What's on inTheale


Welcome to Theale

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

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Forthcoming events in Theale

21
OCT
All Jazz Quartet at the Jolly Angler
The Jolly Anglers

All Jazz Quartet performing a range of classic jazz swing singalong and latin featuring Rima on sax Helen on vocals and piano David on bass and Kate on drums…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07788 861992
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21
OCT
Basket Weaving
Earth Trust Centre

In this practical workshop youll learn how to weave a frame basket in a session lead by Catherine Tregaskes from Crafts for a Sustainable Future. £50; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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21
OCT
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 Alistair Barrie Sarah Keyworth Scott Bennett and Pete OtwayWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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23
OCT
Build a Bat Box
Earth Trust Centre

Help bats prepare for hibernation by making a shelter to put in your garden. All tools and materials provided. Two 1.5hr sessions available with 6 places for individuals or familiesgroups in each session cost is per box not per person; ideally there…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
OCT
Fairport Convention in Newbury
Corn Exchange Newbury

Credited with originating British folk‐rock Fairport first took to the stage in 1967s summer of love. Throughout the intervening five decades and numerous changes of line‐up the bands passion for live performance has never wavered.Fairport Convention still attract critical acclaim and won…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07711 937259
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24
OCT
Mud Pie Mania
Earth Trust Centre

Drop in for Mud Pie Monday ‐ buckets of mud and buckets of fun Join us either in the Earth Trust Centre where youngsters will have the opportunity to get creative and messy in our mud kitchen. Please bring your own…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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24
OCT
Speed Dating in Basingstoke
Las Iguanas

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

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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25
OCT
Wildlife Wednesday at Neptune Wood
Neptune Wood

Our roving Wildlife Wednesday normally visits a different Earth Trust community nature reserve each school holiday but this half term were heading to Neptune Wood Come out and play and explore this fascinating and under‐explored area of our nature reserve. £2 suggested…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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26
OCT
Family Bushcraft
Earth Trust Centre

Bring the whole family and go wild in the great outdoors Explore the woods make shelters learn how to make a fire and use a knife safely. Well cook on the fire but bring a packed lunch too. £22 adult £17 child;…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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27
OCT
Bye Bye Baby - Four Seasons Tribute
Bier Keller

Bye Bye Baby ‐ Four Seasons Tribute Bye Bye Baby takes you back in time on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter Dirty Dancing and Grease.From…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01344 303333
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27
OCT
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 child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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27
OCT
Tree Climbing
Earth Trust Centre

Use ropes and harnesses to explore Little Wittenham Woods treetops in 1hr sessions with The Great Big Tree Climbing Company. The minimum age is 6yrs but there is no maximum so parents grandparents aunts uncles and friends can all have a go…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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28
OCT
BRACKNELL 25s to 50sPlus PARTY - Singles & Couples
The Coppid Beech Hotel (Sequoia Suite)

NEW & UNMISSABLE 25s to 50s Plus. Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. These parties are THE place for 25s to 50s Plus to dance…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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28
OCT
Johnty Wilks - Deep Deep Sax
RG1 4QU

Johnty Wilks takes you on a journey of ambient improvised melodic jazz to beautiful backdrop projections. Johntys soft mellow sax tone combined with electronics and K Darling on U‐bassprogramming bring influences of relaxing nordic jazz the warmth of Brazil jazz noir soundscapes…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07810 586068
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28
OCT
Sax in the City - full of sizzling sax
RG1 4QU

Sax in the City ‐ Chilled and fun early evening concert full of sizzling sax.Sax in the City performs a range of classic relaxing jazz standards and pop songs converted into beautiful blissful sax renditions. Let yourself be carried away by Gerry…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07810 586068
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28
OCT
Zombie Inflatable Obstacle Survival Run
Newbury Showground

Survive our crazy 5km inflatable courseYou will be given a tag belt with 3 lives before you set off to complete our insane 5k run packed with humongous inflatable obstacles.Evade the Zombies along the routeIf that was not enough zombies have occupied…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07709 471891
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29
OCT
Halloween Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course
Newbury Showground

