What's on inRiseley


Welcome to Riseley

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

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Forthcoming events in Riseley

26
JUN
Speed Dating in Basingstoke
Las Iguanas

Basingstoke Speed Dating How speed dating in Basingstoke worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Basingstoke. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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28
JUN
Speed Dating in Reading
Matchbox

Speed Dating in ReadingHow speed dating in Reading worksBy simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Reading event you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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29
JUN
Circus Vegas
Palmer Park

Special offer ‐ 2 for 1 on any seat any day Simply call the box office 07904428555 and quote Juggler to receive the deal. Circus Vegas arrives in the UK for its first full British tour.Housed inside its huge…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07904 428555
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29
JUN
MAIDENHEAD 30s to 50sPlus PARTY
Bird Hills Golf Club (Clubhouse)

30s to 50sPlus party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics 70s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Bird Hills Golf Club Clubhouse Drift Road off Hawthorn Hill A330 nr Maidenhead SL6 3ST.…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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30
JUN
Workshop - School Records
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Tutor: Joan DilsJoan Dils is currently President of the History of Reading Society a Vice‐President of the Berkshire Local History Association and an Honorary Visiting Fellow in History at the University of Reading. She taught history and local history for the former…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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30
JUN
Rivermead Primary Summer Fair
Rivermead Primary School

Rivermead Primary School Summer Fair to be held on Saturday 30th June from 12pm to 3pm. Lots of family fun and games to include Millers Ark petting zoo and guess the weight of the live pig bouncy obstacle course food refreshments and…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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30
JUN
Reading Haydn Choir - Summer Concert
Tilehurst Methodist Church

The 20th Century has witnessed amazing changes in popular music. The Reading Haydn Choirs concert will give a flavour of these changes from Brittens ethereal Hymn to St Cecilia to the Beatles lighthearted When Im Sixty‐Four via glorious jazz pieces and the…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07557 900210
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30
JUN
Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to ReadingFeaturing Junior Simpson James Dowdeswell Gavin Webster and Laura LexxWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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30
JUN
The Boy George Experience (Keith George)
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

. Saturday 30th June at 9:45pmAt Grosvenor Casino Reading SouthA cultured tribute to one of the 1980s most iconic performersKeith explores Boy Georges best‐loved smash hits of the period.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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05
JUL
Born To Win
The Hexagon Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 606060
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06
JUL
Healing Gong Bath
Beech Hill Memorial Hall

At this Gong Bath you will be immersed in the sounds of the healing gong. The magnificent breadth depth and diversity of sounds that the gongs create is unlike anything we experience in our normal world. The gong vibration can bring healing…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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07
JUL
Beginners' Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan (Earley)
St. Nicolas Centre

This 7‐week Introduction to Chen style Tai Chi from Berkshire Tai Chi is designed for those with no previous experience either of Tai Chi in general or Chen style in particular.It will introduce participants to the origins principles and practice of traditional…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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08
JUL
REBELS RIDE IN - Motorcycle Social
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Were back With over 20 stands in attendance this year an outdoor fun casino a barbarian grill with the dirtiest American burnt ends brisket and burgers flame throwing rat rods and Vin Diesels Dodge Charger from the Fast and Furious movies in…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01184 027800
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12
JUL
Amelia Dyer & the baby farm murders - a talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

When the bodies of three babies were recovered from the Thames at Caversham in 1896 the police knew they had a serial killer at large. A frantic race to prevent more deaths led them to suspect Amelia Dyer a baby farmer. After…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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14
JUL
Workshop - What do I do with my DNA results?
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Leader: Debbie Kennett ‐ an internationally recognised expert speaker and writer on genetic genealogy.This workshop is a follow‐up to the April 14th talk by Debbie which provided an introduction to DNA testing and is organised by Berkshire Family History Society. …

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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15
JUL
Healing Gong Bath - 'Drop In Session'
Watlington House

At this Gong Bath you will be immersed in the sounds of the healing gong. The magnificent breadth depth and diversity of sounds that the gongs create is unlike anything we experience in our normal world. The gong vibration can bring healing…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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21
JUL
Mission Mega Machine
Milestones

