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

31
MAY
#SkoolzOut Fun Day
Outpost Activity Centre

SkoolzOut Fun DayThe ultimate half‐term action packed fun day for children and teens aged 12‐16 years oldThis is your day Unlimited rides on all attractions including the incredible Labyrinth Challenge as many times as you can handle.There will be over 20 fun…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +441189 885122
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31
MAY
Speed Dating in Newbury
Slug & Lettuce

Speed Dating in NewburyHow Speed Dating in Newbury worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Newbury you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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31
MAY
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Reading to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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01
JUN
Little Explorers
Earth Trust Centre

Sensory buggysling walk for babies and toddlers. We will use our senses to learn about the natural world around us stopping to smell touch taste listen and look £4 suggested donation per child; accompanying adults free.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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02
JUN
Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show
Beale Park

Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show is Britains most relaxed boat showJump aboard a wide range of beautiful boats on the lake.Experience the excitement of a live classic boat auction.Enjoy lots of non‐boating activities & live music including Archery as arranged by…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07506 769918
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02
JUN
Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School fun 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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03
JUN
Live Music & Open Air Cinema
Yateley Green

Live music by the award winning RemedySounds is coming to Yateley to play you some of his newest songs while you settle in and prepare to watch a classic movie on the big screen this summer. With selling out the event last…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07874 842386
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03
JUN
ArtFest 2017
ArtFest

Welcome to ArtFest 2017A unique festival of art right in the heart of WokinghamWere back Following last years amazingly successful event this time Rose Street off Broad St. Wokingham welcomes us for the day on Saturday 3rd June 2017 for the return…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07786 111750
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03
JUN
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 Eddy Brimson Robert White and Tim ClarkWe 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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03
JUN
The Drag with No Name and Wilma Fingadoo
Grosvenor G Casino Reading

The Drag with No Name and Wilma FingadooSaturday 3rd June 9:45pmThe Drag with No Name show consists of many original parodies on modern day life and the world of celebrity mixed with slapstick sketches in crazy costumes. From Adele to Jessie J…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Gay & Lesbian

TEL: 01184 027800
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04
JUN
Sunday Drop-in: Forest School Fun
Earth Trust Centre

Come and explore the woods and get creative in the great outdoors. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
JUN
Phil Haley & His Comments
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Phil Haley and His Comments are a band that started over 20 years ago and since then they have played all over the UK and Europe Scandinavia Russia America and Australia A highly visual and professional stage act which not only centers…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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11
JUN
Natural Dyeing
Earth Trust Centre

Discover the wide range of plants that can produce dye and learn how to extract and fix the 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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14
JUN
Five Rivers Fostering @ ASDA Lower Earley, Reading
ASDA

Formed in 1989 Five Rivers Child Care is a Social Enterprise specialising in the care of Looked After Children through Residential Care and Foster Care.Were currently recruiting Foster CarersFor those who dont know Fostering involves children and young people being cared for…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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16
JUN
Bats of the Clumps
Earth Trust Centre

Take a peek into the mysterious world of these amazing animals... Meet some bats and enjoy an informative talk by Dave Endacott from Oxfordshire Bat Group. £8 per adult £4 per child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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17
JUN
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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17
JUN
Ska Britannia
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Ska Britannia is the ultimate all live six‐piece Ska band with a fantastic sound quirky suits and a stage presence that is truly unforgettable. So if you adore the sounds of Madness The Specials Bad Manners The Kings Men and UB40 then…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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18
JUN
Father's Day
Didcot Railway Centre

Unlimited train rides all day.A chance to ride on our Wickham Trolley on the Mixed GaugeGuided tours of the Locomotive WorksAll rides included in admission price.Please note there is an unavoidable flight of steps to our entrance.last admission 3.30 pm.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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18
JUN
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. This workshop will cover cataloguing and pressing. Book one or more as a course for a discount:…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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20
JUN
Charlie Baker Headlines Comedy at Milk
Milk Bar

Channel 4s Comedy Gala star Charlie Baker previews an exclusive show in this intimate venue. You will also have seen Charlie on Harry Hills Tea Time. Support is also another act you will have seen on your television. Danny Mcloughlins first TV…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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22
JUN
Speed Dating in Reading
Matchbox

How 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 evening and confirm…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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23
JUN
Well Thumbed
Rising Sun Arts Centre

The premise of the show is simple: once upon a time when you took a book from the shelf it always opened at the well‐thumbed mucky bitsThe Librarian is performed by Terry Victor in this libertine and ribald celebration of historically robust…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 866788
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24
JUN
Timeless Music
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Female vocal harmony trio Timeless Music celebrate the biggest musical icons over the past six decades. They perform hits from the likes of the Andrews Sisters Doris Day Cilla Black The Supremes Seal and Beyonc. So take a trip down memory lane…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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28
JUN
Donut Digital Day: How technology can increase you
Microsoft Campus

You can expect to leave this day of practical sessions and workshops with the following:‐ A plan for making the most of the data you already have Recommendations on how Microsoft Office 365 can save you time and money An understanding on…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: Seew ebsite
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30
JUN
All Jazz Quartet at the Jolly Anglers Beer Festiva
The Jolly Anglers

Come and hear some live jazz and enjoy a beer with All Jazz Quartet playing a variety of classic jazz swing and latin beats at the Jolly Anglers Beer Festival on 30th June 2017 8pm …

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07788 861992
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02
JUL
Newbury Race for Life 5K and 10K
Newbury Showground

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 11:00 am Last entryAdult entry Women…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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02
JUL
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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09
JUL
Teddy Bears' Picnic
Didcot Railway Centre

Steam and Diesel Trains in OperationFree admission for Children with Teddy BearsTeddy Bear displaysChipper the SquirrelTeddy CrumpSpitfire & Hurricane Flypast weather permittingRailway themed Teddy TrailTeddy Tombolaand moreLast admission 3.30pm.Please note there is an unavoidable flight of steps to our entrance.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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15
JUL
Basingstoke Casefile: The Mystery
Basingstoke Town Centre

Fancy spending a day out solving an incredible mystery visiting interesting unseen locations and having a barrel of fun doing itPiece together the trail question real witnesses and solve ingenious puzzles.Casefile: The Mystery of the Star‐Eaters is a one‐day event where you…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 398549
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15
JUL
Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones 2017
Field Farm

With a registration fee of only 25 all participants have a fundraising target of 300.Sign up:http:www.themix.org.ukgetinvolvedeventsrtts2017Take on Race to the Stones 2017 and help The Mix to empower young people under 25 in the UK with the knowledge skills and confidence to…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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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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