The following events are taking place around HP143HR (Hemel Hempstead) over the next four weeks:


February 2018

Mapledurham Mill - a talk by Corry Starling
Wednesday, Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

Corry Starling is the miller at Mapledurham Mill, the last commercially operated mill on the River Thames. A mill has existed on the site for over a thousand years and is referred to in Domesday.


March 2018

BRACKNELL Over 25s PARTY
Friday, Friday, March 2, 2018
Apres Nightclub at The Coppid Beech Hotel, Bracknell

Over 25s Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite club classics 70s to date. These parties are THE place for Over 25s to drink, dance, socialise and meet new people.

Chiddlers’ hour: James and the Giant Peach
Friday, Friday, March 2, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 10.30am to 11.

Footprints photography exhibition
Saturday, Saturday, March 3, 2018
Thames Valley Park (TVP1 & 2), Reading

Open 10am – 3pm Daily Cost Free Public Admission The exhibition Footprints consists of photographs that have previously been entered into one of our four bi-monthly photographic competitions, each based on an environmental theme. Launched by The Photographic Angle in 2010, Footprints had the key objective to promote a greater sense of environmental awareness in the face of man’s unprecedented impact on our global environment.

George Michael Tribute @ Grosvenor Casino Reading
Saturday, Saturday, March 3, 2018
Grosvenor Casino Reading South, Reading

★ George Michael Tribute ★ - Pete Valentine Saturday 3rd March at 9:45pm You will believe George Michael is in the room with you! Rave reviews guaranteed! Pete can mix the sets and have a George Michael set then recreate the old favourites from WHAM years. Get up and dance at this high energy show with all of the old classics ranging from: Wake Me Up Before You Go Go, I’m Your Man, Freedom to Careless Whisper and Faith.

Hornswoggler Heads
Saturday, Saturday, March 3, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

As part of our World Book Day celebrations, artist Georgia Davy will help you make a head for a Hornswoggler and turn yourself into one of Roald Dahl’s most fearsome beasts! Event details Times: 12.00pm, 1.

Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Saturday, Saturday, March 3, 2018
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading, Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to Reading! Featuring Quincy, Mike Newall, Stefano Paolini and Pete Otway! We bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from the UK & abroad. We open from 6.

Laughter Craft Comedy Presents a Night of Comedy
Saturday, Saturday, March 3, 2018
Emmbrook Social and Sports Club, Wokingham

Laughter Craft Comedy present a top night of Stand Up Comedy with 4 top professional acts from the UK Circuit. This debut show will be Headlined by Nick Doody a regular writer and contributor to shows such as Mock the Week and the News Quiz on Radio 4 he's been a top UK Headliner for over 15 years! Supported by Jason Patterson and Jon Pearson and hosted by Jonathan Elston who the Guardian described as 'an act with incredible talent' this night is not to be missed.

New Beginners Introduction to Tai Chi (Earley) 3rd
Saturday, Saturday, March 3, 2018
St. Nicolas Centre, Earley

This 8-week Introduction to Tai Chi will cover the history, principles and practice of traditional Chen style Tai Chi Chuan. The programme is intended for absolute beginners and classes will be led by a professional Tai Chi instructor with over 20 years' teaching experience.

World Book Day Celebrations
Saturday, Saturday, March 3, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Join in with Writing Hut Talks, make a Dirty Beast in the Crafty Kitchen, and follow a trail around the Museum. Don’t forget to exchange your World Book Day voucher in the Shop.

Chiddlers’ hour: The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Friday, Friday, March 9, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 10.30am to 11.

Laughing Chili Comedy Club
Friday, Friday, March 9, 2018
Macdonald Hotel Windsor, Windsor

Comedy continues in Windsor with 4 more fabulous acts, picked from the UK’s comedy circuit. Ex-Hollyoaks and Casualty star turned stand-up, James Redmond is a dry, slick and subtle comedian who will be our MC for the evening.

Discover Dahl’s archives
Saturday, Saturday, March 10, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

A unique behind-the-scenes peek into our archive store, which houses Roald Dahl’s original letters and manuscripts. Our Collections team will introduce you to the highlights of the archive, housed in the village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years.

Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Saturday, Saturday, March 10, 2018
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading, Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to Reading! Featuring Roger Monkhouse, David Trent, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Jessica Fostekew! We bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from the UK & abroad. We open from 6.

Magic Queen - Live @ Grosvenor Casino Reading Sout
Saturday, Saturday, March 10, 2018
Grosvenor Casino Reading South, Reading

★ Magic Queen ★ Saturday 9th March at 9:45pm 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 You’re My Best Friend.

Greenham Common's History - a talk by Penny Stokes
Wednesday, Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

To many people the name 'Greenham Common' conjures up an image of women-only peace camps, protests against cruise missiles and conflict with the police, but behind this lies a much longer and more varied history. Eminent local author and historian, Penny Stokes, will describe the many dramas which have taken place on the common: from Redcoat musters to refugee housing, golf to glider warfare, furze-gathering to filming, and bare-knuckle prize-fighting to bomb storage.

Speed Dating in Reading
Thursday, Thursday, March 15, 2018
Matchbox, Reading

Speed Dating in Reading How Speed Dating in Reading works When 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 how many people you will be dating at the Speed Dating in Reading.

DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
Friday, Friday, March 16, 2018
South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.

Chiddlers’ hour: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Friday, Friday, March 16, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 10.30am to 11.

Ireland Forever!
Saturday, Saturday, March 17, 2018
All Saints Church, Wokingham

Trinity Concert Band will return to All Saints Church in Wokingham on Saturday 17th March for a St. Patrick’s Day concert.

Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Saturday, Saturday, March 17, 2018
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading, Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to Reading! Featuring Keith Farnan, Simon Lomas, Otiz Cannelloni, and Kane Brown! We bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from the UK & abroad. We open from 6.

Boggled Box Beasts
Sunday, Sunday, March 18, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Roald Dahl loved to write about all sorts of beasts. In our junk modelling session, you will make your own crodswolloping creature, adding different patterns and textures for amazing effects! Event details Times: 12.

Drop In Sound Meditation
Sunday, Sunday, March 18, 2018
Watlington House, Reading

The magnificent depth, breadth and diversity of sounds that the gongs create is unlike anything we experience in our ‘normal world’. Aside from any healing energies that the gongs bring, their sound ‘crowds out’ the mind space that most of us use to worry and ruminate.

windsor 5km & 10km Run
Sunday, Sunday, March 18, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

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Windsor Duathlon - Run Bike Run 2018
Sunday, Sunday, March 18, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

With the most established Winter Duathlon Series in the UK, F3 Events is very proud to deliver the annual Windsor Duathlon Series, which celebrated 10 successful years in 2017. These events have sold out for the past 3 years, so don't delay in getting your entry in.

Chiddlers’ hour: Fantastic Mr Fox
Friday, Friday, March 23, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 10.30am to 11.

Elvis (Mark Wright) @ Grosvenor Casino Reading Sou
Saturday, Saturday, March 24, 2018
Grosvenor Casino Reading South, Reading

★ Elvis (Mark Wright) ★ Saturday 24th March at 9:45pm Mark Wright is well known for performing the ultimate Elvis Presley tribute in a style which is guaranteed to have the audience dancing to the classics all night long. With his incredible vocal talent and passion creating a show that the man himself would be proud of, you can rest assured that this Elvis tribute act will make your special occasion one to remember.

Gung-Ho! Windsor
Saturday, Saturday, March 24, 2018
Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor

Gung-Ho! in Windsor Get ready to be Gung-Ho! and run the biggest 5k in the World! Gung-Ho! is open to all, sign up to enjoy the most epic inflatable obstacles on the planet.  Check out our website for further details: BeGung-Ho.

Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Saturday, Saturday, March 24, 2018
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading, Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to Reading! Featuring Nick Page, Diane Spencer, John Fothergill and Bennett Arron! We bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from the UK & abroad. We open from 6.

Mideous Masks
Saturday, Saturday, March 24, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 11.30am, 12.

