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

21
JAN
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 Dane Baptiste Danny McLoughlin and Michael FabbriWe 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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22
JAN
Botanical Illustration
Earth Trust Centre

Learn some invaluable tips and techniques from RHS Gold Award winner Romilly Swann. £30; 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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25
JAN
Russell Howard Work In Progress
Hexagon Reading

Russell Howard Work In Progress at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Wednesday 25 January 2017. 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…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
JAN
Murder for Two
The Watermill Theatre

Two actors play thirteen characters... and the piano in this acclaimed new musical. A loving homage to the canon of murder mystery plays Murder For Two is a hysterical blend of music mayhem and murder.When famous novelist Arthur Whitney is found dead…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0163 546044
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28
JAN
THATCHAM Mum2mum market
Thatcham Catholic Hall

Saturday 28 January 10.30am‐12.30pmThatcham Catholic Hall Bath Road Thatcham RG18 3AGBuy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens and pregnancy clothes toys books and equipment at a fraction of their high street price ‐ all great brands in top condition. At Mum2mum markets there…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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28
JAN
Two day - Property Tool box Workshop - Sat 28 to S
Chaneys Chartered Surveyors

Two day Property Tool Box WorkshopLimited to 10 PlacesProperty tool box was born out of passion to give people a point of reference to make educated decisions. When we started out we did not have any real guidance education or experience over…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07868 439310
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29
JAN
Wedding Fair Hilton Hotel Reading
Hilton Reading

This stunning hotel near the Madejski Stadium is hosting a wedding fair in the amazing Windsor Ballroom.There is a large variety of local wedding exhibitors as well as some big High Street names all keen to help you plan your Big Day.…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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29
JAN
Winter Wetland Birds
Thrupp Lake

Come and explore Thrupp Lake OX14 3NG and find out about some of the wetland birds that call it home over the winter. With Ben Carpenter. £5 adult £2 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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05
FEB
Sunday Drop-in: Build a Bug House
Earth Trust Centre

Come and give wildlife a helping hand At this Sunday Drop‐in you can make a bug house to go in your garden for all the local creepy crawlies to enjoy. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free. No need to book.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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11
FEB
Night At The Theatre
The Whitty Theatre

Combining a mixture of dance theatre and imaginative storytelling with Casson & Friends trademark interactivity Night at the Theatre will spark the imagination of children and grownups alikeDiscover the amazing things that can happen at the theatre the many difference things that…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 743247
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13
FEB
Creepy Crawly Comics
Earth Trust Centre

Youll be the bees knees at creepy crawly comic drawing after attending our session with popular cartoonist Neill Cameron whose work features in The Phoenix comic. Youll explore the nature reserve and then create a comic inspired by what you saw. For…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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13
FEB
Mud Pie Monday
Earth Trust Centre

Drop in for Mud Pie Monday ‐ buckets of mud and buckets of fun Join us either in the Earth Trust Centre garden or the woods location TBC where youngsters will have the opportunity to get creative and messy in our…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
FEB
Planetarium
Earth Trust Centre

Science Oxford is bringing their pop‐up Planetarium to the Earth Trust Centre Therell be 30 minute slots in the Planetarium followed by astronomical activities. £9 per child 1 accompanying adults free subsequent adults £4.50; booking essential so planet ahead and reserve your…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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15
FEB
Wildlife Wednesday at Mowbray Fields
Mowbray Fields

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday. Come out and play at Mowbray Fields OX11 8SU and learn about your local wildlife This event is supported by TOE2 and Whittards through the plastic bag…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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15
FEB
Woodland Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

An expedition for 5‐8 year olds. Use your detective skills to explore build and play in the woods £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free. No need to book. …

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
FEB
Build a Bird Box
Earth Trust Centre

Take home a handmade bird box and help encourage more wildlife to your garden. All tools provided. £15 per box; 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
FEB
Speed Dating in Bath
Matchbox

Speed Dating in Reading for 20s & 30s on Thursday 16th February 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingreading106511.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Readings most popular singles night How speed dating in Reading works ‐ When you arrive…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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17
FEB
Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School for the under‐5s is back this half term so join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free. No need to book.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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18
FEB
Songwriting Workshop: Climb That Tree
Earth Trust Centre

Have a go at making some music and having a sing‐along with singer‐songwriter David Gibb. For children aged 6‐11 years. £6 per child; accompanying adults free; 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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21
FEB
New Moon Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Glory in the night sky on a guided walk to Little Wittenham Wood lit by the monthly occurring new moon. £5 adult £2 child; 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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25
FEB
NEWBURY Mum2mum market
Park House School

Saturday 25 February 2017 10.30am‐12.30pmPark House School Andover Road Newbury RG14 6NQCome along to Newburys popular Mum2mum market sale as seen on Dragons Den at Park House School. Our next sale where you can buy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens and maternity…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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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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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
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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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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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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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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15
JUL
Race to the Stones 2017
Field Farm

Now in its fourth year as part of the The Mix and Dixons Carphones partnership places for this tough ultramarathon are limited and selling out fastWith a registration fee of only £20 all participants have a fundraising target of £350.Sign up:http:www.themix.org.ukgetinvolvedeventsrtts2017Take on…

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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