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13/01/2019 to 15/07/2020 
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13/03/2020 to 21/06/2020 HEXAGON, READING - ALL EVENTS UNTIL 31 MAY POSTPONED OR CANCELLED

 THE HEXAGON THEATRE, READING

Due to the ongoing situation we regret to announce that The Hexagon, South Street, Concert Hall & Reading Museum are currently closed and events at The Hexagon and South Street up to the end of May 2020 are being postponed. We are working closely with our tour promoters, artistes and partners to reschedule shows and events wherever possible and we will update all ticket holders as soon as these options are confirmed. Customers who have booked with Reading Arts will receive an email as soon as the status for each individual show is confirmed with full details and how to claim a refund if unable to attend a rescheduled date. If a show is cancelled customers will be informed by email and automatically receive a refund within 30 days.
The Hexagon Theatre, Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7UA
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060
  boxoffice@readingarts.com
  Event Web Site

13/03/2020 to 20/06/2020 CONCERT HALL, READING - ALL EVENTS UP TO 31 MAY POSTPONED OR CANCELLED

 THE CONCERT HALL, READING

SEE WEBSITE BELOW FOR DETAILS. Due to the ongoing situation we regret to announce that The Hexagon, South Street, Concert Hall & Reading Museum are currently closed and events at The Hexagon and South Street up to the end of May 2020 are being postponed. We are working closely with our tour promoters, artistes and partners to reschedule shows and events wherever possible and we will update all ticket holders as soon as these options are confirmed.
The Concert Hall, Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060
  boxoffice@readingarts.com
  Event Web Site

Sport : Horse Racing
15/03/2020 to 30/07/2020 ASCOT RACECOURSE - CLOSED TO RACEGOERS UNTIL AT LEAST 25 JULY


No crowds will be allowed either at the May Weekend Meeting, or Royals Ascot this year. Racing may go ahead, but if it does it will be behind closed doors with no public admittance. See website below for full details and Ascot statement.
Ascot Racecourse, High Street, Ascot SL5 7JX
MORE INFO: Ticket Office 0870 727 1234
  enquiries@ascot.co.uk
  Event Web Site

Leisure : Days Out
16/03/2020 to 02/09/2020 LOOK OUT DISCOVERY CENTRE, BRACKNELL - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


In line with the most recent government information regarding COVID-19 and social distancing, we have taken the decision to close our hands-on science centre to the general public with immediate effect until further notice. Our other services, including the car park, play-area and coffee shop currently remain open. This decision is subject to change at short notice as we prioritise the ongoing safety of our staff, visitors and the wider community and reflect on the latest government and public health advice.
Look Out Discovery Centre, Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7QW
MORE INFO: Event Bookings 01344 354400
  customer.services@bracknell-forest.gov.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 30/07/2020 THE VYNE, SHERBORNE ST JOHN - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


Discover the history of a 19th-century bridge that collapsed in a storm. Find out how you can help us rebuild it. Suggested donation 1. Normal admission applies. You can find out more about the bridge that once provided unique views of The Vynes gardens and wider estate. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome. A National Trust Event - Gates open 10:00. Start 10:00. End 17:00.
Vyne Road, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke RG24 9HL
MORE INFO: Events Organiser 01256 883858
  thevyne@nationaltrust.org.uk
  Event Web Site

Leisure : Museums
16/03/2020 to 18/08/2020 READING MUSEUM - GALLERIES CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 READING MUSEUM

Following Government advice, Reading Borough Council has made the decision to close public buildings until further notice. This includes Reading Town Hall, Reading Museum and The Pantry Cafe. We hope that you will follow us on social media where we will continue to keep in touch.
Reading Museum, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1 1QH
MORE INFO: Events Enquiries 0118 937 3400
  mail@readingmuseum.org.uk
  Event Web Site

Leisure : Theatre
16/03/2020 to 09/12/2020 SHINFIELD PLAYERS THEATRE - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 SHINFIELD PLAYERS THEATRE

As you will no doubt be aware, on Monday 16th March, the government have recommended restrictions on the public attending theatres. Therefore it is with great regret that we have taken the necessary decision to postpone our productions until further notice. The health and safety of our members, crew and audience is our main concern during these unprecedented times and we shall follow government advice and hope to reopen as soon as possible. FULL STATEMENT IN WEB LINK BELOW.
Shinfield Players Theatre, Whitley Wood Lane, Reading RG2 9DF
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 975 8880
 
