February Events in Berkshire

February Events in Berkshire

February Events in Berkshire

Snowdrops Walk at Welford Park

Open Garden, Wed 28 Jan – Sun 1 Mar 2015,
£1-£6

Enjoyed by thousands over
the winter months, it has become a tradition to open the gardens of Welford
Park so that those wishing to view the beauty of the snowdrops have the opportunity
to do so. After a walk through the gardens why not enjoy a light lunch or pot
of tea and cake in the Old Laundry Tea Rooms and browse in the Snowdrops Gift
Shop.

An accessible path has been
built to enable wheelchair users to view the main display in the Beech Woods.
Although every effort is made to make all areas accessible but due to the
natural terrain this is not always possible.

Coach parties are welcome but please telephone in advance. Please no picnics in
the grounds and dogs are welcome on leads.

Please note that there are no credit card facilities at this venue.

For further details see www.welfordpark.co.uk

Prices

Adults £6, Concessions £5,
Children 4-12yrs £1, Children under 4 go free

Private guided tours are available at an additional cost of £5 per person and
must be booked in advance

Wildlife Art Exhibition and sketching workshop at Thatcham Nature Discovery Centre

Art Exhibition, Sat 7 – Sun 22 Feb 2015
10.30 – 16.00

Sketching workshop, Sat 7 Feb 2015 10.00
– 13.00

Local Artist Jonathan Pomroys latest
works including a number of wetland landscapes and bird studies will be on display.
Jonathan is a well known and collected wildlife artist who regularly exhibits
at venues across the country.

Jonathan will also be running a sketching workshop. Bookings essential.

Sketching workshop – £10 per person

For further details see www.bbowt.org.uk

The Secret Adversary at Watermill Theatre

Play, Thu 12 Feb – Sat 21 Mar 2015

In association with Eleanor
Lloyd Productions the Watermill Theatre present Agatha Christie’s The Secret
Adversary, a Tommy & Tuppence Thriller, adapted by Sarah Punshon and Johann
Hari.

Following the adventures of Tommy and Tuppence through London in the 1920’s.
Home from war and broke this pair embark on a daring business scheme.

Coming to the stage for the
first time as part of the 125th anniversary celebrations of the author’s birth,
this new adaptation is complete with past paces action, comedy live music and a
hint of romance.

Monday to Saturday evenings
7.30pm
Thursday and Saturday matineés 2.30pm
(No matineé performance on Thursday 12 February)
Saturday 21 March performances at 1.30pm and 6.30pm

Tickets:
Monday evening, Thursday and Saturday matineés: £15.50 and £14.50
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings: £24, £22, £15
Friday and Saturday evenings: £26.50, £24.50, £16.50

For further details see www.watermill.org.uk

Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s weekend treat your someone special to a 5 course sharing menu in our WinePress restaurant.

£45 per person.

Call us on 01635 551199 to book.

Why not stay the night and let us personalise your romantic stay with as many little extras that you would like flowers, champagne, chocolates or some relaxing spa treatments we  can have it all ready for you.

Imagine the surprise when they discover what you have arranged.

Valentine’s Day Sharing Menu – £45 per person*

Starter board
Parma ham, baked figs, baked camembert

Cleanser
Passion fruit sorbet

Main to share
Served with either
hand cut chips or gratin potatoes and either a watercress salad or a selection of vegetables

Cote du beouf, served medium rare, grilled mushrooms and tomatoes
OR
Whole roasted corn fed chicken with stuffing
OR
Four bone rack of pork, apple sauce

Dessert platter
Salted caramel and chocolate cheesecake, French apple tart, lemon tart

Cheese Board
Selection of British cheeses, celery, apple, chutney & biscuits

*Minimum of two guests sharing each course.

Champions of Magic at The Corn Exchange

Sat 28 Feb 2015 – 19.45

For a night of magic and  mystery sure to keep you guessing join our award winning team of tricksters.

Stunning illusions and a heart stopping finale will make this a performance to remember.

For further details see www.cornexchangenew.com

Prices

Full price £21, Concessions
price £16.50 Under 16’s, Family of 4 £65

Jay Fairs at Hungerford

Antiques Fair, 28/2/15 – 08.30 – 16.00

Visiting Hungerford
Antiques market this small but perfectly formed antiques market of 40 quality
stalls is not to be missed my antiques enthusiasts. After browsing the stalls
take time to explore Hungerford which has a traditional highstreet packed with
independent shops.

For further details see www.jayfairs.co.uk

Prices

Admission £1