What's on inBracknell


Welcome to Bracknell

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bracknell - 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 Bracknell to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Bracknell

17
JUL
Geoff Norcott Headlines Comedy at Milk
Milk Bar

Geoff Norcott the star of Live at the Apollo Mock the Week plus loads of other TV shows brings his exclusive Edinburgh Preview show to the longest running and most intimate Comedy Night in ReadingHe is supported by Matt Price who has…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
JUL
Speed Dating in Reading
Matchbox

Speed Dating in ReadingHow speed dating in Reading worksBy simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Reading event you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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21
JUL
Phil Haley and His Comments
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

.Phil Haley and His CommentsSaturday 21st July at 9.45pmPhil Haley and His Comments are a band that started over 20 years ago and since then they have played all over the UK and Europe Scandinavia Russia America and Australia A highly visual…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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21
JUL
Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to ReadingFeaturing Adam Bloom Jack Gleadow Josh Howie and Sally‐Anne HaywardWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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21
JUL
GoFest South in Guildford, Surrey - July 2018
Surrey Sports Park, Guildford

. 50 Sports Dance and Fitness related activties ALL INCLUDED in the ticket price for ALL the family to enjoy whatever age ability or fitness level GoFest is about just having a go with family friendly 30 ‐ 45 minute coaching sessions…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07774 629242
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22
JUL
Down Tow Up Flow Half Marathon
Alexandra Gardens

A gloriously scenic flat multi‐terrain point‐to‐point half marathon along the Thames towpath therefore mainly traffic‐free. Run in reverse directions each year; in 2018 it is Up Flow therefore starting in Windsor and finishing in Marlow taking in Maidenhead Cookham & Bourne End…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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24
JUL
Speed Dating in Guildford
All Bar One

Guildford Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Guildford EventsAt one of our Guildford Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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26
JUL
Sense and Sensibility
West Wycombe Park

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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26
JUL
The Thames - Literary & artistic footprints - talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Film maker Nick Brazil explores the many connections between the world of literature and art and the large houses and villages along the Thames. Amongst others: Kenneth Grahame D H Lawrence Alexander Pope Cecil Aldin and Eric Kennington. This talk is part…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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27
JUL
MAIDENHEAD 30s to 50sPlus PARTY
Bird Hills Golf Club (Clubhouse)

30s to 50sPlus party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics 70s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Bird Hills Golf Club Clubhouse Drift Road off Hawthorn Hill A330 nr Maidenhead SL6 3ST.…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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27
JUL
The Garden Show at Loseley Park
Loseley Park

With 23 years experience is set to take place in the showground right beside beautiful Loseley House and Gardens. With a vast range of exhibitors in Marquees & Gardens to enhance your home & garden. There is something for everyone So…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01243 538456
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28
JUL
Laughing Chili Comedy Club
The Two Rivers Pub

Comedy is back in Staines for our 2nd night at the Two Rivers. Join us and these four funniesWith his blissful ignorance upper class social standing and loveable dope personality Jasper Cromwell‐Jones delights audiences with stories of his all the gear no…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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28
JUL
Streetscapes photography exhibition
St. Andrew’s House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionAll the images in this exhibition have been taken within cities and towns. They are contemporary records of urban life but they are also testament to mankinds ingenuity…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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28
JUL
The International Day - Winchester Cup
The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club

The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club are gearing up to host the prestigious International Day Polo after The Hurlingham Polo Association named the Club the Home of English Polo. The prestigious Polo spectacular showcasing the Flannels England Test Match against the…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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28
JUL
Magic Queen @ Grosvenor Casinos Reading South
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

. Magic Queen Saturday 28th July at 9.45pmThe only UK tribute performing all the songs in the original key Magic Queen re‐enacts the glorious rock band Queen. Combining flair and energy the act covers hits including We Are The Champions We…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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01
AUG
My Country photography exhibition
3 Forbury Place

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionPLEASE NOTE that visitors to this exhibition can view images at both 3 Forbury Place 23 Forbury Road Reading RG1 3JH and Abbey Gardens Abbey Street Reading RG1 3BA…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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03
AUG
Gong and Drum Healing Sound Journey
Beech Hill Memorial Hall