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 31/12/2020 PROGRESS THEATRE, READING - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 PROGRESS THEATRE, READING

During the current public health crisis, Progress Theatre will remain closed and all currently scheduled events are cancelled. If you have already bought tickets, you will receive a refund through Ticketsource automatically - no need to contact us.
Progress Theatre, The Mount, Christchurch Road, Reading RG1 5HL
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 384 2169
  enquiries@progresstheatre.co.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 27/09/2020 KENTON THEATRE, HENLEY - ALL SHOWS UNTIL SEPTEMBER CANCELLED

 KENTON THEATRE, HENLEY-ON-THAMES

In line with Government guidelines, all shows at the Kenton Theatre have been cancelled until the end of April. The situation will be under constant review and any developments will be notified here. We shall be in contact with ticketholders as soon as possible.
Kenton Theatre, 19 New Street, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2BS
MORE INFO: Box Office 01491 525050
  boxoffice@kentontheatre.co.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 19/07/2020 ARLINGTON ARTS, NEWBURY - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 ARLINGTON ARTS, NEWBURY

We are aware of the UK governments recommendation that people should avoid all pubs, clubs, theatres and other venues. With this in mind we have decided to close the venue and postpone all events for the next two weeks until Tuesday 31 March. We will be in contact shortly to all customers regarding their tickets purchased for any events during this time. We will be prioritising the performances in date order so please bear with us as we work through them.
Arlington Arts, Mary Hare, Newbury RG14 3BQ
MORE INFO: Box Office 01635 244246
  boxoffice@arlingtonarts.co.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 29/06/2020 SOUTH STREET ARTS READING - ALL SHOWS TO 31 MAY CANCELLED OR POSTPONED

 SOUTH STREET ARTS CENTRE, READING

SEE WEBSITE BELOW FOR DETAILS. Due to the ongoing situation we regret to announce that The Hexagon, South Street, Concert Hall & Reading Museum are currently closed and events at The Hexagon and South Street up to the end of May 2020 are being postponed. We are working closely with our tour promoters, artistes and partners to reschedule shows and events wherever possible and we will update all ticket holders as soon as these options are confirmed.
South Street Arts Centre, 21 South Street, Reading RG1 4QU
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 960 6060
  boxoffice@readingarts.com
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 07/12/2020 WATERMILL THEATRE. NEWBURY - ALL PRODUCTIONS TO 6 JUNE CANCELLED

 THE WATERMILL - WEST BERKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE, NEWBURY

The Watermill Theatre is to cancel a number of its productions over the forthcoming weeks. This affects the following shows: The Wicker Husband, The Boulevards, Goodnight Mister Tom, Hamlet, Wonky and Camp Albion. All events organised by the Friends of The Watermill, up to Saturday 6 June will also be cancelled. We are devastated that we have to take this action but we are committed to playing our part in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and we hope that you, our extended Watermill family, will understand the difficult situation we find ourselves in. If you have tickets for any of these performances or events, our box office team will be in touch with you as soon as possible. We kindly ask that you do not call the box office as this will overwhelm our team, who are working as fast as they can. Thank you for your patience. FULL STATEMENT ON WEB LINK BELOW.
Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AE
MORE INFO: Box Office 01635 46044
  boxoffice@watermill.org.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 20/06/2020 SOUTH HILL PARK, BRACKNELL - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 SOUTH HILL PARK ARTS CENTRE, BRACKNELL

Following careful consideration, and in light of the recent announcement by the Prime Minister and Public Health England, South Hill Park Arts Centre has taken the difficult decision to cancel all performances, cinema screenings and courses/workshops from Wednesday 18 March until Sunday 5 April (but may be extended to follow government advice). These are not decisions we have taken lightly but the welfare of our patrons, performers, artists, staff and volunteers is our top priority. Where possible we are working with visiting companies to postpone performances to a later date. Bookings for forthcoming private or corporate events will be managed on a case by case basis. We will be in contact as soon as possible to discuss options.
South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell RG12 7PA
MORE INFO: Box Office 01344 484123
  sales@southhillpark.org.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 28/06/2020 WOKINGHAM THEATRE - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 WOKINGHAM THEATRE

