What's on inCaversham

Welcome to Caversham

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

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Forthcoming events in Caversham

21
OCT
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Anvil

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Anvil live on Tuesday 21 October 2014 in Basingstoke Hampshire. For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Anvil see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
OCT
Learn to Dance - NEW Beginners Jive Classes!
Frieth Village Hall

Do you watch Strictly Come Dancing on a Saturday evening wishing you could move around the dance floor like they do Or thinking That looks like fun Well it is and you can FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners classes Make new…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07947 106607
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23
OCT
Alan Davies
Anvil

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
Central Comedy
Central Studio

Come to see the famous comedians of tomorrow today ‐ at a quarter of the price Previous comedians have included Jack Whitehall Reginald D Hunter Ava Vidal and Paul Foot.See the Central Studio website for the line‐up and if you want to…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 417500
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24
OCT
The Bootleg Shadows
The Haymarket

The Bootleg Shadows bring their outstanding Shadows Tribute to Basingstoke for a night of fantastic foot tapping classicsIts hard to believe its over 50 years since Hank B Marvin Bruce Welch Jet Harris and Tony Meehan recorded Apache. This was the monster…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01256 844244
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25
OCT
Hallowe'en trail at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

Visit Cliveden during the Autumn half term for a spooktacular Halloween trail.Go along dressed up in you scariest outfit and complete the scary challenges and questions along the trail. Head to the Information Centre to pick up your copy of the trail…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 605069
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25
OCT
Introduction to Chen style Tai Chi
St. Nicolas Church Hall

This 8‐week programme will introduce you to the original style of Tai Chi Chuan as taught by Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang 19th generation head of Chen family Tai Chi.You will learn about the history of Tai Chi the basic principles of the art…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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25
OCT
Light In The Lens
Building B,

Open10am 3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionAs photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits the grain and texture in surfaces and to concentrate our gaze within the frame. We pick a particular moment in time…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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25
OCT
Oxfam Emergency Challenge
Wellington College

Experience a team event like no other.80 teams in 12 hour of body‐sapping brain draining adventure. Are you up for itHave you ever wanted a taste of the challenges and complexities involved in responding to a humanitarian disaster Here's your…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03002 001244
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26
OCT
Reading Hilton Wedding Fair
Hilton Reading

This stunning hotel near the Madejski Stadium is hosting a wedding fair in the amazing Windsor Ballroom. There is a large variety of local wedding exhibitors as well as some big High Street names all keen to help you plan your Big…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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26
OCT
10cc
Anvil

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Kids In Glass Houses
Sub89

Kids In Glass Houses performs live at Sub89 in Reading Berkshire on Monday 27 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Kids In Glass Houses at Sub89 now.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Wild Wednesday - nuts and seeds at Cliveden
Cliveden National Trust

Cliveden's last Wild Wednesday of the year. This session will be all about the nuts and seeds that have been produced at Cliveden over the last year. Fun to be had whatever the weather. Suitable for children between 4 and 11 years…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 605069
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31
OCT
Omid Djalili
Anvil

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
NOV
HALLOWEEN PARTY with The EVIL Puppies
The Bier Keller

Saturday 1st November HALLOWEEN PARTY with The EVIL PuppiesFree entry if you turn up in Halloween fancy dress up to 11pm at managers discretion.The EVIL Puppies are a Celtic Indie and Classic rockers. The Evil Puppies formed in 2005 are a London…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0134 430333
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03
NOV
Exclusive house tour and lunch
Cliveden National Trust

Enjoy a special behind‐the‐scenes guided tour of Cliveden House followed by lunch.Discover more about the history of the house and see some of the most exclusive rooms. The tour is followed by a two‐course lunch in the National Trust Orangery.Advanced booking required…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01628 605069
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05
NOV
Aynsley Lister Solo/Duo
The Cellar Bar, South Hill Park Arts Centre

Doors: 8:00pm. Admission: £12. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 01252 793430. Address: Ringmead RG12 7PA. Aynsley is playing solo in the first half of the show. A chance to appreciate Aynsley's superb vocals and excellent guitar playing. In the second half…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01252 793430
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05
NOV
Jools Holland
Hexagon Theatre

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
NOV
Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook
Hexagon Reading

Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook at Hexagon Reading live on Thursday 06 November 2014 in Reading Berkshire. A popular live music event taking place on the Thursday 06 November 2014 that will see tickets sell out quickly. Buy tickets for Chris…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Hexagon Reading

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
NOV
50s Night
Richard Aldworth School

50s themed night to raise funds for St Michaels Hospice in celebration of the life of a patient who passed away at the hospice in November 2004.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07467 252861
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08
NOV
Al Murray
Hexagon Theatre

Born Alastair James Hay in 1968 Al Murray was voted no.16 in Channel 4s 100 Greatest Stand‐Up Comedians in 2007. He is probably best known for his Pub Landlord routine which sees him take…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
NOV
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Hexagon Theatre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor will be performing live Comedy at Hexagon Theatre on the Saturday 08 November 2014 in Reading Berkshire. Buy tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor online.…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
NOV
Paloma Faith
Hexagon Theatre

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
NOV
Erasure
Hexagon Reading

Pop legends Erasure embark on a new UK tour in support of new album Tomorrows World their first new album in four years. With a career spanning 25 years the band are responsible for such…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
NOV
What the Dickens
Central Studio

What The Dickens is the most absurd contribution to the Dickens bicentary you could hope to see.Young Charles Dickens is a rookie reporter on The Morning Chronicle. Whilst investigating the foggy slums of Ye Olde London Towne he ccidently stumbles on a…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 418318
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13
NOV
Joan Armatrading
Anvil

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
NOV
The Daniel Smith Blues Band
Central Studio

Downhome blues stomping boogie woogie hard bop jazz and New Orleans piano from Daniel Smith and band creating the goodtime vibe of the juke joint and speakeasy in an evening of top class musicianship complemented by Daniels easy on‐stage asides and humour.Booking:…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01256 417500
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15
NOV
Paul Carrack
Hexagon Theatre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
NOV
Imelda May
Hexagon Theatre

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


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.…

Mapledurham House

Away from the distractions of town, business or busy hotels, Mapledurham is an oasis of peace, natural beauty and history. Mapledurham House, still the home of the descendants of the original family, is an Elizabethan Manor House situated beside the Thames and sheltered by the Chiltern Hills,…

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. …

After Dark

After Dark Nightclub in Reading, Berkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 0118‐957 6847 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

American Pool & Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at American Pool & Snooker in Reading, Berkshire. Contact venue on 0118‐956 8299 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Arthur Hill Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Arthur Hill Swimming Pool in Reading, Berkshire. Contact venue on 0118‐901 5056 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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