Up and Coming Events October
Beerfest at Bucklebury – 6th October The fourth annual Bucklebury Beerfest is a fun event for the whole family – with great live music, a combination of games and activities for children, and numerous stands (including a local farmer’s market). And of course not to forget: some great food to accompany the large variety of beer and cider available throughout the day! Starting around 1pm on the Recreation Ground in the Bucklebury Village, there is parking available around the area. Come and enjoy a great day out in the autumn sunshine! Call 01635 867186 for any enquiries or visit the website for more details.
Thatcham Festival of Arts & Leisure – 13th– 21st October The 12th annual festival has over 60 events in store again this year – and looks to turn out a success! In the new town centre venue, The Hub, this will be the home to various workshops leading up to the final Sunday on the grounds that will host Thatcham’s first Apple Day. The majority of events continue to be free, while a few will charge a small entry fee. For the list of events on each day, visit their page.
The Vineyard Wine Festival If wine’s your thing, you’ll love The Vineyard Wine Festival. We kick off with a fantastic wine dinner on Friday 26th where we’ve invited well known suppliers to each match one of their great wines to one of the delicious four courses. Get ready for a wine tasting extravaganza on Saturday 27th with 10 suppliers including the Peter Michael Winery, Moreson Estate, and Danebury Vineyards. What’s more, there’ll be over 100 different wines and seven wine masterclasses to enjoy! Call 01635 528770 to book your ticket or visit the site.
Newbury Racecourse: Worthington’s Armed Forces Day – 27th October
The famous annual Armed Forces Day is a Flat Season climax and promises to be a great success again this year – providing free entry for Armed Forces & RBL members. Free entry is also provided for all under 18s, and this year the aviation theme with a flypast by the Army Air Corps, flight simulators, helicopter displays promises many highlights throughout. To book tickets or other enquiries, call 01635 40015 or click here.
Halloween Hullabaloo at Newbury – 28th October This 4th annual free event is for all those little monsters out there who love to get dressed up for the spooky night. Get your costumes ready and head for the Newbury Market Place for a terrific time complete with a Halloween extravaganza for the whole family! With last year’s attendees adding up to over 5,000 people, the programme is expanding every year! Visit the website for more information.