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Sep
23
Mon
2019
9:30 am J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exh... @ Vale & Downland Museum
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exh... @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom
J C Clayton is holding a contemporary art exhibition at the Vale & Downland Museum. He will be showcasing his private collection of acrylic paintings from 2018 and 2019, including some new pieces not seen[...]
9:30 am Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Sep 23 @ 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[...]
10:00 am Monday Rhymetime @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library
Monday Rhymetime @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library
Sep 23 @ 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
10:00 am Music Mondays, Wantage @ Vale & Downland Museum
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[...]
1:30 pm Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Lib... @ Theale Library
Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Lib... @ Theale Library
Sep 23 @ 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[...]
2:00 pm Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library
Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library | Pangbourne | England | United Kingdom
Coffee and Craft Every Monday in term time ONLY, 2.00-4.00pm at Pangbourne Library. Drop in and bring any craft with you. 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/
2:15 pm Family History Sessions @ Theale... @ Theale Library
Family History Sessions @ Theale... @ Theale Library
Sep 23 @ 2:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Family History Sessions @ Theale Library @ Theale Library | Theale | England | United Kingdom
Family History Sessions Every Monday, 2.20pm-4.45pm at Theale Library. Learn to use Ancestry.com for your personal research. No need to book, just drop in. For more information, please contact the library. http://info.westberks.gov.uk/article/30287 Twitter: https://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries Facebook:[...]

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Sep
23
Mon
2019
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

J C Clayton is holding a contemporary art exhibition at the Vale & Downland Museum. He will be showcasing his private collection of acrylic paintings from 2018 and 2019, including some new pieces not seen before.

Free Admission

There will be a new selection of artwork celebrating the skyline of the city of Oxford, and pieces that showcase the urban nature of the city including Swifts In Flight, the painting that won the RSPB Nature In The City Art Competition in 2018.

For enquiries or information about the event, please contact info@jcclayton.co.uk

Sep
24
Tue
2019
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

J C Clayton is holding a contemporary art exhibition at the Vale & Downland Museum. He will be showcasing his private collection of acrylic paintings from 2018 and 2019, including some new pieces not seen before.

Free Admission

There will be a new selection of artwork celebrating the skyline of the city of Oxford, and pieces that showcase the urban nature of the city including Swifts In Flight, the painting that won the RSPB Nature In The City Art Competition in 2018.

For enquiries or information about the event, please contact info@jcclayton.co.uk

Tuesday Fellowship @ Hungerford Methodist Church
Sep 24 @ 2:30 pm
Tuesday Fellowship @ Hungerford Methodist Church | England | United Kingdom

50:50 ‘QUIZ AND MEMORIES’.  A General Knowledge & Bible Quiz with the Opportunity to Share Your Special Memories or A Favourite Poem.

All welcome for Fellowship, friendship interesting speakers & a cup of tea.

Tuesday Fellowship meets in the Church Hall – go through the alleyway between the Church and the shop, follow the path through the garden.  We meet on the first and fourth Tuesdays of most months (except August & December)

Please let us know if you need transport to be able to attend.

Sep
25
Wed
2019
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

J C Clayton is holding a contemporary art exhibition at the Vale & Downland Museum. He will be showcasing his private collection of acrylic paintings from 2018 and 2019, including some new pieces not seen before.

Free Admission

There will be a new selection of artwork celebrating the skyline of the city of Oxford, and pieces that showcase the urban nature of the city including Swifts In Flight, the painting that won the RSPB Nature In The City Art Competition in 2018.

For enquiries or information about the event, please contact info@jcclayton.co.uk

Sep
26
Thu
2019
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

J C Clayton is holding a contemporary art exhibition at the Vale & Downland Museum. He will be showcasing his private collection of acrylic paintings from 2018 and 2019, including some new pieces not seen before.

Free Admission

There will be a new selection of artwork celebrating the skyline of the city of Oxford, and pieces that showcase the urban nature of the city including Swifts In Flight, the painting that won the RSPB Nature In The City Art Competition in 2018.

