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Welcome to Purley On Thames

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

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Purley On Thames as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Purley On Thames

10
FEB
Blossoms
Sub89

Blossoms at Sub89 in Reading on Wednesday 10 February 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Blossoms tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and Stubhub ticket…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
FEB
Meet & Mingle - Valentine’s Day Singles Night
Bier Keller

Friday 12th February from 7.30pm Meet & Mingle ‐ Valentines Day Singles NightIf youre single lets mingle...Join us at the Coppid Beech hotel this Valentines weekend for a night of mingling with like minded singles...Just £5 a ticket which includes:Free glass of…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01344 303333
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13
FEB
Half Term Steamings
Didcot Railway Centre

The history of the Great Western Railway is captured by our unique collection of buildings locomotives carriages wagons and other artefacts.Our collections are described in detail in the Centre Guide and in our Guidebook available for purchase from our shop or at…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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13
FEB
Introduction to Chen Tai Chi
Pearson Hall

This 8‐week introduction to Tai Chi assumes no previous knowledge of Tai Chi and will introduce participants to the origin history and principles of Tai Chi and will make a start on the traditional Chen style Form Laojia Yilu.All sessions will be…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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15
FEB
Animal Antics at Eden Shopping Centre
Eden Shopping Centre

Take a walk on the wild side this half term...Snap up free jungle themed entertainment at Edens Popular Kids Corner attractionJoin Eden High Wycombe for a whole host of Animal Antics this February half term with entertainment for Explorers of every age.From…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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17
FEB
How to make your Good Business Great in 6 steps
Easthampstead Park Conference Centre

An interactive energetic 3hr seminar packed with ideas and strategies that will allow you to grow your business.For only £10 how many great ideas would you need to walk away with to get a return Come along to this 3 hour seminar…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01252 890940
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17
FEB
My Country
Thames Valley Park 2 (TVP2),

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOur My Country exhibition illustrates how photographers across the world view their own country. For many it was an opportunity to present their country in a positive light;…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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19
FEB
Yoga and Mindfulness retreat
St Katharine's

This retreat is an exploration into finding your inner creative selfSt Katharines is very close to London but is a labyrinth of beautiful and peaceful spaces including spaces that will be reserved for silence and contemplation.The programme is diverse and exciting and…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07881 842861
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19
FEB
The Classic Rock Show
Anvil

The Classic Rock Show at Anvil in Basingstoke on Friday 19 February 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: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAR
Paul Carrack
Anvil

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAR
Day Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Meet Thomas and his friends Duck & Diesel and The Fat Controller Sir Topham Hatt who will be keeping an eye on everything today. Enjoy rides with them all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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12
MAR
80's Invasion Tour
The Anvil

The 80s are back Tony Denton Promotions bring together four of the decades most memorable artists to tour together for the first time ever. The 80s Invasion tour features the cream of music from the some of the most popular artists…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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12
MAR
Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion
Anvil

Big Country Midge Ure 80s Invasion at Anvil in Basingstoke on Saturday 12 March 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Resolution Run- Prospect Park
Prospect Park at Reading

Join us for this fantastic 5k10k15k run at Prospect Park on Sunday 13th March 2016. If your New Years Resolution is to get more fit and active in 2016 then this is the event for you. Resolution Run starts at 11am with…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 720430
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15
MAR
The Stranglers
Hexagon Reading

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAR
How to increase your profits
De Vere, Highfield Park

. Come along to this 3 hour seminar where you can learn how you can grow your business and create more time for you to do the things youd want to do. Throughout the seminar you will pick up proven but simple…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01252 890940
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30
MAR
Lulu
Anvil

Lulu at Anvil in Basingstoke on Wednesday 30 March 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 all covered…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
APR
Reading Half Marathon
Royal Berkshire Conference Centre

Reading Half Marathon on Sun 3rd April 2016Join in one of Hampshires most popular runs ‐ the Reading Half MarathonThe route takes in the highlights of the town centre before finishing in front of a roaring crowd at the Madejski StadiumThis race…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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13
APR
Sean Lock
Hexagon Reading

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
APR
SPRING CONCERT 2016
The Old Gym

SPRING CONCERT 2016Saturday 16th April 2016 7:30pmThe Old Gym Wellington College Crowthorne RG45 7PU Sibelius: Swan of Tuonela Britten: Violin Concerto soloist Elisaveta Tyun Arnold: Peterloo Overture Copland: Billy the Kid Tickets: £13 in advance £15 on the door ticket…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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21
APR
Julian Clary
Anvil

Julian Peter McDonald Clary is a highly successful comedian loved for his camp style and use of make‐up. Famed for his use of innuendo and double entendre he recently embarked on his Lord of the…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
MAY
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: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07708 385061
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08
MAY
Against Breast Cancer Classic Bike Ride
Harwell Campus

Now in its 11th year this is a fabulous cycling event and fantastic opportunity to explore Oxfordshires stunning countryside. The route passes through pretty villages & lush spring countryside alongside the River Thames as it winds from South Oxfordshire up to Abingdon…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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20
MAY
Sarah Millican
Hexagon Reading

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
MAY
Foam Fest Reading
Prospect Park

Naomi House & Jacksplace are bringing the Foam Fest to ReadingFoam Fest is a 2.5k fun run through a hilarious foam filled obstacle course. Get ready to dodge dive climb and laugh your way through the course at Prospect Park. Places are…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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10
JUL
Teddy Bears' Picnic & Family Funday
Didcot Railway Centre

In partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charity. Find out about Ronald McDonald House Oxford.Steam and Diesel Trains in OperationFree admission for Children with Teddy BearsTeddy Bear displaysChildrens Activities and Crafts in the Picnic AreaStory ReadingRailway themed Teddy TrailCompetitions for Bearsand moreCompetition…

Location: 12.7 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: 12.1 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: 2.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 16.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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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: 14.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01962 760060
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Tourist Attractions


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.…

American Pool & Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at American Pool & Snooker in Reading, Berkshire. Contact venue on 0118‐956 8299 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Arthur Hill Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Arthur Hill Swimming Pool in Reading, Berkshire. Contact venue on 0118‐901 5056 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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