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Jul
23
Tue
2019
6:30 pm Summer Reading Party @ Hungerford Bookshop & Courtyard
Summer Reading Party @ Hungerford Bookshop & Courtyard
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Summer Reading Party @ Hungerford Bookshop & Courtyard | England | United Kingdom
An Invitation… July 23rd, Hungerford Bookshop & Courtyard 6:30-8:30. Free event. Get your holiday reading sorted. Join our booksellers and some brilliant authors for a get-together to chat about some hot new reads to see[...]
Jul
24
Wed
2019
8:00 am Abstract Reality Exhibition @ Newbury Library
Abstract Reality Exhibition @ Newbury Library
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Abstract Reality Exhibition @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom
Abstract Reality Exhibition at Newbury Library Two artists under 1 roof – Bringing together abstract acrylic paint pours and detailed watercolour pencil portraits. June 1st – August 3rd 2019 Caroline Moore and Ross Buckner will[...]
9:30 am Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Jul 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Brick City Exhibition & Brick Den Workshops @ The Base | Greenham | England | United Kingdom
Make your summer brick-tastic with a visit to The Base and the chance to build your own designs using LEGO® and DUPLO® bricks. Brick City is a celebration of iconic buildings from cities around the[...]
9:30 am Erebus and Aether Exhibition, Va... @ Vale & Downland Museum
Erebus and Aether Exhibition, Va... @ Vale & Downland Museum
Jul 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Erebus and Aether Exhibition, Vale & Downland Museum @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom
A collection of contemporary art from Esa – concerning how human existence is adapting to this technological age.   In the collection, Esa photographs wild plants at the end of their life cycle and uses inks and[...]
9:30 am Wednesday Rhymetime @ Wantage Li... @ Wantage Library
Wednesday Rhymetime @ Wantage Li... @ Wantage Library
Jul 24 @ 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[...]
9:45 am Computer Lessons for beginners @... @ Hungerford Library
Computer Lessons for beginners @... @ Hungerford Library
Jul 24 @ 9:45 am – 11:45 am
Computer Lessons for beginners @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom
Computer Lessons for beginners Every Wednesday morning at Hungerford Library To book a session, please contact the library: 01488 682660 Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/ http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30282
10:00 am Art Group @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library
Art Group @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Art Group @ Lambourn Library @ Lambourn Library | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom
Art Group Every Wednesday, 10.00am-12.00pm at Lambourn Library. Bring your paints, pastels or pencils. 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  
10:00 am Thatcham Community Market @ United Reformed Church
Thatcham Community Market @ United Reformed Church
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Thatcham Community Market @ United Reformed Church | England | United Kingdom
Thatcham Community Market Every Wednesday 10 – 11.30Am United Reformed Church Hall, Church Lane Thatcham Refreshments Available Home Made Bread, Cakes Incl. Lardies, Savories Fresh Farm Eggs £2.20 Dozen Books – Jigsaws – Crafts –[...]
11:00 am Jane Corbett Open Studios @ 1 New Hayward Farm Cottages
Jane Corbett Open Studios @ 1 New Hayward Farm Cottages
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jane Corbett Open Studios @ 1 New Hayward Farm Cottages | Newtown | England | United Kingdom
Jane has been awarded a place to study for an MA in Glass and Ceramics at the prestigious Royal College of Art and her summer open studio is a chance to see her extraordinary new[...]
11:00 am Rhyme Time for the under fives a... @ Marlborough Library
Rhyme Time for the under fives a... @ Marlborough Library
Jul 24 @ 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
11:00 am Rhymetime @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Rhymetime @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library
Jul 24 @ 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, 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
11:00 am Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Rhymetime @ Newbury Library @ Newbury Library
Jul 24 @ 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
11:00 am Rhymetime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Rhymetime @ Theale Library @ Theale Library
Jul 24 @ 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    
2:00 pm English Conversation Group @ Hun... @ Hungerford Library
English Conversation Group @ Hun... @ Hungerford Library
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
English Conversation Group @ Hungerford Library @ Hungerford Library | England | United Kingdom
English Conversation Group Is English your second language? Get help with everyday conversation at this friendly session. Every Wednesday, 2.00-3.00pm 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[...]
2:30 pm Knit & Natter @ Burghfield Commo... @ Newbury Library
Knit & Natter @ Burghfield Commo... @ Newbury Library
Jul 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knit & Natter @ Burghfield Common Library @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom
Knit & Natter at Burghfield Library Drop in and bring your knitting with you. Starts Wednesday 16 May, then fortnightly on Wednesdays, 2.30-4.30 pm. For more information, please contact the library: 01189 833632 or email:[...]