Come along and learn about inventions and innovations developed in Hampshire such as the Spitfire and Taskers engines. Fun trail and hands‐on activities for all ages as you explore the world of science from railways to rockets and take on the Mega…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01256 639550
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26
JUL
The Thames - Literary & artistic footprints - talk
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Film maker Nick Brazil explores the many connections between the world of literature and art and the large houses and villages along the Thames. Amongst others: Kenneth Grahame D H Lawrence Alexander Pope Cecil Aldin and Eric Kennington. This talk is part…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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27
JUL
Children's Family History Activities
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Childrens Family History Activities with tutors Margaret Crook and Vicki ChestermanFor 5‐11 year olds a session providing a range of fun and stimulating activities designed to help young people understand more about the history of their families. Must be pre‐booked and children…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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06
AUG
Become a Harlequins Hero at summer rugby camps
Farnham RFC

The Farnham RFC Harlequins Summer holiday camp is the perfect way to keep kids entertained during the school holidays. The camp which lasts from the 6th August to the 8th August is open to boys and girls aged 6‐14 years from complete…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Sports

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08
AUG
Walk - The Civil War in Reading
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

In April 1643 Reading was under siege from a force numbering up to 18000 parliamentarian soldiers. Holding back the soldiers was a defence fortification system which had been steadily built and re‐enforced over the preceding autumn and winter. The siege would end…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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09
AUG
Talk - The Thames from Oxford to Windsor
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

Find out how The Thames has influenced historical events and the lives of the local population from food to employment as a highway for goods people and ideas and more recently as a highly valued social and environmental resource. This talk…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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10
AUG
Help! Get Me Out of This Musical
South Hill Park Arts Centre

Teenage life is full of its ups and downs and hell‐raiser Callum certainly makes sure of that. But one morning the ultimate school bully wakes to find to his growing horror his entire world has been turned into a musical Trapped with…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 44(0)1344 484123
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23
AUG
Talk: Early Closing Day - the bombing of Reading
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the only fatal air raid on Reading during the Second World War in which 41 people lost their lives many at the Peoples Pantry a restaurant set up to help feed local people and service men…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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25
AUG
Overton Art Exhibition
Overton Recreation Centre

Overton Art Exhibition has been promoting local artists work for over 40 years. It is open for the three days covering Bank Holiday Weekend. Work is available in various mediums including Acrylic Oil and Watercolour. Exhibits include framed mounted…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01256 841784
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02
SEP
Breast Walk Ever
Beale Park

With 3 distances to choose from you decide how far you want to walk. All routes follow the beautiful Thames Path the full marathon starts in Abingdon on Thames the half marathon starts in Wallingford and the 10km route starts in Goring.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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02
SEP
Maidenhead Half Marathon
St Ives Rd

Date: 2nd September 2018Closing date: 29th AugustVenue: Maidenhead BerkshireStart Line: St Ives Rd Maidenhead SL6 1RF no carsStart Time: 09.30amHalf Marathon £28£30 £3 surcharge for late entriesVenue: St Ives Rd St Ives Rd Maidenhead SL6 1RFPriceHalf Marathon Unaffiliated: GBP 30Half Marathon Affiliated:…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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06
SEP
Talk - The Abingdon Waterturnpike Murder
The Centre for Heritage and Family History

In 1787 an elderly man was robbed and murdered after leaving Abingdons Michaelmas Fair. The evidence which emerged exposed a wide‐ranging criminal network cemented by marriage alliances and supported by some of Abingdons leading men. This talk is the fifth in a…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01189 509553
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09
SEP
The Henley 10K
Mill Meadows

Back for 2018 alongside the Thames Path Challenges main finish venue. Its a 10km loop through Remenham and starts finishes at Mill Meadows right by the River near Henley Bridge. Take it on as a Walk a Jog or as a…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 096695
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09
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Abba Forever
Princess Hall

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS ABBA FOREVERLive in ConcertABBA ‐ Forever presented by Sweeney Entertainments is one of the UKs leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the worlds greatest…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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Tourist Attractions


Basing House

Basing House, Hampshire, was a major English Tudor palace and castle that once rivalled Hampton Court Palace in its size and opulence. Today only the foundations and earthworks remain.Basing House is located in the village of Old Basing, approximately one mile east of the centre of the town…

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,…

Bracknell Ski Centre

Ski Slopes at Bracknell Ski Centre in Bracknell, Berkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01344 789002 for Ski Slope opening times, entrance costs and ski hire.…

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. …

Envy

Envy Nightclub in Camberley, Surrey. Contact venue on telephone number 01276 676565 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Zero

Zero Nightclub in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01256 330400 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Riseley? See our list of attractions in Riseley, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.