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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
27
Fri
2019
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
Newbury Town Council’s Climate-change Community Workshop @ Newbury Town Hall
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Newbury Town Council's Climate-change Community Workshop @ Newbury Town Hall | England | United Kingdom

Since declaring a climate emergency on 10th June 2019, the Town Council’s Climate Emergency Working Group (CEWG) has been exploring measures to transition Newbury Town Council’s operations to net zero for carbon emissions.

The CEWG has commissioned a full carbon audit of the carbon emissions from the Council’s day operations at the Town Hall. This audit will establish a baseline figure from which the Council will reduce its impact on greenhouse gas emissions. 

The CEWG has also proposed two interim initiatives ahead of the publication of the audit:

1. A community workshop on 28th September at the Town Hall (2pm to 5pm).

Members of local environmental groups, other community groups and individual members of the public are invited to help consider measures that will ensure Newbury Town Council can achieve its net-zero target and discuss how to facilitate similar carbon reduction measures in the wider community. The workshop will include updates from Councillors and Officers on the need to become carbon neutral, where we are now and suggestions on the next steps. This will be followed by group discussions to gather feedback and further ideas.

2. A proposal to create a Green Directory, listing local businesses and organisations that are environmentally friendly.

This directory would allow residents to make sustainable/environmentally friendly decisions when making purchases, encouraging a shift to a greener economy. It is hoped that members of the community will participate in the formulation of the directory to ensure it reflects growing awareness of green issues in the local economy.

Chairperson of the CEWG Cllr Chris Foster said, “The impacts of the climate crisis will be felt right across our community. We must therefore take on board as wide a range of views as we can, that’s why the proposed workshop will form a key part of the Climate Emergency Working Group’s proposals. We’re also keen to learn from the great work already being done by local environmental groups and ask how we as Newbury Town Council can help facilitate this.”

Deputy Chairperson, Cllr Steve Masters said, “In just two months Newbury Town Council has shown it is serious in its ambition to ensure its operations transition to a net zero carbon level. The audit is vital to ensure we know where we are currently and offers a target towards which we can work. The community workshop is recognition that we must ensure a transparent process and ensures we bring the community along as partners in this vital initiative.”

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Monthly Wantage Repair Cafe @ The Mix, Wantage
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

First Saturday of the month.

Volunteer fixers will be on hand to help with small electrical and household items, simple clothing repairs and tool sharpening. You can also donate unwanted electrical items to us and fixed up and PAT tested items will be available for sale. Please bring your stuff that needs fixing by 12noon.

Here is a glimpse of what happens at a Repair Cafe:

We’re also collecting board games and books for teenagers and knitting needles – if anyone has any they’re happy to pass on please bring them along on Saturday morning!

Oct
28
Mon
2019
West Berkshire Climate Conference @ Newbury College
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
West Berkshire Climate Conference @ Newbury College | England | United Kingdom

The West Berkshire Climate Conference will explore different ways residents, businesses, local organisations in West Berkshire, and West Berkshire Council, can help tackle the climate crisis. The conference will be opened by Rt Hon Richard Benyon MP.  A number of speaker led session and information exchanges will take place throughout the day. A conference agenda will be published in the coming weeks.

The free event will be held at Newbury College from 10am until 4pm on Monday 28 October.

West Berkshire residents are invited to attend the conference by booking admission in advance but numbers will be limited to 4 tickets per application. Tickets will be available from noon on Monday 16 September at the West Berkshire Climate Conference – Tickets page.

More information here.

West Berkshire Climate Conference @ Newbury College
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
West Berkshire Climate Conference @ Newbury College | England | United Kingdom

West Berkshire Council is gearing up to host a climate conference in October.

The West Berkshire Climate Conference will explore different ways residents, businesses, local organisations and the Council in West Berkshire can help tackle the climate crisis. The conference will be opened by Rt Hon Richard Benyon MP.  A number of speaker led session and information exchanges will take place throughout the day. A conference agenda will be published in the coming weeks.

The free event will be held at Newbury College from 10am until 4pm on Monday 28 October.

West Berkshire residents are invited to attend the conference by booking admission in advance but numbers will be limited to four tickets per application. Tickets will be available from noon on Monday 16 September on our West Berkshire Climate Conference – Tickets page.

The event has been organised by West Berkshire Council following its declaration of a climate emergency in July 2019. It’s one of the first initiatives to come from a new Environment Board established by the Council which will create a new Environment Strategy and coordinate and oversee environmental projects. The conference also supports the Council’s priority to maintain a green district as set out in the new West Berkshire Council Strategy 2019-23.

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Monthly Wantage Repair Cafe @ The Mix, Wantage
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

First Saturday of the month.

Volunteer fixers will be on hand to help with small electrical and household items, simple clothing repairs and tool sharpening. You can also donate unwanted electrical items to us and fixed up and PAT tested items will be available for sale. Please bring your stuff that needs fixing by 12noon.

Here is a glimpse of what happens at a Repair Cafe:

We’re also collecting board games and books for teenagers and knitting needles – if anyone has any they’re happy to pass on please bring them along on Saturday morning!

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