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Jul
27
Sat
2019
Watermill Theatre Take Part Taster Day (in Thatcham) @ North Thatcham Children's Centre
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Watermill Theatre Take Part Taster Day (in Thatcham) @ North Thatcham Children's Centre | England | United Kingdom
Saturday 27 July
North Thatcham Children’s Centre
Ages 4 to 18

Join us on Saturday 27 July at North Thatcham Children’s Centre for the The Watermill Theatre Take Part Taster Day.

The Watermill Theatre offer a variety of weekly drama groups for young people to have fun, build confidence and develop performance skills. A welcoming morning of activities for all the family, the taster day is the perfect opportunity to take part in a free workshop and find out more about groups starting a new term in September.
Jul
28
Sun
2019
Watermill Theatre Take Part Taster Day @ The Watermill Theatre
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:15 pm
Watermill Theatre Take Part Taster Day @ The Watermill Theatre | England | United Kingdom

Sunday 28 July
The Watermill Theatre

Ages 4 to 18
10 to 11.30am or 11.30 to 1pm

Join us on Sunday 28 July at The Watermill Theatre for the Take Part Taster Day.

The Watermill Theatre offer a variety of weekly drama groups for young people to have fun, build confidence and develop performance skills. A welcoming morning of activities for all the family, the taster day is the perfect opportunity to take part in a free workshop and find out more about groups starting a new term in September.
Bands in Victoria Park
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bands in Victoria Park
Sunday 5 May 3-5pm Blewbury Youth Brass
Sunday 12 May 3-5pm Royal Wootton Bassett Brass
Sunday 19 May 3-5pm Tadley Band
Sunday 2 June 3-5pm Dr G’s Big Band
Sunday 9 June 3-5pm Beenham Wind Orchestra
Sunday 16 June 3-5pm Cold Ash Brass
Sunday 23 June 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 30 June 3-5pm Wantage Band
Sunday 7 July 3 – 5pm Hungerford Town Band
Sunday 21 July 3-5pm Ramsbury Silver Band
Sunday 28 July 3-5pm East Woodhay Silver Band
Sunday 4 August 3-5pm Pheonix Brass
Sunday 18 August 3-5pm Wroughton Silver Band
Sunday 1 September 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 8 September 3-5pm Pangbourne Band

Jul
29
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Jul 29 @ 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.

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Unplugged Open Mic Night at Ace Space @ Ace Space
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Unplugged Open Mic Night at Ace Space @ Ace Space | England | United Kingdom

Unplugged, West Berkshire’s most popular open mic night, is let loose the first Friday of every month (except August) at ACE Space.

Usually hosted by actor, musician and current ACE Space Chairperson, Adam Kotz, we showcase the very best up and coming in music, poetry and comedy. All styles, all ages, all levels of experience receive a warm welcome from our audience, so there’s no real reason not to sign up! If you love what you do, we probably will too.

Acts register on the door and each gets a minimum of 2 songs or equivalent. There is a PA system for vocals and ambient miking of acoustic instruments, and we have DI’s for bass guitars if required. There is a house Yamaha keyboard available to use.

Unplugged is super popular, so on occasion we can’t fit every performer in on the night – registration starts at 7pm and usually fills up quickly!

The doors and bar are open from 7pm and we take to the stage around 7:30pm. Our curfew is at 11pm and we try and fit in all who want to play.

£4 entrance, performers free.

