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

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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02
JUL
Summer Picnic
Earth Trust Centre

Help us celebrate our 35th Birthday at this years summer festival Party games live music a smoothie bike and more Details on our website nearer the time. …

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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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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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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 398549
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19
JUL
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Earth Trust Centre

Earth Trust is delighted to welcome The HandleBards the worlds first cycling theatre company Since 2013 their two troupes one all‐male the other all‐female have pedalled over 6000 miles across the UK to perform their unique brand of charmingly chaotic environmentally sustainable…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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19
JUL
Speed Dating in Newbury
Slug and Lettuce

How speed dating in Newbury worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Newbury. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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20
JUL
BRICKLIVE Glasgow UK's Biggest LEGO Fan Convention
SEC

.WHATS ON AT BRICKLIVE GLASGOW ‐ there is something for all LEGO fans‐ BRICK Pits‐ Graffiti Walls‐ BRICK Lane‐ DUPLO‐ Live Stages‐ Fan Zones‐ LEGO Minecraft Zones‐ LEGO Architecture LEGO City & LEGO Creator‐ LEGO Ninjago‐ LEGO Star Wars‐ LEGO Friends Zone‐…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +44(0)8458 681337
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21
JUL
Insomnia X Resonate
SEC

.Insomnia Scotland X Resonate includes activities and entertainment that make Insomnia unique and popular with tens of thousands of gamers attending annually. Areas included are the Exhibition Hall containing a variety of feature zones and games for all ages. These include a…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08458 681337
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21
JUL
Truck Festival
Truck Festival

Celebrating an incredible 20 year anniversary the award winning Truck Festival returns to its Oxford home for the 2017 event Renowned as one of the longest running small festivals in the country Truck Festival is a small independent family friendly music festival…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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23
JUL
Drawing from Nature for Families
Earth Trust Centre

Let your creative side loose in the great outdoors and get top tips for inspiration and improvement from local artist Gareth Lloyd. …

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
JUL
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 Earth Trust garden then create a nature themed comic inspired by what you…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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25
JUL
Woodland Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

An expedition for 5‐8 year olds. Use your detective skills to explore build and play in the woods …

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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26
JUL
Tree Climbing
Earth Trust Centre

Use ropes and harnesses to explore Little Wittenham Woods treetops in 1hr sessions with The Great Big Tree Climbing Company…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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29
JUL
Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

You can create several small baskets or one larger structure in this two day workshop with Catherine Tregaskes. …

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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31
JUL
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. …

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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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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08
AUG
Netball Academy 7-16 years at Cranford House
cranford house

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: 12.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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14
AUG
Film Dance Academy Cranford House 7-16 years
cranford house

The Film Dance Academy will introduce many iconic dances from films new and old. Our professional dance teachers will take you through dance warm ups progressive stretches and fun filled energetic classes that will cover a variety of dance themes so that…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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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
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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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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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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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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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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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.