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Leisure : Museums
14/02/2017 to 27/05/2017 COMMUNITY DISPLAY - FREEMASONRY IN BERKSHIRE
 READING MUSEUM

Part of the 300th anniversary of Freemasonry being celebrated nationally, Berkshire Freemasons are staging this community display to reveal how Freemasonry developed from the 1700s into a significant social institution. It will also explore how modern Freemasonry fits into today’s world.
Reading Museum, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1 1QH
MORE INFO: Barbados Display Enquiries 0118 937 3400   mail@readingmuseum.org.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
24/04/2017 to 08/08/2017 THE STATUE TRAIL AT CLIVEDEN
 CLIVEDEN (NATIONAL TRUST)

Cliveden has an extensive and important statue collection on display around the estate. This trail is a self-led walk offering you the chance to learn the history behind how these statues have ended up at Cliveden. Booking Not Needed. We recommend this trail for adults. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead SL6 0JA
MORE INFO: Sian Burgess 01628 605069   cliveden@nationaltrust.org.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Art
28/04/2017 to 09/06/2017 NEWBURY ART GROUP OPEN STUDIOS

A display of art in the hospital restaurant and corridor leading to out patients. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Newbury Art Group all art displayed is for sale and will have the theme 'Celebrations'. Follow the art group on Facebook: Newbury Art Group.
West Berkshire Community Hospital, London Road, Benham Hill, Thatcham RG18 3AS
MORE INFO: 01635 247 295   Event Web Site
Local Information :
01/05/2017 to 21/05/2017 NICK SCHLEE'S OPEN STUDIO

A chance to look round Nick Schlee's studio, see some of his work, and chat to the well-known landscape artist himself. Nick Schlee was born in 1931 in Weybridge, Surrey. At 16 he won both Gold and Silver under 18’s medals from The Royal Drawing Society while at Rugby School. Over the next few decades he studied part-time at the Art Students League in New York with Jean Liberty, The Central School, London, with war artist Leslie Cole, Morely College with Lawrence Toynbee, Putney School of Art and The Slade in London. As well as one-man and group shows, he has exhibited at various ILEA exhibitions and the Royal Academy. His work is held in many public collections. Open Studio is part of Newbury Festival.
Galvey, Upper Basildon (opposite the old Beehive) RG8 8LU
MORE INFO: Exhibition Enquiries 01491 671927   Event Web Site
17/05/2017 to 20/05/2017 CLASSIC COMEDIES - THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND PLUS THE CRITIC
 CAVERSHAM PARK THEATRE, READING

Caversham Park Theatre presents a night with not one but two classic comedies. In Tom Stoppard's The Real Inspector Hound we find two self-involved theatre critics who get more than they bargained for as they are dragged into the whodunnit they are there to critique. In R. B. Sheridan's The Critic, we meet another couple of critics who influence the play they are watching, rather than get involved in it - but not to the play's benefit... This one act version of the classic comedy, adapted by US playwright Jeffrey Hatcher, gets it's UK Premiere here.
The Milestone Centre, Caversham RG4 6PF
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 948 1377   sturge@cavparktheatre.org.uk   Event Web Site
17/05/2017 to 20/05/2017 SINODUN PLAYERS PRESENT RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET
 WALLINGFORD CORN EXCHANGE

Shakespeare’s forgotten Rock and Roll Masterpiece! This adored and critically-acclaimed Olivier Award winning rock spectacular, loosely based on The Tempest, is a thrilling and energetic jukebox musical, packed with rock classics such as Great Balls of Fire, Good Vibrations, Shake, Rattle and Roll, Go Now and Young Girl. Baby boomers – come and re-live the days of your youth! Thatcher’s children and new-kids-on-the-block Millennials – come and see what it was all about!
Corn Exchange, Market Place, Wallingford OX10 0EG
MORE INFO: Carol Evans 0118 972 3628   carol.evans@sinodunplayers.org.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Travel
19/05/2017 to 21/05/2017 SOUTHERN MOTOR HOME SHOW

The Southern Motorhome Show on 19-21st May just keeps on growing! Ralliers are invited to head south for a weekend of 60’s themed entertainment complete with four nights’ on-site camping, motorhomes and accessories for sale. Dance the weekend away with a night of sixties celebrations. Come and browse over 200 exhibitors filling the trade area with 250+ new and used motorhomes, meanwhile you can also stock up on your lifestyle accessories from the thousands of products displayed, all conveniently in one place. On site with the Southern Motorhome show, will be the National Park and Holiday Homes show. This is an opportunity for visitors to explore the park and holiday home lifestyle, with over 25 choices on display from a range of manufacturers and park sites.
Newbury Showground, Chieveley RG18 9QZ
MORE INFO: Box Office 01778 391123   Event Web Site
Leisure : Exhibitions
20/05/2017 to 24/05/2017 A SPLASH OF COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

We are not alone in our ability to view the world in colour. Many species of birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have superior colour vision. Yet our ability to be enchanted by colours which illuminate complex patterns, lines and shapes is probably a uniquely human quality. Of all our senses, perhaps our sight is the most precious. Through our colour vision we understand our world. It warns us of danger, makes objects quickly recognisable, and helps us to store and retrieve precious memories. From the earliest cave paintings we have learned to express our feelings and share our thoughts with each other through colour.
Thames Valley Park (TVP1 & 2), 300 Thames Valley Park Drive, Earley, Reading,
MORE INFO: Lou Griffiths 0800 0287338   info@thephotographicangle.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Museums
20/05/2017 to 23/09/2017 EXHIBITION: READING ABBEY QUARTER - THEN AND NOW
 READING MUSEUM

As work gets underway to reopen the Reading Abbey site in 2018 come and see how the Abbey Quarter has changed over the centuries through artworks in the Museum’s collection. Explore how the English Civil War impacted on the Abbey Ruins, the changing portrayal of the Abbey Gateway, the development of the Victorian pleasure gardens and its more recent past. As part of the exhibition there will also be an opportunity to feedback on the work being planned to introduce new display panels across the site. This is the visitor’s chance to help us plan for the future of Reading Abbey Quarter! Reading Abbey: Then and Now is part of the Reading Abbey Revealed project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Reading Museum, The Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1 1QH
MORE INFO: Exhibition Enquiries 0118 937 3400   mail@readingmuseum.org.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
20/05/2017 TRAVELLING BY TUBA
 CORN EXCHANGE, NEWBURY