Aug
4
Sun
2019
Bands in Victoria Park
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bands in Victoria Park
Sunday 5 May 3-5pm Blewbury Youth Brass
Sunday 12 May 3-5pm Royal Wootton Bassett Brass
Sunday 19 May 3-5pm Tadley Band
Sunday 2 June 3-5pm Dr G’s Big Band
Sunday 9 June 3-5pm Beenham Wind Orchestra
Sunday 16 June 3-5pm Cold Ash Brass
Sunday 23 June 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 30 June 3-5pm Wantage Band
Sunday 7 July 3 – 5pm Hungerford Town Band
Sunday 21 July 3-5pm Ramsbury Silver Band
Sunday 28 July 3-5pm East Woodhay Silver Band
Sunday 4 August 3-5pm Pheonix Brass
Sunday 18 August 3-5pm Wroughton Silver Band
Sunday 1 September 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 8 September 3-5pm Pangbourne Band

West Berkshire Chamber Music Concerts @ Old Bluecoat School, Chapel Street
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Venue: Old Bluecoat School Thatcham RG18 4JT
  • Doors open at 15:30
  • Tea and cakes are served from 15:30 to 16:00
  • The concert starts at 16:00 and lasts for around an hour
  • Tickets: £10 Adults, £5 Children available on the door or in advance from 01635 869869

For more information see:
https://westberkshirechambermusicconcerts.com/

 

Aug
5
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Aug 5 @ 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.

Aug
6
Tue
2019
Charity Barn Dance @ Park Farm Lodge
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Charity Barn Dance @ Park Farm Lodge | Upper Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Tuesday 6th August
6.30pm to 11pm
£25 per Ticket Inc. Arrival Drink & Hog Roast Supper

  • Live Auction
  • Live Band
  • Licensed Bar
  • Location: Park Farm Lodge, Upper Lambourn, Berkshire, RG17 8RD

For tickets, please contact funding@lambournrda.co.uk
All proceeds will go directly to Lambourn Riding for the Disabled Association 2019
Registered Charity 1 1 45104 – All Payment Types Accepted

Aug
12
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Aug 12 @ 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.

Aug
17
Sat
2019
Woodlanders Country Music Club @ Woodlands St Mary Village Hall
Aug 17 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm

Join us on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Woodlands St Mary Village Hall to enjoy some of the finest live country music artists on the scene.  The events are open to all and include a large membership from The Lambourn Valley and Hungerford area.  The group is a friendly bunch who enjoy great music and dance.

To find out more please contact Rose & Dave Hawkins on 01488 72715

Aug
18
Sun
2019
Bands in Victoria Park
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bands in Victoria Park
Sunday 5 May 3-5pm Blewbury Youth Brass
Sunday 12 May 3-5pm Royal Wootton Bassett Brass
Sunday 19 May 3-5pm Tadley Band
Sunday 2 June 3-5pm Dr G’s Big Band
Sunday 9 June 3-5pm Beenham Wind Orchestra
Sunday 16 June 3-5pm Cold Ash Brass
Sunday 23 June 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 30 June 3-5pm Wantage Band
Sunday 7 July 3 – 5pm Hungerford Town Band
Sunday 21 July 3-5pm Ramsbury Silver Band
Sunday 28 July 3-5pm East Woodhay Silver Band
Sunday 4 August 3-5pm Pheonix Brass
Sunday 18 August 3-5pm Wroughton Silver Band
Sunday 1 September 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 8 September 3-5pm Pangbourne Band

Aug
19
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Aug 19 @ 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.

Aug
26
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Aug 26 @ 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.

Sep
1
Sun
2019
Bands in Victoria Park
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bands in Victoria Park
Sunday 5 May 3-5pm Blewbury Youth Brass
Sunday 12 May 3-5pm Royal Wootton Bassett Brass
Sunday 19 May 3-5pm Tadley Band
Sunday 2 June 3-5pm Dr G’s Big Band
Sunday 9 June 3-5pm Beenham Wind Orchestra
Sunday 16 June 3-5pm Cold Ash Brass
Sunday 23 June 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 30 June 3-5pm Wantage Band
Sunday 7 July 3 – 5pm Hungerford Town Band
Sunday 21 July 3-5pm Ramsbury Silver Band
Sunday 28 July 3-5pm East Woodhay Silver Band
Sunday 4 August 3-5pm Pheonix Brass
Sunday 18 August 3-5pm Wroughton Silver Band
Sunday 1 September 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 8 September 3-5pm Pangbourne Band

