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Oct
18
Fri
2019
all-day Thatcham Festival @ Thatcham Venues Various
Thatcham Festival @ Thatcham Venues Various
Oct 18 all-day
Thatcham Festival @ Thatcham Venues Various | Thatcham | England | United Kingdom
9 days of free arts and community events. With author talks on heritage, fiction and non fiction, music events from Cold Ash Brass Band to open mic acoustic nights, family events such as Thatcham Apple[...]
9:30 am LiterArties Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
LiterArties Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
LiterArties Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom
A collection of work from the artists and authors of LiterArties. LiterArties are a group of Oxfordshire writer-artists, all published authors and exhibiting artists. Some are professional artists, others are amateurs with varying degrees of[...]
11:00 am In the Footsteps of Stanley Spen... @ Sandham Memorial Chapel
In the Footsteps of Stanley Spen... @ Sandham Memorial Chapel
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
In the Footsteps of Stanley Spencer: exhibition by Jen Gash - Sky Landscape Artist of the Year 2018 @ Sandham Memorial Chapel | Burghclere | England | United Kingdom
Jen Gash, Sky Landscape Artist of the Year 2018, exhibits sketches and paintings showing the Macedonian landscape where Stanley Spencer served. Jen’s prize was a commission from the Imperial War Museum to create a painting[...]
12:00 pm Computer Lessons for beginners @... @ Hungerford Library
Computer Lessons for beginners @... @ Hungerford Library
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Computer Lessons for beginners @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom
Computer Lessons for beginners Every Friday at Hungerford Library – sessions take place between 12.00-1.00pm and 1.00-2.00pm – Booking is essential. To book a session, please contact the library: 01488 682660 Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/[...]
1:30 pm Knit, Knot & Natter @ Vale & Downland Museum
Knit, Knot & Natter @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Knit, Knot & Natter @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom
Join the Museum Craft Group every 3rd Friday of the month at 1:30pm in the Museum Cafe.  Bring your own craft project or take tuition from one of the members.  It is free to attend,[...]
1:30 pm Knit, Knot, & Natter @ Vale & Downland Museum
Knit, Knot, & Natter @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Knit, Knot, & Natter @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom
The Museums Knit Knot and Natter Craft Group meet in the Museum Cafe every 3rd Friday of the month. Bring along your own craft projects, take tuition from current members in crafts such as knitting,[...]

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Oct
18
Fri
2019
Board games for children @ Mortimer Library
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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

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Oct
19
Sat
2019
Romans Family Fun Day @ West Berkshire Museum
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Romans Family Fun Day @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom

Romans Family Fun Day

Drop-in and meet the historical re-enactors from Butser IX Legion in period costume who will tell you about life in Roman Britain as well as demonstrate skills and crafts that you can have a go at.  There will be a themed trail and also an opportunity to handle replica objects, as well as a competition with a chance to win museum goodies! FREE event.

Attention all West Berkshire schools! There are two FREE Roman Experience Days for schools planned (Monday 21st October 2019 and Monday 27th April 2020)  if you are interested in a morning or afternoon session at the museum, which would include re-enactors, activities and a tour of the special exhibition on Roman West Berkshire, please contact the Learning and Participation Officer, Clare Bromley, on 01635 519562 or email clare.bromley@westberks.gov.uk

West Berkshire Museum | Saturday 19 October 2019 | 10am to 3pm | Free

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksMuseum

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

Storytime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Oct 19 @ 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

Fruit Harvesting Day @ John O' Gaunt Youth & Community Centre
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fruit Harvesting Day @ John O' Gaunt Youth & Community Centre | England | United Kingdom

Bring along any fruit you have harvested and would like to swap, donate, juice or cook up into chutneys, crumbles etc on teh day. This event is being co-hosted by the Hungerford Food Festival Group.

Oct
21
Mon
2019
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Oct 21 @ 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.

