Events in Berkshire this June
Aladdin and Cinderella – Arlington Arts Centre – 1st and 2nd June, Mary Hare School, Newbury
West Berks Ballet School are thrilled to be returning to Arlington Arts for their exciting double bill of dance. This time they shall be joined by pupils from Aldbourne Ballet School, making a cast of 138 with ages from 5 to 18 years. This is surely the perfect half-term treat for all aspiring dancers!
For more information please visit www.arlingtonarts.co.uk
or call 01635 244246.
Tickets £8 per person.
Beale Park Boat Show – 7th to 9th June 2013 – Child Beale Park, Lower Basildon, Reading
Visitors are invited to take to the water, with a FREE boat trip on the Thames; however if you are thinking of buying a boat, this year’s Show will give you the opportunity to take a test drive on the seven acre lake and maybe even find your dream boat! This years Boat Show will also feature a classic car display, and the Historical Maritime Society will recreate a slice of life at sea in Nelsons Navy.
For more info please visit www.bealeparkboatshow.co.uk
or call 01189767498.
Tickets bought in advance Fri £6/Sat and Sun £7 per adult, on the gate Fri £7/Sat and Sun £9, children under 16 with adult are free.
Rita Ora – Party in the Paddock Sat 8th June – Newbury Racecourse, Newbury RG14 7NZ
Breakthrough artist of 2012 with the most number-one singles in the UK singles chart last year, Londoner Rita Ora will take to the stage to perform huge hits including ‘Shine Ya Light’, ‘Hot Right Now’, ‘How We Do (Party)’ and ‘R.I.P.’ The evening of flat racing will commence at 6.10pm with gates opening well in advance for people to soak up the atmosphere and Rita Ora performing after the last race (approx 9.15pm) as the sun sets on the racecourse.
Tickets Adults and children from £35,
for more info please visit www.racecoursenewbury.com
or call 01635 40015.
Laurel and Hardy by Tom McGrath 13th June to 20th July at Watermill Theatre, Bagnor
The most successful double-act on the big screen, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy kept the world entertained with their slapstick, songs, pratfalls and most of all, their wit and boundless charm. Stan and Ollie’s best-loved routines are played out in a continent-crossing journey of song and sparkle. Standby for another fine mess of tears, smiles and the odd custard pie.
Tickets from £12 per adult
for more info please visit www.watermill.org.uk
or call 01635 46044.
West Woodhay House Garden Show – 15th and 16th June at West Woodhay, Newbury
West Woodhay House’s gardens are extensive and there is a lot to see – we suggest you plan to arrive early by 11am at the latest to give yourself a full day to explore the gardens and visit all the attractions and stalls. There will be plenty to see and do including – show gardens, gardening talks and a Youth Gardening competition. This promises to be a great day out for all the family!
For more info please visit www.westwoodhaygardenshow.co.uk
or call 01206 251 790.
Admission £7 per adult.
Nightjar Walk at Snelsmore Common Country Park – Fri 7th and Fri 21st June
Join the ranger for a stroll around Snelsmore Common looking for the elusive nightjar. Explore Snelsmore Common at night and gain an insight into the fascinating world of some of the common’s more elusive wildlife. You’ll be looking for nightjar, bats, owls and glow worms. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear.
Prices £3.50 per person, booking essential,
please call Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre 01635 874381
or visit ww.naturediscovery.org.uk.
Wednesday 19th June – It’s all about the Rosé – The Vineyard, Newbury 6.30pm to 8pm
Summer is that time of year when Rosé wines make more of an appearance. So join us and we’ll give you the run down on Rosé wine covering Champagne and sparkling, classic European styles and latest bottles from the New World.
£30 per person. www.the-vineyard.co.uk/WineSchools.asp
Please call 01635 528770 to book.
Newbury Food Festival, Market Place, Newbury – Sunday 30th June 2013
Newbury Food Festival 2013 is free to the public and features attractions for all the family, with a diversity of food and drink offers representing the best of local produce and producers. Cookery demonstrations by local and celebrity chefs will be held throughout the day and there will be around 80 stalls featuring the finest local producers, sample their wares, enjoy a fantastic lunch and take home some of the finest food and drink that the area has to offer!
Open 10am to 4pm,
for more information please visit www.newburyfoodfestival.co.uk
or call Rebecca Smith on 07939 334619.