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

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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
SEP
House Clearance and Garage Sale
Caversham Heights

Furniture includes Ercol dining table bookcases and drinks cabinetbureau; armchairs; repro desk with leather top; Victorian oak chairs; wardrobes and bedroom furniture. Miscellaneous household and kitchen items; tailors dummy and Bernina sewing machine; extensive collection of classical LPs also some 78s paintings…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07931 346998
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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: 5.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07809 628701
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29
SEP
Real Deal Comedy Jam Autumn Tour 2017 - Reading
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading

The Real Deal Comedy Jam is coming to your city with the hottest urban comedy stars taking the show on tour to five different venues in five different UK cities.The production will open on 29 September in Reading Berkshire before touring to…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07950 216833
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29
SEP
★ 90's Retro Night with Peter Hunnigale ★
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

This event promises to be a thriller remembering the 90s in style. There will be a variety of Soul RMB and Reggae from the 90s. The guets artist will be one of the UKs top RMB vocalist Peter Huningale. He will be…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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30
SEP
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 Sean Percival Mike Newall Stefano Paolini and Andrew RyanWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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30
SEP
The Krazy Keys
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The Krazy KeysSaturday 30th September 9.45pmHaving performed all over the world alongside artists such as Mariah Carey Bruno Mars and John Newman The Krazy Keys boast decades of stage experience This dynamic band have also taken part in Xfactor Eurovision and…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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30
SEP
The Krazy Keys Function Band @ Grosvenor Casino Re
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The Krazy KeysSaturday 30th September 9.45pmHaving performed all over the world alongside artists such as Mariah Carey Bruno Mars and John Newman The Krazy Keys boast decades of stage experience This dynamic band have also taken part in Xfactor Eurovision and…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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02
OCT
Henley Literary Festival
The Kenton Theatre

The 2017 festival takes place at venues across Henley‐on‐Thames from October 2nd‐8th with 150 talks Q&As and performances for adults and children. Were excited to announce the first 10 events with many more to be announced in the coming monthsFrom politics we…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01491 572436
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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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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07
OCT
Madonna - Debbie Nunn @ Grosvenor Casino Reading S
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Madonna ‐ Debbie Nunn Saturday 7th October at 9.45 pmDebbie Nunn is truly a Ray of Light the very best Tribute to Madonna. Dazzling and dynamic with excellent 100 live vocals strong dance routines and authentic costumes you will go home…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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08
OCT
Tom Stade - I Swear
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading

After a hiatus from the touring scene get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade Direct from the Edinburgh Festival the Canadian tour‐de‐force is back with a brand‐new show for 2017. Vouchers are not valid for this…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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14
OCT
★ Diana Ross by Tameka Jackson ★
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Diana Ross by Tameka Jackson Saturday 14th October 9.45pmTameka Jackson Effortlessly reproduces the stunning vocals and classic hits of Diana Ross.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our set buffet menu…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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14
OCT
Diana Ross by Tameka Jackson Tribute Act @ Grosven
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Diana Ross by Tameka Jackson Saturday 14th October 9.45pmTameka Jackson Effortlessly reproduces the stunning vocals and classic hits of Diana Ross.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our set buffet menu…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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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: 9.6 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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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19
OCT
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 the…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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21
OCT
All Jazz Quartet at the Jolly Angler
The Jolly Anglers

All Jazz Quartet performing a range of classic jazz swing singalong and latin featuring Rima on sax Helen on vocals and piano David on bass and Kate on drums…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07788 861992
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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: 9.6 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: 9.6 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: 10.9 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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
OCT
Speed Dating in Basingstoke
Las Iguanas

Speed Dating in BasingstokeHow 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…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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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: 10.5 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: 13.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0796 402648
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26
OCT
Family Bushcraft
Earth Trust Centre

Bring the whole family and go wild in the great outdoors Explore the woods make shelters learn how to make a fire and use a knife safely. Well cook on the fire but bring a packed lunch too. £22 adult £17 child;…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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27
OCT
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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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27
OCT
Tree Climbing
Earth Trust Centre

Use ropes and harnesses to explore Little Wittenham Woods treetops in 1hr sessions with The Great Big Tree Climbing Company. The minimum age is 6yrs but there is no maximum so parents grandparents aunts uncles and friends can all have a go…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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28
OCT
Johnty Wilks - Deep Deep Sax
RG1 4QU

Johnty Wilks takes you on a journey of ambient improvised melodic jazz to beautiful backdrop projections. Johntys soft mellow sax tone combined with electronics and K Darling on U‐bassprogramming bring influences of relaxing nordic jazz the warmth of Brazil jazz noir soundscapes…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07810 586068
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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,…

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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