For enquiries or information about the event, please contact info@jcclayton.co.uk

Sep
27
Fri
2019
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 27 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

J C Clayton is holding a contemporary art exhibition at the Vale & Downland Museum. He will be showcasing his private collection of acrylic paintings from 2018 and 2019, including some new pieces not seen before.

Free Admission

There will be a new selection of artwork celebrating the skyline of the city of Oxford, and pieces that showcase the urban nature of the city including Swifts In Flight, the painting that won the RSPB Nature In The City Art Competition in 2018.

For enquiries or information about the event, please contact info@jcclayton.co.uk

Letcombe Brook Bat Walk @ The Mix, Wantage
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Letcombe Brook Bat Walk @ The Mix, Wantage | England | United Kingdom

Join us for a first Letcombe Brook Bat Walk!
We will be exploring the banks of Letcombe Brook at night to see what creatures use it after dark.  Wear warm waterproof clothing and walking boots or similar.  Distance 1mile max, minimum age 7 yrs.

Booking essential and as bat activity is very weather dependent no guarantees can be made!

Meeting at The Mix at 7pm, finishing back at the Mix
for hot drinks and biscuits.

Sep
28
Sat
2019
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
J C Clayton Contemporary Art Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

J C Clayton is holding a contemporary art exhibition at the Vale & Downland Museum. He will be showcasing his private collection of acrylic paintings from 2018 and 2019, including some new pieces not seen before.

Free Admission

There will be a new selection of artwork celebrating the skyline of the city of Oxford, and pieces that showcase the urban nature of the city including Swifts In Flight, the painting that won the RSPB Nature In The City Art Competition in 2018.

For enquiries or information about the event, please contact info@jcclayton.co.uk

Oct
1
Tue
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Tuesday Fellowship @ Hungerford Methodist Church
Oct 1 @ 2:30 pm
Tuesday Fellowship @ Hungerford Methodist Church | England | United Kingdom

“Maundy Money” with Speaker Malcolm Rolfe

All welcome for Fellowship, friendship interesting speakers & a cup of tea.

Tuesday Fellowship meets in the Church Hall – go through the alleyway between the Church and the shop, follow the path through the garden.

Please let us know if you need transport to be able to attend.

Oct
2
Wed
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Oct
3
Thu
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Oct
4
Fri
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Didcot Railway Centre – Day out with Thomas @ Didcot Railway Centre
Oct 5 all-day
Didcot Railway Centre - Day out with Thomas @ Didcot Railway Centre | England | United Kingdom

Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines.

Meet Thomas and his friends and The Fat Controller, who will be keeping an eye on everything today. Enjoy rides all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running on his Branch Line and his friends are running on the Main Line.

The event operates continuously from 10am to 5pm.

Admission prices, which include rides on the trains and other activities are:

  • Adult – £15.00
  • Child aged 2-15 – £11.00
  • 60+ – £14.00
  • Family (Two adults and up to two children) – £44.00.

Special admission offers including child free, money off, 2 for 1 and Tesco Clubcard vouchers may not be used for ‘Day Out With Thomas’ events.

Great Western Society Members will be charged:

  • Adult – £5.00
  • Child aged 2-15 – £5.00
  • 60+ – £5.00
  • Family – £15.00

for entry to Day Out With Thomas events. Family membership cannot be purchased in lieu of admission fee on Day Out With Thomas days.

Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Oct
6
Sun
2019
Didcot Railway Centre – Day out with Thomas @ Didcot Railway Centre
Oct 6 all-day
Didcot Railway Centre - Day out with Thomas @ Didcot Railway Centre | England | United Kingdom

Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines.

Meet Thomas and his friends and The Fat Controller, who will be keeping an eye on everything today. Enjoy rides all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running on his Branch Line and his friends are running on the Main Line.

The event operates continuously from 10am to 5pm.

Admission prices, which include rides on the trains and other activities are:

  • Adult – £15.00
  • Child aged 2-15 – £11.00
  • 60+ – £14.00
  • Family (Two adults and up to two children) – £44.00.