Around the world in 60 minutes - 80,000 miles a year and still not out of puff! Enjoy a fascinating voyage through the weird and wonderful world of the tuba and discover other instruments ancient and modern – Tibetan dungs, American sousaphone, Italian cimbasso, African kudus and an Australian didjeridu. With music from classical to jazz, there is plenty of audience participation. Join in with the opera Carmen and watch out for the exploding tuba! Travelling by Tuba is one of the UK’s busiest and most successful classical music duos who have developed a highly successful award-winning education programme suitable for children of all ages.
The Corn Exchange, Market Place Newbury RG14 5BD
MORE INFO: Box Office 0845 5218 218   boxoffice@cornexchangenew.co.uk   Event Web Site
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20/05/2017 ST MARY MAGDALEN FAIR AND PLANT SALE

A chance to stock up on those plants for the garden, as well as a chance to buy homemade cakes, bric-a-brac or just play some games with the children. There's plenty to do at this event.
St Mary Magdalen, Kentwood Hill / Rodway Road Junction, Tilehurst RG31 6DR
MORE INFO: 0118 941 1713   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
21/05/2017 ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA WITH MARTIN ROSCOE
 THE HEXAGON THEATRE, READING

Bursting brass at a galloping pace proclaims the opening of Rossini's William Tell Overture and the beginning of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's spring concert, led by conductor, Christian Kluxen. Joining the Orchestra for Mendelssohn's virtuosic Piano Concerto No.1 is a refined pianist with the wisdom of experience (Gramophone Magazine), Martin Roscoe. Opening with breathless urgency, Mendelssohns' light and joy filled piano concerto is almost improvisatory in its speed and excitement. Close the programme is Tchaikovsky's towering masterpiece, his Symphony No.6 'Pathetique'. Perhaps one of the most personal scores that the composer ever wrote, the piece is etched with heart-breaking intensity and was intended to be his own requiem.
The Hexagon Theatre, Queen's Walk, Reading RG1 7UA
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060   boxoffice@readingarts.com   Event Web Site
Leisure : Art
23/05/2017 to 09/06/2017 ARTS EXHIBITION - PAINTINGS, CERAMICS, GLASS, SCULPTURE, PRINTS

Paintings: Stuart Buchanan, Paul Wright, Paul Kessling, Ashley Hanson, Alice Cescatti. Sculpture: Mark Hall, Frances Goddard, Sadie Brockbank, Rachel Ducker. Ceramics: Ray Church, John Bauer, Nichola Wright. Glass: Nicky Clarke. Prints: Kate Kessling, Mirren Kessling, Richard Scott, Kim Maher. Sometimes Closed Sunday and Monday. Best to email or phone first before setting out. Parking available outside the gallery which is situated opposite Hardwick Road.
Modern Artists Gallery High St Whitchurch on Thames RG8 7EX
MORE INFO: Exhibition Enquiries 0118 984 5893   Event Web Site
Leisure : Music
24/05/2017 VIVACE VOICES CONCERT

Varied programme including Armstrong Gibbs' ballad May, The Impossible Dream, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, and Howard Goodall's arrangement of Love Divine. Starts 2.30pm, Free admission.
St Catherine of Siena Church, Wittenham Avenue, Tilehurst RG31 5LN
MORE INFO: Daphne 0118 989 3860   Event Web Site
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24/05/2017 FREE HEARTSTART TRAINING

The course normally lasts for a little over two hours and anyone above the age of 10 can attend. (contact us if you are a school or club who wish to have training). Topics covered include: Priorities/the conscious casualty; The unconscious casualty; Cardiac arrest; Suspected heart attack; Choking; Introduction to the AED. The course is delivered as a mixture of practical, theory and video so no previous experience / knowledge is required. At the end of the training, providing you complete the course, you will be presented with a certificate. You must book a place to attend. The training is FREE, although donations to our running costs are warmly welcomed.
Victory Hall, Church Street, Farley Hill RG7 1TR
MORE INFO: Course Organiser 07768 068270   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
25/05/2017 JON RICHARDSON - OLD MAN
 THE HEXAGON THEATRE, READING

The British Comedy Award nominee and star of Live At The Apollo and 8 Out Of 10 Cats is embarking on a nationwide tour to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions. Since his last show he has become a husband and father, seen the UK vote to leave the EU and watched the rise of Donald Trump, all of which leaves him asking one question, why does it seem that no one else alive can correctly load a dishwasher?
The Hexagon Theatre, Queen's Walk, Reading RG1 7UA
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060   boxoffice@readingarts.com   Event Web Site
Leisure : Entertainment
26/05/2017 to 28/05/2017 ROKEFEST 2017

Rokefest is wall-to-wall music with an impressive selection of real ales on tap and great pub food, all set in a 16th Century pub in the South Oxfordshire village of Roke, near Benson (OX10 6JD). The festival has been running for 13 years and draws a loyal following. Rokefest is hosted annually by The Home Sweet Home in Roke on the last bank holiday in May. The garden will be fully covered by a marquee, so no need to bring your wellies! BBQ food will also be available throughout the weekend. The festival is proud to have supported both local and national charities. This year is no exception as bands will once again give their time and energy for free in aid of the Thames Valley Air Ambulance who provide life-saving medical care across Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Your kind donations at this year's Rokefest will help keep them flying night and day, 365 days a year, to save those in need.
The Home Sweet Home, Roke, Wallingford OX10 6JD
MORE INFO: Ticket Enquiries 01491 838249   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
26/05/2017 THE RISING

THE RISING by Heather Walrond The Rising is inspired by Fijan dance forms and culture. This highly charged show explores what it means to feel alive and empowered, drawing from ideas of vulnerability, surrender, and our embodied sense of community. The performance has live music originally composed and played by multi-award-winning musicians Will McNicol and Luke Selby.
The Whitty Theatre, Luckley House School, Luckley Road, Wokingham RG40 3EU
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 974 3247   office@luckleyhouseschool.org   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
27/05/2017 THREE COOKHAM GARDENS - OPEN IN AID OF NGS CHARITY

Three contrasting gardens in the beautiful Thameside village of Cookham, all within 1/2m walk and close to the Stanley Spencer Gallery. Two showcase innovative use of limited spaces. A small stunning modern garden, 2 Bellevue Cottages has a curving walkway that weaves through arbours bordered by lush, exotic and evergreen planting, punctuated by dabs of intense colour. Sorry not suitable for children. 2 Vicarage Close is a small, contemporary water garden with simplistic planting surrounding a straight sided deep pool with cascading water. An overhanging deck with 'floating' steps over to a small grass area. The third, Hunters Lodge is a country style garden with a series of rooms leading to a Victorian summer house.
Cookham Gardens, Cookham SL6 9QD
MORE INFO:   Event Web Site
27/05/2017 to 28/05/2017 TRUCKFEST SOUTH

