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

01
JUL
Chinawhite during The Henley Royal Regatta
Chinawhite

Chinawhite returns to Henley‐on‐Thames on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of July 2016 for what has become the most dazzling and exciting social fixture of the British Summer.Due to ever increasing demand and popularity the internationally renowned club and nightlife brand has…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02072 911480
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02
JUL
Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft

Just the Tonic Comedy Clubs top quality billing featuring Rudi Lickwood Alistair Barrie Leo Kearse Kiri Pritchard‐McLean.Artists Speakers: Rudi Lickwood Alistair Barrie Leo Kearse Kiri Pritchard‐McLean.URLs:RSVP: https:go.evvnt.com59600‐0 Booking: https:go.evvnt.com59600‐2…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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06
JUL
Beginners Jive Classes
Frieth Village Hall

FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners Jive classes every Wednesday Make new friends and get fit whilst learning to dance Absolutely no experience needed or partner required Drop in classes ‐ start any week Doors 7.30pm beginners Jive class 8pm with practice…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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09
JUL
family fun day
Millets Farm Centre

The fun starts at 10am and weve something for everyone from the baby ball pool and inflatables to skills sessions with Oxford United players. Play giant garden games or buy tickets for our raffle with some fabulous prizes and watch out were…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

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09
JUL
Rivermead Primary Summer Fair
Rivermead Primary PTA

Join us for a fun packed afternoon for all the family with lots to entertain the kidsActivities will include Tug‐o‐War Egg and Spoon race bouncy castle hook‐a‐duck face painting barbeque and refreshments nerf gun alley art and craft activities penalty shootout. …

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07788 861992
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10
JUL
Teddy Bears' Picnic & Family Funday
Didcot Railway Centre

In partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charity.Unlimited train rides on Steam and Diesel TrainsTeddy Bear displaysTeddy Crump will be entertaining in the Picnic AreaChildrens Activities and Crafts in the Picnic AreaStory ReadingRailway themed Teddy TrailCompetitions for Bearsand morePlease note there is…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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16
JUL
Simply Red
Newbury Racecourse

Simply Red announced their retirement in 2010 after 25 years of musical success. The British soul group fronted by Manchester‐lad Mick Hucknall are thought to have sold over 50 million albums world wide and entertained…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JUL
Mum2mum Market Thatcham
Thatcham Catholic Hall

Sunday 17 July 3‐5pm Thatcham Catholic Hall Bath Road Thatcham RG18 3AG Buy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens maternity and pregnancy clothes toys books and equipment at a fraction of their high street price ‐ all great brands in top condition.…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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22
JUL
Laughs with Tricks
The Three Tuns

A fun packed hour of comedy magic and good old fashioned variety with Stu Turner and Phil Reid. With Phils hilarious and quick‐witted stand‐up; and Stus brilliantly baffling comedy magic youre in for a cracking hour of entertainment. Come have your ribs…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUL
Just the Tonic Special with Lee Nelson
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft

Just the Tonic Comedy Clubs top quality billing featuring Lee Nelson Dan Nightingale Keith Farnan Jarred Christmas.LEE NELSON ‐ WORK IN PROGRESS FOR 2017 TOUR:A unique opportunity to come and see me perform some brand new material in an intimate venue for…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07973 421176
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24
JUL
Reading Sunday Night Special
Just the Tonic Reading - The Comedy Loft

A SPECIAL NIGHT HEADLINED BY LEE NELSONLEE NELSON ‐ WORK IN PROGRESS FOR 2017 TOURA unique opportunity to come and see me perform some brand new material in an intimate venue for not much money before its any good.There will also be…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
JUL
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Northcourt

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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06
AUG
Highclere Castle Battle Proms
Highclere Castle

Pack up the hampers and champers and head to Highclere Castle for the 16th annual Battle Proms Picnic Concert: A summer celebration with sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and a stunning firework finale overlooking the…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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24
AUG
Festival 2016 Extras
Richfield Avenue

Festival 2016 Extras at Richfield Avenue in Reading on Wednesday 24 August 2016. 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…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
AUG
Festival 2016 3 Day
Richfield Avenue

Festival 2016 3 Day at Richfield Avenue in Reading on Friday 26 August 2016. 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…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
SEP
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Basing House

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 463965
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04
SEP
Against Breast Cancer Breast Walk Ever
Abingdon Bridge

Take a walk on the pink side help us to beat breast cancer Against Breast Cancers Breast Walk Ever is back for its third yearOur day‐time walking full half marathon or 10k is open to men women children and even dogs Join…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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07
SEP
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy
The Comedy Loft

Three top class comedians and a brilliant compere to host.Artists Speakers: Keith Farnan Tom Lucy Dana Alexander Matt Richardson.URLs:Booking: http:atnd.it53791‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it53791‐2…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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15
SEP
Reading Oktoberfest 2016
Palmer Park

. This September we will be bringing the authentic Oktoberfest Atmosphere to Reading for the first Reading Oktoberfest Reading Oktoberfest will take place in central Reading Palmer Park.Palmer Park ‐ 15th‐18th September 2016But Oktoberfest is about more than beer You can experience…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 391408
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18
SEP
Conquer The Chilterns
Hambleden Estate

Take part in the inaugural Chilterns Triathlon in the heart of the Thames Valley and only an hour from London. This is one of the most scenic triathlons in the country around the Chiltern Valley and on the banks of the River…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07909 915444
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20
SEP
About Africa- Harry Hook
BASINGSTOKE: The Haymarket

Film Director and Photographer Harry Hook spent his childhood in Kenya and has been filming beautiful images of the African Continent and its people for over forty years. His photographs are regularly published by newspapers and magazines and his films shown on…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01256 844244
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24
SEP
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

Launched in 2015 the Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is the UKs newest regular toy train and collectors fair. Organised by the same people that run the highly successful Cirencester Toy & Train Fair the event is staged four times a year…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07708 385061
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02
OCT
Basingstoke Half Marathon
War Memorial Park

Rated within the Top 10 Half Marathons in the UK known for the friendly welcome traffic free roads and challenging course this is a must do race with Team Naomi in 2016In its 6th year the race has built a reputation that…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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06
OCT
Horizon Lectures: Pen Hadow
Amey Theatre

Pen Hadow is one of the worlds leading polar explorers; in 2003 he made history and became the first and so far only person to trek solo without resupply from Canada to the North Pole. It was an astonishing achievement that included…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
OCT
Professor Brian Cox
Hexagon Reading

Professor Brian Cox at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Saturday 08 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Professor Brian Cox live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
OCT
Elaine Paige
Anvil

Elaine Paige award‐winning musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist and popular BBC radio presenter returns to the concert stage in 2011 with a brand new evening of music and song. Elaine will perform some of…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Romesh Ranganathan
Hexagon Reading

Romesh Ranganathan at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Sunday 16 October 2016. 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 prices…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Jamie Lawson
Hexagon Reading

Jamie Lawson at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Tuesday 25 October 2016. 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…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Against Breast Cancer Achievement Awards 2016
The Oxford Belfry Hotel

As part of our commitment to raise awareness of Against Breast Cancer and to raise funds for secondary breast cancer research we invite you to support the Against Breast Cancer Achievement Awards.The awards hosted by ITVs Mel Bloor are being held on…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01235 858286
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30
OCT
Reading Wedding Fair
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…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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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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