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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

27
MAY
Baby D live at Après nightclub
Apres nightclub

The MOBO award winning & dance sensation who brought you the hit Let me be your fantasy which is instantly recognisable as an anthem for many clubbers. Baby D Mobo award winner and dance sensation is one of the UK & Europes…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01344 303333
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28
MAY
Beginners Tai Chi Class Starting 30 April 2016
Pearson Hall

This 5‐week introduction to Chen style Tai Chi is intended for those with no previous experience. Participants will learn about the history and principles of this traditional martial art and make a start on the original first form Laojia Yilu as…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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28
MAY
Diesel Gala & Real Ale Festival
Didcot Railway Centre

Explore Didcot Railway Centre and enjoy unlimited train rides in our living history museum. The Black Python bar will be hosting the Real Ale Festival and our signalling will be in operation on the Branch Line. We will be joined by a…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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29
MAY
Livin Joy live at Après Nightclub
Apres nightclub

Aki Aprs Promotions invites you to Bank Holiday Sunday MAY‐HEM at the BEECH Throughout May we will be bringing you the best of R&B House and UK Garage artistes and MCs live in Aprs nightclub at the Coppid Beech hotel.Celebrate May‐Hem Sunday…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01344 303333
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30
MAY
Rumble in the jungle - free half term fun at Eden!
Eden Shopping Centre

Are you a parent on the prowl for free half term activities Well call off the search because Eden Shopping Centre at High Wycombe has a week of jungle‐inspired fun that will delight your little monkeysEvery weekday during the holidays your little…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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04
JUN
Guide Dogs Fun Day
Microsoft Campus

With free entry this event promises to be fun for all Meet guide dogs guide dog puppies see guide dog demonstrations music childrens area learn about sight loss and much more find out more at: http:www.guidedogs.org.ukaboutuslocal‐to‐youevents‐and‐collectionseventsguide‐dogs‐fun‐day.VyIPUDb2Y0n. …

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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04
JUN
UEFA Womens Euro 2017 Qualifier – ENGLAND V SERB
Adams Park Stadium

England Womens Euro qualifier against Serbia in June will be played at Wycombe Wanderers Adams Park Stadium.Mark Sampsons side will play Serbia on Saturday 4 June 5.30pm KO in the first match of a double‐header in their UEFA Womens 2017 European Championship…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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07
JUN
Funhouse Comedy Club
Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street

Tuesday night comedy in Reading.Funhouse Comedy returns to the Purple Turtle Reading for another night of laughter.Headlining the night is comedian writer radio broadcaster and TV presenter Nick Page. Often recognised as a previous presenter of BBC property programme Escape to the…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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09
JUN
Just the Tonic Special
The Comedy Loft

A Just the Tonic Special Milton Jones headlines a top night of comedy.Milton Jones gets off TV and out of the theatres to return for a limited number of clubs gigs.Artists Speakers: Milton Jones Allyson June‐smith Daliso Chaponda Steve Harris.Booking: http:atnd.it57170‐0…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07973 421176
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17
JUN
Basingstoke Festival
Basingstoke

The fun starts with a parade from one park and ends with Basingstoke Live two days of live music in another ‐ showcasing just how green the town is at heart This years much loved carnival parade through the heart of Basingstoke…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01256 844844
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18
JUN
Winnersh Summer Fete
Bearwood Recreation Ground

WINNERSH SUMMER FETESaturday 18 June 1:00 4:30pmat the Bearwood Recreation Ground Winnersh Summer Fete has certainly grown to be bigger and better than the first one held in 2008 but it has still retained the great community spirit that has been…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01189 780244
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25
JUN
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy - Reading
The Comedy Loft

Three top class comedians and a brilliant compere to host.Artists Speakers: Eddie Brimson Liz Miele Pete Firman Laura Lexx.URLs:Booking: http:atnd.it53810‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it53810‐2…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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25
JUN
The Railway Children
West Wycombe Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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25
JUN
Wokingham Baby & Childrens Market
The FBC Centre

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

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 070809 628701
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26
JUN
Readings MEGA Baby & Childrens Market
Meadway Sports Centre

Join us for a great afternoon of bargains galore at the Reading MEGA Baby & Childrens Market.35 stalls selling lots of toys books clothes walkers high chairs buggies push chairs car seats bumbos stair gates nursery furniture maternity wear and SO…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07809 628701
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02
JUL
SUMMER CONCERT 2016
The Old Gym

Were delighted to welcome back Daniel King Smith as our soloist for the much loved Shostakovich Piano Concerto No2 at our summer concert. People will remember Daniels fabulous performances with CSO of the Prokofiev and Warsaw Concertos and a couple of years…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01189 722164
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09
JUL
Rivermead Primary Summer Fair
Rivermead Primary PTA

Join us for a fun packed afternoon for all the family with lots to entertain the kidsActivities will include Tug‐o‐War Egg and Spoon race bouncy castle hook‐a‐duck face painting barbeque and refreshments nerf gun alley art and craft activities penalty shootout. …

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07788 861992
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10
JUL
Teddy Bears' Picnic & Family Funday
Didcot Railway Centre

In partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charity.Unlimited train rides on Steam and Diesel TrainsTeddy Bear displaysTeddy Crump will be entertaining in the Picnic AreaChildrens Activities and Crafts in the Picnic AreaStory ReadingRailway themed Teddy TrailCompetitions for Bearsand morePlease note there is…

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

17
JUL
Mum2mum Market Thatcham
Thatcham Catholic Hall

Sunday 17 July 3‐5pm Thatcham Catholic Hall Bath Road Thatcham RG18 3AG Buy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens maternity and pregnancy clothes toys books and equipment at a fraction of their high street price ‐ all great brands in top condition.…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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17
JUL
Robotics and Coding Residential Summer Camp
Wycombe Abbey School

. Older children and teens aged 12 to 17 are invited to engineer code and build their ideas in this hands‐on summer camp designed to equip young people with digital skills for the future. The camps run for 6 days.Situated in beautiful…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02071 934002
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24
JUL
Reading Sunday Night Special
Just the Tonic Reading - The Comedy Loft

A SPECIAL NIGHT HEADLINED BY LEE NELSONLEE NELSON ‐ WORK IN PROGRESS FOR 2017 TOURA unique opportunity to come and see me perform some brand new material in an intimate venue for not much money before its any good.There will also be…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
AUG
Festival 2016 Extras
Richfield Avenue

Festival 2016 Extras at Richfield Avenue in Reading on Wednesday 24 August 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: 2.9 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

03
SEP
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Basing House

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful new musical score and…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 463965
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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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07
SEP
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy
The Comedy Loft

Three top class comedians and a brilliant compere to host.Artists Speakers: Keith Farnan Tom Lucy Dana Alexander Matt Richardson.URLs:Booking: http:atnd.it53791‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it53791‐2…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
SEP
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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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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08
OCT
Professor Brian Cox
Hexagon Reading

Professor Brian Cox at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Saturday 08 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Professor Brian Cox live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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