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

27
MAY
May Bank Holiday Steamings
Didcot Railway Centre

On Steam Days visitors can view our collections of engines coaches wagons and buildings as described in the Centre Guide and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits.In addition you will be able to: Ride in coaches from the 1930s behind some of…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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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: 0.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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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: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

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

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

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

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

TEL: 01865 407792
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16
JUN
Counterfeit Sixties Show
The Lights

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01264 368368
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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: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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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: 15 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: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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20
JUN
The Black Cat Opera Company presents Puccini's La
The Lights, Andover

The Black Cat Opera Company brings their touring production of Puccinis tragicomic masterpiece La Bohme to The Lights on 20th and 21st June. Combining irresistible joie de vivre with heart‐wrenching pathos this classic opera is performed by a first‐rate professional cast and…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07921 000593
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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: 4.1 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: 13.3 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: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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05
AUG
Highclere Castle Battle Proms
Highclere Castle

Since their first concert in 1997 the Battle Proms have been treating their audiences to a heady mix of sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and stunning firework finales. As the series enters its 20th anniversary…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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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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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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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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28
OCT
Zombie Inflatable Obstacle Survival Run
Newbury Showground

Survive our crazy 5km inflatable courseYou will be given a tag belt with 3 lives before you set off to complete our insane 5k run packed with humongous inflatable obstacles.Evade the Zombies along the routeIf that was not enough zombies have occupied…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07709 471891
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29
OCT
Halloween Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course
Newbury Showground

Our 10 gigantic inflatable obstacles will be placed around the 5km course.These fun inflatables allow participants to boing bounce crawl climb and slide their way around the incredibly fun course.Despite their massive size this event is suitable for participants of all athletic…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07709 471891
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02
DEC
Day Out With Thomas and meet Father Christmas
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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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.…

Want more?

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.