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

27
JUL
O’NEILL’S SOUND OF SUMMER REGIONAL FINAL
O’Neill's Reading

ONEILLS SOUND OF SUMMER COMPETITION REGIONAL FINALSLOCAL BANDS IN REGIONAL FINAL AT ONEILLS READINGWHAT: Regional final at Reading ONeills for Sound of SummerWHERE: ONeills 4 Friar St Reading RG1 1DBWHEN: Thursday 27th of July at 8 p.m.Local bands with undiscovered hidden talent…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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29
JUL
Magic Queen
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The only UK tribute performing all the songs in the original key Magic Queen re‐enacts the glorious rock band Queen. Combining flair and energy the act covers hits including We Are The Champions We Will Rock You and Youre My Best Friend.This…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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30
JUL
Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

A one‐day practical workshop with Catherine Tregaskes from Crafts for a Sustainable future.£50 per person; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee. …

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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30
JUL
Hungerford French Market and Friends
High Street

Touring the UK annually for over a decade Savoir Fayres French Market is a market crafted to stir the senses and beholding to the market places tradition of exploring and embracing culture.Each year Savoir Fayre selectively invite traders who exhibit the range…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08456 490120
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31
JUL
Clumps Club
Earth Trust Centre

Experience some wild adventures in this holiday club for 7‐11 year olds Different outdoor activities each day see our website for details. …

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 407792
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04
AUG
Carers Trust Charity Ball feat. Albie J.
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Albie J is a charismatic international singersongwriter with an incredible vocal range. He has an enviable and unique skill of being able to take on any genre of music and make it his own. One thing for certain is he will always…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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05
AUG
Highclere Castle Battle Proms
Highclere Castle

Since their first concert in 1997 the Battle Proms have been treating their audiences to a heady mix of sublime classical music carefully choreographed Spitfire and cavalry displays dramatic cannon fire and stunning firework finales. As the series enters its 20th anniversary…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01432 355416
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05
AUG
Re-Abba
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

A truly exceptional act the vocals and harmonies are not only passionate and powerful but totally true to the original ABBA sound.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only£19.95 pp including ticket meal from our set buffet menu and a…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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06
AUG
Sunday Drop-in: Pond Dipping
Earth Trust Centre

Using nets and trays get a closer look at the aquatic creatures that live in our pond ‐ beetles bugs and maybe even newts Why not make some wild art inspired by what you discover too £4 suggested donation per child accompanying…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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07
AUG
Come Out and Play at Cholsey
Cholsey Park Pavilion

As part of Cholsey Parish Councils launch of their Fun in the Park summer activities with support by The First Step Forward Come Out and Play with Earth Trust at Cholsey Pavilion Park. Discover more about the wildlife that lives in the…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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08
AUG
Netball Academy 7-16 years at Cranford House
cranford house

The coaching team will introduce girls to the games most modern skills and strategies helping the young players master both basic and advanced skills using methods adopted by international players. There will be a constant emphasis on fun and skill development with…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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08
AUG
Night Safari
Wallingford Castle Meadows

Join us for this night‐time expedition to discover Wallingford Castle Meadows wildlife who knows what you might find On the evening youll also set up live traps ready for tomorrows event. £7 adult £4 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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08
AUG
Woodland Adventure
Earth Trust Centre

An expedition for 5‐8 year olds. Use your detective skills to explore build and play in the woods £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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09
AUG
Wildlife Wednesday at Wallingford Castle Meadows
Wallingford Castle Meadows

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday.Come out and play and learn about your local wildlife £2 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
AUG
Little Explorers
Earth Trust Centre

Sensory buggysling walk for babies and toddlers. We will use our senses to learn about the natural world around us stopping to smell touch taste listen and look £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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10
AUG
Speed Dating in Reading
Matchbox

How Speed Dating in Reading worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Reading you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the evening and confirm…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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11
AUG
Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School for the under‐5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. £4 suggested donation per adults accompanying adults free.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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11
AUG
Make a wish Charity Ball featuring The Nine Mile R
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

They are the band that gets your party going.Playing classic rock n roll rockabilly vintage soul eg: MotownNorthernStax and old R&B.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only £19.95 pp including ticket meal from our set buffet menu and a…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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11
AUG
Meteor Shower Walk
Earth Trust Centre

Join us for a starlit walk around the Clumps and then settle down to enjoy the show that the annual Perseid meteor shower provides. Bring a flask of hot chocolate and a blanket Appropriate for older children and adults. £6 adult £3…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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12
AUG
Fruit Tree Pruning and Grafting
Earth Trust Centre

Two workshops covering both the theory and practice of fruit tree pruning and grafting with expert Andy Howard. Saturday 12th: PruningThe session on Saturday will cover pruning topics including: the history of pruning; why we summer prune and how it maximises your…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01865 407792
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12
AUG
Oxford Beatles
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

One of the countrys best Beatles cover bands The Oxford Beatles are a group of four friends who wonderfully recreate The Fab Fours greatest hits. Tom Chris Dan and Riaz are all passionate musicians whose love for the Beatles have brought them…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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13
AUG
Song Writing
Earth Trust Centre

Make some music with singer‐songwriter David Gibb. For 6‐11 year olds. No experience necessary £6 child accompanying adults free; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee. …

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
AUG
Film Dance Academy Cranford House 7-16 years
cranford house

The Film Dance Academy will introduce many iconic dances from films new and old. Our professional dance teachers will take you through dance warm ups progressive stretches and fun filled energetic classes that will cover a variety of dance themes so that…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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15
AUG
Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Super Fight
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Super Fight Saturday 26th AugustCalling all boxing fans. We will be showing this fight live.The pair are giants in fighting ‐ Mayweather still unbeaten after 49 professional bouts; McGregor the biggest name in UFC.The combat stars…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01184 027800
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16
AUG
Wildlife Wednesday at Mowbray Fields
Mowbray Fields

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday.Come out and play and learn about your local wildlife £2 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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17
AUG
Family Bushcraft
Earth Trust Centre

Bring the whole family and go wild in the great outdoors Youll explore the woods build a waterproof shelter and light fires by hand. £22 adult £17 child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee. …

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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19
AUG
Rails on the Western Front
Didcot Railway Centre

Rails on the Western Front commemorates the 100th anniversary of 5322 a steam engine built in 1917 which worked on the Western Front between 1917 and 1919. The Great War Society will be recreating a French Station and a casualty clearing station.…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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19
AUG
Robbing Williams and Hunks in Trunks
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

One of the UKs most popular tribute acts to Robbie Williams Mark Hockley has performed his tribute show across the country as well as internationally. Performing all of the pop icons hit songs.Our Show and Luxury Buffet package is available for only…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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20
AUG
Beginners Wildlife Photography
Earth Trust Centre

Professional photographer Andrew Walmsley will help you get to grips with your camera and provide guidance on capturing images of wildlife. £80 per adult £70 per child 14‐16 yrs; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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20
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Basing House (In the Walled Garden)

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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