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Jan
18
Sat
2020
1:30 pm Free Public Speaking Open House @ West Berkshire Museum
Free Public Speaking Open House @ West Berkshire Museum
Jan 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Free Public Speaking Open House @ West Berkshire Museum | England | United Kingdom
If you want to overcome your fear of public speaking or want to improve your techniques this is the event for you. All abilities welcome. You will have the opportunity to give a speech and[...]
2:30 pm Newbury Library Book Group – Sat... @ Newbury Library
Newbury Library Book Group – Sat... @ Newbury Library
Jan 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Newbury Library Book Group – Saturday @ Newbury Library
Newbury Library Book Group – SATURDAY New members are always welcome and it’s free to join. Please drop in to any book group meeting or contact the library for further details: http://info.westberks.gov.uk/bookgroups Third  or fourth[...]
7:30 pm Amahl and the Night Visitors One... @ St Nicholas Church, Newbury
Amahl and the Night Visitors One... @ St Nicholas Church, Newbury
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Amahl and the Night Visitors One-Act Opera plus The Great American Songbook @ St Nicholas Church, Newbury | England | United Kingdom
A beautiful story of hope for the New Year followed by famous songs from Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Gershwin and Sondheim.
7:30 pm The Vagina Dialogues Motivationa... @ Hungerford Town Hall
The Vagina Dialogues Motivationa... @ Hungerford Town Hall
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Vagina Dialogues Motivational Event for Women @ Hungerford Town Hall | England | United Kingdom
Ladies, do you want to  start the New Year off with some clarity, focus and renewed confidence in yourself? Then this event will be right up your street!  Bring a friend for FREE. The Vagina[...]
Jan
19
Sun
2020
3:00 pm Amahl and the Night Visitors One... @ St John's Church, Newbury
Amahl and the Night Visitors One... @ St John's Church, Newbury
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Amahl and the Night Visitors One-Act Opera plus The Great American Songbook @ St John's Church, Newbury | England | United Kingdom
A beautiful story of hope for the New Year followed by famous songs from Barber, Bernstein, Copland, Gershwin and Sondheim.
3:00 pm Hungerford Wassail @ The Cider Barn, Hungerford Park
Hungerford Wassail @ The Cider Barn, Hungerford Park
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Hungerford Wassail @ The Cider Barn, Hungerford Park | England | United Kingdom
Wrap up warm, bring your family and be prepared for some traditional New Year fun as we banish evil spirits and awaken the tree spirits. If you play a musical instrument, bring it along, or[...]
Jan
20
Mon
2020
9:30 am Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Monkey Mayhem @ The Beacon
Jan 20 @ 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[...]

Plenty going on locally to keep the sprogs busy this Summer Holiday, including days out, camps & courses, free fun ideas and childcare options for busy parents.

Event & Activity Diary for Kids

Click on arrow below to reveal a packed schedule for August.

LEGO Expo Vale & Downland Museum till 31 Aug Wantage

Camp Adventure till 23 Aug Hungerford

Football Camps till 29 Aug Swindon

Brick City Exhibition & Brick Den Workshops until 8 Sep Greenham

Learn English until 30 Aug Newbury

The Living Rainforest Summer Festival till 31 Aug Hampstead Norreys

Cricket Camps 29 & 30 Aug Hungerford

Watermill: Revolting Rhymes 19 Aug – 23 Aug Newbury

Summer Fun Day Weds 21 Aug Thatcham

Fun at the Farm Weds 21 Aug Great Shefford

LEGO Workshop Weds 21 Aug  Wantage

LEGO Workshop Weds 23 Aug  Wantage

St Lawrence Holiday Club Tues 27 – 30 Aug Hungerford

Free Family Fun Day at Growing2Gether Tues 27 Aug nr Kingsclere

Fun at the Farm Weds 28 Aug Great Shefford

Fred in the Shed Show  Weds 28 Aug Thatcham

LEGO Workshop Weds 28 Aug  Wantage

Mini Life-Savers Course Fri 30 Aug Marlborough

LEGO Workshop Fri 30 Aug  Wantage

Holiday Drama Workshop 2-3 September Kintbury

DROP THEM OFF/CHILDCARE

Let Them Play Holiday Camps with MNR Coaching, Newbury & Hungerford

Avenue Adventure Clubs at Mildenhall and Savernake for 5 – 12 yrs. Childcare facilities also available there and at their Aldbourne and Marlborough nurseries.

STFC Summer Football Courses  30 Jul – 29 Aug Swindon, Ramsbury, Marlborough

Camp Adventure 29 Jul – 23 Aug Hungerford Leisure Centre

Innov8 Sportz Summer Holiday Club for 4 – 11yrs (includes sports, activities, arts and craft 8am to 6pm) at Hungerford Primary School 

Summer Camps 29 July – 30 Aug Riverside Community Centre, Newbury

Make & Do Summer Club 31 July, 1, 2, 7 – 9, and 14 – 16 Aug Newbury

Musical in a Week 5 – 9 Aug Newbury

Play in a Day 12 Aug Newbury

Matt Ward Karate Camp – for 6+ yrs, 9am – 3pm Wednesdays in Swindon, Thursdays in Lambourn

Holiday Drama Workshop 2-3 Sep Kintbury

DAYS OUT

ExCLUEsive Escape Game in Newbury – can your team solve the clues to escape in 60 minutes?

Family Fun at Sandham Memorial Chapel First World War – hands on First World War history, I Spy Senses Trail, picnic area & more

The Living Rainforest in Hamsptead Norreys – discover lots of exotic creatures & enjoy their Summer Festival throughout August:

Didcot Railway Centre – learn about various parts of history with models, events, and railway experience days available

Go Ape – A high ropes adventure course in Bracknell, Go Ape is a fantastic  day out to challenge your fears and have fun high up in the canopy of the trees

The Beacon, Wantage – With all sorts of theatre, film, comedy, and more, The Beacon is a hotspot for the arts in Berkshire

Treasure Trails explore a town or village near you

PP Guide to Places to Visit – Our personal list of the best local places to visit all year round

Vale & Downland Museum in Wantage offers lots of interactive fun for kids (see video below!)

FUN FOR FREE

Five Free Ways to Entertain Your Kids – local stand-up comic Toni Kent shares her top tips on low budget parenting…

West Berkshire Libraries – with all sorts of fun and educational events

Vale & Downland Museum – Aside from the usual exhibits, the museum in Wantage also hosts wonderful events for the whole family

Thatcham Youth Summer Fun Days Tues 13, Weds 21 & Weds 28 Aug

Wantage Library – Hosts various events that are great for kids and adults alike!

Savernake Forest – lots of lovely trails to walk and cycle, near Marlborough

For Teens

Looking for summer holiday work? Visit Redcrest Events to find out if you’ve got what it takes to be a marquee rigger
 
Thatcham Festival Photography Competition – for young people living or studying in the Thatcham area
 
Have Fun Geocaching – turn a walk into an adventure. What treasure will you find?

For Primary Aged Kids

Have Fun Geocaching– turn a walk into an adventure. What treasure will you find?

50 Things to Do Before You’re 11– how many can you cross off the list?

Cook up a storm – have fun taking over the kitchen!

Thatcham Festival Photography Competition – for young people living or studying in the Thatcham area

Science Fun at Home – 5 easy experiments to do (that don’t require any specialist equipment!) from Ruth at Mini Professors

SPACE CHASE Summer Reading Challenge – register online or visit your local library

Swimkidz Summer Course – develop and improve key swimming skills!

 

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