With a track record of 35 years of large-scale commercial vehicle events, Truckfest will again be held in Newbury. Featuring hundreds of trucks and top truck manufacturers, the show will also host celebrity guests. These will include Ice Road Truckers Lisa Kelly and Todd Dewey, along with TV stars Ronnie and Amy Shirley from the Lizard Lick Towing show. Fans of big and fast vehicles can get a kick out of the Monster Truck Slingshot or Jason Smyth’s motorcycle stunt show. There will be live music and evening entertainment on Saturday night, and visitors will have a chance to enjoy a ride in a 10-seater Lucas Oil Cruiser Monster Truck.
Newbury Showground, Thatcham RG18 9QZ
MORE INFO: Show Tickets 01775 768661   support@ticketscript.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Exhibitions
27/05/2017 to 31/05/2017 PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION - MONOCHROME

The Monochrome format simplifies and strengthens our photographs. We draw attention to what caught our eye. We highlight patterns of light and shadow, or use light falling across a surface to emphasise grainy textures. An effective monochrome is reliant on its composition. A careful arrangement of shapes, lines, textures and patterns can transform your photograph. MONOCHROME is a touring photographic exhibition created and supported by The Photographic Angle. Please check website prior to attendance for latest information as dates may be subject to change. Disabled visitors are advised to check with us before visiting an exhibition so that suitable access can be provided.
3 Forbury Place, 23 Forbury Road, Reading, RG1 3JH
MORE INFO: Lou Griffiths 0800 0287338   info@thephotographicangle.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Music
27/05/2017 SONGS FROM THE SHOWS - CONCERT WITH BELLE CANTO

Enjoy a selection of songs from Broadway, the West End and the Silver Screen. Get your toes tapping to Putting on the Ritz and enjoy the romance of Some Enchanted Evening. This performance will also showcase the talents of our pianist, David Gillis, who will play a variety of pieces from his vast repertoire, ranging from classical to jazz. Belle Canto is a ladies vocal trio consisting of Gabi McKeown, Heather Sims and Jane Greenshields.
St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Silchester RG7 2HH
MORE INFO: Concert Organiser 0118 988 2530   info@bellecanto.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
27/05/2017 ELEGANCE SPARKLES
 KENTON THEATRE, HENLEY-ON-THAMES

London’s electrifying Burlesque Troupe are stunning dancers that add an abundance of glitz and glamour to the Kenton’s first Burlesque Show in 100 years! They bring unique and spectacular choreography with a fun, contemporary twist. Since launching the troupe in 2010 the girls have taken the Burlesque world by the tassels, touring Italy, Germany, Denmark, Amsterdam, Jersey and now performing throughout the UK. Clients that have enjoyed them include: Goodwood Revival, Bestival, Indigo at the O2, Elton John’s Aids Foundation Ball, Mercedes Benz, Café De Paris, Volupte and Time Out’s ‘Big Burlesque Debate’. With over 30 years of dance performance experience between them, the Troupe have quickly established themselves as a leading force on the Burlesque circuit. They have dazzled audiences with bright lights, lavish costumes and fabulously extravagant shows!
Kenton Theatre, New Street, Henley RG9 2BP
MORE INFO: Box Office 01491 575698   KentonTheatre@gmail.com   Event Web Site
27/05/2017 LAETITIA SADIER SOURCE ENSEMBLE
 SOUTH STREET ARTS CENTRE, READING

Laetitia Sadier, best known for fronting John Peel favourites Stereolab, returns to South Street in support of her new album Find Me Finding You. Released by legendary US label Drag City on March 24th, under the collective name Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble, it manages to strike new chords while touching familiar keys in the song of life. Find Me Finding You locates new systems within the sound-universe of Laetitia Sadier. Synth lines diving, lifting and drifting, unusual guitar textures, the plucked sound of flat wound bass strings and pulsing of bass pedals stepping out of the mix with an exquisite vibrancy. This is the sound of the Source Ensemble!
South Street Arts Centre, Reading RG1 4QU
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060   boxoffice@readingarts.com   Event Web Site
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27/05/2017 RISC ROOF GARDEN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - FOR NGS CHARITY

Small edible roof forest garden developed to demonstrate sustainability and our dependence on plants. All plants in the garden have an economic use for food, clothing, medicine etc, and come from all over the world. Demonstration of renewable energy, water harvesting and irrigation systems. Garden accessed by external staircase. Regular tours of garden.
The RISC Roof Garden, RISC, Reading RG1 4PS
MORE INFO:   info@risingsun-artscentre.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
28/05/2017 to 29/05/2017 WEST SILCHESTER HALL - GARDEN OPEN FOR NGS CHARITY

This much loved 2 acre garden has fascinating colour combinations inspired by the artist owners with many spectacular herbaceous borders filled with rare and unusual plants flowering over a long period. Many pots filled with half hardies, a wild garden surrounding a natural pond, banks of rhododendron, a self supporting kitchen garden with lovely views across a field of grazing cattle.
West Silchester Hall, Silchester RG7 2LX
MORE INFO: 0118 970 0278   Event Web Site
28/05/2017 BERKSHIRE COUNTRY FAYRE

A fun day out for all the family. A traditional country fayre with main ring displays, craft and trade stands and Young Farmers competitions.
Englefield Estate RG7 5EN
MORE INFO: 07917 714640   info@berksyfc.org.uk   Event Web Site
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28/05/2017 ST TIMOTHEE GARDEN OPEN FOR NGS CHARITY

A recently created 2 acre garden adjacent to Pinkneys Green. Deep, gently flowing, colour themed borders planted for yr-round interest with a wide range of attractive grasses and perennials. Other features incl a box parterre, wildlife pond, rose terrace and wild areas all set around established trees and a 1930s family home (not open).
St Timothee, Maidenhead SL6 6PA
MORE INFO: Sarah and Sal Pajwani 07976 892667   pajwanisarah@gmail.com   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
29/05/2017 YATTENDON AND FRILSHAM FETE

