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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

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

27
AUG
New Orleans Via Newbury With Jon Walsh, Dom Pipkin
The Lock Stock & Barrel

Present your ticket for Cajun food deals and Blues Were making a whole weekend of it Quote Gastropub Live to get £5 off dinner for 2 and £10 off dinner for 4Saturday 27 August we Kick off with Jon Walsh & his…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 00447874 654546
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31
AUG
Beginners Jive Classes
Frieth Village Hall

FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners Jive classes every Wednesday Make new friends and get fit whilst learning to dance Absolutely no experience needed or partner required Drop in classes ‐ start any week Doors 7.30pm beginners Jive class 8pm with practice…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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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

TEL:
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15
SEP
Reading Oktoberfest 2016
Palmer Park

. This September we will be bringing the authentic Oktoberfest Atmosphere to Reading for the first Reading Oktoberfest Reading Oktoberfest will take place in central Reading Palmer Park.Palmer Park ‐ 15th‐18th September 2016But Oktoberfest is about more than beer You can experience…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 391408
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17
SEP
Beginners Tai Chi from Berkshire Tai Chi
Earley Crescent

This 7‐week introduction to traditional Chen family Tai Chi Chuan is intended for those with no previous experience of either Tai Chi in general or Chen style in particular.Participants will be introduced to the history and principles of Tai Chi and will…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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17
SEP
READING MUSIC COMPETITION – OPEN MIC UK 2016
Sub89

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Reading music competition are coming to Sub89 in Reading. The Reading music competition is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan Karen Harding…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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17
SEP
READING SINGING AUDITIONS – OPEN MIC UK 2016
Sub89

Auditions for the exciting Open Mic UK Reading singing auditions are coming to The Sub89 in Reading. The Reading singing auditions is brought to you by Future Music who are responsible for discovering acts such as Birdy Jacob Banks Lucy Spraggan Karen…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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18
SEP
Conquer The Chilterns
Hambleden Estate

Take part in the inaugural Chilterns Triathlon in the heart of the Thames Valley and only an hour from London. This is one of the most scenic triathlons in the country around the Chiltern Valley and on the banks of the River…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07909 915444
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20
SEP
About Africa- Harry Hook
BASINGSTOKE: The Haymarket

Film Director and Photographer Harry Hook spent his childhood in Kenya and has been filming beautiful images of the African Continent and its people for over forty years. His photographs are regularly published by newspapers and magazines and his films shown on…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01256 844244
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23
SEP
Celebrating the life of David Bowie
The harlington

. Celebrating the life and music of David Bowie.There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02082 391425
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23
SEP
Luther Vandross Tribute
The Bier Keller

One of our unforgettable Soul Revival NightsExpect to hear all the hits plus a mix of cool Soul Motown and RnB classics delivered with that smooth silky vocal which sets Luther Vandross apart from the rest.Luther Vandross ‐ Solo TributeExpect to hear…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01344 303333
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24
SEP
BURGHFIELD BOWLS IN& OUTDOOR CAR BOOT
BCSA BURGHFIELD

CONTACT FOR BOOKINGS OR DETAILS PREFERRED BY EMAIL. PLEASE NOTE JAMES LANE PARTIALLY CLOSED ENTER FROM BURGHFIELD VILLAGEROSELAWN HOTEL SIDE OR THROUGH THE MEARINGS.…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07702 805042
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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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24
SEP
MUM2MUM MARKET HENLEY - Nearly new sale
The Christchurch Centre

Award winning nearly new sales of all things children baby and maternity.Expecting your first or expanding your family Come and have a browse at all of the great quality books clothes toys equipment and items all under one roof. Everything you need…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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24
SEP
Mum2mum market Newbury
Park House School

Sat 24 Sep 10.30am ‐ 12.30pm.BUY top quality nearly new baby and childrens clothes toys books and equipment at our award winning pop up market.We are at Park House School Newbury. There is ample FREE parking at the front of the school…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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30
SEP
Singles Casino Night
Bier Keller

Singles Casino NightThe roll of the dice may change your life......£5 a ticket which includes: Glass of Bucks Fizz or Bottle of Carlsberg on arrivalEntry into the Bier Keller with live bandEntry into Apres Nightclub to play the casino tablesVIP Service Prizes…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01344 303333
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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

09
OCT
Wokingham Wedding Fair
Hilton St. Anne's Manor

St Annes Manor is a stunning wedding venue between Wokingham and Bracknell. This event is full of local wedding businesses offering you a wide range of choice whatever your wedding budget. Here you will find a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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14
OCT
Elaine Paige
Anvil

Elaine Paige award‐winning musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist and popular BBC radio presenter returns to the concert stage in 2011 with a brand new evening of music and song. Elaine will perform some of…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Romesh Ranganathan
Hexagon Reading

Romesh Ranganathan at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Sunday 16 October 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…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Jamie Lawson
Hexagon Reading

Jamie Lawson at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Tuesday 25 October 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
MUM2MUM MARKET TILEHURST - Nearly new sale
Prospect School

Award winning nearly new sales of all things children baby and maternity.Expecting your first or expanding your family Come and have a browse at all of the great quality books clothes toys equipment and items all under one roof. Everything you need…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL:
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30
OCT
Reading Wedding Fair
Hilton Reading

This stunning hotel near the Madejski Stadium is hosting a wedding fair in the amazing Windsor Ballroom. There is a large variety of local wedding exhibitors as well as some big High Street names all keen to help you plan your Big…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01276 451498
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31
OCT
The Queen Extravaganza
Hexagon Reading

The Queen Extravaganza at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Monday 31 October 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Queen Extravaganza live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
NOV
Saturday Night Comedy
Just the Tonic Reading - The Comedy Loft

Three top class comedians and a brilliant compere to host.Artists Speakers: Steve Williams Kai Humphries Jarlath Regan David Morgan.URLs:Booking: http:atnd.it53788‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it53788‐2…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
NOV
The Specials
Rivermead Reading

Coventrys finest THE SPECIALS have announced a European and UK tour for Autumn 2011 tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 3rd December 2010. When The Specials kicked off the first night of their…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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