentric puppets and music to make you roll around with laughter.

A cracking family show bursting with wonder and surprise – you will never look at an egg in the same way again.

Suitable for 3-8 year olds but older and younger children are welcome.

Running Time: 40 minutes with time after the show to see the puppets.

Shaw House | Monday 17 February 2020 | 11am | Adult £9, Child £7 (child ticket age 3 – 16yrs)

Feb
18
Tue
2020
Family Art Workshop: Heroes and villains of the Ages @ West Berkshire Museum
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Family Art Workshop: Heroes and villains of the Ages @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Family art workshop: Heroes and villains of the Ages

There are lots of important and famous faces to be found around the museum.

Join Armadillo Art Experience to learn the skills you need to draw caricature portraits of heroes and villains from across the Ages.

We’ll also be painting our favourites to create a wall of fame to go on display at the museum.  You may wish to bring an apron or overall as we will be using acrylic paints; the museum will provide disposable aprons.

West Berkshire Museum | Tuesday 18 February | 10am-12.30pm AND  1.30-4pm | £9

£9 per child (suitable for age 7 and upwards) and accompanying adult is free. Places are limited and must be booked in advance.

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

Feb
19
Wed
2020
Family Activity Days – Signs of Spring @ Shaw House
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Family Activity Days - Signs of Spring @ Shaw House | England | United Kingdom

Family Activity Days – Signs of Spring

One of the first signs of Spring is new leaves.

In this craft, using porcelain pens decorate a ceramic tealight holder in the shape of a leaf. Then see if you can see any signs of Spring in Shaw Houses gardens. A new house trail will also be available.

Dress for mess, although aprons will be provided.  You are welcome to bring your own apron.

Wednesday 19 February | Shaw House | 10am – 3.30pm | £2

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Shaw_House

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

Feb
21
Fri
2020
Messy Museum Day – Funky forests @ West Berkshire Museum
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Messy Museum Day - Funky forests @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Messy Museum Day – Funky forests

Design your own woodland or forest using printing tiles, ink and cartridge paper and then take your final masterpiece home to decorate a room. Dress for mess!

Disposable aprons will be available for the activity but you are welcome to bring your own apron.

After the craft, have fun with the special trail looking at some museum objects made from wood.

West Berkshire Museum | Friday 21st February | 10am-3pm | drop-in | £2

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

Mar
5
Thu
2020
Blaze’s Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Blaze's Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Blaze’s Buddies

Come and meet Blaze, the museum dragon, and join in with an action poem, story, simple craft, treasure hunt and sing-a-long!

Held in the museum’s comfortable and child-friendly learning space, Blaze’s Buddies will encourage your child to take part in fun and interactive activities, including a simple craft, linked to the treasure (museum object) Blaze has found that day.

The session closes with a hunt to find a museum object or a sing-a-long.

Tickets are available from 10am on the day – places are allocated on a first come, first served basis as places are limited.

11.00am-11.30am

 

2019 (theme):

3rd Oct – Music

7th Nov – Hedgehogs

 

2020 (theme):

Feb 6 – Blaze the dragon

Mar 5 – Teapots

Apr 2 – Springtime

May 7 – Otters

June 4 – The canal

July 2 – Uniforms

Oct 1 – Pumpkins

Nov 5 – Music

 

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

 

Mar
7
Sat
2020
Lego Club @ Newbury Library
Mar 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/

Apr
2
Thu
2020
Blaze’s Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Blaze's Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Blaze’s Buddies

Come and meet Blaze, the museum dragon, and join in with an action poem, story, simple craft, treasure hunt and sing-a-long!

Held in the museum’s comfortable and child-friendly learning space, Blaze’s Buddies will encourage your child to take part in fun and interactive activities, including a simple craft, linked to the treasure (museum object) Blaze has found that day.

The session closes with a hunt to find a museum object or a sing-a-long.

Tickets are available from 10am on the day – places are allocated on a first come, first served basis as places are limited.

11.00am-11.30am

 

2019 (theme):

3rd Oct – Music

7th Nov – Hedgehogs

 

2020 (theme):

Feb 6 – Blaze the dragon

Mar 5 – Teapots

Apr 2 – Springtime

May 7 – Otters

June 4 – The canal

July 2 – Uniforms

Oct 1 – Pumpkins

Nov 5 – Music

 

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

 

Apr
4
Sat
2020
Lego Club @ Newbury Library
Apr 4 @ 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/

May
7
Thu
2020
Blaze’s Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Blaze's Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Blaze’s Buddies

Come and meet Blaze, the museum dragon, and join in with an action poem, story, simple craft, treasure hunt and sing-a-long!

Held in the museum’s comfortable and child-friendly learning space, Blaze’s Buddies will encourage your child to take part in fun and interactive activities, including a simple craft, linked to the treasure (museum object) Blaze has found that day.

The session closes with a hunt to find a museum object or a sing-a-long.

Tickets are available from 10am on the day – places are allocated on a first come, first served basis as places are limited.

11.00am-11.30am

 

2019 (theme):

3rd Oct – Music

7th Nov – Hedgehogs

 

2020 (theme):

Feb 6 – Blaze the dragon

Mar 5 – Teapots

Apr 2 – Springtime

May 7 – Otters

June 4 – The canal

July 2 – Uniforms

Oct 1 – Pumpkins

Nov 5 – Music

 

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

 

Jun
4
Thu
2020
Blaze’s Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Blaze's Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Blaze’s Buddies

Come and meet Blaze, the museum dragon, and join in with an action poem, story, simple craft, treasure hunt and sing-a-long!

Held in the museum’s comfortable and child-friendly learning space, Blaze’s Buddies will encourage your child to take part in fun and interactive activities, including a simple craft, linked to the treasure (museum object) Blaze has found that day.

The session closes with a hunt to find a museum object or a sing-a-long.

Tickets are available from 10am on the day – places are allocated on a first come, first served basis as places are limited.

11.00am-11.30am

 

2019 (theme):

3rd Oct – Music

7th Nov – Hedgehogs

 

2020 (theme):

Feb 6 – Blaze the dragon

Mar 5 – Teapots

Apr 2 – Springtime

May 7 – Otters

June 4 – The canal

July 2 – Uniforms

Oct 1 – Pumpkins

Nov 5 – Music

 

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

 

Jul
2
Thu
2020
Blaze’s Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Blaze's Buddies @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Blaze’s Buddies

Come and meet Blaze, the museum dragon, and join in with an action poem, story, simple craft, treasure hunt and sing-a-long!

Held in the museum’s comfortable and child-friendly learning space, Blaze’s Buddies will encourage your child to take part in fun and interactive activities, including a simple craft, linked to the treasure (museum object) Blaze has found that day.

The session closes with a hunt to find a museum object or a sing-a-long.

Tickets are available from 10am on the day – places are allocated on a first come, first served basis as places are limited.

11.00am-11.30am

 

2019 (theme):

3rd Oct – Music

7th Nov – Hedgehogs

 

2020 (theme):

Feb 6 – Blaze the dragon

Mar 5 – Teapots

Apr 2 – Springtime

May 7 – Otters

June 4 – The canal

July 2 – Uniforms

Oct 1 – Pumpkins

Nov 5 – Music

 

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

 

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