This traditional fete takes place in Yattendon village square and the tithe barn with lots of interesting craft stalls, a nearly new stall and the popular Bric-a-brac stall offering an array of desirable items. Refreshments include a hog roast and barbeque, pimms stall and local ales. Teas, coffee and delicious homemade cakes are served in the village hall. The cake competition this year will be Chocolate. There are lots of activities for children of all ages including a bouncy castle, welly throwing, china smashing, coconut shy, penalty shoot out, mini golf, and tug of war. Come and see the vintage tractor and car displays. There will also be Morris dancers and music from the Fiesta Steel Band. This year we have a Fun Dog Show with prizes and rosettes available.
Yattendon Village RG18 0UF
MORE INFO: Fete Organiser 01635 200538   Event Web Site
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29/05/2017 EXPLORING NEWBURY HERITAGE - ART AND ARCHITECTURE
 CORN EXCHANGE, NEWBURY

A walk taking in the Market Place, Newbury Wharf, Victoria Park, Newbury Lock, Northcroft Lane and the south of Northbrook Street with its alleyways, showing Newbury’s history from the Domesday Book to the modern day. Pubs, breweries, almshouses, coaching and canal era prosperity and subsequent decline contrast with today’s latest buildings and prosperity. YOUR GUIDE: Jeremy Holden-Bell is Chairman of the Newbury Society and has been guiding walking tours of Newbury since the 1980s. He is the author of Two Town Walks in Newbury.
Corn Exchange Newbury, Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD
MORE INFO: Box Office 0845 5218 218   boxoffice@cornexchangenew.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
30/05/2017 to 02/06/2017 FRITH FOREST HALF-TERM FUN CLUB

Forest school activities,bushcraft,nature watching,crafts,games,tool use,campfire lunch.3to13 yr olds. Are you looking for something special to help your child develop confidence, resilience and resourcefulness? Does your child have a sense of adventure and love to be outdoors? Would they enjoy learning new skills and making new friends? £10.00 per child to include lunch. Dress up with layers and waterproofs.
Frith Forest, Tadley RG26 5BJ
MORE INFO: Linda Valenti 07526 577406   frithforestschool@gmail.com   Event Web Site
Leisure : Music
30/05/2017 to 02/06/2017 HOLIDAY MUSIC WORKSHOP

Berkshire School of Music are running a fun filled week of music, singing, performance skills and music theory for children 6 to 16 years with a concert at the end of the week for friends and family to watch and enjoy!
Chiltern Edge School, Reades Lane, Sonning Common, RG4 9LN
MORE INFO: Workshop Enquiries 07831 861332   enquiries@berkshireschoolofmusic   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
30/05/2017 to 03/06/2017 BROMANCE - THE DUDE-SICAL

A new musical production. Not a standard night at the musical - it's a night out at a bar but the banter is provided for you. Lots of testosterone and lots of laughs. Like an awesome buddy movie come to life, Bromance reveals a world of Beer, Brotherhood, and Brocabulary. Bromance follows the comic misadventures of a group of friends after one fateful St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago. When Marty, a lonely IT guy who is new to town, meets Tom, Dick and Harry, he desperately wants to be a part of their clique. Amused by his naiveté, Dick decides to take Marty under his wing, but first convinces his friends, to teach Marty Brotocol, aka the rules, joys, and importance of being a real bro. In order to prove his loyalty, the boys take Marty on a series of dudeventures, which get progressively crazier and more and more dangerous.
The Studio, New Street, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BP
MORE INFO: Box Office 07983 333757   Info@howveryproductions.co.uk   Event Web Site
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31/05/2017 READING HUSTINGS FOR GENERAL ELECTION

A free public event for the community to let the candidates know what issues concern them, in the Reading East and Reading West constuencies.
Reading Quaker Meeting House, Church Street, Reading RG1 2SB
MORE INFO: Jessica Metheringham 07582 780369   jessicam@quaker.org.uk
Pubs : Entertainment
31/05/2017 SMOKING HOT COMEDY
 DOGMA

To view the full line-up visit website below. If you can prove you are registered to vote contact smokingHotComedy@outlook.com for half-price tickets.
Dogma, 11 Castle Street, Reading RG1 7SB
MORE INFO: Smoking Hot Comedy   smokinghotcomedy@outlook.com   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
03/06/2017 to 25/06/2017 OXFORD SCULPTORS GROUP EXHIBITION AT GREYS COURT
 GREYS COURT (NATIONAL TRUST)

There's an exciting new way to explore the gardens this June as for the first time at Greys Court the Oxford Sculptors Group will be putting on an exhibition throughout the walled gardens and the Cromwellian Building. From Saturday 3 June to Sunday 25 June sculptures will be placed around the walled gardens, in some areas just outside the walled gardens, and smaller places will be on display inside the Cromwellian Building.
Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames RG9 4PG
MORE INFO: Administrator 01491 628529   Event Web Site
03/06/2017 RBH LEAGUE OF FRIENDS ANNUAL SUMMER FETE

Annual summer fete, raising funds for League of friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital 2017 with a diamond theme for celebrate 60 years of League of Friends RBH.
Victoria Recreation Ground, Armour Road, Tilehurst RG30 6BP
MORE INFO: Fete information 0118 322 8592   Event Web Site
Leisure : Music
03/06/2017 SUMMER CONCERT - AN EVENING OF CHORAL JAZZ

Join Music at Reading for their annual Summer Concert; featuring Will Todd’s Mass in Blue, and the Gershwin’s Summertime and I Got Rhythm, and many more jazz favourites. Join the University of Reading’s Chorus and Chamber Choir, and the Institute of Education’s newly created vocal ensemble Academic Voices, for an evening of choral jazz. Featuring a selection of a cappella choral, pop, and jazz arrangements, this is a perfect way to relax as we welcome the long summer evenings.
Christ Church, Christchurch Road, Reading RG2 7AR
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 378 8518   music@reading.ac.uk   Event Web Site
03/06/2017 WHEELERS WHEELS

We welcome this talented vocal/instrumental four-piece band for the first time! Their music ranges from Rock 'n' Roll to ballads and general chart songs from the 60's through to the 2000's.
Tilehurst Royal British Legion, Downing Rd, Reading RG31 5BB
MORE INFO: Music Enquiries 0118 942 9606   Event Web Site
03/06/2017 SPRING INTO SUMMER

