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

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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

02
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Highclere Castle Battle Proms Open Air Concert
Highclere Castle

The 14th annual Highclere Castle Battle Proms Open Air ConcertThe perfect summer celebration returns to Highclere Castle on Saturday 2 August 2014. In addition to a full orchestral programme of sublime classical music this unique open‐air picnic concert features a carefully choreographed…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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02
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Five
Sub89

Five at Sub89 in Reading on Saturday 02 August 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 Five live in the knowledge that youve got…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
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Soldiers' Journey from home to war
Milestones Museum

Soldiers Journey from home to war. WW1 Event.A family experience in the streets of Milestones Hampshire's Living History Museum.Join Tom and Emily's journey through the war year's as they investigate a suspected German spy make friends with cavalry officer and his horse…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01256 477766
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08
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De La Soul
Sub89

Perhaps best known for their hit single Me Myself and I part of their debut album 3 Feet High And Rising in 1989 De La Soul take their unique mixture of rap electronica and jazz…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
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Arctic Monkeys
Richfield Avenue

Arctic Monkeys are a punk‐inspired band that have been influenced by the likes of The Smiths The Jam and The Clash. Theyre at the peak of a very successful career both here in Britain…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
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Festival
Richfield Avenue

Festival at Richfield Avenue in Reading on Wednesday 20 August 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the legwork…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Festival 2014 Extras
Richfield Avenue

Festival 2014 Extras at Richfield Avenue in Reading on Wednesday 20 August 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Festival 2014 Extras live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
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Leeds Festival
Richfield Avenue

Leeds Festival takes place in Leeds in England from Friday to Sunday on the weekend of the August bank holiday.The festival consists of the following stages. There is the main stage which hosts music genres…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
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Reading Festival
Richfield Avenue

Astonishingly Reading Festival has been rocking the UK since 1961. Its a three day festival held simultaneously with the Leeds festival during the August bank holiday weekend. Both festivals share a bill on a rotating…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Reading Festival 2014 Extras
Richfield Avenue

Reading Festival 2014 Extras at Richfield Avenue live on Wednesday 20 August 2014 in Reading Berkshire. For tickets to see Reading Festival 2014 Extras at Richfield Avenue see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
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Reading Leeds Festival
Richfield Avenue

Reading Leeds Festival performs live at Richfield Avenue in Reading Berkshire on Wednesday 20 August 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Reading Leeds Festival at Richfield Avenue now.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Metronomy
Richfield Avenue

Metronomy at Richfield Avenue in Reading on Friday 22 August 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for Metronomy…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
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Paramore
Richfield Avenue

US rock band Paramore hit the big time in 2004 and continued to carve out a strong and successful career and following. Their debut album was All We know is Falling in 2005 their second…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
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Queens of the Stone Age
Richfield Avenue

Queens of the Stone Age are an American hard rock band from California. On the scene since 1997 they are famed for their collaborations with blues and grunge stars and their riff‐orientated heavy sound. They…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
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The Courteeners
Richfield Avenue

What is it about Manchester anyway Take the Courteeners for example. No one's writing better indie guitar driven songs today and singer Liam Fray isn't scared to own that fact. Or to shy away from…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
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Bombay Bicycle Club
Richfield Avenue

Unlike so many alternative British bands who have just their brief time in the sun and one acclaimed debut album Bombay Bicycle Club have evolved from awkward indie freshmen into one of the most highly…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Imagine Dragons
Richfield Avenue

Imagine Dragons appears live in Reading Berkshire at Richfield Avenue on Saturday 23 August 2014. For ticket prices to watch Imagine Dragons at Richfield Avenue see the list of tickets available for Imagine Dragons.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
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Blink 182
Richfield Avenue

After being in indefinite hiatus for quite some time this American rock band is so back Yes Blink 182s Tom DeLonge Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus have decided to play music again together.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
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Macklemore Ryan Lewis
Richfield Avenue

Macklemore Ryan Lewis at Richfield Avenue in Reading on Sunday 24 August 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
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You Me At Six
Richfield Avenue

Together since 2004 English rock band 'You Me at Six' released their debut album 'Take Off Your Colours' in 2008. They claim inspiration from American bands such as 'Blink 182' and 'Thrice' and have received…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
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Tilehurst Festival Car Boot
Prospect Park

We are holding 3 bootsales this year to help raise funds for the Tilehurst Festival. There are toilets on site and of course refreshments. Sellers have access from 7.00 and are charged at £7 for cars and £10 for vanstrailers. Public entry…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07851 490403
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Millets Chilli Fiesta
Millets Farm Centre

Whether you like it meek and mild or hot and spicy Millets Farm have a sizzling weekend lined up for you so tickle your taste buds and join us for our 4th chilli fiesta.Visit the Chilli food village listen to traditional Mexican…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 391311
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The Queen Extravaganza
Hexagon Reading

The Queen Extravaganza at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Friday 05 September 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 The Queen Extravaganza live in…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Pick your own potatoes
Millets Farm Centre

Pick your own potatoes from millets farm's fresh produce fields…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 391311
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Breast Walk Ever
Abingdon to Beale Park, Lower Basildon

Take a walk on the pink side and help us beat breast cancer Against Breast Cancer is pleased to announce that Ben Shephard from the Good Morning Britain show is backing The Breast Walk Ever our day‐time walking full or half…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 534211
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FREE taster session at the Newbury Rock Choir
Kurnock Atrium - St Bartholomew's School

The Newbury Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Katherine Penn. People who have already joined the choir who hail from Newbury and further afield in Berkshire come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever thought their…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Wokingham Rock Choir
Theatre

The Wokingham Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Glen Harvey. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Berkshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing with and to…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Lisa Stansfield
Hexagon Reading

Known internationally for her first UK number one hit single All Around The World released in 1989 Lisa Stansfield is one of Britain's most treasured singers. A BRIT Award winning artist in 1991 and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Lisa Stansfield VIP
Hexagon Theatre

Lisa Stansfield VIP appears live in Reading Berkshire at Hexagon Theatre on Monday 15 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Lisa Stansfield VIP at Hexagon Theatre see the list of tickets available for Lisa Stansfield VIP.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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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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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