West Berkshire Chamber Music Concerts @ Old Bluecoat School, Chapel Street
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Venue: Old Bluecoat School Thatcham RG18 4JT
  • Doors open at 15:30
  • Tea and cakes are served from 15:30 to 16:00
  • The concert starts at 16:00 and lasts for around an hour
  • Tickets: £10 Adults, £5 Children available on the door or in advance from 01635 869869

For more information see:
https://westberkshirechambermusicconcerts.com/

 

Sep
2
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 2 @ 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.

Sep
6
Fri
2019
Unplugged Open Mic Night at Ace Space @ Ace Space
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Unplugged Open Mic Night at Ace Space @ Ace Space | England | United Kingdom

Unplugged, West Berkshire’s most popular open mic night, is let loose the first Friday of every month (except August) at ACE Space.

Usually hosted by actor, musician and current ACE Space Chairperson, Adam Kotz, we showcase the very best up and coming in music, poetry and comedy. All styles, all ages, all levels of experience receive a warm welcome from our audience, so there’s no real reason not to sign up! If you love what you do, we probably will too.

Acts register on the door and each gets a minimum of 2 songs or equivalent. There is a PA system for vocals and ambient miking of acoustic instruments, and we have DI’s for bass guitars if required. There is a house Yamaha keyboard available to use.

Unplugged is super popular, so on occasion we can’t fit every performer in on the night – registration starts at 7pm and usually fills up quickly!

The doors and bar are open from 7pm and we take to the stage around 7:30pm. Our curfew is at 11pm and we try and fit in all who want to play.

£4 entrance, performers free.

Sep
8
Sun
2019
Bands in Victoria Park
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bands in Victoria Park
Sunday 5 May 3-5pm Blewbury Youth Brass
Sunday 12 May 3-5pm Royal Wootton Bassett Brass
Sunday 19 May 3-5pm Tadley Band
Sunday 2 June 3-5pm Dr G’s Big Band
Sunday 9 June 3-5pm Beenham Wind Orchestra
Sunday 16 June 3-5pm Cold Ash Brass
Sunday 23 June 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 30 June 3-5pm Wantage Band
Sunday 7 July 3 – 5pm Hungerford Town Band
Sunday 21 July 3-5pm Ramsbury Silver Band
Sunday 28 July 3-5pm East Woodhay Silver Band
Sunday 4 August 3-5pm Pheonix Brass
Sunday 18 August 3-5pm Wroughton Silver Band
Sunday 1 September 3-5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 8 September 3-5pm Pangbourne Band

Sep
9
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 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.

Sep
16
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 16 @ 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.

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Woodlanders Country Music Club @ Woodlands St Mary Village Hall
Sep 21 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm

Join us on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Woodlands St Mary Village Hall to enjoy some of the finest live country music artists on the scene.  The events are open to all and include a large membership from The Lambourn Valley and Hungerford area.  The group is a friendly bunch who enjoy great music and dance.

To find out more please contact Rose & Dave Hawkins on 01488 72715

Sep
23
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 23 @ 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.

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Kelly Oliver + Said the Maiden @ ACE Space
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Double Headliner

Both Said The Maiden and Kelly Oliver tour the country independently but were both part of the 10 piece “super group” The Company of Players.  The Company of Players line-up also included Lukas Drinkwater who appeared at ACE Space January and February 2019.

Kelly Oliver


Kelly Oliver is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonicist, hailing from Hertfordshire and described by The Times as an artist who ‘blends traditional with bold, indie-pop’. She came to performing music a little later in life than many other of the rising stars of the UK music scene. After graduating from Royal Holloway, University of London and then travelling around Europe, Brazil and Argentina, her passion for folk music was ignited with a visit to Ireland.

Kelly tours the UK predominantly as a solo artist and was awarded Best Female Solo Artist and Breakout Artist in the 2015/2016 NMG Awards, as well as winning Best Female Artist 2016 in the FATEA Awards. She attended the Folk Alliance International in Kansas, USA, as one of their Official Showcase Artists and has performed in Europe on a debut tour of Germany and in Portugal at Costa del Folk Festival.