Come to a joyful evening of beautiful music celebrating Spring, Summer, flowers, nature, new life, lovers... There will be a retiring collection in aid of the church's charity, the Alexander Devine Hospice Service. As always, the concerts are free and you do not need a ticket. Just turn up and enjoy the music!
Methodist Church Hall, School Rd, Tilehurst RG31 5AN
MORE INFO:   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
04/06/2017 TADLEY TREACLE FAIR INCLUDING CLASSIC AND VINTAGE VEHICLES

Main arena events this year will include Jez Avery Stunt Acts; Marching Band from TS Swiftsure; Tadley Rock Choir Falconry Display; Dance Phaze; Parade of Vintage and Classic Vehicles. Craft marquee. Stalls galore. Sideshows. A popular annual family event.
Saunders Fields, Tadley RG26 4FF
MORE INFO: 0845 833 7494   Event Web Site
Leisure : Museums
06/06/2017 to 02/09/2017 FROM QUERN TO COMPUTER EXHIBITION
 READING MUSEUM

Find out about the fascinating story behind our daily bread, travelling through time from our prehistoric ancestors and up to the present day, in this community display focussing on local mills and some of the stories behind the people who were connected to them. From Quern to Computer is a Heritage Lottery Fund-supported project run by the Mills Archive Trust, a Reading-based archive and charity that preserves records relating to mills and milling. This display uses images, documents and artefacts to reveal the stories that make up our heritage.
Reading Museum and Town Hall, Reading, RG1 1QH
MORE INFO: Exhibitions Organiser 0118 937 3400   mail@readingmuseum.org.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
06/06/2017 to 10/06/2017 TEMPTING FETE
 SHINFIELD PLAYERS THEATRE

Cathy Droop is trapped in an idyllic country nightmare. Her husband’s gone native and she’s been taken hostage by the ladies from the local Cake Club, who only want her for her macaroons. ​
Shinfield Players Theatre, Whitley Wood Lane, Reading RG2 9DF
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 975 8880   boxoffice@shinfieldplayers.org.uk   Event Web Site
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06/06/2017 FROGMORE HOUSE GARDEN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - FOR CHARITY

The private royal garden at Frogmore House on the Crown Estate at Windsor. This landscaped garden set in 30 acres with notable trees, lawns, flowering shrubs and C18 lake, is rich in history. It is largely the creation of Queen Charlotte, who in the 1790s introduced over 4,000 trees and shrubs to create a model picturesque landscape. The historic plantings, incl tulip trees and redwoods, along with Queen Victoria's Tea House, remain key features of the garden today. Tuesday June 2 in aid of the NGHS Charity - Wednesday June 3 for the NSPCC.
Frogmore House Garden, Windsor SL4 1LB
MORE INFO: 01483 211535   Event Web Site
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07/06/2017 to 25/06/2017 WARGRAVE FESTIVAL

You will find something for everyone of any age to make the partying truly all inclusive. The committee is enthusiastic and they, as well as the contributing village organisations, have been working very hard to make this one a corker. The Festival, which was inspired by the Vicar, the late Revd John Ratings, was first held in the summer of 1975 and has been held every other year since. From relatively modest beginnings, it has become the most wide ranging Wargrave social drawing together the whole village community in two weeks of non stop activities, to which almost all organisations play their parts. It makes an invaluable contribution to the cementing of Wargrave’s esprit de corps.
Various around Wargrave Village
MORE INFO:   Event Web Site
Leisure : Museums
08/06/2017 JOAN EARDLEY - A PRIVATE VIEW
 READING MUSEUM

A new promenade play on its premiere nationwide tour arrives at Reading Museum. The drama reveals much about the life and motivation of the great painter Joan Eardley. Eardley died tragically young and created haunting images of Glaswegian slum children and turbulent Scottish landscapes which were the subject of a major retrospective at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art this spring. Reading Museum’s painting Coastline at Catterline by Joan Eardley will be included in each of the two performances.
Reading Museum, Blagrave Street (in Old Town Hall building)
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 937 3400   boxoffice@readingarts.com   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
08/06/2017 RACHEL NEWTON TRIO
 SOUTH STREET ARTS CENTRE, READING

Since the release of her album Here's My Heart Come Take It in April 2016, Scottish singer and harpist Rachel Newton has been awarded both the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Musician of the Year 2017 and the Scots Trad Music Awards Instrumentalist of the Year. The album has gained praise from the likes of the Observer who described it as 'a beauty', fRoots where it was a 5* Album Choice and it has also received airplay from BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio 2. Rachel Newton specialises in interpreting traditional folk songs in Scottish Gaelic and English as well as writing and arranging her own music. A skilled collaborator and one of the folk scene’s busiest and most in demand musicians, Rachel is also a founding member of The Shee and BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Best Group 2017 The Furrow Collective. See www.rachelnewtonmusic.com.
South Street Arts Centre, 21 South Street, Reading RG1 4QU
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060   boxoffice@readingarts.com   Event Web Site
Leisure : Dance
09/06/2017 OVER 25s 30s 40s AND 50s PARTY NIGHT

With top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from '80s to date. These parties are THE place for Over 25s 30s 40s & 50s to dance, romance, meet new people and make new friends. The Nightclub is completely self-contained with its own entrance and boasts two bars, a great dance floor and a sophisticated but relaxed atmosphere where you can mix, dance and mingle.
Apres Nightclub, Coppid Beech Hotel, John Nike Way, Bracknell RG12 8TF
MORE INFO: Brian 0800 3134441   info@dance-parties.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
09/06/2017 HE MUSIC OF GEORGE HARRISON
 KENTON THEATRE, HENLEY-ON-THAMES

We’re thrilled to welcome back the All Things Must Pass Orchestra to Henley for the third year running. This exciting ten-piece band dedicates itself entirely to the Quiet Beatles work. George Harrison not only wrote some of the Beatles’ most beautiful songs (including Something, Here Comes The Sun, While My Guitar Gently Weeps etc) but also continued to write great music during his solo career (My Sweet Lord, All those Years Ago), recording twelve studio albums.
Kenton Theatre, New Street, Henley RG9 2BP
MORE INFO: Box Office 01491 575698   boxmanager@kentontheatre.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
10/06/2017 CANJE GROVE - GARDEN OPEN IN AID OF NGS CHARITY

An artist and flower arrangers garden of just over 1/3 acre. The garden features multiple colour and plant themed rooms, ranging from cool shady impact planting, courtyard styling near the house/art studio, raised ponds, a wooden Shepherd's hut, a small orchard, rose hedges, peonies, topiary and picket fences, to a gated vegetable garden at the rear complete with hens.
Canje Grove, Church Road, Woolton Hill, Newbury RG20 9XQ
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10/06/2017 READING WATER FEST 2017

