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

28
APR
The Steve Summers Band
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

The Steve Summers Band plays blues rock drawing inspiration from the greats of all eras but specifically from 60s artists such as Jimi Hendrix and Rory Gallagher. The band have phenomenal vocals and the upbeat personalities to match.This amazing live show is…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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29
APR
A Bit of Magic with Stu & Friends
New Greenham Arts

Bringing a smorgasbord of colourful cabaret acts to New Greenham Arts comedy magician Stu Turner hosts a brilliant bill packed full of talent. Join us for laughs tricks burlesque sketches impressions and more Blending comedy & magic with absolute nonsense Stus offbeat…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08455 218218
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30
APR
Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

In this practical workshop youll learn how to weave a basket out of willow in a session led by Catherine Tregaskes from Crafts for a Sustainable Future. £45; 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
APR
Readings MEGA Baby & Childrens Market
Meadway Sports Centre

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

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07809 628701
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02
MAY
Speed Dating in Basingstoke
Las Iguanas

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

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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03
MAY
RBFRS public consultation event at Theale Library
Gateway Centre, Theale Library

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service RBFRS is holding a public consultation exhibition to talk to local residents about plans to develop a new fire station on Wigmore Lane in Theale.The plans are at an early stage and subject to the outcome…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01189 384606
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05
MAY
Five Rivers @ Andover Small Business Fair
City Centre

Formed in 1989 Five Rivers Child Care is a Social Enterprise specialising in the care of Looked After Children through Residential Care and Foster Care.Were currently recruiting Foster Carers in Andover and the surrounding areas.For those who dont know Fostering involves children…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01722 435782
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05
MAY
Worlds Longest Inflatable - The Labyrinth Challeng
Outpost Activity Centre

Welcome to The Labyrinth Challenge ‐ the worlds longest continuous inflatable obstacle courseA series of interactive and wacky obstacles spread across five unique themed zones. The Labyrinth Challenge features the Lava Zone Jungle Zone Toxic Zone Combat Zone and Ocean Zone.Participants must…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01189 885122
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06
MAY
Ascend Through Sound - A Temple Gathering
The Wellbeing Centre

Music to touch the heart still the mind and heal the soul.Alexandra Gabriel blends her stunning vocal range cello and piano into unique compositions creating a sound that may be classified as new age but when experienced can only be described as…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +441635 552874
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06
MAY
George Michael (Wayne Dilks)
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

George Michael was one of the most iconic artists in music history. Wayne Dilks re‐creates the legend through his phenomenal tribute show which is a celebration of 34 years of hit records and will take you on a journey from Georges early…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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12
MAY
George Michael Tribute
Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel

3 course DinnerRobert Taylor performs Tribute to George MichaelDisco until midnightVenue: Best Western Reading Calcot Hotel 98 Bath Road Calcot Reading RG31 7QNPriceDisco Dine only: GBP 29.95Overnight Stay & Disco Dine for 2: GBP 123.4Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com107239‐0…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01189 416423
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13
MAY
Five Rivers Fostering @ Didcot Farmers Market
Didcot Farmers Market

Formed in 1989 Five Rivers Child Care is a Social Enterprise specialising in the care of Looked After Children through Residential Care and Foster Care.Were currently recruiting Foster Carers in Didcot and the surrounding areas.For those who dont know Fostering involves children…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01722 435782
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13
MAY
Gary Roman - Legends
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Gary Roman brings audiences iconic hits from the worlds best‐ loved artists across four decades. The 50s 60s 70s and 80s all saw legends grace the music industry and this show allows everyone to enjoy their music once again. Gary creates an…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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13
MAY
SO Food Festival
Bridge Villa Camping and Caravan Park

Taste Watch & Enjoy. Ready to indulge in all things food So are we at Round & About Magazine as we are hosting our fresh new SO Food Festival in Wallingford returning for its second year bigger and better Star chefs will…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01491 837621
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17
MAY
Miss Mermaid UK Pageant
Grosvenor G Casino Reading

Be ready for a night of fashion and glamour as Berkshire Hampshire and the South Coasts most beautiful aspiring models compete in the Miss Mermaid UK Pageant. Three Girls will go forward to the National Final against other winners from around the…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01184 027800
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19
MAY
The Labyrinth Challenge (Corporate / Team Session)
Outpost Activity Centre

Welcome to The Labyrinth Challenge ‐ the worlds longest continuous inflatable obstacle course On Fridays we will be hosting our team events. This is where teams of 5 will compete against each other in a timed competition or just try for fun…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01189 885122
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20
MAY
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

Launched in 2015 the Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is a relative newcomer to the UKs toy train and collecting scene but has quickly established a reputation for attracting leading dealers with a great variety of stock. Staged four times a year…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07708 385061
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20
MAY
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 Ben Norris Allyson June Smith Andrew Bird and Ian BoldsworthWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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20
MAY
Stayin’ Alive - Bee Gees Tribute
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Hailed as the most authentic tribute to The Bee Gees in the World Stayin Alive takes you through the musical life of The Bee Gees recreating the different eras of the bands development with uncanny authenticity. Audiences can expect authentic covers of…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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20
MAY
The Labyrinth Challenge (The Worlds Longest Inflat
Outpost Activity Centre

Welcome to The Labyrinth Challenge ‐ the worlds longest continuous inflatable obstacle course A series of interactive and wacky obstacles spread across five unique themed zones. The Labyrinth Challenge features the Lava Zone Jungle Zone Toxic Zone Combat Zone and Ocean Zone.Participants…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01189 885122
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31
MAY
#SkoolzOut Fun Day
Outpost Activity Centre

SkoolzOut Fun DayThe ultimate half‐term action packed fun day for children and teens aged 12‐16 years oldThis is your day Unlimited rides on all attractions including the incredible Labyrinth Challenge as many times as you can handle.There will be over 20 fun…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +441189 885122
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31
MAY
Speed Dating in Newbury
Slug & Lettuce

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

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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03
JUN
The Drag with No Name and Wilma Fingadoo
Grosvenor G Casino Reading

The Drag with No Name and Wilma FingadooSaturday 3rd June 9:45pmThe Drag with No Name show consists of many original parodies on modern day life and the world of celebrity mixed with slapstick sketches in crazy costumes. From Adele to Jessie J…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Gay & Lesbian

TEL: 01184 027800
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10
JUN
Phil Haley & His Comments
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Phil Haley and His Comments are a band that started over 20 years ago and since then they have played all over the UK and Europe Scandinavia Russia America and Australia A highly visual and professional stage act which not only centers…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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16
JUN
Counterfeit Sixties Show
The Lights

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01264 368368
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17
JUN
Ska Britannia
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Ska Britannia is the ultimate all live six‐piece Ska band with a fantastic sound quirky suits and a stage presence that is truly unforgettable. So if you adore the sounds of Madness The Specials Bad Manners The Kings Men and UB40 then…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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24
JUN
Timeless Music
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Female vocal harmony trio Timeless Music celebrate the biggest musical icons over the past six decades. They perform hits from the likes of the Andrews Sisters Doris Day Cilla Black The Supremes Seal and Beyonc. So take a trip down memory lane…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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02
JUL
Newbury Race for Life 5K and 10K
Newbury Showground

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 11:00 am Last entryAdult entry Women…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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15
JUL
Reading Pretty Muddy 5K
Prospect Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 10:00 am Last entryAdult entry 16…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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16
JUL
Reading Race for Life 5K and 10K
Prospect Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 11:00 am Last entryAdult entry Women…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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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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