ALL BOOKINGS FOR FUTURE SHOWS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED. TIL FURTHER NOTICE: Specially commissioned for The Globe Theatre, Howard Brenton dramatises the life and legacy of Henry VIIIís second wife who helped change the course of the nationís history. In the second when courtierís daughter Anne catches the attention of the married king during a court masque by throwing an orange at him, a chaos of religious controversy begins. Brentonís play starts after her death when the newly-crowned King James I is rummaging in the possessions of the late Queen Elizabeth.
Wokingham Theatre, Twyford Road Wokingham RG40 5TU
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 978 5363
  boxoffice@wokinghamtheatre.org.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 18/07/2020 THE MILL THEATRE, SONNING - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 THE MILL AT SONNING

NOTE FROM MANAGER SALLY HUGHES: As you know all theatres have been advised to close by The Government. The Coronavirus epidemic has put into jeopardy the hard work done by the entire Mill team on stage, back of house, catering, Box Office and every element of what we do. None of us know how long this virus will last and affect our social behaviour. But I do know that I want The Mill to survive for your entertainment after it is all over. Therefore I would ask you to take a credit for your ticket to help us through this difficult time. The plays that you have booked for will be put on at a later date. Your ticket will be put in a credit file and can be used for that later date - or another production. I will be working with my Box Office team every day and we will be calling you a week before the date you have booked to discuss your tickets.
The Mill Theatre, Sonning Eye RG4 6TY
MORE INFO: Box Office 0118 969 8000
  admin@millatsonning.com
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 21/06/2020 ANVIL ARTS THEATRES, BASINGSTOKE - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 ANVIL ARTS, BASINGSTOKE

Following the governmentís announcement yesterday, both The Anvil and The Haymarket will be closed to the public until further notice and scheduled performances will not take place. We will be contacting all ticket holders in date order of performance as quickly as possible. Please refrain from contacting the box office regarding ticket refunds, we will contact you. As a charity, we will be working hard to deal with the financial implications of this period of closure. Please consider donating the cost of your ticket to The Anvil Trust rather than requesting a credit note or refund.
The Anvil, Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR
MORE INFO: Box Office 01256 844244
  box.office@anvilarts.org.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 27/06/2020 CORN EXCHANGE THEATRE, NEWBURY - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 CORN EXCHANGE, NEWBURY

On 16 March, advice from the UK government around managing Covid-19 changed very significantly. Following the Prime Ministerís briefing, we have made the difficult decision to announce that from Tuesday 17 March the Corn Exchange and the Learning Centre will close until further notice. These are not decisions that we have taken lightly, but the safety of our participants, volunteers, performers, artists, audience members and staff members is paramount to us as we navigate these unprecedented times. We are closely following government advice and will reopen as soon as possible. We understand you may be disappointed if you have booked to see a show or film or have signed up to a workshop or class during this period. As a charity, the financial implications of this closure are huge. We will be offering refunds, but we need the support of our audiences to get us through these difficult times. If you can afford to consider donating the cost of your tickets to the Corn Exchange, we would be truly grateful.
Corn Exchange Newbury, Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD
MORE INFO: Box Office 0845 5218 218
  boxoffice@cornexchangenew.co.uk
  Event Web Site

16/03/2020 to 28/12/2020 RISING SUN ARTS CENTRE, READING - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 RISING SUN ARTS CENTRE

Following the Government announcement on 16 March regarding measures to combat the COVID-19 virus The Rising Sun has taken the decision to temporarily suspend all activity at the Arts Centre. This will affect all events, classes, projects and room hires. We are liaising with promoters, artists, workshop leaders and partner organisations to reschedule events or hold space for their return. The necessity of closing arts and music venues Ė especially small, community focused, independent venues has potentially catastrophic consequences for their survival and for the service they provide to creative communities, ground level cultural activities and emerging artists and bands. FULL STATEMENT ON WEB LINK BELOW.
Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver Street, Reading RG1 2ST
MORE INFO: Events Organiser 0118 986 6788
  info@risingsun-artscentre.co.uk
  Event Web Site

Leisure : Theatre
16/03/2020 to 21/06/2020 THEATRE ROYAL, WINDSOR - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 THEATRE ROYAL, WINDSOR