Visitors to this year's celebration of canal life will be treated to children's activities, craft and charity stalls as well as boat parades and a boat tug of war. We will once again be extending the event into Forbury Gardens where traditional music and dance will be complemented by a feast of folk-inspired acts. 11am to 5pm.
Central Reading, Forbury Gardens, and adjacent Kennetside river
MORE INFO: Water Fest Organiser 0118 937 2771   Event Web Site
10/06/2017 WOODLEY CARNIVAL

A great afternoon of family fun followed by an evening of great music and a firework finale. Classics in the park returns with even more cars and bikes - now incorporating some great 80’s classics and a range of motorbikes from Harley Davidson too. Our carnival procession will be travelling the streets of Woodley and if you choose to stay into the evening you can bring a picnic to enjoy in the park (no BBQ's allowed) and enjoy a great evening of music ending with a firework finale around 10.30pm. We are delighted to have the world famous 'Battle of Britain Memorial Flight' Spitfire Flypast taking place on Carnival Day. Having both a flypast and a full-scale replica WWII Spitfire with original cockpit on the carnival field, we hope to remember Woodley’s historic links to Spitfires. The Woodley Airfield was used by the RAF in both World War's and the Miles Aircraft factory on the airfield made parts for Spitfires. Sir Douglas Bader who crashed at Woodley Airfied between the wars went on to be a Spitfire Squadron Leader during WW2, this is why Bader Way was named after him and all the roads on Woodley Airfied estate are named after aircraft. The BBMF have confirmed the flypast will take place at 13:30 on carnival day.
Woodley Memorial Ground, Woodford Park, Headley Road, Woodley
MORE INFO: Carnival Info 0118 966 6952   David.Gregory@woodleycarnival.org.uk   Event Web Site
10/06/2017 ETON COLLEGE GARDENS OPEN TO PUBLIC FOR NGS CHARITY

A rare chance to visit a group of central College gardens surrounded by historic school buildings, including Luxmoore's garden on a small island in the Thames reached across two attractive bridges. Also an opportunity to explore the fascinating Eton College Natural History Museum and a small group of other private gardens.
Eton College, Windsor SL4 6EH
MORE INFO: Open Garden Enquiries 01753 370100   Event Web Site
10/06/2017 to 11/06/2017 THE READING TOWN SHOW

The Reading Town Show is to celebrate all that makes Reading great. Show Time Events want to bring the community together and show the people of Reading and Berkshire the town in its full glory, a place for families of all ages to come together, have fun and enjoy themselves. The Show will be held in Prospect Park, which was originally a farm! In the 1760s, Benjamin Child turned the farm into a mansion. Child was the widower of the famous Berkshire Lady" Frances Kendrick, whom he had first met there some years before. He named the park after its views over Reading; it was formerly known as Prospecthill Park. Nowadays, Reading is famous for the big music festival but Show Time Events wanted to provide a weekend of entertainment for local people, in the heart of the town. The Show will include a giant funfair with rides for all ages, entertainment from dawn ‘til dusk and local traders selling their wares and services. The aim is to create something for everyone – live music, fireworks, rides, shows, food and shopping!
Prospect Park, Reading
MORE INFO:   info@readingtownshow.com   Event Web Site
Sport : Football
10/06/2017 READING FC FORMER PLAYERS' ASSOCIATION 5-A-SIDE TOURNAMENT

The Reading FC Former Players' Association has been raising money for local and national good causes since 1997 and this year's event will support Daisy's Dream and Launchpad. This charity 5 a Side Tournament is open to a maximum of 24 teams of up to 8 players each aged 18 and older (8 players includes 3 substitutes). Each team will have plenty of games as after the qualifying rounds those not qualifying for the next stages will automatically be entered into a 'Plate' competition. To add to the excitement the tournament winners will have the opportunity to play a team of Former Reading FC Players at the end of the tournament in the Woodley carnival main arena.
Woodford Park Leisure Centre, Woodley RG5 4JB
MORE INFO: Fives Enquiries 07768 904338   david@readingfcformerplayers.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
11/06/2017 TYLNEY HALL HOTEL - GARDEN OPEN FOR NGS CHARITY

Large garden of 66 acres with extensive woodlands and fine vista being restored with new planting. Fine avenues of wellingtonias; rhododendrons and azaleas, Italian garden, lakes, large water and rock garden, dry stone walls originally designed with assistance of Gertrude Jekyll.
Tylney Hall Hotel, Rotherwick RG27 9AZ
MORE INFO: 01256 764881   Event Web Site
11/06/2017 STOCKCROSS HOUSE GARDEN OPEN FOR NGS CHARITY

A lovely 2 acre garden set around a Grade II Listed former Vicarage (not open) with an emphasis on plant partnerships, colour combinations and naturalistic planting. Long wisteria and clematis covered pergola, reflecting pool with folly, cascade with pond and duck house, rich variety of roses, vegetable and cutting garden. Sculptural elements by local artists. 11am to 5pm.
Sockcross House, Church Road, Stockcross, Nr Newbury RG20 8LP
MORE INFO: 07765 674863   Event Web Site
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11/06/2017 HARRIS GARDEN OPEN DAY IN AID OF CANCER RESEARCH UK
 UNIVERSITY OF READING

The Reading Group for Cancer Research UK would like to invite you to enjoy a stroll around the University of Reading's lovely Harris Garden (entering via Pepper Lane off the A327)Sunday 11th June 2017, 2:00 pm until 5:00pm. Admission £3, young children free. Refreshments available, along with plant and other stalls. For more information, please email us or visit our Facebook page.
Harris Gardens, University of Reading
MORE INFO: Jacqui Harrington 07854674842   readingcancerresearchuk@gmail.com   Event Web Site
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11/06/2017 TITHE BARN GARDEN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR NGS CHARITY

This is a delightful quarter-acre village garden within high brick walls around The Tithe Barn (not open) dating from 1760. Formally laid out with parterres of box and yew. There are roses, hostas, delphiniums and lavender as well as interesting vintage pots and containers. Working beehives. Winner of the English Garden magazine Gardener's Garden competition.
Tithe Barn, Tidmarsh RG8 8ER
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Leisure : Music
12/06/2017 ACADEMY OF ST MARTIN'S IN THE FIELDS SUMMER CONCERT