At this event you will be immersed in a kaleidoscope of rhythm and harmony created by the healing gong and shamanic drum. The magnificent breadth depth and diversity of sounds that these instruments create is unlike anything we experience in our normal…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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04
AUG
Soak up the sound of summer at Eden!
Eden Shopping Centre

Join Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe every Saturday for live acoustic music from talented local artists.The pop‐up relaxation station complete with deck chairs will host a variety of acts between 12‐4pm each Saturday to keep you in the summer spirit. …

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 768068
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06
AUG
Become a Harlequins Hero at summer rugby camps
Farnham RFC

The Farnham RFC Harlequins Summer holiday camp is the perfect way to keep kids entertained during the school holidays. The camp which lasts from the 6th August to the 8th August is open to boys and girls aged 6‐14 years from complete…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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08
AUG
Walk - The Civil War in Reading
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

In April 1643 Reading was under siege from a force numbering up to 18000 parliamentarian soldiers. Holding back the soldiers was a defence fortification system which had been steadily built and re‐enforced over the preceding autumn and winter. The siege would end…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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08
AUG
Exciting Eco Expeditions at the Garden of Eden
Eden Shopping Centre

This August Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe will be transformed into a lush tropical oasis where kids are invited to help bring the Garden of Eden into full bloom with nature‐themed crafts and activity workshops.Edens popular Kids Corner will be open…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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09
AUG
Talk - The Thames from Oxford to Windsor
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Find out how The Thames has influenced historical events and the lives of the local population from food to employment as a highway for goods people and ideas and more recently as a highly valued social and environmental resource. This talk…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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10
AUG
Help! Get Me Out of This Musical
South Hill Park Arts Centre

Teenage life is full of its ups and downs and hell‐raiser Callum certainly makes sure of that. But one morning the ultimate school bully wakes to find to his growing horror his entire world has been turned into a musical Trapped with…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 44(0)1344 484123
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11
AUG
80's Night with Mark A. Wright at Grosvenor Casino
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

.80s Night with Mark A. WrightSaturday 11th August at 9.45pmAt Grosvenor Casino Reading SouthThe BIG 80s Party with Mark A. Wright: Looking for an 80s night that truly gets you up on your feet to take you back to the best decade…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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18
AUG
BRUTAL Run Pyestock - 18 August 2018
Pyestock

. What is BRUTALWelcome to home of the BRUTAL off road challenges across the toughest courses in the country. No gimmicky flames and barbed wire or fake ice cubes and hay bales just the hardest routes across the wildest of countryside.Our BRUTAL…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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18
AUG
The West End Jerseys @ Grosvenor Casinos Reading
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

. The West End JerseysSaturday 18th August 9.45pmAt Grosvenor Casino Reading SouthEmpire Leisure proudly present the Number One tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons and The Hits of Motown. The show includes all your favourite hits from the blockbuster musical…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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23
AUG
The Princess and the Giant
Hatchlands Park

Princess Sophie is fed up. Shes EXHAUSTED and its all because the grumpy old giant cant sleep ‐ his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and as she reads her favourite…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01698 854409
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23
AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
The Savill Garden

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
AUG
Talk: Early Closing Day - the bombing of Reading
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the only fatal air raid on Reading during the Second World War in which 41 people lost their lives many at the Peoples Pantry a restaurant set up to help feed local people and service men…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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24
AUG
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Savill Garden

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Tourist Attractions


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.…

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…

Frogmore House

Frogmore House lies in the tranquil setting of the private Home Park of Windsor Castle. A country residence of various monarchs since the seventeenth century, the house is especially linked to Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria was inspired to write 'all is peace and quiet and you…

The Savill Garden

Welcome to the Savill Garden, an oasis of beauty and tranquillity acclaimed as one of the finest gardens in England. The breathtaking diversity of plants that can be seen today is a result of Sir Eric Savill's vision combined with the dedication and imagination of three generations…

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.…

Museum of English Rural Life

The Museum of English Rural Life was founded by the University of Reading in 1951 to reflect and record the changing face of farming and the countryside. It houses Designated collections of national importance that span the full range of objects, archives, photographs, film and books. …

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