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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

01
NOV
HALLOWEEN PARTY with The EVIL Puppies
The Bier Keller

Saturday 1st November HALLOWEEN PARTY with The EVIL PuppiesFree entry if you turn up in Halloween fancy dress up to 11pm at managers discretion.The EVIL Puppies are a Celtic Indie and Classic rockers. The Evil Puppies formed in 2005 are a London…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 0134 430333
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04
NOV
10cc
Hexagon Reading

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
NOV
Learn to Dance - NEW Beginners Jive Classes!
Frieth Village Hall

Do you watch Strictly Come Dancing on a Saturday evening wishing you could move around the dance floor like they do Or thinking That looks like fun Well it is and you can FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners classes Make new…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07947 106607
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05
NOV
Jools Holland
Hexagon Theatre

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
NOV
Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook
Hexagon Reading

Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook at Hexagon Reading live on Thursday 06 November 2014 in Reading Berkshire. A popular live music event taking place on the Thursday 06 November 2014 that will see tickets sell out quickly. Buy tickets for Chris…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Hexagon Reading

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
NOV
50s Night
Richard Aldworth School

50s themed night to raise funds for St Michaels Hospice in celebration of the life of a patient who passed away at the hospice in November 2004.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07467 252861
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08
NOV
Light In The Lens
Block B,

Open Daily : 10am ‐ 3pmAs photographers we use light in our pictures to bring out the character in portraits the grain and texture in surfaces and to concentrate our gaze within the frame. We pick a particular moment in time…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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08
NOV
Al Murray
Hexagon Theatre

Born Alastair James Hay in 1968 Al Murray was voted no.16 in Channel 4s 100 Greatest Stand‐Up Comedians in 2007. He is probably best known for his Pub Landlord routine which sees him take…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
NOV
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Hexagon Theatre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor will be performing live Comedy at Hexagon Theatre on the Saturday 08 November 2014 in Reading Berkshire. Buy tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor online.…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
NOV
Paloma Faith
Hexagon Theatre

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
NOV
No Briton Is An Island
Bray House,

Open10am 3pm DailyCostFree Public AdmissionThe theme for this exhibition is images of this sceptered Isle we call Britain. Home to a lost empire cultural diversity and with a moving landscape a Britain which is busily preparing itself for the challenges faced…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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12
NOV
Erasure
Hexagon Reading

Pop legends Erasure embark on a new UK tour in support of new album Tomorrows World their first new album in four years. With a career spanning 25 years the band are responsible for such…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
NOV
Arts & Crafts Market
Market Place

British handmade crafts original artwork local produce and ethically sourced goods sold in an outdoor market on the high street. A lovely selection of craft workers stalls many of which take private commissions. Come to our market and you will have the…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01784460108/07787 517109
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13
NOV
What the Dickens
Central Studio

What The Dickens is the most absurd contribution to the Dickens bicentary you could hope to see.Young Charles Dickens is a rookie reporter on The Morning Chronicle. Whilst investigating the foggy slums of Ye Olde London Towne he ccidently stumbles on a…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 418318
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13
NOV
Joan Armatrading
Anvil

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
NOV
The Daniel Smith Blues Band
Central Studio

Downhome blues stomping boogie woogie hard bop jazz and New Orleans piano from Daniel Smith and band creating the goodtime vibe of the juke joint and speakeasy in an evening of top class musicianship complemented by Daniels easy on‐stage asides and humour.Booking:…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01256 417500
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15
NOV
Paul Carrack
Hexagon Theatre

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: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
NOV
Crazy for Gershwin
Anvil

Tickets for Crazy for Gershwin at Anvil on the Sunday 16 November 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Crazy for Gershwin live at Anvil see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices primary and secondary fan…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
NOV
Imelda May
Hexagon Theatre

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
NOV
Bellowhead
Hexagon Reading

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
NOV
Rapunzel
Central Studio Theatre

Proteus are back again to present their adaptation of the famous story Rapunzel. Suitable for all the familyEver had problem hair Cant do a thing with it Feel like it has a life of its own Thats nothing compared to the problem…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01256 418318
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20
NOV
Brit Floyd
Anvil

The World Tour 2012 celebrates the music from Dark Side of the Moon Wish You Were Here Animals The Wall and much much more. The biggest Pink Floyd tribute yet…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
NOV
Dave Gorman
Hexagon Reading

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
NOV
From the Jam
Sub89

From the Jam at Sub89 in Reading on Friday 21 November 2014. 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 including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Arthurs Dreamboat
Central Studio

One night Arthur has an amazing dream about a beautiful pink and green boat with a stripy mast. He cant wait to tell everyone about it but no one not even his dog. is interested.Will anyone listen to him Will anyone notice…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01256 418318
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23
NOV
Readings MEGA Baby & Childrens Market
Meadway Sports Centre

Join us for a great afternoon of bargains galore at the Reading Mega Baby & Childrens Market. More than 30 stalls selling lots of toys books clothes walkers high chairs buggies push chairs car seats bumbos stair gates nursery furniture maternity wear…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07809 628701
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23
NOV
Last Night of the Autumn Proms
Anvil

Last Night of the Autumn Proms appears live in Basingstoke Hampshire at Anvil on Sunday 23 November 2014. For ticket prices to watch Last Night of the Autumn Proms at Anvil see the list of tickets available for Last Night of…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
NOV
Sparkling Christmas Party Nights
Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10

Our party nights are the perfect excuse for you and your friends to get into the festive spirit. Enjoy an exceptional 2 AA Rosette 3 course Festive Meal. Prices start from £29.95 per person for a superb 3 Course Festive Meal Coffee…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01189 444230
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24
NOV
Festive Lunches and Dinners
Holiday Inn Reading M4 Jct10

Take the stress out of Christmas and celebrate in style with our delicious traditional Christmas Lunches and Dinners served in welcoming surroundings in our 2 AA Rosette Caprice Restaurant. Our talented resident Pianist Razvigor Popov will be performing daily throughout December. 2…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01189 444230
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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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