As part of the Wargrave Village Festival, the world-famous Academy of St Martin in the Fields will be playing a concert of popular classical music in St Mary’s Church. They are perhaps most famous for the 1985 sound track to the Oscar-winning film, Amadeus. The Concert will include Mozart – the Overture from the Marriage of Figaro and Symphony No 40 (The Great), Elgar’s Serenade for strings, Haydn’s ‘Surprise’ Symphony No 94 and The Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn. Some 35 musicians will produce fresh, brilliant interpretations of these most-loved classical pieces. It is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to hear one of the world’s great Chamber orchestras here in Berkshire. Doors open 6.30pm, starts 7.30.
St Mary’s Church, Wargrave RG10 8EU
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Leisure : Theatre
12/06/2017 IMELDA MAY
 THE HEXAGON THEATRE, READING

If you don't know Imelda May, prepare to be amazed. If you are already a fan, get ready to hear her as you never have before. The truly unique artist has found a new groove, exploring blues, soul, gospel, folk, rock, sensitive acoustica, cinematic drama and explosive balladry on a set of the boldest, most personal and intimately autobiographical songs she has ever written.
The Hexagon Theatre, Queen's Walk, Reading RG1 7UA
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060   boxoffice@readingarts.com   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
14/06/2017 HIGH TEA AT BOTTOM HOUSE IN AID OF STYLE ACRE CHARITY

Local resident and Style Acre charity supporter Gaie Scouller will open her glorious and renowned gardens at Bottom House, Bix. People we support will serve High Tea, with home-made cakes and scones from our training kitchen. In the garden, our performers will showcase a special dance routine. Gaie Scouller will give two guided tours of the spectacular gardens with pots in profusion and immaculate lawns surrounded by perennial borders. Clipped yews border two sunken gardens. Beside the house are terraces, one with huge pots of glorious Brugmansia. A selection of plants will be on sale, with proceeds going to Style Acre. With a suggested donation of £25 p/p, we will offer high tea and great company!
Bottom House, Bix, Henley, RG9 6DF.
MORE INFO: Philippa Stannard 01491 827591   pstannard@styleacre.org.uk   Event Web Site
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14/06/2017 NUFFIELD PLACE GARDEN OPEN IN AID OF NGS CHARITY
 NUFFIELD PLACE (NATIONAL TRUST)

Nearly 10 acres laid out during the Arts and Crafts period and just after WWI. This is a garden restoration in action where you can see mature specimen trees, yew hedges, a pergola, herbaceous borders, a rock garden and hidden pathways in various states of repair. A croquet lawn for a challenging game and a genuine wildlife rich meadow to meander through.
Nuffield Place, Huntercombe, near Henley-on-Thames RG9 5RY
MORE INFO: 01491 642 857   nuffieldplace@nationaltrust.org.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Music
15/06/2017 to 17/06/2017 BRAMLEY AND LITTLE LONDON MUSIC FESTIVAL

Three nights of musical entertainment in the beautiful Church of St James in Bramley, Hampshire, followed by wine, soft drinks and canapés. THURSDAY 15 JUNE Graffiti Classics - A unique classical music cabaret show, a hilarious alternative to the traditional string quartet. FRIDAY 16 JUNE The Battle of the Keyboards - Simon Dinsdale will demonstrate what the 125-year organ in St James's Church is capable of while Ken Harratt makes a welcome return on the piano and keyboard SATURDAY 17 JUNE Joe Stilgoe - Internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter. Starts 7.30pm.
St James’s Church, Silchester Road, Bramley RG26 5DF
MORE INFO: Festival Ticket Office 01256 541251   rbarclaysmith@gmail.com   Event Web Site
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16/06/2017 to 18/06/2017 WORLD VILLAGE SUMMER MARKET FESTIVAL IN HENLEY

Following on from the success of the World Village Markets held in Spring, we are delighted to be bringing a Summer Festival to Henley-on-Thames. The three-day family festival promises good food, stalls selling a range of quality products including crafts, clothing, jewellery and accessories, with lots of vintage items, a live music stage, children's rides, summer bar and beer festival, with all this making for a fun way to celebrate summer in a party atmosphere!
Market Place, Henley on Thames RG9 2AA
MORE INFO: Market Enquiries 01832 281274   Event Web Site
Leisure : Days Out
17/06/2017 WALTHAM ST LAWRENCE AND SHURLOCK ROW PARISH FETE

The weather is set fair for Saturday’s fete - a fun family event, with great entertainment for adults and children. There’s a dog show with various serious and fun classes, family games & races, the Maidenhead Lions train, and the Advertiser bouncy castle for the kids to lose some energy! From 1pm.
WSL Cricket Club, Oak Meadow, Shurlock Row RG10 0PL
MORE INFO: Moira Astin 07717 472974   fete@wsl.link   Event Web Site
17/06/2017 CRAFT AND GIFT MARKET AT HENLEY TOWN HALL

Free to enter, quality and not on the high street Craft and Gift Market. Jewellery, handbags, leather goods, metal goods, textiles, beauty products, art, cards, etc.
Town Hall, Market Place, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AQ
MORE INFO: Henley Organiser 01329 233892 or 07411 190100   myntimage@live.co.uk   Event Web Site
17/06/2017 WALLINGFORD CARNIVAL

Carnival Procession weaves through this historic town. Plus market stalls, choirs, fun fair, food and drink. Something for all the family, one of Oxfordshire's most popular annual events. 11am - 7.15pm. Procession starts 1pm in Rockfort Estate, Hithercroft Road, and ends around 2.30pm at the Kinecroft.
Kinecroft and Town Centre, Wallingford OX10 0DT
MORE INFO: Laura Lee 07512 125737   LauraLee@hotmail.co.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Museums
17/06/2017 TEA AND TALKS AT 2 - READING ABBEY GATEHOUSE IN CONTEXT
 READING MUSEUM

The Reading Abbey Gatehouse is an iconic part of the town. As part of our new Reading Abbey Lecture Series, come to the Museum to hear Dr Harriet Mahood from the University of Reading present her exciting new research into monastic gatehouses.
Reading Museum, The Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1 1QH
MORE INFO: Events Organiser 0118 937 3400   mail@readingmuseum.org.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Music
17/06/2017 CONCERTS IN CAVERSHAM - SUMMER CONCERT