Dorney Lake Marathon Prep Race - 16 Miles
Sunday, Sunday, March 25, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

Our Marathon Prep offers the perfect race day rehearsal and long run training in one event, with options for 16, 20 or 24 mile distances. Scheduled 4 weeks before the Virgin Money London Marathon and conveniently before other major marathon events in the UK and internationally, we'll provide the ideal conditions to practice your pacing, fuelling and endurance amongst hundreds of other runners to help you head into your marathon feeling prepared and confident.

Dorney Lake Marathon Prep Race - 20 Miles
Sunday, Sunday, March 25, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

Our Marathon Prep offers the perfect race day rehearsal and long run training in one event, with options for 16, 20 or 24 mile distances. Scheduled 4 weeks before the Virgin Money London Marathon and conveniently before other major marathon events in the UK and internationally, we'll provide the ideal conditions to practice your pacing, fuelling and endurance amongst hundreds of other runners to help you head into your marathon feeling prepared and confident.

Dorney Lake Marathon Prep Race - 24 Miles
Sunday, Sunday, March 25, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

Our Marathon Prep offers the perfect race day rehearsal and long run training in one event, with options for 16, 20 or 24 mile distances. Scheduled 4 weeks before the Virgin Money London Marathon and conveniently before other major marathon events in the UK and internationally, we'll provide the ideal conditions to practice your pacing, fuelling and endurance amongst hundreds of other runners to help you head into your marathon feeling prepared and confident.

Patron Saints: Collecting Stanley Spencer
Thursday, Thursday, March 29, 2018
Stanley Spencer Gallery, High Street, Cookham

The exhibition draws together a spectacular collection of loans, including The Centurion’s Servant, Tate; Love on the Moor, Fitzwilliam; John Donne Arriving in Heaven, Fitzwilliam and one work not seen in the public domain in over 50 years. The exhibition will examine the often complex relationships between Spencer and his patrons and what drove them to collect his work.

Awesome Aerial Art
Friday, Friday, March 30, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Make some art inspired by the aerial photos Roald Dahl took while he was a pilot. Have fun with colour and shape to make a splendiferous abstract picture.

Easter Walk
Saturday, Saturday, March 31, 2018
Windsor Racecourse, Berkshire/Windsor

The Walk Sat 31 March 2018 25km OR 25 miles Join us this Easter Saturday for our very first Easter Walk – with 25 miles or 25 km options available it’s the perfect opportunity to stretch the legs & get out of the house this Easter Bank Holiday. Setting out from Windsor Racecourse a 25km loop heads east along a stunning section of the Thames Path passing Alexandra & Home Park.

Fly a Kicksy Kite
Saturday, Saturday, March 31, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 12.00pm, 1.

Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Saturday, Saturday, March 31, 2018
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading, Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to Reading! Featuring Mike Gunn, Adam Staunton, Funmbi Omotayo, and Lou Conran! We bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from the UK & abroad. We open from 6.


April 2018

Berkshire Brewery Tours
Sunday, Sunday, April 1, 2018
Berkshire Brewery Tours, Reading

Visit a brewery on our Berkshire Brewery tours. Gift vouchers available: http://tidd.

Fantabulous Flying Scarf
Sunday, Sunday, April 1, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 12.00pm, 1.

Soultogether Boat Party with Patrick Wilson
Sunday, Sunday, April 1, 2018
The Thames Hotel, Maidenhead

For our first session of 2018, we will be bringing you EIGHT hours of the finest Underground House Music all the way through from 4pm until Midnight, cruising down one of the loveliest stretches of the River Thames in Maidenhead, Berkshire with THAT killer Sound System supplied by the 'Release The Groove' boys. Warming things up nicely for your Soultogether residents DAVE O'NEILL and GREG AUSTIN on the one, two, three and fours will once again be MR GARY GEE, all round top man and DJ extroadinaire.

Songs of Flight with Megan and Owen
Monday, Monday, April 2, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Let your imagination soar, and work together as a family to create verses for a song inspired by Roald Dahl's love of flying. Then hear your song brought to life through live guitar-based performance from our visiting musicians, Megan and Owen.