Theatre Royal Windsor is following the latest advice of the Government and as a result, sadly, we will be closed to the public from Monday 16 March 2020. At present, this weekís performances of The Sleeping Beauty are all therefore cancelled, and we are currently awaiting further guidance moving forwards. Our Box Office Team have begun contacting bookers who were due to attend performances of The Sleeping Beauty this week, and then will continue to contact bookers for events and performances affected during the coming weeks. We will be doing this in chronological order Ė on a show by show basis. We are working hard to reschedule performances and events where possible and where we are successful your tickets will be transferred to the new dates and we will contact you to inform you and confirm you are happy with this.
Theatre Royal, Thames Street, Windsor SL4 1PS
MORE INFO: Box Office 01753 853 888
  info@theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk
  Event Web Site

Sport : Horse Racing
16/03/2020 to 30/06/2020 NEWBURY RACECOURSE - CLOSED UNTIL AT LEAST 15 MAY


On instructuions from the British Horse Racing authority there will be no racing in this country until at least 30 April.
The Racecourse, Newbury RG14 7NZ
MORE INFO: Ticket Office 01635 40015
  info@racecoursenewbury.co.uk
  Event Web Site

Leisure : Days Out
17/03/2020 to 17/09/2020 UK WOLF CONSERVATION TRUST, BEENHAM - CURRENTLY CLOSED TO PUBLIC


Currently closed to the public.
Butlers Farm, Beenham, Reading, Berks, RG7 5NT
MORE INFO: Lynn Kent 0118 971 3330
  ukwct@ukwolf.org
  Event Web Site

Sport : Horse Racing
17/03/2020 to 30/07/2020 WINDSOR RACECOURSE - CLOSED UNTIL AT LEAST 4 MAY


Following the announcement from the British Horseracing Authority please note that, from Wednesday 18 March, all horse racing fixtures in Great Britain have been suspended until at least the end of April. Any customers that have purchased tickets or hospitality for any fixtures during this time will be eligible to transfer their tickets to a future meeting or a refund, and are asked to contact the racecourse office directly.
Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor SL4 5JJ
MORE INFO: Ticket Office 01753 498400
  office@windsor-racecourse.co.uk
  Event Web Site

Leisure : Days Out
28/03/2020 WOODLEY SATURDAY MARKET (FOOD ONLY)

WOODLEY TOWN COUNCIL NOTE: At the moment we are intending to keep the Saturday Market going but limit the stallholders to only those selling essential foodstuff. Woodley Shopping Centre is now home to a Thriving Saturday Market. Fresh foods, Great Vegetables, Wet Fish, Butcher, Breads, Local produce.

Woodley Town Centre RG5 4JZ
MORE INFO: Town Centre Manager 0118 921 6920
  tcm@woodley.gov.uk
  Event Web Site

Local Information :
28/03/2020 WALLINGFORD LOCAL PRODUCERS' SATURDAY MARKET (FOOD ONLY)

To make available produce grown or produced within a 30 mile radius of Wallingford, sourcing ingredients, wherever possible from within that area. To educate and promote the benefits of locally produced food and other products thereby supporting a vibrant and dynamic local economy. The market was started in 2007 by some of the current stallholders as a means to reach the local community. The produce available ranges from meat (pork, beef, lamb), fruit and vegetables, plants, bread, cheeses, wines, beers,cakes ready prepared food, chocolate, jams, preserves, crafts including wood, knitting, jewellery, cosmetics, pottery, photography, painting and much more. 10am to 1pm.

Regal Centre, St Martinís Street, Wallingford OX10 0DP
MORE INFO: Dennis Jackson
  admin@wlpm.org.uk
  Event Web Site

Local Information :
02/04/2020 WOKINGHAM FARMERS' MARKET

Wokingham Farmers' Market is certified by the National Association of Farmers' Markets. Its policy is 'fresh local food at a fair price'. As the market offers a 'customer first' policy offering a huge product range, foods have been introduced in the market from beyond the 30 mile local radius. The product range includes several fresh meat farmers & cheese farmers. Also fresh water & sea fish stalls, as well as watercress, seasonable fruit & vegetables, cakes, preserves, honey, breads, wines, fruit juices, sauces, eggs plus much more.
Market Place, Wokingham town centre
MORE INFO: Rob Vincent 0118 974 0881
  marketsup@wokingham-tc.gov.uk
  Event Web Site

