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

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Champions Of Magic - Reading Hexagon
The Hexagon

Join our award winning team of tricksters for a spectacular night of mystery thatll keep you guessing for a long time to come.Witness stunning illusions including disappearances teleportation levitation and a heart stopping finale that sees one performer walk through the spinning…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 606060
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25
APR
Duke Special
Sub89

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
APR
Bellowhead
Anvil

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Baroque Concert string quartets by Haydn & Mozart
All Saints' church

A candlelit evening of beautiful music played by Italian‐born Beatrice Scaldini and friends in a historic venue to inspire you. Beatrice and her friends are some of the rising stars of the European Early Music Scene.Come and enjoy this unique musical experience…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Marc Almond
Anvil

Marc Almond is currently on tour celebrating 30 years in the music business he has recently released his album Variet which is the first recording of his own work for 10 years. He first rose…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Mary Black
Hexagon Reading

Mary Black at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Friday 01 May 2015. 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…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAY
Steam Gala
Didcot Railway Centre

A GWR themed gala commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the closure of Didcot Engine Shed.Featuring visiting locos: 1501 courtesy of 1501 Pannier Tank Association and 1450 courtesy of Push Pull ltd with thanks to the Severn Valley RailwayRelaunch of Prairie Tank No.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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02
MAY
Tim Vine
Hexagon Reading

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
MAY
Against Breast Cancer Classic Oxfordshire Cycle Ri
Harwell Innovation Centre

Now in its 10th year this is a fabulous cycling event and fantastic opportunity to explore Oxfordshires stunning countryside. The route passes through pretty villages & lush spring countryside alongside the River Thames as it winds from South Oxfordshire up to Abingdon…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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03
MAY
BURGHFIELD BOWLS INDOOR BOOT SALE
Burghfield Community Sports Association

This year ALL UNDER COVER so no getting cold & wet 2 x 4 tables provided but you can bring your own table if you wishRefreshments & home made cakes available & toilets on site. Disabled parking & entranceSORRY... NO Dogs…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07702 805042
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03
MAY
Classic Oxfordshire bike ride
Harwell Oxford

Come and join us on this popular bike ride cycling through pretty villages and lush Spring countryside alongside the River Thames as it winds from south Oxfordshire up to Abingdon and into the Vale of the White Horse. Visiting countryside of beautiful…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

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04
MAY
Foil Arms and Hog Reading Tour Date
Milk Bar

After their 6th consecutive sell‐out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Irish sketch comedy sensation Foil Arms and Hog are about to embark on their debut national 20 date UK tour culminating in a show at the prestigious Udderbelly venue on Londons…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
MAY
An Evening with Texas
Hexagon Reading

An Evening with Texas at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Wednesday 06 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
Madison Heights
The Jazz Cafe

Madison Heights are undoubtedly the most authentic motown and soul band to hit the stage they deliver an energetic and exciting performance of classic hits by the legends of soul and motown. this is a real tribute that even the legends…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01189 681442
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11
MAY
The Prodigy
Rivermead Reading

The Prodigy are one of the most controversial dance music groups of all time emerging from an underground rave scene in Britain in the early 1990s they have achieved enormous success and they continue this…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
Hoobastank
Sub89

Hoobastank at Sub89 in Reading on Tuesday 12 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. Just…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
Paul Mertons Impro Chums
Anvil

Paul Mertons Impro Chums at Anvil in Basingstoke on Tuesday 12 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Paul Mertons Impro Chums live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
MAY
Connect ERP
TBC

ERP provides an integrated view of core business processes often in real‐time using common databases. ERP systems track business resources including finance raw materials production capacity and the status of business commitments such as customer orders purchase orders and payroll. ERP facilitates…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +442074 016033
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19
MAY
Sarah Millican
Hexagon Reading

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
MAY
Don McLean
Anvil

Donald McLean famously known as don Mclean the famous American song writer and singer from New Rochelle New york famous for his album American pie containing hit songs like American pie and Vincent performed…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Hexagon Reading

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
MAY
Stewart Francis
Hexagon Reading

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
MAY
Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour
Hexagon Theatre

Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour will be performing live Comedy at Hexagon Theatre on the Friday 22 May 2015 in Reading Berkshire. Buy tickets for Stewart Francis Pun Gent Tour online.…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
MAY
Diesel Gala and Real Ale Festival
Didcot Railway Centre

View our collections of locomotives coaches wagons and buildings as described in the Centre Guide and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits. Visiting dieselsBlack Python Real Ale bar open all weekend.Ride in coaches from the 1930s behind some of our Great Western…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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23
MAY
Zoe Lyons - Mustard Clutter (Spring Tour)
Cornerstone Arts Centre

Direct from last years Edinburgh Festival Zoe Lyons critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristols Lantern Theatre and culminating at the Colchester Arts Centre on 4th July. Mustard…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01235 515144
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24
MAY
Real Ale & Cider Festival with The Mangledwurzels
The Three Horseshoes at Garsington

An all‐day beer and cider festival with Wurzels‐flavoured cider‐fuelled Scrumpy & Western entertainment from The Mangledwurzels The Mangledwurzels are a three‐piece Scrumpy & Western band based in Somerset writing and performing in the style of Adge Cutler. Formed in early 2005 the…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 368666
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27
MAY
The Fall
Sub89

The Fall at Sub89 in Reading on Wednesday 27 May 2015. 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 The…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
MAY
Paul Mertons Impro Chum
Hexagon Theatre

Paul Mertons Impro Chum at Hexagon Theatre in Reading on Friday 29 May 2015. 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…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
JUN
Milton Jones
Hexagon Reading

Milton Jones ‐ you know the weird bloke with the shirts from Mock the Week. As well as star of the Michael Mcintyre Roadshow and the voice of 8 series for Radio 4 including The…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
JUN
Suzanne Vega
Anvil

Suzanne Vega has been an offbeat folk rock icon since her debut in the 1980s. Known for her top two hits Luka and Toms Diner Vega has toured the world with these songs playing to…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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