What's on inThatcham

Welcome to Thatcham

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

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Forthcoming events in Thatcham

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: 13.3 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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07973 421176
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16
JUN
Watership Down
The Watermill Theatre

It is brought to life in the heart of the countryside that inspired Richard Adams epic book which sold over fifty million copies worldwide.In this gripping adaptation the long and perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 0163 546044
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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: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01256 844844
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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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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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: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07809 628701
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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: 14.6 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: 1.7 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: 0.4 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07824 552322
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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: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
AUG
Highclere Castle Battle Proms
Highclere Castle

Pack up the hampers and champers and head to Highclere Castle for the 16th annual Battle Proms Picnic Concert: A summer celebration with sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and a stunning firework finale overlooking the…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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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: 13 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: 13 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: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01256 463965
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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: 13.2 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: 14.3 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: 12.4 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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 12 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: 13.3 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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Level 42
Hexagon Reading

Level 42 could have called it a day in 2010 following their successful 30th anniversary tour but true to form Mark Kings thumping bass refuses to quit as the legendary British band announce a tour…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
UB40
Hexagon Reading

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 12.7 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: 13.3 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: 13.2 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: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
NOV
Sean Lock
Hexagon Reading

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
MAR
Mike The Mechanics
Hexagon Reading

Mike The Mechanics at Hexagon Reading in Reading on Tuesday 07 March 2017. 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…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


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. .…

Basildon Park

18th‐century country house set in extensive parklandThis beautiful Palladian mansion was built in 177683 by John Carr for Francis Sykes, who had made his fortune in India. The interior is notable for its original delicate plasterwork and elegant staircase, as well as for the unusual Octagon Room.…

Beale Park

No simulated high‐tech adventures...No gravity‐defying rides, just genuine natural attractions in the glorious setting of the Thames Valley, where people love to visit again and again.That's the successful formula of Beale ParkBeale park is conveniently located at Lower Basildon, 6 miles from Reading on the A329 between Pangbourne…

Bishopswood Golf Course

Bishopswood Golf Course ‐ golf course in Tadley, Hampshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0118‐981 2200 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bishopswood Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Calleva Roman Museum

Calleva Roman Museum provides background information for the site visit to the Roman town walls and amphitheatre. In the centre lay the Forum and Basilica. The Forum court was surrounded on the north, east and south sides by a continuous row of shops and offices, flanked…

Deanwood Park Golf Club

Deanwood Park Golf Club ‐ golf course in Newbury, Berkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01635 48772 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Deanwood Park Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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