Leisure : Markets
04/04/2020 THAMES VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET (WINDSOR)

Developed in association with the Windsor and Eton Town Partnership, Windsor farmers' market offers a wide range of produce and is within easy walking distance of the town centre and residential area. Closest car park is at East Berks College off Trinity Place, a minute's walk away.
St Leonardís Road between East Berks College and Firestation Arts Centre, Windsor SL4 3BL
MORE INFO: Claudine Andrew 07896 902850
  ascotwindsormanager@hotmail.com
  Event Web Site

Local Information :
04/04/2020 THAMES VALLEY FARMERS MARKET (READING) - OFFICIALLY BRITAIN'S BEST!

Reading Farmersí Market is a friendly, twice-a-month event, showcasing fantastic local food and drink - and it has been voted Best Food Market in the British Market Awards 2020. Many of our traders and customers have been attending the market since it started in 1999 and there is a strong community feel. Everything is sold direct from our local farmers, bakers, conservers and brewers, have a chat and discover the story behind the produce! The market is held undercover, in the auction house at the Cattle Market. There is cheap parking (on street, or in the Cattle Market car park next door - 50p for 1hr, £2.60 for 2 hrs) and itís a short walk to town. The producers below typically attend the market, but attendance does vary, due to seasonality of produce. Sign up to our weekly newsletter, or follow our Facebook or Twitter pages, for regular updates on who will be attending.
The Cattle Market, Great Knollys Street, Reading RG1 7HD
MORE INFO: Kathryn McCann 07956 426821
  kathryn@katcreative.co.uk
  Event Web Site

Local Information :
05/04/2020 THAMES VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET (NEWBURY)

Newbury Farmers' Market runs twice a month on the first and third Sunday. Originally set up by the Council to give local farmers and producers an opportunity to sell their produce direct to the public, most will have been grown or processed within 30 miles of West Berkshire. The Farmers' Market supports the local economy, providing healthy fresh food and reducing food miles - the distance food has travelled from where it is produced. In addition, the market provides an opportunity to find out more about issues such as Genetically Modified foods, land management and organic farming.
Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD
MORE INFO: Market Enquiries 01235 227266
  info@tvfm.org.uk
  Event Web Site

Local Information :
11/04/2020 THAMES VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET (PURLEY)

Run in conjunction with Purley Parish Council, this market is in the big barn next to the Goosecroft recreation ground in Beech Road. Refreshments are provided by the WI, and there's a craft market featuring Purley Lacemakers, local artists, a blacksmith and handmade jewellery.
Big Barn, Beech Road, Purley-on-Thames RG8 8DS
MORE INFO: TVFM Office 01235 227266
  info@tvfm.org.uk
  Event Web Site

Local Information :
12/04/2020 MAIDENHEAD FARMERS' MARKET

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere whilst shopping for great fare at Berkshire's longest-running farmers' market. Our 25 stalls offer a huge choice of quality meats, free-range poultry and game, trout, fresh seafish and lobster, award-winning cheeses, preserves, baked goods, seasonal vegetables and fruit, real ales, fruit juice and lots more. Join the customer loyalty scheme at the tea stall to qualify for free vouchers! A FARMA certified market.
Grove Road car park, Park Street, Maidenhead (behind Town Hall) SL6 1LW
MORE INFO: Market Organiser 01628 670272
  info@maidenheadfarmersmarket.org.uk
  Event Web Site

Local Information :
19/04/2020 THAMES VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET (ASCOT)

NOTE: IMPORTANT UPDATE Ė Please note that our markets WILL be going ahead as scheduled, at this current time. If the Government or other official bodies advise us that markets need to cease for a period of time, we will let all customers know immediately. Please be assured that the safety and welfare of customers and public are of paramount importance during these difficult times. Thank you for your continued custom and support. Ascot Farmers' Market has been running successfully for eight years. The market offers a wide choice of fresh produce and plants. Parking is freely available on site.
Car Park 3, Ascot High Street, Ascot SL5 7JX
MORE INFO: Claudine Andrew 07896 902850
  ascotwindsormanager@hotmail.com
  Event Web Site