Concerts in Caversham have been celebrating the music for all members of the string instrument 'family'. There have been solo recitals for each member, and this concert brings all of them together, including a solo slot for the double bass, which up till now has not been 'showcased'. There will be a complete performance of Schubert's lyrical and well loved Trout Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello and double bass, two solo numbers for the double bass, and a complete performance of Dvorak's beautiful and evocative Dumke Piano Trio. The group will be lead by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's co-leader - the fabulous violinist Tamas Andras, who gave our Virtuoso Violin recital in March.
St Andrew’s Church, Albert Road, Caversham RG4 7PL
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 948 4112   music@standrewscaversham.org   Event Web Site
17/06/2017 MUSIC FROM STAGE AND SCREEN - WITH COLD ASH BRASS

An evening of music from stage and screen from Cold Ash Brass in the beautiful St Mary's Church. £10 on the door, under 18s free.
St. Mary’s Church, Mortimer RG7 3NU
MORE INFO: 0118 933 2764   Event Web Site
17/06/2017 to 17/05/2017 WOKINGHAM CHORAL SOCIETY - SURE ON THIS SHINING NIGHT

Wokingham Choral Society are delighted to present their summer concert, which will include a delightful selection of short works by several well-known composers including Holst, Elgar, Rachmaninov, Whitacre and Lauridsen. The concert will be conducted by our Musical Director, Patrick Allies and accompanied by Benedict Lewis-Smith.
All Saints’ Church, Wokingham RG40 1UE
MORE INFO: Ticket Enquiries 07900 057352   tickets@wokingham-choral-society.org.uk   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
17/06/2017 MUSIC AND ART FOR BHOPAL
 SOUTH STREET ARTS CENTRE, READING

On 2 December, 1984, a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, began leaking 27 tons of the deadly gas methyl isocyanate. Safety systems were not operational, allowing the gas to spread throughout the city. Half a million people were exposed and 25,000 have died to date as a result. More than 150,000 people still suffer from ailments caused by the accident and the subsequent pollution at the plant site.
South Street Arts Centre, 21 South Street, Reading RG1 4QU
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060   boxoffice@readingarts.com   Event Web Site
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17/06/2017 OAKFEST - A CELEBRATION OF OAKTREES AT CLAYFIELD COPSE

There will be a Celebration of the beautiful oak trees growing in Clayfield Copse, for the local communities of Caversham Park Village and Emmer Green. A chance to get together on the Clayfield Copse Show Field. An artist in a tent, will provide materials to allow people to express their response to the trees. 2 to 5pm.
Clayfield Copse, 200 Caversham Park Rd, Reading RG4 6AA
MORE INFO: Oakfest Enquiries 07748 922058
Leisure : Days Out
18/06/2017 NEWBURY RADIO RALLY

Massive venue for this popular annual event for people who like radio communications, electronics or computing. Themed around a ’boot sale’ but with much more, including a live ’Ham Radio’ station on-air plus many demonstrations, displays and interesting national clubs and societies providing you with the ideal opportunity to find out about the hobby of Amateur Radio.
Newbury Showground, next to Junction 13 of M4, Berkshire, RG18 9QZ.
MORE INFO: Phil Morris 07771 504738   rally@nadars.org.uk,   Event Web Site
18/06/2017 STRAWBERRY FAYRE

For the third season we will be offering all things strawberry at an Open Day at the farm, for all customers, local community and beyond. This year the theme is FAMILY and visitors are encouraged to bring their loved ones along. And get ready for a day of sumptuous strawberry sweets, strawberry ice cream, salads, soups and wood fired pizza. Children's entertainment with lovely Lori of Bardica Theatre and live music. Nature inspired craft stalls, licensed bar and hula hooping free workshops for everyone.
Market Garden, Hardwick Estate, Whitchurch-on-Thames RG8 7RD
MORE INFO:   Event Web Site
Leisure : Theatre
18/06/2017 HENLEY CHILDREN'S THEATRE SUMMER REVIEW
 KENTON THEATRE, HENLEY-ON-THAMES

A light theatrical entertainment consisting of a series of short sketches, songs and dances. Light entertainment, with no mention of a hard Brexit, which means we are ignoring the additional definition of satirical topical issues. Who needs that?! With a cast of 100 local youngsters, enjoy the Variety Show on offer and sit back to enjoy the melodious theme of Hollywood musical films, a Mike Hurst playlet, dance routines and comedy sketches. It’s an old fashioned Revue, from the youth of today – a great combination!
Kenton Theatre, New Street, Henley RG9 2BP
MORE INFO: Box Office 01491 575698   KentonTheatre@gmail.com   Event Web Site
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18/06/2017 BURROW FARM GARDENS OPEN - FOR NGS CHARITY

Burrow Farm and the adjacent cottages (not open) are part Tudor and part Elizabethan, set in the Chilterns above Hambleden Valley where it meets the Thames. Views of pasture and woodlands across the ha-ha greatly enhance the setting. Special features are the parterre, arboretum and C15 barn, where home-made teas will be served.
Burrow Farm, Hambleden, Nr Henley RG9 6LT
MORE INFO: David Palmer 01491 571256   Event Web Site
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18/06/2017 VARIOUS BISHAM GARDENS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Come and enjoy a lovely day out in the picturesque Village and parish of Bisham, Berks, which borders Marlow, Bucks. 8 or more gardens will be open, including 1 new garden, plus the historic riverside 12th Century All Saints Church, and Bisham Abbey. NEW FOR THIS YEAR - Guided walk to see 'The ice house', Bisham. The ice house was built c.1760 for the storage of ice for Bisham Abbey, restored in 1984. This historic building is not usually open to the public. BBQ/quiche and salad lunches in a marquee at 30 Bisham Village (vegetarians catered for). Teas with homemade cakes and light drinks at various garden locations. Plants and Bird boxes for sale and a Silent Auction. 12.30pm to 5pm.
Bisham Village SL7 1RE
MORE INFO: Open Gardens Enquiries 01628 481806
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19/06/2017 PROF. TONY ARBER - OUR CURRENT UNDERSTANDING OF THE PHYSICS OF THE SUN

The next Institute Of Physics branch lecture will be An overview of our current understanding of the physics of the Sun by Prof Tony Arber, from University of Warwick.Tea/Coffee and Biscuits will be served from 7pm and the lecture will start at 7:30pm. The lecture is open to all, including children and non-members.
William Penney Theatre, AWE Recreational Society, AWE Aldermaston RG7 4PR
MORE INFO: Aldermaston Lecture Enquiry 020 7470 4800   Event Web Site