Special admission offers including child free, money off, 2 for 1 and Tesco Clubcard vouchers may not be used for ‘Day Out With Thomas’ events.

Great Western Society Members will be charged:

  • Adult – £5.00
  • Child aged 2-15 – £5.00
  • 60+ – £5.00
  • Family – £15.00

for entry to Day Out With Thomas events. Family membership cannot be purchased in lieu of admission fee on Day Out With Thomas days.

Oct
7
Mon
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Oct
8
Tue
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Lambourn Women’s Institute @ Memorial Hall
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lambourn Women's Institute @ Memorial Hall | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Lambourn W.I. meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the Memorial Hall, Lambourn, at 7.30pm.  Visitors are always very welcome.

Lambourn W.I. programme 2019-2020

9 July Life as a Racehorse Trainer’s Wife
13 August Princess Iwant and the Red Bicycle
10 September Hats
8 October The Length and Breadth of Britain
12 November West Wycombe Park and the Dashwoods
10 December Candle making
14 January Talk and Taste
11 February Annual Meeting
Oct
9
Wed
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Berkshire Family History Society 2H2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Berkshire Family History Society 2H2019 @ St Mary's Church Hall | England | United Kingdom

Wed 11th September

Is your ancestor a railway policeman?

Steve Beamon is a committee member of the British Transport Police History Group, which aims to preserve the historical records and artefacts of the British Transport Police and all its constituent forces, wherever railway and dock police forces were operational.


Wed 9th October

The life and times of Robert Tebbot

Dr David Lewis is treasurer of the Berkshire Local History Association, and his subject will be the lowly nineteenth-century builder who became mayor of Windsor and the friend of kings.


Wed 13th November

Boiled cats, mercury and Jesuit drops:

Penny Stokes considers your chances of surviving a healthcare crisis in eighteenth-century Newbury.


Wed 11th December

Christmas party

Guests are welcome to join members in their annual festive meeting, with Secret Santa, seasonal refreshments and Nick’s famously fiendish quiz.


7.30 to 9.30 pm at Shaw Church Hall, RG14 2DR
All welcome. Free parking. Refreshments. Good company.
Non-members are invited to make a £3 donation towards costs.
Enquiries to newbury@berksfhs.org.uk
or see http://www.berksfhs.org.uk

Other Newbury Branch activities

Branch members provide regular help and advice sessions in Newbury and Thatcham libraries. See the calendar on http://www.berksfhs.org.uk for more details.
The branch is now working on its second transcription project.
This year’s programme also includes a summer outing and a Christmas dinner.

Local Talk: JS Monroe @ Lambourn Library
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Local Talk: JS Monroe @ Lambourn Library | Lambourn | England | United Kingdom

Speaker: JS MONROE (aka JON STOCK)

Jon is a local author who will be talking about the craft of writing psychological thrillers and spy fiction, and what inspires him.Organised by Friends of Lambourn Library, whose AGM will precede the talk.

7.00pm Wednesday 9th October
at Lambourn Library
Tickets: £3.50
Booking highly recommended

To book or for more information contact:
01488 71350 or Wendy Holmes on 01488 72001
lambournlibrary@westberks.gov.uk

Oct
10
Thu
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

WI Thatcham – Autumn 2019 @ Thatcham Memorial Hall
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
WI Thatcham - Autumn 2019 @ Thatcham Memorial Hall | England | United Kingdom

Thursday 12 September.

Members Meeting at Thatcham Memorial Hall at 7.30.

Emma Turnbull from the Bat Conservation Trust will be the guest speaker. There is also time to chat over a tea or coffee. Visitors welcome. Suggested donation £3. Contact Nina 01635 862553 or thatchamwi@berkshirewi.co.uk.

Thursday 10 October

Members Birthday Party Meeting at Thatcham Memorial Hall at 7.30 Contact Nina 01635 862553 or thatchamwi@berkshirewi.co.uk.

Saturday 12 October

Visit the Thatcham WI stall at Thatcham Craft Festival for jams, preserves, crafts, cakes and tombola.

