What's on inAscot

Welcome to Ascot

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ascot - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Ascot to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Ascot

30
JUL
Wild Wednesdays at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

Have some fun outdoor adventures whatever the weather at Cliveden's Wild Wednesday events. Held every Wednesday during the local school holidays there's a different theme for each session and lots of hand on activities to try. Ideal for children ages 4‐11 years.…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 605069
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01
AUG
August Entertainment at Crossley Club, Lightwater
Crossley Club

A wide variety of entertainment awaits members and non members alike ‐‐ something for everyone…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01276 473889
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01
AUG
MAIDENHEAD Over 30s 50s & 50s PARTY
Bird Hills Golf Club

Unmissable Very popular FRIDAY Party Night for Over 30s 40s & 50s from 8.30pm till 1am. Singles and couples welcome. Terrific music super dance floor great atmosphere friendly people and FREE on‐site car parking. No wonder its where…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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02
AUG
Eden’s Food Fair 2014
Eden Shopping Centre

Get your knife and fork ready as Edens annual Food Fair returns on August 2nd. Sample delicious delights from Edens eateries including Zizzi Nandos Pizza Express Wagamama Yo Sushi Frankie & Bennies and Ranch Burger. Get up close and personal with the…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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02
AUG
Five
Sub89

Five at Sub89 in Reading on Saturday 02 August 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Five live in the knowledge that youve got…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Russell Howard
Princes Hall

Award‐winning comic Russell Howard and regular on BBCs Mock The Week hits the road to bring his unique comedy style to a discerning crowd of fans. Born in Somerset England Russells awards include Zoo…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
AUG
French Brothers Boats Summer Lunch Cruise
French Brothers Boats Runnymede

This relaxing cruise along the River Thames with ever changing scenery provides a unique alternative to a land based lunch venue.Join French Brothers for a relaxing afternoon on the Thames near Windsor.Board the boat at the Runnymede Boathouse at 13:00 for a…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01753 851900
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06
AUG
Performance
Bray House,

Performance was conceived early in 2012 as British excitement grew in anticipation of hosting the Olympics. Local sporting events were photographed as communities played their part in preparing for the Games. Other photographers concentrated on artistic events from dance and theatre…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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07
AUG
Free Literacy Workshop
Farnham Library

Explore Learning will be attending Farnham Library to run one of our free Literacy Workshops for children. Please call the centre on 01252 727673 or the library on 0300 200 1001 to reserve your space…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01252 727673
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07
AUG
Horrid Henry Workshop
Ash Library

Horrid Henry Workshop at Ash Library This workshop is a must for any Horrid Henry fansWe will look at both alliteration and adjectives anduse these techniques to create acharacter of our own…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01252 727673
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07
AUG
Winning Post Preview Night for Ascot's Shergar Cup
The Winning Post

Ascots Shergar Cup on the 9th August 2014 is widely regarded as of the most exciting and unique events in the global horse racing calendar. The Winning Post is hosting a special preview evening on Thursday the 7th of August with three…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01344 882242
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08
AUG
De La Soul
Sub89

Perhaps best known for their hit single Me Myself and I part of their debut album 3 Feet High And Rising in 1989 De La Soul take their unique mixture of rap electronica and jazz…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
AUG
Ochre Originals
New Ashgate Gallery

Ochre Originals: 13 Artists from the Ochre Print StudiosThe exhibition presents a variety of collectable print work from the Ochre Print Studio Guildford. The Studio is dedicated to contemporary fine art printmaking and attracts artists from all over Surrey who choose to…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01252 713208
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09
AUG
Peter Hayes: Time and Nature in Raku
New Ashgate Gallery

Peter Hayes is interested in ‐ why and how things are made of clay. One of the major introductions he had to ceramics was digging Neolithic Iron Age and Roman Samien shards on archaeological digs somewhere in Wales while trying to survive…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01252 713208
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10
AUG
French Brothers Boats Steamboat Tea Cruise
French Brothers Boats Windsor

An amazing event on board one of our beautiful genuine steamboats. Perfect to celebrate a special occasion or as a gift for a loved one.Enjoy the finest of traditional cream teas on the finest of genuine Victorian steam vessels as you cruise…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01753 851900
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14
AUG
Summer-time tree climbing at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy an exciting day in the tree tops at ClivedenEver wondered what it is like to be high up in the tree tops Nows your chance to explore a whole new side of the woodlands with the help of the Great Big…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08442 491895
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16
AUG
Autumn Craft Collection
New Ashgate Gallery

Beautifully blending into traditional or contemporary environments our Autumn Craft Collection is a handpicked selection of original and affordable jewellery textiles ceramics and glass that reflects the latest trends of contemporary practices. The makers have been chosen based on the strength and…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01252 713208
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16
AUG
French Brothers Boats Windsor - Riverboat Shuffle
French Brothers Boats - Windsor

This amazing night on the Thames in Windsor will suit all smaller groups looking to celebrate this summer.Party nights have finally arrived. This amazing night on the Thames in Windsor will suit all smaller groups looking to celebrate this summer. Suitable for…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01753 851900
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16
AUG
Red Bull Air Race
Ascot Racecourse

