What's on inLower Basildon

Welcome to Lower Basildon

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

Tourist information Lower Basildon

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Lower Basildon as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Lower Basildon

16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Reading (Caversham) Roc
Emmer Green Primary School

The Reading Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Lucy Hewes. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British peoples hearts with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing in towns like Reading.…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Thatcham Rock Choir
Thatcham Baptist Church

The Thatcham Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Katherine Penn. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katherine. Rock Choir…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Newbury/Thatcham Rock C
St Mary's Church

The Newbury Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Katherine Penn. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Newbury Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Reading (Tilehurst) Roc
Tilehurst Methodist Church

Your local Reading choir is run by Berkshire based musician Lucy Hewes. The choir is for all ages and all the local Berkshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000 seat O2 Arena and…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Wallingford Rock Choir
St John's Primary School

Your local Wallingford choir is run by vocal teacher Katherine Penn. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Katherine. Rock Choir…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
SEP
Tom Stade "Decisions Decisions" Tour 2014
South St. Arts Centre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 606060
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Abingdon Rock Choir
Christ Church

The local Abingdon choir is run by Oxfordshire based musician Katherine Penn. The choir is for all ages and all the local Oxfordshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool Arena and…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Basingstoke Rock Choir
Cranbourne Business and Enterprise College

The local Basingstoke choir is run by vocal teacher Glen Harvey. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Glen. Rock Choir…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Didcot Rock Choir
Ladygrove Community Centre

The Didcot Rock Choir is led by choir leader Katherine Penn. The choir is for all ages and all the local Oxfordshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11000 seat Wembley Arena that ITV1…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
FREE taster session at the Henley-on-Thames Rock C
Valley Road School Hall

Your friendly local Henley choir is run by singing teacher Lucy Hewes. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadnt found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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18
SEP
Move Over GBBO it’s Snakes & Ladders Cake Day
Snakes and Ladders

Little ones can celebrate National Cupcake Week on Thursday 18th September at Snakes and Ladders by taking part in a special cupcake decorating session. Youngsters can claim a cupcake add colourful icing and go wild with the sprinkles. The session will run…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01278 751595
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19
SEP
Millets Craft and Gift Fayre
Millets Farm Centre

With an array of exhibitors showcasing a range of wares from jewellery and jigsaws to hand bags and knits; woodcraft and paintings to photos and cards; soaps and ceramics to fashions and cushions there'll be stalls to suit all interests and ages.As…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 391311
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20
SEP
ABB (Average Blues Band)
Central Studio

Not content with simply re‐hashing old blues material ABB have developed a set list of original songs supported by some lesser‐known blues classics. ABB are not your average foot‐to‐the‐floor bar room blues band but deliver a concert containing a diversity of music…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01256 417500
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20
SEP
Axis of Awesome
Arlington Arts

Internationally acclaimed comedy‐band Axis of Awesome are heading back to the UK on tour.The Axis of Awesome have a truly global fan‐base they have previously enjoyed sell‐out seasons in Edinburgh as well as the Adelaide Fringe and Cabaret Festivals tours of…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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20
SEP
Champions Of Magic - Basingstoke Anvil
Anvil Arts

Champions Of Magic includes 5 world class award winning entertainers performing everything from stage filling illusions to magic right in the palm of spectators hands. Join our award winning team of tricksters swindlers and cheats for a spectacular night of mystery youll…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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20
SEP
Pilates Retreat at Spa Illuminata Danesfield House
Danesfield House Hotel and Spa

Rejuvenate your body and mind in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside with a Pilates Retreat at Spa Illuminata Danesfield House. The weekend retreat will take place on Saturday 20th ‐ Sunday 21st September 2014.The Pilates Retreat includes 3 varied classes of Pilates with…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01628 891010
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21
SEP
Readings MEGA Baby & Childrens Market
Meadway Sports Centre

Join us for a great afternoon of bargains galore at the Reading Mega Baby & Childrens Market. More than 30 stalls selling lots of toys books clothes walkers high chairs buggies push chairs car seats bumbos stair gates nursery furniture maternity wear…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07809 628701
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27
SEP
27th September in Reading!Foster's Comedy Live
Jongleurs Reading

Jongleurs Reading is the ideal big night out venue for comedy lovers and party animals alike living in the Berkshire area. This fantastic venue set in the heart of Reading offers an extensive range of facilities suitable for all occasions. With a…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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27
SEP
Millets Farm Dog Show
Millets Farm Centre

With fun and competitive categories including the egg & spoon race our 2nd Millets dog show is sure to be fun for all the family. There are numerous classes to enter with your family pooch a small selection of stands to browse…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 391311
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28
SEP
Autumn Fayre
Brookvale Village Hall

Autumn Fayre hosted by Inspirational Events Basingstoke. Raising funds for Breast Cancer Care. Traditional teas by VJ Vintage. Craft stalls. 50p entry.…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07467 252861
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01
OCT
The Pearl
Central Studio

An adaptation of John Steinbecks timeless story of wealth greed and love. When impoverished Kino finds the pearl of the world he believes his familys life will be transformed but is blind to the danger of possessing something that everyone wants. Dumbshow…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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02
OCT
Crazy for Gershwin
Hexagon Theatre

Crazy for Gershwin at Hexagon Theatre live Ballet & Dance on Thursday 02 October 2014 in Reading Berkshire. To compare ticket prices for the Crazy for Gershwin event at Hexagon Theatre see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
OCT
Kosheen
Sub89

Kosheen at Sub89 in Reading on Thursday 02 October 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 Kosheen live in the knowledge that youve got…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Hampshire OctoberFest
Basingstoke Cricket and Sports Ground

Hampshire's OctoberFest is a celebration of the region's finest beer and food producers and is being sponsored for the first time by local brewery Upham. All the action kicks off at 6pm on Friday night with the adult‐only Work's Night Out. The…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: (0)2037 286100
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04
OCT
Days 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.Meet Thomas and his friends Duck & Diesel and The Fat Controller Sir Topham Hatt who will be keeping an eye on everything…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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05
OCT
Level 42 The Sirens Tour
Hexagon Theatre

Level 42 The Sirens Tour performs live at Hexagon Theatre in Reading Berkshire on Sunday 05 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Level 42 The Sirens Tour at Hexagon Theatre now.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
OCT
Arts & Crafts Market - Wokingham
Market Place

British handmade crafts original artwork local produce and ethically sourced goods sold in an outdoor market on the high street. A lovely selection of craft workers stalls many of which take private commissions. Come to our market and you will have the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01784460108/07787 517109
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11
OCT
Pirate and Princess Party
Central Studio

Rock N Roll Pirates Present Pirate and Princess PartyHere they come again our best musical pirate friends Alistair and Andy They are bringing with them lots of musical excitement with a mix of old and new songs to sing or play along…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 418318
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11
OCT
Wokingham Baby & Childrens Market
FBC Centre

Join us for a great afternoon of bargains galore at the Reading Mega Baby & Childrens Market. More than 30 stalls selling lots of toys books clothes walkers high chairs buggies push chairs car seats bumbos stair gates nursery furniture maternity wear…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07809 628701
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11
OCT
Alan Davies Little Victories
Hexagon Theatre

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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,…

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. …

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. .…

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.…

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