Our 10 gigantic inflatable obstacles will be placed around the 5km course.These fun inflatables allow participants to boing bounce crawl climb and slide their way around the incredibly fun course.Despite their massive size this event is suitable for participants of all athletic…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07709 471891
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31
OCT
Halloween Party with NANO and Miranda & The Kool N
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Halloween Party with NANO and Miranda & The Kool NotesTuesday 31st October from 8pm till lateHalloween Party in The DrumCome along in scary costumes and win two Show & Luxury Buffet PackagesOur Halloween Package is available for only £15 per person including…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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03
NOV
Genesis Visible Touch
Sub89

After a hugely successful first year of shows in 2016 GVT are returning to venues across the UK throughout 2017 and 2018. Performing all the hits and fan‐favourites the band are following up on the incredible response first time round and making…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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04
NOV
UK BEE GEES @ Grosvenor Casino Reading South
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

UK Bee Gees Saturday 4th November at 9.45pmThe UK Bee Gees are the most realistic tribute to the Bee Gees that you will ever see or hear. From the first opening song of You Should Be Dancing all the way through…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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09
NOV
Speed Dating in Reading
Matchbox

Speed Dating in ReadingHow 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…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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10
NOV
An Evening of Silk Reeling with Master Chen Yingju
Winnersh Community Centre,

Develop your basic Tai Chi skills with this seminar which will help you to develop whole body movement and the spiralling motion inherent in all Tai Chi styles.Master Chen Yingjun is the middle son of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang the head of traditional…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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10
NOV
Mapledurham Festive Gift Fair
Mapledurham House

Dating from Doomsday England Mapledurham sits on the banks of the River Thames and offers a beautiful location for the magical annual Festive Gift Fair. The Fair is located within heated marquees on the lawns of Mapledurham a historic and atmospheric medieval…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01487 814800
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10
NOV
Mapledurham Festive Gift Fair 2017
Mapledurham House

All you need for Gift Shopping in one place. Held in marquees on the lawns of historic Mapledurham. A Festive atmosphere offering a wide range of unique and exciting Gifts & Crafts. Father Christmas will be attendingPrices ‐ Adults £5SeniorConcession £4.50Under 16s…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07496 060168
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10
NOV
Silk Reeling with Master Chen Yingjun
Winnersh Community Centre,

This seminar will help you to develop whole body movement and the spiralling motion inherent in all Tai Chi styles.Master Chen Yingjun is the middle son of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang the head of traditional Chen family Tai Chi and a highly‐regarded practitioner…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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11
NOV
200 Faces photography exhibition
3 Forbury Place

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionA showcase of 200 faces each telling a story of its very own. This exhibition brings together the work of photographers whove all taken the face as their subject.…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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11
NOV
Laojia Yilu with Master Chen Yingjun
Winnersh Community Centre,

Refine your Chen Tai Chi Form practice under the guidance of a world‐class teacher from the original founding family. Master Chen Yingjun is the middle son of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang the head of traditional Chen family Tai Chi and a highly‐regarded…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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13
NOV
Two Days of Laojia Erlu with Master Chen Yingjun
The Milestone Centre

Refine your Chen Tai Chi Form practice under the guidance of a world‐class teacher from the original founding family. Master Chen Yingjun is the middle son of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang the head of traditional Chen family Tai Chi and a highly‐regarded…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07814 969540
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18
NOV
Cabaret Femme Fatale @ Grosvenor Casino Reading So
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Cabaret Femme Fatale Saturday 18th November at 9.45pmFeaturing burlesque routines. Saluting some of the worlds best‐loved cabaret musicals the Cabaret Femme Fatals repertoire covers three eras ‐ the 1920s with The Great Gatsby and Charleston the 1940s with the Andrew Sisters…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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18
NOV
Hedgelaying
Earth Trust Centre

A very practical hands‐on two days learning to lay a Midland style hedge with expert Clive Leeke. Find out all about this traditional skill on the job.All specialist tools and equipment provided.For beginners and those who wish to gain more experience.Booking essential:…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01865 407792
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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.…

Want more?

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