What's on inChieveley


Welcome to Chieveley

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

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Forthcoming events in Chieveley

21
AUG
Clumps Club
Earth Trust Centre

Experience some wild adventures in this holiday club for 7‐11 year olds Different outdoor activities each day see our website for details. £30 per day book all 5 and get one FREE; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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22
AUG
Hockey Academy 7-16 years at Tilsley Park Abingdon
Tilsley Park Abingdon

Our Hockey Academies will provide a unique opportunity to be coached by some of the countrys leading players and coaches. This is an intensive programme based on the way the Premier League players perform and prepare. The most up‐to‐date skills and strategies…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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22
AUG
Netball Academy 7-16 years at St. Gabriel's
St Gabriel's School Newbury

The coaching team will introduce girls to the games most modern skills and strategies helping the young players master both basic and advanced skills using methods adopted by international players. There will be a constant emphasis on fun and skill development with…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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26
AUG
Art Exhibition and Sale
Overton Recreation Centre

Exhibition and sale of work by professional semi professional and amateur artists. Work is presented in a variety of mediums including Oils Watercolour and Acrylics and most are available to purchase we also have printed greetings cards. Entry is free and…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01256 841784
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26
AUG
Flying Scotsman at Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot Railway Centre

The most famous steam engine in the world ‐ Flying Scotsman ‐ comes to Didcot Railway Centre. Visitors have a chance to ride behind Flying Scotsman in our genuine vintage carriages and enjoy all our other activities. Flying Scotsman will be running…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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29
AUG
Hockey Academy 7-16 years at Cranford House School
cranford house

Our Hockey Academies will provide a unique opportunity to be coached by some of the countrys leading players and coaches. This is an intensive programme based on the way the Premier League players perform and prepare. The most up‐to‐date skills and strategies…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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29
AUG
Speed Dating in Basingstoke
Las Iguanas

How Speed Dating in Basingstoke worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Basingstoke you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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30
AUG
Woodland Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

An expedition for 5‐8 year olds. Use your detective skills to explore build and play in the woods £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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31
AUG
Little Explorers
Earth Trust Centre

Sensory buggysling walk for babies and toddlers. We will use our senses to learn about the natural world around us stopping to smell touch taste listen and look £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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01
SEP
Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School for the under‐5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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03
SEP
Breast Walk Ever
Against Breast Cancer

Breast Walk Ever is our sponsored walk along the beautiful Thames Path from Abingdon to Beale Park. There are three distances to choose from: 10km half marathon and full marathon. Entry fees are as follows:Children under 18 £10 for all distancesConcessions OAPstudent…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 858282
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03
SEP
Drawing from Nature
Earth Trust Centre

Take a walk around Little Wittenham Wood with your sketchbook and get top tips on how to perfect your drawings from artist Gareth Lloyd.Gareth Lloyd is an Oxford‐based artist working primarily in pencil and paint. His work is typically based around endangered…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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09
SEP
Bat Walk
Earth Trust Centre

A guided walk with the addition of bat detectors to find out more about these marvellous mammals. £6 per adult £3 per child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
SEP
10K Run
Earth Trust Centre

After a break last year were pleased to announce that the 2017 10K Run will take place on Sunday 10th September.The Earth Trust 10K is a unique cross‐country run that meanders through wildflower meadows woodland farmland along the Thames and ends with…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
SEP
Children's Fun Run
Earth Trust Centre

A 1km race around the Wittenham Clumps for kids Please register online and bring a donation on the day. £2 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
SEP
Wildlife Photography Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Join photographer Andrew Walmsley for a morning stroll around the nature reserve. Check out our beginner and intermediate workshops too. £20; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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23
SEP
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

Launched in 2015 the Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is a relative newcomer to the UKs toy train and collecting scene but has quickly established a reputation for attracting leading dealers with a great variety of stock. Staged four times a year…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07708 385061
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24
SEP
Foraging Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Discover the autumn bounty in the local area and use what you find to make something delicious. £17; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
SEP
Readings MEGA Baby & Childrens Market
Meadway Sports Centre