Fly a Kicksy Kite
Tuesday, Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 12.00pm, 1.

Crackling Clay Gremlins
Thursday, Thursday, April 5, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Roald Dahl wrote about the Gremlins – the RAF’s own magical creatures - while he was still a serving airman. You will work just like Walt Disney’s illustrators did – listen to Roald’s description and make your own clay version of these naughty little beasts Event details Times: 10.

Speed Dating in Reading
Thursday, Thursday, April 5, 2018
Matchbox, Reading

Speed Dating in Reading How Speed Dating in Reading works When 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 how many people you will be dating at the Speed Dating in Reading.

Dave Pigeon with Swapna Haddow and Sheena Dempsey
Friday, Friday, April 6, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 12.00pm, 1.

Once Upon a Star with James Carter
Saturday, Saturday, April 7, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

A madcap hour with James Carter. Listen to him read from his new book packed with facts about space, Once Upon a Star, then write an out-of-this-world poem.

Fly a Kicksy Kite
Sunday, Sunday, April 8, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 12.00pm, 1.

Stand Up and Rock with Jasper Carrott
Sunday, Sunday, April 8, 2018
Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Stand Up & Rock is back..

Awesome Aerial Art
Tuesday, Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 12.00pm, 1.

History of Southcote Manor - a talk by Mike Cooper
Wednesday, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

Mike has had a lifelong interest in history, especially military and local history. Following a history degree, he worked as a librarian, with both Reading University and Reading Library.

Science Oxford Pilot School
Wednesday, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

What connects toilet roll to a clever mathematician from hundreds of years ago? How do airplanes stay in the sky and can rocket mice fly? Come along to this Science Oxford workshop to find out! Using chocolate, learn all about air flight and find out how to make a ball float magically in mid-air, make a small rocket fly and build an amazing paper airplane. Event details Times: 11.

Discover Dahl’s archives
Thursday, Thursday, April 12, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

A unique behind-the-scenes peek into our archive store, which houses Roald Dahl’s original letters and manuscripts. Our Collections team will introduce you to the highlights of the archive, housed in the village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years.

Flight-tastic maps
Thursday, Thursday, April 12, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Learn more about Flight Lieutenant Dahl, then make your own ‘flight plan’ of the local village. Use collage, co-ordinates, and your own creativity to make an artistic aerial view that you can test out in Great Missenden afterwards.

Crackling Clay Gremlins
Friday, Friday, April 13, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Roald Dahl wrote about the Gremlins – the RAF’s own magical creatures - while he was still a serving airman. You will work just like Walt Disney’s illustrators did – listen to Roald’s description and make your own clay version of these naughty little beasts Event details Times: 10.

* Mo-Sound Sisters * @ Grosvenor Casino Reading
Saturday, Saturday, April 14, 2018
Grosvenor Casino Reading South, Reading

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Discover Dahl’s archives
Saturday, Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

A unique behind-the-scenes peek into our archive store, which houses Roald Dahl’s original letters and manuscripts. Our Collections team will introduce you to the highlights of the archive, housed in the village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years.

Getting Started with DNA - talk by Debbie Kennett
Saturday, Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

Debbie Kennett is an internationally recognised expert, speaker and writer on genetic genealogy. DNA testing is now all the rage but what can you really learn from a DNA test? This talk provides an introduction to the use of DNA testing as a tool for family history research.

Learn To Trade LIVE, Reading
Saturday, Saturday, April 14, 2018
Penta Hotel, Reading

Many of us have Google searched ‘How to make more money’ which has resulted in thousands of unrealistic and impractical answers. Trading College can help you find a realistic way of earning an income! Have you ever considered learning how to trade the markets but didn’t know where to begin? It’s not as daunting as you might think! At Trading College, we believe that with the correct education and training, anyone can become a successful trader.

