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

26
FEB
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. Free GIANT BOUNCY CASTLEMore than 30 stalls selling lots of toys books clothes walkers high chairs buggies push chairs car seats…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07809 628701
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03
MAR
Make 2017 your best year yet - turn on your Dream
The Forbury Hotel

A personal development course and support system with a difference.What Will You Be a Part OfIf you choose to join me the journey we will go on will not be that of a standard course with rules orprescribed activities;it will be tailored…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01183 800923
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04
MAR
Boot Led Zeppelin
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The UKs leading and coolest Led Zeppelin tribute band capturing the magic and excitement of Zeppelins concerts from the early 70s. This awesome band faithfully perform their classic songs from mellow acoustic tracks such as Going To California and Thats The Way…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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04
MAR
Boot-Led Zeppelin
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Boot‐Led‐Zeppelin captures the magic and excitement of Led Zeppelins legendary concerts. Their close attention to detail and sheer presence and energy on stage ensure to take their audience on a journey back in time delivering the ultimate Led Zeppelin experienceTicket only £10To…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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04
MAR
Day Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Meet Thomas and his friends including Duck & Diesel and The Fat Controller Sir Topham Hatt who will be keeping an eye on everything today. Enjoy rides all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running on…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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04
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 Kevin Gildea Scott Bennett and Matt ReedWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from the…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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04
MAR
The 4 Elements photography exhibition
3 Forbury Place

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThis theme offers fresh insights into one or more of the four elements earth air fire and water. The Elizabethans believed that all matter was composed of just…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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04
MAR
Wokingham Baby & Childrens Market
The FBC Centre

Join us for a great afternoon of bargains galore at the ORIGINAL and BEST Wokingham 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 SO…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07809 628701
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05
MAR
Sunday Drop-in: IncrEdible Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

At this months Sunday drop‐in celebrate spring by foraging for dandelions to cook on the fire and planting herbs and salad to take away. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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09
MAR
Cheltenham VIP Preview Night
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Cheltenham VIP Preview Night Thursday 9th March from 7:30pmThis fantastic VIP night includes an expert horse racing panel with Nick ScholfieldThe panel also features:‐ Oli Bell ITV Presenter‐ Harry Derham Assistant to Paul Nicholls Special offers Exclusive oddsA limited number…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01184 027800
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11
MAR
80’s Invasion Tour 2017
The Anvil

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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11
MAR
Albie J
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Albie J is a charismatic international singersongwriter with an incredible vocal range. He has an enviable and unique skill of being able to take on any genre of music and make it his own. One thing for certain is he will always…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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11
MAR
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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
MAR
Country Superstars Experience, Haymarket Theatre,
The Haymarket Theatre

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 25 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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16
MAR
Speed Dating in Reading
Matchbox

Speed Dating in Reading for anyone aged 25 to 40 on Thursday 16th March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingreading106512.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Readings most popular singles night How speed dating in Reading works ‐ When…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
MAR
The French Property Exhibition
Newbury Racecourse

The French Property Exhibition at Newbury Racecourse; a one‐stop shop for anyone considering buying a property in France. It is the perfect place to go for information and inspiration and visitors will be surprised at how affordable it can be.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL:
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17
MAR
The Shamrock Ceilidh Band
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The Shamrock Ceilidh band specialises in barn dances and ceilidhs ‐ a great way of celebrating and bringing people together. The band get audience on their feet and there is no embarrassment about not being able to dance; the caller will teach…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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18
MAR
Beginners Wildlife Photography
Earth Trust Centre

Professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will help you get to grips with your camera and provide guidance on capturing images of wildlife. There are a series of workshops running throughout the next few months book one or more as a course: first…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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18
MAR
Bye Bye Baby
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Bye Bye Baby takes you on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter Dirty Dancing and Grease. The band have world‐ class vocals and harmonies with snappy…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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19
MAR
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. Future intermediate workshops: 22nd April 14th May and 18th June; book one or more as a course:…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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25
MAR
Lambing Weekend
Earth Trust Centre

Come and see us down on the farm during our annual Lambing Weekends Meet lambs piglets goats and more. Craft activities and refreshments available. £7 adult £3 child £17 family discount for online bookings FREE for Earth Trust Friends. …

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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25
MAR
Magic Queen
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The 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 Rock You and Youre My Best Friend.This…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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01
APR
David Largie
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

David is a seasoned pro who lives and breathes music. His motown and reggae show is one of the most refined and well‐observed you will see.Ticket only £10.To book your guaranteed seat in the Show Bar please call:0118 402 7800 or email…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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08
APR
The Mays
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The Mays are a high energy 5‐piece cover band based in the south of the UK who perform hits spanning seven decades of music. The group have versatile talent full of enthusiasm and pride themselves on their ability to engage a crowd.This…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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15
APR
Ziggy Bowie
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Image stage presence humour and most of all truly authentic vocals make this one of the best tributes on the planet.This amazing live show is available with our Show and Luxury Buffet Package for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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22
APR
Forever Jackson & Dancers
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Robin Parsons vocals are spot on and his dancing matches Jacko step for step. Forever Jackson is backed by an amazing all girl dance team known as Hip Hop Pop.This amazing live show is available with our Show and Luxury Buffet Package…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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28
APR
The Steve Summers Band
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The Steve Summers Band plays blues rock drawing inspiration from the greats of all eras but specifically from 60s artists such as Jimi Hendrix and Rory Gallagher. The band have phenomenal vocals and the upbeat personalities to match.This amazing live show is…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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29
APR
Tough Mudder
Culden Faw

Designed to be a challenge that emphasises teamwork and camaraderie and dubbed the toughest event on the planet Tough Mudder is a 10‐12 mile assault course with 20 world‐class obstacles that include fire ice and electricityIf you dont think youre quite cut…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 966946
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30
APR
Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride
Fox Valley

. The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride offers a unique mix of Tour de France delivery combined with Yorkshire hospitality and beauty resulting in a sportive dream day. Taking place on the 3rd and final day of the Tour de Yorkshire Sunday…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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06
MAY
Ascend Through Sound - A Temple Gathering
The Wellbeing Centre

Music to touch the heart still the mind and heal the soul.Alexandra Gabriel blends her stunning vocal range cello and piano into unique compositions creating a sound that may be classified as new age but when experienced can only be described as…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +441635 552874
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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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