Join us for a great afternoon of bargains galore at the ORIGINAL and BEST Reading MEGA Baby & Childrens Market.Lots of stalls selling toys books clothes walkers high chairs buggies push chairs car seats bumbos stair gates nursery furniture maternity wear and…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07809 628701
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01
OCT
Autumn Water Festival
Earth Trust Centre

Join our annual autumnal celebration of water and wetlands. See our website for full details. £6 adult £3 child £15 family. Book online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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07
OCT
Day Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Join the Didcot Railway Centre as they welcome Thomas for a day of family fun.A ticket for Day Out With Thomas includes the train ride with Thomas as well as a variety of Thomas & Friends themed entertainment.Guests will also have the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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08
OCT
Intermediate Wildlife Photography
Earth Trust Centre

In each of these workshops professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will cover a different aspect of photography so you can build up a more in‐depth knowledge. This workshop will cover macro photography. £80 adult £70 child 14‐16 yrs subsequent workshops 15 off. Booking…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
OCT
Leatherwork
Earth Trust Centre

Make a made to measure belt whilst learning all about bevelling stitching riveting and dyeing leather. With Maud van den Broecke. £80; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
OCT
Natural Dyeing
Earth Trust Centre

Discover the wide range of plants that can produce dye and find out how to extract and fix colour. £40; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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21
OCT
Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

In this practical workshop youll learn how to weave a frame basket in a session lead by Catherine Tregaskes from Crafts for a Sustainable Future. £50; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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23
OCT
Build a Bat Box
Earth Trust Centre

Help bats prepare for hibernation by making a shelter to put in your garden. All tools and materials provided. Two 1.5hr sessions available with 6 places for individuals or familiesgroups in each session cost is per box not per person; ideally there…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
OCT
Fairport Convention in Newbury
Corn Exchange Newbury

Credited with originating British folk‐rock Fairport first took to the stage in 1967s summer of love. Throughout the intervening five decades and numerous changes of line‐up the bands passion for live performance has never wavered.Fairport Convention still attract critical acclaim and won…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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24
OCT
Mud Pie Mania
Earth Trust Centre

Drop in for Mud Pie Monday ‐ buckets of mud and buckets of fun Join us either in the Earth Trust Centre where youngsters will have the opportunity to get creative and messy in our mud kitchen. Please bring your own…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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25
OCT
Wildlife Wednesday at Neptune Wood
Neptune Wood

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday normally visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday but this half term were heading to Neptune Wood Come out and play and explore this fascinating and under‐explored area of our nature reserve. £2 suggested…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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26
OCT
Abingdon Mistletoe Fair
Medieval Buildings

KIDS GO FREEBegin your build up to Xmas at Abingdons enchanting Mistletoe FairStart your preparations for Christmas and get yourself in the true festive mood with an early visit to Abingdons fabulous Mistletoe FairAtmospheric Christmassy settingEach year since 1974 thousands of people…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0796 402648
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Tourist Attractions


The Living Rainforest

Explore the rainforest, and discover its wonders for yourself. On your visit, look out for free roaming lizards, birds and butterflies ‐ you never know where they will appear next See some of the world's most popular foods, from bananas to coffee, cocoa and ginger. .…

Basildon Park

18th‐century country house set in extensive parklandThis beautiful Palladian mansion was built in 177683 by John Carr for Francis Sykes, who had made his fortune in India. The interior is notable for its original delicate plasterwork and elegant staircase, as well as for the unusual Octagon Room.…

Beale Park

No simulated high‐tech adventures...No gravity‐defying rides, just genuine natural attractions in the glorious setting of the Thames Valley, where people love to visit again and again.That's the successful formula of Beale ParkBeale park is conveniently located at Lower Basildon, 6 miles from Reading on the A329 between Pangbourne…

Blooners 2000 Ltd

Hot Air Balloons at Blooners 2000 Ltd in Reading, Berkshire. Contact venue on 01491 872063 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Deanwood Park Golf Club

Deanwood Park Golf Club ‐ golf course in Newbury, Berkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01635 48772 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Deanwood Park Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Deanwood Park Golf Course

Deanwood Park Golf Course ‐ golf course in Newbury, Berkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01635 48772 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Deanwood Park Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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