Stage Flight with Alfred Taylor-Gaunt
Saturday, Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Find out about Roald Dahl’s love of flying, then enjoy some drama and language games and activities. Be ready to use your imagination and be active.

windsor 5km & 10km Run
Saturday, Saturday, April 14, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

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windsor Duathlon - Run Bike Run 2018
Saturday, Saturday, April 14, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

With the most established Winter Duathlon Series in the UK, F3 Events is very proud to deliver the annual Windsor Duathlon Series, which celebrated 10 successful years in 2017. These events have sold out for the past 3 years, so don't delay in getting your entry in.

Fantabulous Flying Scarf
Sunday, Sunday, April 15, 2018
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden

Event details Times: 12.00pm, 1.

Workshop - Census Records
Saturday, Saturday, April 21, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

Tutor: Tony Roberts This workshop explores the origins and context of census, the formats of 19th and 20th century data, and how to get the best out of census documents. It looks briefly at some less familiar or older census and quasi-census records, discusses the pitfalls and limitations in using census data and also considers what the future holds for census.

Speed Dating in Reading
Tuesday, Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Revolution De Cuba, Reading

Reading Speed Dating About Speed Dating in Reading Events At one of our Reading Speed Dating events, you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether you would like to see them again and also short enough if you don't.

Living through the Civil War - a talk
Wednesday, Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

Speaker - Catherine Sampson Catherine developed her love of history in childhood and pursued it at University in Sheffield and later Oxford, where she graduated with a Master’s Degree in English Local History. Her dissertation subject being the impact of the Civil War on the local people in and around Reading.

Tropicana Nights
Friday, Friday, April 27, 2018
The Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 25’s, then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80s heaven.


May 2018

Rock Icons
Thursday, Thursday, May 3, 2018
The Elgiva Theatre, Chesham

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a musical and visual journey through the eras and evolution of Rock and Classic Rock, featuring the music from the worlds most iconic Bands such as Yes, Deep Purple, Queen, Whitesnake, Bon Jovi, Toto, Rainbow, Def Leppard, Linkin Park, Thin Lizzy, The Who, Pink Floyd, Guns N Roses, ACDC and many many more. The band at the heart of the show are an international touring act who LIVE for this music.

An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Friday, Friday, May 4, 2018
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan, Violetta. Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra.

an Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Saturday, Saturday, May 5, 2018
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

The heart-breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim* from the Korean National Opera, Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*.

Ride the Night
Saturday, Saturday, May 5, 2018
Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor

Unite against cancer with Women V Cancer Ride the Night 2018, the UK’s only charity night cycle ride for women. The event takes place on a choice of Saturdays 5 May and 26 May 2018 to raise vital funds to support women’s cancer charities.

Windsor Duathlon - Run Bike Run 2018
Saturday, Saturday, May 5, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

With the most established Winter Duathlon Series in the UK, F3 Events is very proud to deliver the annual Windsor Duathlon Series, which celebrated 10 successful years in 2017. These events have sold out for the past 3 years, so don't delay in getting your entry in.

Henry Marten - a talk by Dr Manfred Brod
Wednesday, Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

Manfred is a local historian specialising in the Thames Valley in the 16th and 17th centuries. He has a doctorate from Oxford University and is the author of two books and numerous papers.

An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Thursday, Thursday, May 10, 2018
The Hexagon, Reading

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim* from the Korean National Opera, Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova*. Winner of "The Best Opera Award" Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.

Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Sunday, Sunday, May 13, 2018
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASY Marc Bolan, with his band T.

Eton Sprint Triathlon Weekend
Saturday, Saturday, May 19, 2018
Dorney Lake, Windsor

Taking place at the fantastic Eton Dorney Lake, one of the iconic venues of the 2012 Olympic Games, the SuperSprint Sunday event starts with a 400m open water swim in the clear, clean waters of the rowing lake before taking to the closed, flat road circuit for a 4-lap bike course covering 21.2k.

Place-names of Berkshire - talk by David Peacock
Wednesday, Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

In a break from this quarter’s theme of the Civil War, we are delighted to welcome local historian and author, Dr David Peacock, to talk about the fascinating subject of place names. David is a former teacher of politics and history at Padworth College, and also gives evening classes on local history at Newbury College and Reading University.