This is a very welcome return visit to ACE Space having previously appeared in June 2015 sharing the billing with Delly Welly Boot Band.

Website: Kelly Oliver

Said The Maiden

Said The Maiden are an award winning female folk trio from leafy Hertfordshire, singing traditional songs with exquisite harmonies.  Award winning and admired by many of the luminaries of the folk world, including Dave Swarbrick and Martin Carthy.

After the departure of violin player, Hannah Elizabeth, at the end of 2018 Said the Maiden have regrouped and relaunched with new member, Minnie Birch.  The trio is completed with original members Jess Distill and Kathy Pilkinton.

With their trademark three part harmonies and intricate guitar, woodwind, dulcimer and banjo, Said the Maiden sing songs of love, loss, sailors, soldiers and child eating witches. 2019 is set to be an exciting year for the group, who are back in earnest, with new songs and a sound that is bigger and better than ever.

The ACE Space team are chuffed to be one of the first venues to showcase the new, exciting, line-up.

Website:Said The Maiden

Tickets: £12 (Earlybird £10 until 14 August or while stocks last)

Tickets are available locally in advance from Hogan Music with no booking fee or click here to buy tickets from wegottickets

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The ACE Space bar usually stocks draught ale eg West Berkshire Brewery Good Old Boy (£3.50 pint), bottled / canned beers, lagers, ciders (including locally produced Tutts Clump Cider), wines, spirits and soft drinks. Interval drinks may be ordered in advance. Note bar is cash only.

Seating is normally informally grouped around tables in the main hall. Come early for the best choice of seats.

N.B. Due to nearby construction work, there is no car parking and very restricted turning capacity at the venue so please use the nearby car parks (£2 for the evening) or look for on-street parking other than in St Nicholas Road, so as not to inconvenience local residents. Most parking spaces in Bartholomew Street are free after 6pm.

8pm start  (Doors open: 7.30pm)

Sep
30
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 30 @ 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.

Oct
4
Fri
2019
Unplugged Open Mic Night at Ace Space @ Ace Space
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Unplugged Open Mic Night at Ace Space @ Ace Space | England | United Kingdom

Unplugged, West Berkshire’s most popular open mic night, is let loose the first Friday of every month (except August) at ACE Space.

Usually hosted by actor, musician and current ACE Space Chairperson, Adam Kotz, we showcase the very best up and coming in music, poetry and comedy. All styles, all ages, all levels of experience receive a warm welcome from our audience, so there’s no real reason not to sign up! If you love what you do, we probably will too.

Acts register on the door and each gets a minimum of 2 songs or equivalent. There is a PA system for vocals and ambient miking of acoustic instruments, and we have DI’s for bass guitars if required. There is a house Yamaha keyboard available to use.

Unplugged is super popular, so on occasion we can’t fit every performer in on the night – registration starts at 7pm and usually fills up quickly!

The doors and bar are open from 7pm and we take to the stage around 7:30pm. Our curfew is at 11pm and we try and fit in all who want to play.

£4 entrance, performers free.

Oct
6
Sun
2019
West Berkshire Chamber Music Concerts @ Old Bluecoat School, Chapel Street
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Venue: Old Bluecoat School Thatcham RG18 4JT
  • Doors open at 15:30
  • Tea and cakes are served from 15:30 to 16:00
  • The concert starts at 16:00 and lasts for around an hour
  • Tickets: £10 Adults, £5 Children available on the door or in advance from 01635 869869

For more information see:
https://westberkshirechambermusicconcerts.com/

 

Oct
7
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 7 @ 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.

Oct
14
Mon
2019
Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 14 @ 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.

Oct
19
Sat
2019
Woodlanders Country Music Club @ Woodlands St Mary Village Hall
Oct 19 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm

Join us on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Woodlands St Mary Village Hall to enjoy some of the finest live country music artists on the scene.  The events are open to all and include a large membership from The Lambourn Valley and Hungerford area.  The group is a friendly bunch who enjoy great music and dance.

To find out more please contact Rose & Dave Hawkins on 01488 72715

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