Established in 2003 the Red Bull Air Races are a series of flight events world‐wide that challenge competitors to complete an exciting airborne obstacle course of air‐gates. Usually held over water or natural wonders and…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Sports

17
AUG
Medieval Festival
Manor Farm

The popular medieval festival returns for 2014 with the usual mix of authentic re‐enactments thrilling battles and all manner of medieval curiosities.The headline attraction this year will be the return of the Mounted Jousts on Pinn Meadow.Elsewhere on site you will find...A…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01895 673200
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18
AUG
Show in a Week - Beauty & The Beast
Heidi School of Dance

Do you enjoy performing Want to learn to sing dance and act from West End professionals including choreographers and musical directors in current leading productions The Theatre Academy is Windsors foremost youth theatre training academy for children and young adults who are…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 020333 724934
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24
AUG
French Brothers Boats Windsor Steamboat Tea Cruise
French Brothers Boats Windsor

An amazing event on board one of our beautiful genuine steamboats. Perfect to celebrate a special occasion or as a gift for a loved one.Enjoy the finest of traditional cream teas on the finest of genuine Victorian steam vessels as you cruise…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01753 851900
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24
AUG
The J45s High Energy Rock 'n' Roll
The Old Crown

The J45s perform an unfaltering brand of good‐time rocknroll soul blues and hits from the past four decades with their own unique flair while retaining all the impact and flavour of the original…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02089 544748
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25
AUG
Show in a Week - Fame
Heidi Rhodes School of Dancing

Do you enjoy performing Want to learn to sing dance and act from West End professionals including choreographers and musical directors in current leading productions The Theatre Academy is Windsors foremost youth theatre training academy for children and young adults who are…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 724934
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25
AUG
The stage is yours 2014
The Compass Theatre

A five‐day musical theatre workshop for ages 7 to 14.Spend five days on stage in the auditorium and the studio at Compass Theatre rehearsing songs and dance routines from hit musicals old and new led by skilled tutors and performers of Musical…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01895 673200
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28
AUG
George’s Marvellous Medicine
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy a special performance of Roald Dahl's children's classic George's Marvellous Medicine in the Water Garden at Cliveden this summer. Bring a picnic and some friends and relax in the beautiful surroundings. Advanced booking required. Book your tickets by calling 0844 249…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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30
AUG
Outdoor theatre at Cliveden – A Midsummer Night
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy a special performance of the shakespearian classic A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Water Garden at Cliveden this summer. Bring a picnic something fizzy and some friends and relax in the beautiful surroundings. Saturday 30 August 7‐9pm gates open 6pmAdults £16.50…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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04
SEP
NSPCC Celebrity Golf Classic
Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel

Come and take part in the inaugural NSPCC Celebrity Golf Classic and Gala Dinner hosted by some of the all‐dancing all‐twisting Strictly' cast including the wonderful Len Goodman Anton du Beke and Chris Hollins. This is a fantastic opportunity for a round…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02078 252703
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05
SEP
The Queen Extravaganza
Hexagon Reading

The Queen Extravaganza at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Friday 05 September 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Queen Extravaganza live in…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
SEP
Outdoor theatre at Cliveden – Romeo and Juliet
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy a special performance of the shakespearian classic Romeo and Juliet in the Water Garden at Cliveden this summer. Bring a picnic something fizzy and some friends and relax in the beautiful surroundings. Saturday 6 September 7‐9pm gates open 6pmAdults £16.50 children…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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Tourist Attractions


Thorpe Park

ColossusRiders flung into a record breaking 10 loops of fear at 65 kph. 120 jockey wheels of NASA‐developed materials tenaciously grip 850 metres of proximity‐sensor monitored track. Supermagnets await braking commands from awesome processing software. 2 minutes feel like 2 hours.Nemesis Inferno77 kph comes up too soon. G's…

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle has been named one of the Seven Wonders of Britain in a major survey by Yellow Pages, backed by the English Tourism Council. Windsor Castle is one of three official residences of The Queen and has been home to the Sovereign for over 900 years.…

Legoland Windsor

LEGOLAND Windsor has over 50 fantastic rides and attractions, including...LEGO Rocket Racers This unique racing experience is fun for all the family. Guests design their own virtual racer and then compete against the others in their group up to 8 players per game. Skyrider:A high‐rise way to view…

Aldershot Military Museum

The story of Aldershot Military Town, and the civil towns of Aldershot and Farnborough. The gallery is sited within one of the only two surviving barrack bungalows built in North Camp in the 1890s. Within it you can see recreated barrack displays of the 1890s and 1950s, or…

Brooklands Museum

The Birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation. From the very first attempts to fly in Britain through an exceptionally varied cavalcade of aircraft, Brooklands, the famous aviation site at Weybridge in Surrey, has witnessed and realised a greater range of aeronautical technology than anywhere else in the…

Bracknell Ski Centre

Ski Slopes at Bracknell Ski Centre in Bracknell, Berkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01344 789002 for Ski Slope opening times, entrance costs and ski hire.…

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