What's on inHampstead Norreys


Welcome to Hampstead Norreys

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

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Hampstead Norreys as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Hampstead Norreys

20
FEB
Chris McCausland Headlines Comedy at Milk
Milk Bar

Chris McCausland as seen on Live at the Apollo headlines this months instalment of Comedy of Milk. Supported by Steve Bugeja who youll have seen on Russel Howards Good News and Jack Barry whose fresh from supporting James Acaster on tour. All…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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20
FEB
Speed Dating in Basingstoke
Las Iguanas

Basingstoke Speed Dating How speed dating in Basingstoke worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Basingstoke. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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23
FEB
Only Fools and 3 Courses Comedy Night and Dinner i
Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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24
FEB
The Soulstar (Matthew Winchester) @ Grosvenor Casi
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The SoulstarSaturday 24th February 21:45pmBlessed with a silk like voice charisma and bags of personality The Soulstar is a phenomenal tribute to all this Soul.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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24
FEB
Workshop - Family History Websites
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutors: Gillian Stevens and Chad HannaLearn more about the many and varied web‐sites which can help you unlock your familys past including many which are free to access and others for which a subscription or pay per view is required.This workshop…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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28
FEB
Mapledurham Mill - a talk by Corry Starling
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Corry Starling is the miller at Mapledurham Mill the last commercially operated mill on the River Thames. A mill has existed on the site for over a thousand years and is referred to in Domesday.The mill is part of the two…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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03
MAR
George Michael Tribute @ Grosvenor Casino Reading
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

George Michael Tribute ‐ Pete ValentineSaturday 3rd March at 9:45pmYou will believe George Michael is in the room with you Rave reviews guaranteed Pete can mix the sets and have a George Michael set then recreate the old favourites from…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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03
MAR
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 Quincy Mike Newall Stefano Paolini and Pete OtwayWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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09
MAR
Gong Sound Journey
Beech Hill Memorial Hall

The magnificent breadth depth and diversity of sounds that the gongs create is unlike anything we experience in our normal world. Aside from any healing energies that the gongs bring their sound crowds out the mind space that most of us use…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07780 694551
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10
MAR
Magic Queen - Live @ Grosvenor Casino Reading Sout
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Magic Queen Saturday 9th March 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 Will…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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14
MAR
Greenham Common's History - a talk by Penny Stokes
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

To many people the name Greenham Common conjures up an image of women‐only peace camps protests against cruise missiles and conflict with the police but behind this lies a much longer and more varied history.Eminent local author and historian Penny Stokes will…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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16
MAR
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
South Street Arts Centre

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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17
MAR
Day Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines. Enjoy rides all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running on his Branch Line…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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18
MAR
Drop In Sound Meditation
Watlington House

The magnificent depth breadth and diversity of sounds that the gongs create is unlike anything we experience in our normal world. Aside from any healing energies that the gongs bring their sound crowds out the mind space that most of us use…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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24
MAR
Elvis (Mark Wright) @ Grosvenor Casino Reading Sou
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Elvis Mark Wright Saturday 24th March at 9:45pmMark Wright is well known for performing the ultimate Elvis Presley tribute in a style which is guaranteed to have the audience dancing to the classics all night long.With his incredible vocal talent and…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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01
APR
Berkshire Brewery Tours
Berkshire Brewery Tours

Visit a brewery on our Berkshire Brewery tours.Gift vouchers available:http:tidd.ly782106eeEnjoy an afternoon of beer tasting on our brewery tours. Visit multiple breweries or selected locations on our private and corporate tours.Learn about what goes into making great beer tour the equipment and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

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05
APR
Speed Dating in Reading
Matchbox

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

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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10
APR
Speed Dating in Newbury
Slug and Lettuce

Newbury Speed Dating How speed dating in Newbury worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Newbury. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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11
APR
History of Southcote Manor - a talk by Mike Cooper
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Mike has had a lifelong interest in history especially military and local history. Following a history degree he worked as a librarian with both Reading University and Reading Library. In addition he has written three books on the history of…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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14
APR
Getting Started with DNA - talk by Debbie Kennett
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Debbie Kennett is an internationally recognised expert speaker and writer on genetic genealogy. DNA testing is now all the rage but what can you really learn from a DNA test This talk provides an introduction to the use of DNA testing as…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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14
APR
Learn To Trade LIVE, Reading
Penta Hotel

Many of us have Google searched How to make more money which has resulted in thousands of unrealistic and impractical answers.Trading College can help you find a realistic way of earning an income Have you ever considered learning how to trade the…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02030 054905
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21
APR
Workshop - Census Records
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutor: Tony RobertsThis workshopexplores theorigins and contextof census the formats of19th and 20thcentury data and how to get the best out of census documents. It looks brieflyatsome less familiar or older census and quasi‐census recordsdiscussesthepitfalls and limitationsin usingcensus dataand also considers what…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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25
APR
Living through the Civil War - a talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Speaker ‐ Catherine SampsonCatherine developed her love of history in childhood and pursued it at University in Sheffield and later Oxford where she graduated with a Masters Degree in English Local History. Her dissertation subject being the impact of the Civil War…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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09
MAY
Henry Marten - a talk by Dr Manfred Brod
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Manfred is a local historian specialising in the Thames Valley in the 16th and 17th centuries. He has a doctorate from Oxford University and is the author of two books and numerous papers. The period of the Civil War and its aftermath…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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10
MAY
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
The Hexagon

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 606060
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13
MAY
Classic Oxfordshire Bike RIde
Harwell Campus

Time once again to spring into the saddle for this fantastic ride ‐ a choice of 30 60 or 75 mile routes through the pretty half‐timbered villages and lush countryside of South Oxfordshire and a great start to the cycling season. From…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 858282
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13
MAY
Classic Oxfordshire Bike Ride 2018
Harwell Campus

Time once again to spring into the saddle for this fantastic ride ‐ a choice of 30 60 75 or 100 mile routes through the pretty half‐timbered villages and lush countryside of South Oxfordshire and a great start to the cycling season.…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 858282
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23
MAY
Place-names of Berkshire - talk by David Peacock
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

In a break from this quarters theme of the Civil War we are delighted to welcome local historian and author Dr David Peacock to talk about the fascinating subject of place names. David is a former teacher of politics and history at…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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06
JUN
Civil War to Commonwealth - talk by John Brearley
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Formerly a teacher John Brearley is a popular and charismatic speaker on Local History topics across Berkshire. Accompanied by slides and music John will talk about the Civil War and the Commonwealth period through to the restoration of the monarchy. During these…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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30
JUN
Workshop - School Records
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutor: Joan DilsJoan Dils is currently President of the History of Reading Society a Vice‐President of the Berkshire Local History Association and an Honorary Visiting Fellow in History at the University of Reading. She taught history and local history for the former…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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Tourist Attractions


Didcot Railway Centre

Join us in our rural setting based around the original engine shed. The Great Western Society has had a home in Didcot since 1967 and the range of activities and facilities on offer is substantial. The collection of Great Western coaches is probably the most comprehensive…

Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary

The Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary is a registered charity, caring for abused and ill‐treated animals. We rely totally upon public donations to enable us to do this valuable work. Helping donkeys, like Mrs. P and Mabel. The Sanctuary is open to visitors most days during the year, between…

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,…

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…

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