Thursday 31 October

Thatcham WI Coffee Morning 10.00 to 12.00 at The British School (URC), Church Lane with drinks, cakes, jams, preserves, crafts and tombola.

Thursday 14 November.

Members Meeting at Thatcham Memorial Hall at 7.30.

Catherine Sampson will be the guest speaker talking about Georgian Cookery. There is also time to chat over a tea or coffee. Visitors welcome. Suggested donation £3 Contact Nina 01635 862553 or thatchamwi@berkshirewi.co.uk

Oct
11
Fri
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Oct
12
Sat
2019
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 12 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wantage Art Group Exhibition @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

A collection of art works from the members of Wantage Art Group.

Free admission but donations welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Egyptology AGM and Lecture (TVAES October) @ Oakwood Centre
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Egyptology AGM and Lecture (TVAES October) @ Oakwood Centre | Woodley | England | United Kingdom
Saturday October 12th 2019 : 2.00 pm
AGM at 1.00 – Talk at 2.00

Shalfak: Re-Discovering a Middle Kingdom Fortress in Lake Nubia : Dr Claudia Näser

The search for a potential temple location, and the organisation of functional space and provisioning in the fortress – the work of the first two seasons of the Shalfak Archaeological Mission.
Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, RG5 4JZ

 

WI Thatcham – Autumn 2019 @ Thatcham Memorial Hall
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
WI Thatcham - Autumn 2019 @ Thatcham Memorial Hall | England | United Kingdom

Thursday 12 September.

Members Meeting at Thatcham Memorial Hall at 7.30.

Emma Turnbull from the Bat Conservation Trust will be the guest speaker. There is also time to chat over a tea or coffee. Visitors welcome. Suggested donation £3. Contact Nina 01635 862553 or thatchamwi@berkshirewi.co.uk.

Thursday 10 October

Members Birthday Party Meeting at Thatcham Memorial Hall at 7.30 Contact Nina 01635 862553 or thatchamwi@berkshirewi.co.uk.

Saturday 12 October

Visit the Thatcham WI stall at Thatcham Craft Festival for jams, preserves, crafts, cakes and tombola.

Thursday 31 October

Thatcham WI Coffee Morning 10.00 to 12.00 at The British School (URC), Church Lane with drinks, cakes, jams, preserves, crafts and tombola.

Thursday 14 November.

Members Meeting at Thatcham Memorial Hall at 7.30.

Catherine Sampson will be the guest speaker talking about Georgian Cookery. There is also time to chat over a tea or coffee. Visitors welcome. Suggested donation £3 Contact Nina 01635 862553 or thatchamwi@berkshirewi.co.uk

Oct
14
Mon
2019
Art Exhibition – Vale & Downland Museum @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Art Exhibition - Vale & Downland Museum @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

Come and experience LiterArties and their images and words…
Art exhibition in the gallery: 14th October to 2nd November

As artists our styles include a wide range of styles, subject matter and mediums.

As writers we cover a diverse range of subjects; from local history to transgenderism, psychological thrillers to children’s stories, gritty life to romantic escapism, and esoteric symbolism.

Collectively, we are not only published authors and skilled artists, but also teachers, mentors, publishers and actively working in many other non-arts related professions.

Free admission but check for workshop booking at the venue or on the www.literarties.com site.

Oct
15
Tue
2019
Art Exhibition – Vale & Downland Museum @ Vale & Downland Museum
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Art Exhibition - Vale & Downland Museum @ Vale & Downland Museum | England | United Kingdom

Come and experience LiterArties and their images and words…
Art exhibition in the gallery: 14th October to 2nd November

As artists our styles include a wide range of styles, subject matter and mediums.

As writers we cover a diverse range of subjects; from local history to transgenderism, psychological thrillers to children’s stories, gritty life to romantic escapism, and esoteric symbolism.

Collectively, we are not only published authors and skilled artists, but also teachers, mentors, publishers and actively working in many other non-arts related professions.

Free admission but check for workshop booking at the venue or on the www.literarties.com site.

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