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Aug
18
Sun
2019
9:30 am Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Aug 18 @ 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[...]
10:00 am The Living Rainforest: Summer Fe... @ The Living Rainforest
The Living Rainforest: Summer Fe... @ The Living Rainforest
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Living Rainforest: Summer Festival of Conservation & Sustainable Living @ The Living Rainforest | Hampstead Norreys | England | United Kingdom
Join us this August as we celebrate nature conservation and sustainable living! Take part in a host of indoor and outdoor activities – from interactive workshops & eco-exhibits, to inspiring talks and tours, to green[...]
3:00 pm Bands in Victoria Park
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[...]
5:00 pm Sunday Pizza Night at the Queens... @ Queens Arms
Sunday Pizza Night at the Queens... @ Queens Arms
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunday Pizza Night at the Queens Arms in East Garston @ Queens Arms | England | United Kingdom
Most of the restaurants and pubs may be shut of a Sunday evening – but not the Queens Arms. Just as the last Sunday lunches are being cleared away, we’re firing up our pizza ovens[...]
Aug
19
Mon
2019
9:00 am Summer Holiday Course: Revolting... @ The Watermill
Summer Holiday Course: Revolting... @ The Watermill
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Summer Holiday Course: Revolting Rhymes @ The Watermill | Bagnor | England | United Kingdom
Create, rehearse and perform a site-specific play, in the beautiful Watermill gardens, based on well-known revolting rhymes. Ages 4 – 6 (9am – 12noon) Ages 7 – 11 (1pm – 4pm) Price £98 All of our holiday courses[...]
9:30 am Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Brick City Exhibition & Brick De... @ The Base
Aug 19 @ 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 Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Aug 19 @ 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[...]

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Aug
21
Wed
2019
Music Quiz at The Castle @ The Castle Pub & Restaurant
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Music Quiz at The Castle @ The Castle Pub & Restaurant | Donnington | England | United Kingdom

Spanning the decades and covering every genre, with trivia as well as lots of music clips, The Castle Music Quiz is a fantastic night out in support of a great local charity.

• Quiz starts at 7pm
• £3 per person
• Win cash prizes and vouchers
• Proceeds to local good causes

The Music Quiz usually sells out so book a table for your team now on 01635 283098!

Aug
22
Thu
2019
Apollo at 50 @ Newbury Library
Aug 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Apollo at 50 @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom

Apollo @ 50

Hear the story of the Apollo 11 moon landing, 50 years on. Handle real meteorites and take part in our moon-related craft activities.

Thursday 22 August, 2.30-3.30pm at Newbury Library.

FREE event, but you will need to book in advance – Please contact the library:

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/35188

Aug
23
Fri
2019
Space Chase Lego Fun @ Newbury Library
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Space Chase Lego Fun @ Newbury Library | England | United Kingdom

Space Chase Lego Fun

Build a Lego rocket, an alien or other space model. For children 5+ years (under 8s must be accompanied by a parent or carer)

Friday 23 August, 2.00-3.00pm at Newbury Library.

For more information, please contact the library:

Twitterhttps://twitter.com/WBerksLibraries

Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/newburylibrary/

http://info.westberks.gov.uk/35188

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
11
Wed
2019
All the Queen’s Horses – lunchtime talk by Terry Pendry, HM the Queen’s Stud Groom @ Donnington Grove Hotel and Championship Golf
Sep 11 @ 12:00 pm
All the Queen's Horses - lunchtime talk by Terry Pendry, HM the Queen's Stud Groom @ Donnington Grove Hotel and Championship Golf | Donnington | England | United Kingdom

Begin with a complimentary arrival drink, followed by a presentation from Terry Pendry

Then enjoy a two-course lunch in the refurbished Beau’s restaurant with glass of house wine.

Terry is currently the Stud Groom and Manager to Her Majesty The Queen, at The Royal Mews, Windsor Castle. He has held this position for 25 years after retiring from The Riding Staff, of the Blues and Royals Regiment, Household Cavalry, having started his career as a professional jockey riding mainly on the flat.

The Royal Mews at Windsor Castle is responsible for the care and welfare of all the horses ridden by Members of The Royal Family. Up to 92 horses can be stabled at The Royal Mews, and is regularly full to capacity during Easter Court, The Royal Windsor Horse Show, Royal Ascot and the many State Visits. Terry is responsible for looking after all Her Majesty’s private horses and ponies at Windsor and his duties include escorting The Queen, and Members of The Royal Family when they are out riding at Windsor Castle, and the Balmoral and Sandringham Estates.

Terry and his team are responsible for the starting and training of a wide variety of young horses. This includes young progeny from Hampton Court, ponies for Balmoral, placing horses and ponies with professionals in the showing world, and remedial training of Her Majesty’s horses from racing yards when required in preparation for new roles.

Pre order lunch menu: please include your contact number when purchasing online tickets so we may call for your choices.

£25 per person

Mains

Chicken wrapped in Parma ham, mushroom jus
Cod loin, fresh parsley sauce
Four-cheese and leek filo tartlets (v)

All mains served with olive crushed potato cake & baby vegetable bundle

Desserts

“Very berry” Summer Pudding
Dark chocolate fondant, vanilla bean ice cream
Traditional Sherry trifle

Coffee

Please let us know if you have any dietary requests or allergies

CLICK THIS LINK TO EMAIL YOUR LUNCH SELECTION

Supporting the charity Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy www.fortunecentre.org

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)

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
16
Wed
2019
Music Quiz at The Castle @ The Castle Pub & Restaurant
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Music Quiz at The Castle @ The Castle Pub & Restaurant | Donnington | England | United Kingdom

Spanning the decades and covering every genre, with trivia as well as lots of music clips, The Castle Music Quiz is a fantastic night out in support of a great local charity.

• Quiz starts at 7pm
• £3 per person
• Win cash prizes and vouchers
• Proceeds to local good causes

The Music Quiz usually sells out so book a table for your team now on 01635 283098!

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

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
1
Fri
2019
Unplugged Open Mic Night at Ace Space @ Ace Space
Nov 1 @ 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.

Dec
11
Wed
2019
Music Quiz at The Castle @ The Castle Pub & Restaurant
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Music Quiz at The Castle @ The Castle Pub & Restaurant | Donnington | England | United Kingdom

Spanning the decades and covering every genre, with trivia as well as lots of music clips, The Castle Music Quiz is a fantastic night out in support of a great local charity.

• Quiz starts at 7pm
• £3 per person
• Win cash prizes and vouchers
• Proceeds to local good causes

The Music Quiz usually sells out so book a table for your team now on 01635 283098!

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