Ride the Night
Saturday, Saturday, May 26, 2018
Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor

Unite against cancer with Women V Cancer Ride the Night 2018, the UK’s only charity night cycle ride for women. The event takes place on a choice of Saturdays 5 May and 26 May 2018 to raise vital funds to support women’s cancer charities.


June 2018

Civil War to Commonwealth - talk by John Brearley
Wednesday, Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

Formerly a teacher, John Brearley is a popular and charismatic speaker on Local History topics across Berkshire. Accompanied by slides and music, John will talk about the Civil War and the Commonwealth period through to the restoration of the monarchy.

Windsor Triathlon
Sunday, Sunday, June 17, 2018
Alexandra Gardens, Windsor

"27 years and counting! Awarded the BTF’s ‘Event of the Year’ a remarkable seven times, the Windsor Triathlon is one of the best Olympic distance triathlons in the UK. The triathlon celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015, and has stood the test of time with its quality delivery, stunning location and great event village.

Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Thursday, Thursday, June 28, 2018
Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAM! Starring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK, featuring the very best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie - The Best of Wham! Can it really be 37 years since George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley formed one of the most enduring pop groups of the 80s? In four short years WHAM! sold more than 28 million records, topping the charts with three albums, four number one singles and eleven top ten hits. They featured in the Live Aid concert of 1985 and were the first western pop group to ever tour in China.

Workshop - School Records
Saturday, Saturday, June 30, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

Tutor: Joan Dils Joan 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 School of Continuing Education at the University where she was a part-time lecturer.


July 2018

Workshop - What do I do with my DNA results?
Saturday, Saturday, July 14, 2018
The Centre for Heritage and Family History, Reading

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.

Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival
Sunday, Sunday, July 15, 2018
Penn House, Amersham

Firmly established as one of the toughest sportive events in the UK and situated right on London’s doorstep, the Chiltern 100 takes in the finest riding the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has to offer. The sportive is a ‘best of’ the region’s many gruelling climbs, including the infamous Whiteleaf Hill and Wardrobes.

Down Tow Up Flow Half Marathon
Sunday, Sunday, July 22, 2018
Alexandra Gardens, Windsor

A gloriously scenic, flat, multi-terrain, point-to-point half marathon along the Thames towpath (therefore mainly traffic-free). Run in reverse directions each year; in 2018 it is "Up Flow' therefore starting in Windsor and finishing in Marlow, taking in Maidenhead, Cookham & Bourne End along the way.


September 2018

Maidenhead Half Marathon
Sunday, Sunday, September 2, 2018
St Ives Rd, Maidenhead

Date: 2nd September 2018 Closing date: 29th August Venue: Maidenhead, Berkshire Start Line: St Ives Rd, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF (no cars) Start Time: 09.30am Half Marathon £28/£30 (£3 surcharge for late entries) Venue: St Ives Rd, St Ives Rd, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF Price Half Marathon (Unaffiliated): GBP 30 Half Marathon (Affiliated): GBP 28 Links: Tickets: https://go.

The Henley 10K
Sunday, Sunday, September 9, 2018
Mill Meadows, Henley-on-Thames

Back for 2018 alongside the Thames Path Challenge's main finish venue. It's a 10km loop through Remenham and starts / finishes at Mill Meadows right by the River near Henley Bridge.


October 2018

Reading O2O 10K
Sunday, Sunday, October 7, 2018
Thames Valley Park, Reading

Sponsored by Blueiron, this flat 10km race route embraces Reading's waterways for much of the distance, offering a wonderful, multi-surfaced course that takes in rural, modern and historical areas of the town and surrounding countryside. Friendly atmosphere for beginners, yet a fast course for those who want to try for a 10km PB! Race Details •Race date: 7th October 2018 •Entries close: 3rd Oct •Venue: Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berks, RG6 1RA •Start Time: 10k - 09.

Water of Life 10k and Half Marathon
Sunday, Sunday, October 21, 2018
Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, Bisham

Your family & friends can enjoy a morning in the Abbey grounds, by the river, with food and refreshments available all morning. Children's races to keep the young ones occupied while the main race is on.

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