April Events in Berkshire

Events in Berkshire – April 2014

Southern Sinfonia Café concert at The Corn Exchange

Friday 4th April

With a programme including Purcell, Haydn and Schubert, The Consone Quartet winners of the Century Fund Prize will bring the pieces to life using period instruments.

For further details see the Corn Exchange website

Easter on the farm

29th March – 15th April

Visit and feed the lambs at Bucklebury farm and then head out on an Easter egg hunt through the woods.

With a host of attractions including the deer park, farm animals and tractor rides (included in your ticket price) you are sure to have a fantastic family day out.

For further details see www.buckleburyfarmpark.co.uk

Easter trail at Beale Park

Saturday 5th – Tuesday 22nd April

Head out on an Easter egg trail around Beale Park, hand your completed card into the restaurant and you will get the chance to dig for a chocolate egg. Plus this Easter half term the re will be an extra special egg trail.

For further details see the Beale Park website

History Walk at Greenham and Crookham common

Saturday 12th April – 10am

Led by local enthusiast Lloyd Garvey, discover the history of Greenham common and the surrounding area. Find our how the Romans, civil war battles and world war II have shaped the landscape. Finally, learn about the restoration of the common and why it looks the way it does today.

Dogs on leads welcome.

Meet at Greenham Common Control Tower car park, off Bury’s Bank Road, Greenham Common, nr Newbury, Berks

For further details see www.bbowt.org.uk

Guys and Dolls

9th April

Taking you back to the classic Broadway era this production includes Sit Down you’re Rocking the Boat and Luck Be A Lady.

Tickets from £10

Book online or call the Corn Exchange directly on 0845 5218 218

Dubai Duty Free & New To Racing Day

12th August

The Flat season is back with a day of quality racing. Be here to welcome it’s return in style with a table in The Hennessy and toast the start of a fantastic summer of racing.

Gates Open – 11.00 
First Race – 1.15 
Last Race – 4.40

Tickets: £16.20 to £23.40 for Enclosure tickets

For more information or to book tickets please click here.
or call on 01635 40015

Easter Sunday Lunch at Donnington Valley

Sunday 20th April

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate.
It’s everywhere this Easter.

Join us this Easter Sunday for a 3 course Sunday lunch with family and friends. We’ll have an Easter egg hunt, egg decorating and a chocolate fountain so that you can indulge in everyone’s favourite treat. And to work up an appetite we’ll include four guest passes to enjoy kids splash time from 10am – 12pm.

£30 per person

Children under 16 years, £15 per person

To book your table call us on 01635 551199

St George’s Afternoon Tea at Donnington Valley

Our St George’s afternoon tea is available 23rd – 30th April.

While away an afternoon this April and enjoy a quintessentially English afternoon tea. Using the best of local ingredients and including a beautifully elegant English sparkling wine from Danebury Vineyards do you really need an excuse to treat yourself?


  • Savoury finger sandwiches
  • Scones with clotted cream and local jam
  • Selection of English cakes
  • Tea from the London Tea Company
  • A glass of Danebury sparkling wine
    (produced in Hampshire)

£19.95 per person

Call us to book on 01635 551199

Linking the landscape: Springtime Flowers at Newbury Library

Thursday 24th April – 18.00 – 18.45

Peter Creed a local botanist, describes the springtime flowers which can be found in our gardens, parks and nature reserves. Illustrated with beautiful picture along with a wealth of information you will be ready to identify the flowers you find on your spring time walks.

Booking essential

For further details see www.bbowt.org.uk