Monday Rhymetime @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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/

Oct
22
Tue
2019
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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

2019 Hungerford Trade Showcase @ John O'Gaunt School
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
2019 Hungerford Trade Showcase @ John O'Gaunt School | England | United Kingdom

A joint John O’Gaunt/Hungerford Town Council enterprise

After two years of staging the Showcase during the school day, the organisers believe that a change would be beneficial and have thus chosen to hold it this year in the evening of Tuesday 22 October, from 6.30pm to 8.00pm. As before, this will be open to the public (who hitherto have often been unable to attend the day-time events).

This will enhance the annual parent’s evening which takes place at the same time.

The event will demonstrate the wide scope of jobs and career opportunities across a wide range of trades and sectors in and around the towny. The aim, as in previous years, is to provide visitors with key pointers as to the skills and aptitude necessary to develop future career aspirations. Representatives from local colleges and apprenticeship organisations will also be attending.

If you wish to discover more about the carer and apprenticeship opportunities that exist on your doorstep, we look forward to seeing you there.

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Wednesday Rhymetime @ Wantage Library @ Wantage Library
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday Rhymetime @ Wantage Library @ Wantage Library | United Kingdom

Wednesday Rhymetime @ Wantage Library

Join in with our fun free Rhymetime sessions for the under-fives! There will be plenty of singing and nursery rhymes, as well as some soft toys and musical instruments to play with!

Choose from one of two sessions: 9.30am-10am or 10.30am-11am.

https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/leisure-and-culture/libraries/find-library/wantage-library

Rhyme Time for the under fives at Marlborough Library @ Marlborough Library
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Rhyme Time for the under fives at Marlborough Library @ Marlborough Library | England | United Kingdom

Weekly rhyme time for little ones!

No booking required

Rhymetime @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 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

Rhymetime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Oct 23 @ 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

 

 

Oct
24
Thu
2019
Rhymetime/Storytime @ Pangbourne Library
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 24 @ 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

Oct
25
Fri
2019
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Oct 25 @ 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.

Pumpkin Carving at Cobbs Farmshop @ Cobbs Farmshop
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pumpkin Carving at Cobbs Farmshop @ Cobbs Farmshop | England | United Kingdom

Our pumpkin carving extravaganza is back! Come rain or shine, pick up a pumpkin and get creative at Cobbs this October half term.

Visit our P.Y.O pumpkin patch or choose the perfect size pumpkin from our farm shop then head over to our carving tent where you’ll find all the tools required to make your very own Halloween masterpiece. Please make sure you have purchased your pumpkin and entry ticket at our farm shop tills before entering the tent.

Entrance to the carving tent is £3.50 per child and includes a complimentary Halloween treat and squash to enjoy in our tent to keep those creative juices flowing!

The additional fun of face-painting will be available at our event this year. Available on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October between 11am – 2pm. £2 per child.

This is a great event for the whole family to enjoy; parents even have the added bonus of leaving all the pumpkin guts behind for us to clear up!

Opening Times
Friday 25th & Saturday 26th – 10am to 4pm*
Sunday 27th – 10am – 3pm*
Monday 28th – Thursday 31st – 10am – 4pm*
*Last entry is one hour before our tent closes.

Event Terms & Conditions: We provide all the tools required to create your carving masterpieces, but children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Please be aware that at busy times there may be a wait to enter our pumpkin carving tent, but we will do our best to make this as short as possible. Entry into our carving tent requires 1 x Cobbs Pumpkin (externally bought pumpkins not allowed) and 1 x Ticket; to be purchased from the farm shop. Only food and drink purchased from Cobbs Café can be consumed in our garden – strictly no food to be served in our carving marquee and no external picnics allowed.

Rhymetime @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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/

Oct
26
Sat
2019
Newbury Halloween Haunt Trail & Trick or Treating @ BST Fitness, Park Way, Newbury.
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Newbury Halloween Haunt Trail & Trick or Treating @ BST Fitness, Park Way, Newbury. | England | United Kingdom

Join us for a six-day celebration of Halloween, with free family-friendly activities and a surprise trick or treat at the end!

Sat 26th – Thu 31st October – HALLOWEEN HAUNT TRAIL
Visit all the shops on the map and find our Halloween monsters. Completed maps will be put into a draw & a winner chosen at random. Trail map collection & drop-off point: BST Fitness, Park Way, Newbury.

