January Events 2014
New Year & Epiphany at St John the Evangelist, Newbury
Sunday 5th January 2014
A celebration of New Year & Epiphany featuring Newbury InCantata Ladies’ Choir at St. John The Evangelist Church, Newbury. Tickets are available from Hogan’s Music, Bartholomew Street, Newbury RG14 7PY or on the door.
For further details see www.incantata.co.uk.
Ticket prices Adults £5, Children under 18 £2.50.
Wednesday is Visit Day! At The UK Wolf Conservation Trust
from Wednesday 8th January 2014
From 8th January 2014 onwards, the UKWCT will be open to the public. Visirots can purchase tickets on the day, or if they are a Visiting or Adoption Member they will be able to use the ticket free with their membership. The UKWCT is set in the beautiful English countryside and with its observation and education centre, attracts visitors from all over the world. They currently have 11 Ambassador Wolves, including the UK’s first and only Arctic Wolves.
For further details see www.ukwolf.org.
Ticket prices Adults £8, Children and OAPs £5.
Newbury Floral Society, Royal British Legion Hall, Newbury
2pm Tuesday 14th January 2014
If you are interested in flower arranging why not join Newbury Floral Society who meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Royal British Legion Hall, Newbury for monthly demonstrations, workshops and social events. This month is a demonstration by Christine Evans.
For more details please call 01635 48852.
Wedding Fair at Donnington Valley Hotel
Sunday 19th January
Join Donnington Valley and local suppliers for our wedding fair. Discuss your plans and find inspiration for your special day.
Time: 11am – 3pm
VIP tours: Please contact Beth Willis, our wedding co-ordinator, on 01635 568106 to book a VIP tour.
The Snow Queen at Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre
Sunday 19th January 2014
Join the team at Sheepdrove for the original magical Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale. Brought to life by The Rain and Shine Theatre Company this story is for the whole family to enjoy. With a cast of just 5 playing a whole host of characters, you will be transported to the icy palace of The Snow Queen. For further details see events.sheepdrove.com.
Ticket prices Adults £10, Children £6.
Book your pre-performance Sunday lunch: Adult £25 – Child £15.
Big Garden Bird Watch at Thatcham Nature discovery Centre
Saturday 25th January 2014
Head over to Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre and learn about the different species of bird who visit Britain’s gardens. Afterwards explore the visitor centre; packed with interactive wildlife and natural history displays, giant jigsaw puzzles and wildlife brass rubbings. Then let off some steam in the adventure playgrounds or have a well earned rest in delicious cafe. Suitable for families.
For further details see www.naturediscovery.org.uk .
Prices £1 per child, drop off event.
The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea at Watermill Theatre – Musical,
Friday 31st Jan to Sat 15th Feb 2014
Join us on a musical journey across the ocean in this compilation cabaret featuring music of the 1920’s period from a company that includes some favourite Watermill actor-musicians. Songs including Ain’t Misbehavin’, Making Whoopee and Night and Day, this collection of numbers will warm your heart. Compiled by Simon Slater, Music Directed by Simon Slater.
For further details for the performance times and ticket prices see www.watermill.org.uk