What's on inNewbury


Welcome to Newbury

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Newbury - 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 Newbury to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Newbury

17
AUG
Family Bushcraft
Earth Trust Centre

Bring the whole family and go wild in the great outdoors Youll explore the woods build a waterproof shelter and light fires by hand. £22 adult £17 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee. …

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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19
AUG
Rails on the Western Front
Didcot Railway Centre

Rails on the Western Front commemorates the 100th anniversary of 5322 a steam engine built in 1917 which worked on the Western Front between 1917 and 1919. The Great War Society will be recreating a French Station and a casualty clearing station.…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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20
AUG
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. £80 per adult £70 per child 14‐16 yrs; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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20
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Basing House (In the Walled Garden)

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
AUG
Clumps Club
Earth Trust Centre

Experience some wild adventures in this holiday club for 7‐11 year olds Different outdoor activities each day see our website for details. £30 per day book all 5 and get one FREE; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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22
AUG
Netball Academy 7-16 years at St. Gabriel's
St Gabriel's School Newbury

The coaching team will introduce girls to the games most modern skills and strategies helping the young players master both basic and advanced skills using methods adopted by international players. There will be a constant emphasis on fun and skill development with…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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26
AUG
Art Exhibition and Sale
Overton Recreation Centre

Exhibition and sale of work by professional semi professional and amateur artists. Work is presented in a variety of mediums including Oils Watercolour and Acrylics and most are available to purchase we also have printed greetings cards. Entry is free and…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01256 841784
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26
AUG
Flying Scotsman at Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot Railway Centre

The most famous steam engine in the world ‐ Flying Scotsman ‐ comes to Didcot Railway Centre. Visitors have a chance to ride behind Flying Scotsman in our genuine vintage carriages and enjoy all our other activities. Flying Scotsman will be running…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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29
AUG
Hockey Academy 7-16 years at Cranford House School
cranford house

Our Hockey Academies will provide a unique opportunity to be coached by some of the countrys leading players and coaches. This is an intensive programme based on the way the Premier League players perform and prepare. The most up‐to‐date skills and strategies…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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29
AUG
Speed Dating in Basingstoke
Las Iguanas

How Speed Dating in Basingstoke worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Basingstoke 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: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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30
AUG
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.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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31
AUG
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: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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01
SEP
Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School 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: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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03
SEP
Drawing from Nature
Earth Trust Centre

Take a walk around Little Wittenham Wood with your sketchbook and get top tips on how to perfect your drawings from artist Gareth Lloyd.Gareth Lloyd is an Oxford‐based artist working primarily in pencil and paint. His work is typically based around endangered…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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09
SEP
Bat Walk
Earth Trust Centre

A guided walk with the addition of bat detectors to find out more about these marvellous mammals. £6 per adult £3 per child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
SEP
10K Run
Earth Trust Centre

After a break last year were pleased to announce that the 2017 10K Run will take place on Sunday 10th September.The Earth Trust 10K is a unique cross‐country run that meanders through wildflower meadows woodland farmland along the Thames and ends with…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
SEP
Children's Fun Run
Earth Trust Centre

A 1km race around the Wittenham Clumps for kids Please register online and bring a donation on the day. £2 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
SEP
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: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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23
SEP
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

Launched in 2015 the Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is a relative newcomer to the UKs toy train and collecting scene but has quickly established a reputation for attracting leading dealers with a great variety of stock. Staged four times a year…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07708 385061
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24
SEP
Foraging Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Discover the autumn bounty in the local area and use what you find to make something delicious. £17; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
SEP
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07809 628701
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01
OCT
Autumn Water Festival
Earth Trust Centre

Join our annual autumnal celebration of water and wetlands. See our website for full details. £6 adult £3 child £15 family. Book online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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07
OCT
Day Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Join the Didcot Railway Centre as they welcome Thomas for a day of family fun.A ticket for Day Out With Thomas includes the train ride with Thomas as well as a variety of Thomas & Friends themed entertainment.Guests will also have the…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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08
OCT
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 macro photography. £80 adult £70 child 14‐16 yrs subsequent workshops 15 off. Booking…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
OCT
Leatherwork
Earth Trust Centre

Make a made to measure belt whilst learning all about bevelling stitching riveting and dyeing leather. With Maud van den Broecke. £80; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
OCT
Natural Dyeing
Earth Trust Centre

Discover the wide range of plants that can produce dye and find out how to extract and fix colour. £40; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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21
OCT
Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

In this practical workshop youll learn how to weave a frame basket in a session lead by Catherine Tregaskes from Crafts for a Sustainable Future. £50; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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23
OCT
Build a Bat Box
Earth Trust Centre

Help bats prepare for hibernation by making a shelter to put in your garden. All tools and materials provided. Two 1.5hr sessions available with 6 places for individuals or familiesgroups in each session cost is per box not per person; ideally there…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
OCT
Fairport Convention in Newbury
Corn Exchange Newbury

Credited with originating British folk‐rock Fairport first took to the stage in 1967s summer of love. Throughout the intervening five decades and numerous changes of line‐up the bands passion for live performance has never wavered.Fairport Convention still attract critical acclaim and won…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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24
OCT
Mud Pie Mania
Earth Trust Centre

Drop in for Mud Pie Monday ‐ buckets of mud and buckets of fun Join us either in the Earth Trust Centre where youngsters will have the opportunity to get creative and messy in our mud kitchen. Please bring your own…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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Tourist Attractions


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. .…

Bishopswood Golf Course

Bishopswood Golf Course ‐ golf course in Tadley, Hampshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0118‐981 2200 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bishopswood Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Deanwood Park Golf Club

Deanwood Park Golf Club ‐ golf course in Newbury, Berkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01635 48772 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Deanwood Park Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Deanwood Park Golf Course

Deanwood Park Golf Course ‐ golf course in Newbury, Berkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01635 48772 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Deanwood Park Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Donnington Grove Country Club Ltd

Donnington Grove Country Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Newbury, Berkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01635 581000 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Donnington Grove Country Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Floating Sensations Ltd

Hot Air Balloons at Floating Sensations Ltd in Thatcham, Berkshire. Contact venue on 01635 201007 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Newbury? See our list of attractions in Newbury, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.