31st October – TRICK OR TREATING DAY
Families are invited to dress up and come into town to trick or treat in any shops displaying trick or treat stickers in their window. We will also be decorating the town for Halloween & there will be a surprise trick or treat in Northbrook Street at 3pm.

Pumpkin Carving at Cobbs Farmshop @ Cobbs Farmshop
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pumpkin Carving at Cobbs Farmshop @ Cobbs Farmshop | England | United Kingdom

Our pumpkin carving extravaganza is back! Come rain or shine, pick up a pumpkin and get creative at Cobbs this October half term.

Visit our P.Y.O pumpkin patch or choose the perfect size pumpkin from our farm shop then head over to our carving tent where you’ll find all the tools required to make your very own Halloween masterpiece. Please make sure you have purchased your pumpkin and entry ticket at our farm shop tills before entering the tent.

Entrance to the carving tent is £3.50 per child and includes a complimentary Halloween treat and squash to enjoy in our tent to keep those creative juices flowing!

The additional fun of face-painting will be available at our event this year. Available on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October between 11am – 2pm. £2 per child.

This is a great event for the whole family to enjoy; parents even have the added bonus of leaving all the pumpkin guts behind for us to clear up!

Opening Times
Friday 25th & Saturday 26th – 10am to 4pm*
Sunday 27th – 10am – 3pm*
Monday 28th – Thursday 31st – 10am – 4pm*
*Last entry is one hour before our tent closes.

Event Terms & Conditions: We provide all the tools required to create your carving masterpieces, but children must be supervised by an adult at all times. Please be aware that at busy times there may be a wait to enter our pumpkin carving tent, but we will do our best to make this as short as possible. Entry into our carving tent requires 1 x Cobbs Pumpkin (externally bought pumpkins not allowed) and 1 x Ticket; to be purchased from the farm shop. Only food and drink purchased from Cobbs Café can be consumed in our garden – strictly no food to be served in our carving marquee and no external picnics allowed.

Pumpkintastic 2019 @ Five a Day Market Garden, The Street
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Five a Day Market Garden, The Street,
    Englefield, Reading. RG7 5EL
  • PUMPKINTASTIC 2019 IS COMING!
    Saturday 26th October
    10am-12pm or 1 pm-3pm
  • Come and join us at the garden to carve your own pumpkin lantern, complete our garden quiz and create a spooky badge!
  • Lots of family fun ready for Halloween!
  • We will provide everything you need to design and carve your pumpkin and light it ready for Halloween!
  • Delicious refreshments included. Please wear warm weather-proof clothing and sturdy footwear.
  • Sessions are suitable for children aged 5-14 years; all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Cost per session: £6.50 per child, pay on the day.
  • B00k now to avoid disappointment.
  • Please email me on wendy@fiveaday.orq.uk or call 07555 184343, providing your names, number of places to reserve and a daytime contact telephone number.


Click here for 5aday Pumpkintastic 2019

Storytime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Oct 26 @ 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 @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Craft Club @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library | England | United Kingdom

Craft Club @ Thatcham Library

For children aged between 3 and 10 years old.

Last Saturday of the month, 10.30-11.30am.

For more information, please contact the library.

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/29654

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

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

Nintendo Club Newbury and Thatcham: Spooky Halloween Mishaps! @ Caffe Nero
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
Nintendo Club Newbury and Thatcham: Spooky Halloween Mishaps! @ Caffe Nero | England | United Kingdom

It’s Halloweeeeeeen!

We will feature all your favourites, with some free sweets to satisfy your Halloween needs! There will be a prize for best costume, so make sure you get yourself dressed up and embrace the Halloween spooky culture!

There will also be a prize for the best Halloween themed Mario Maker 2 level, and a test of wits and skill in a time trial themed challenge on Mario Kart 8! The track will fittingly be Twisted Mansion, and you’ll be up against my own best lap!

As always, if there are any specific games you would love to see and have on show, please do let us know!

We would love to see you all there!

All the best! 🦇🦇🦇🦇🎃🎃🎃🎃👻👻👻👻

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