Upcoming Events this August

The kids have broken up for Summer and imagination take a front seat when planning things to do. Here is a host of our favourite days out and events that will guarantee to have a smile on everyone’s face. The sun doesn’t always need to shine to ensure you have a fabulous time.


Newbury Retro Festival
Friday 7th August – Sunday 9th August

A fabulous weekend for all the family. Get the sleeping bags together for the three day weekend at Newbury’s 9th Retro Festival. With a variety of activities to keep all the family occupied, including three amazing stages, dance floors, show arena and a vintage funfair, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been before!

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Open Air Cinema at Shaw House
Saturday 8th August – Monday 6th September

Four fabulous evenings of al fresco cinema in the beautiful grounds of historic Shaw House. With films starting after sunset what a perfect romantic evening to escape to or even get girls and guys out the house to enjoy. Bring the popcorn – as the venue provides the deckchairs and bean bags.

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Monday 17th August – Monday 31st August

Stockfest is a unique event that will be taking place in the picturesque West Berkshire village of Stockcross. Inspired by their vibrant village community, it is a celebration of local talent, arts, music, culture and sport. It celebrates the area’snumerous successful events  including Jazz on the Glebe, Street Fairs, an annual sell-out Pantomime and the very popular Open Gardens days. A few things to look forward to this year include a weekend of music, watercolour workshop, classic car rally and village show, mystery pop-up events and a children’s picnic. See you there!

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Live Music and Afternoon Tea
Wednesday 26th August 3pm – 5pm

Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea in the stunning setting of The Vineyard with music from Composer and Cabaret Pianist Fiona Bennett at The Vineyard. Hear Fiona sing, play the piano and tell a few stories about her life in television, radio and how she sang her way around the world.

£25 per person
Call 01635 897640 for more