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Apr
22
Mon
2019
9:30 am Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Apr 22 @ 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 Easter Egg Hunt at Saint Lawrenc... @ St Lawrence's Church
Easter Egg Hunt at Saint Lawrenc... @ St Lawrence's Church
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Easter Egg Hunt at Saint Lawrence, Hungerford @ St Lawrence's Church | England | United Kingdom
Easter Egg Hunt Monday 22 April, 10.00am St Lawrence’s Church Parsonage Lane, Hungerford, RG17 OJB http://www.stlawrenceshungerford.org.uk Administrator: 07548 678234
10:00 am Monday Rhymetime @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library
Monday Rhymetime @ Thatcham Library @ Thatcham Library
Apr 22 @ 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
Apr 22 @ 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[...]
10:30 am Crofton Beam Engines Steaming @ Crofton Beam Engines
Crofton Beam Engines Steaming @ Crofton Beam Engines
Apr 22 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Crofton Beam Engines Steaming @ Crofton Beam Engines | Crofton | England | United Kingdom
Join us at our Easter Bank Holiday steaming on Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st and Monday 22nd April, 10.30 – 4.30pm. Our beam engines will be in steam pumping over 10 tons of water a minute[...]
11:00 am Nature Eggsperts Trail
Nature Eggsperts Trail
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nature Eggsperts Trail @ England | United Kingdom
An Easter holiday challenge for the family – can you crack all the clues? We’ve devised a trail to test our families of Nature Eggsperts this Easter! You’ll need to keep your eyes peeled and[...]
1:30 pm Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Lib... @ Theale Library
Duplo Play Sessions @ Theale Lib... @ Theale Library
Apr 22 @ 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 @ Pangbourne Library
Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Coffee & Craft @ Pangbourne Library @ Pangbourne Library | Pangbourne | England | United Kingdom
Coffee and Craft Every Monday in term time, 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
Apr 22 @ 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:[...]
Apr
23
Tue
2019
11:00 am Nature Eggsperts Trail
Nature Eggsperts Trail
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nature Eggsperts Trail @ England | United Kingdom
An Easter holiday challenge for the family – can you crack all the clues? We’ve devised a trail to test our families of Nature Eggsperts this Easter! You’ll need to keep your eyes peeled and[...]

Plenty going on locally to keep little (and not so little) people occupied this Easter holiday – with top egg-making and decorating tips and behind the scenes video of a local baker below!

Days Out

The Living Rainforest in Hamsptead Norreys

Jungle Parc at Lydiard Park nr Swindon – great climbing adventure in the tree canopy.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

The North Wessex Downs – explore our wonderful local landscape

Egg-cellent Fun

Make your own Easter Tree with Decorated Eggs (thanks to Hungerford Youth Club for their top tips and see below our video on how to blow an egg ).

NAWT Easter Egg Hunt Weds 10 and 17, Thurs 11 and 18 April at Trindledown Animal Welfare Farm near Great Shefford.

National Trust Easter Fun at Avebury 6-22 April Cadbury Easter egg hunt. 

The Red House in Marsh Benham and The Castle in Newbury have Easter egg hunts 11am to noon on Sun 21 April: brunch also available.

The White Hart in Hamstead Marshall has a free chocolate egg for every child during Easter week (and, for the grownups, Guinness is £2 a pint in the same period).

How to eat chocolate without damaging your teeth (thanks to Lambourn Valley Dental Practice for their top tips).

How to make a healthy creme egg – diary free and low sugar!

How to keep your dog a happy bunny at Easter – make sure they don’t eat chocolate or hot cross buns…

Talking of hot cross buns – see Wendy from the Empire Cafe below explain a baking tradition at Easter

Even more to do over Easter…!

Mini Figure Lego Hunt in Wantage 6-19 April with The Toy Planet

Thatcham Skate Park Event 12 – 5pm  Wed 10 April

Easter Craft Workshop Thatcham Library Fri 12 April Easter crafts for children over five. Make fabric hand puppets or decorate a pencil case. Fri 12 April, 10.30-11.30am. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron. Pay £1 per item on the day. For more information, please contact the library: 01635 866049. | thatchamlibrary@westberks.gov.uk

Puddle Jumping Sun 14 April 11am-3pm Newbury Marketplace. Grab your wellingtons and start your Easter Holiday with a Splash, from puddle jumping through to face painting, hook-a-duck and children’s rides there is something for everyone! This event is kindly sponsored by Parkway Shopping. We’d also like to thank Rainbows of Newbury who will be running our arts & crafts stall.

Graffiti Workshop 11am-5pm Weds 17 April, Dunstan Green Skate Park, Thatcham.

Hungerford Checkpoint of the Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race on Fri 19 and Sat 20 April. Why not come along the towpath to the Croft Field to see the Hungerford Scouts checkpoint in action?  Refreshments available. The canoeists appreciate being cheered on – I wonder if we’ll see any famous faces this year?

Great Shefford Duck Derby – 3pm Sat 20 April East Shefford Farm.

Easter Steaming Weekend with Crofton Beam Engines  The first steaming of year will be Easter: Sat 20 to Mon 22 April.

What Bakers do with Hot Cross Buns at Easter