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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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Forthcoming events in Purley On Thames

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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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25
JUL
Night Safari
Thrupp Lake

Join us for this night‐time expedition to discover Thrupp Lakes wildlife who knows what you might find On the evening youll also set up live traps ready for tomorrows event. …

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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: 12.6 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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26
JUL
Wildlife Wednesday at Thrupp Lake
Thrupp Lake

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday. Come out and play and learn about your local wildlife…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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27
JUL
O’NEILL’S SOUND OF SUMMER REGIONAL FINAL
O’Neill's Reading

ONEILLS SOUND OF SUMMER COMPETITION REGIONAL FINALSLOCAL BANDS IN REGIONAL FINAL AT ONEILLS READINGWHAT: Regional final at Reading ONeills for Sound of SummerWHERE: ONeills 4 Friar St Reading RG1 1DBWHEN: Thursday 27th of July at 8 p.m.Local bands with undiscovered hidden talent…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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29
JUL
Magic Queen
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The only UK tribute performing all the songs in the original key Magic Queen re‐enacts the glorious rock band Queen. Combining flair and energy the act covers hits including We Are The Champions We Will Rock You and Youre My Best Friend.This…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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30
JUL
Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

A one‐day practical workshop with Catherine Tregaskes from Crafts for a Sustainable future.£50 per person; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee. …

Location: 12.6 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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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02
AUG
Hipster Holidays at Eden Shopping Centre
Eden Shopping Centre

Join High Wycombes Eden Shopping Centre for Hipster Holidays This Summer every Wednesday in August from 11am‐4pm.Eden Shopping Centre is planning a series of alternative summer camps to keep hipster kids connected during the holidays. From recycled robots and funky fashion to…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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02
AUG
Streetscapes photography exhibition
Building B

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionAll the images in this exhibition have been taken within cities and towns. They are contemporary records of urban life but they are also testament to mankinds ingenuity…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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04
AUG
Back2Soul Club Night
Apres nightclub

Running for over 2 years at Aprs nightclub Back2Soul is the place to go to dance the night away to classic Old School music in a real friendly atmosphere and happy vibe.Back2Soul is a dedicated club night for the over 25s Old…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01344 303333
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04
AUG
Carers Trust Charity Ball feat. Albie J.
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Albie J is a charismatic international singersongwriter with an incredible vocal range. He has an enviable and unique skill of being able to take on any genre of music and make it his own. One thing for certain is he will always…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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05
AUG
Re-Abba
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

A truly exceptional act the vocals and harmonies are not only passionate and powerful but totally true to the original ABBA sound.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only£19.95 pp including ticket meal from our set buffet menu and a…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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06
AUG
Sunday Drop-in: Pond Dipping
Earth Trust Centre

Using nets and trays get a closer look at the aquatic creatures that live in our pond ‐ beetles bugs and maybe even newts Why not make some wild art inspired by what you discover too £4 suggested donation per child accompanying…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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07
AUG
Come Out and Play at Cholsey
Cholsey Park Pavilion

As part of Cholsey Parish Councils launch of their Fun in the Park summer activities with support by The First Step Forward Come Out and Play with Earth Trust at Cholsey Pavilion Park. Discover more about the wildlife that lives in the…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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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: 7.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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09
AUG
Wildlife Wednesday at Wallingford Castle Meadows
Wallingford Castle Meadows

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday.Come out and play and learn about your local wildlife £2 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
AUG
Speed Dating in Reading
Matchbox

How Speed Dating in Reading worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Reading 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: 3.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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11
AUG
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 adults accompanying adults free.…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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11
AUG
Make a wish Charity Ball featuring The Nine Mile R
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

They are the band that gets your party going.Playing classic rock n roll rockabilly vintage soul eg: MotownNorthernStax and old R&B.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our set buffet menu and a…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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11
AUG
Meteor Shower Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Join us for a starlit walk around the Clumps and then settle down to enjoy the show that the annual Perseid meteor shower provides. Bring a flask of hot chocolate and a blanket Appropriate for older children and adults. £6 adult £3…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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12
AUG
Fruit Tree Pruning and Grafting
Earth Trust Centre

Two workshops covering both the theory and practice of fruit tree pruning and grafting with expert Andy Howard. Saturday 12th: PruningThe session on Saturday will cover pruning topics including: the history of pruning; why we summer prune and how it maximises your…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01865 407792
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12
AUG
Oxford Beatles
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

One of the countrys best Beatles cover bands The Oxford Beatles are a group of four friends who wonderfully recreate The Fab Fours greatest hits. Tom Chris Dan and Riaz are all passionate musicians whose love for the Beatles have brought them…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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13
AUG
Song Writing
Earth Trust Centre

Make some music with singer‐songwriter David Gibb. For 6‐11 year olds. No experience necessary £6 child accompanying adults free; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee. …

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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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: 7.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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15
AUG
Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Super Fight
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Super Fight Saturday 26th AugustCalling all boxing fans. We will be showing this fight live.The pair are giants in fighting ‐ Mayweather still unbeaten after 49 professional bouts; McGregor the biggest name in UFC.The combat stars…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01184 027800
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16
AUG
Wildlife Wednesday at Mowbray Fields
Mowbray Fields

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday.Come out and play and learn about your local wildlife £2 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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

TEL: 01865 407792
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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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