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Thatcham Photographic Club

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No matter which camera you have or your level of expertise, you can be sure of a warm welcome at Thatcham Photographic Club.   By attending meetings and joining in activities, including training courses, you will be helped to understand what all the buttons on your camera are for, improve the quality of your photographs […]

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NEWBURY MARKET SEEKS TALENTED MUSICIANS!

Newbury Market is seeking musicians and singers to showcase their talent at Newbury Market on Thursdays and Saturdays.  Our ‘Music on the Market’ promotion will run throughout the summer and we a …

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SCULTURE

Sculpture Parks

The sculpture parks and trails of England are a rather well-kept secret. They are found all over the country and are great places to visit and introduce the kids to real art.
They are also good introd …

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An Audience With Joanna Lumley, OBE

Thursday 12 October at 2pm
 The Watermill Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations continue with a very special fundraising event with Joanna Lumley, OBE. On Thursday 12th October, a Watermill audie …

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MIKRON

Mikron Theatre are ‘In at The Deep End’ in Reading

Mikron’s new show dives into two hundred years of saving lives at sea with the RNLI!
 Mikron Theatre Company’s show ‘In at the Deep End’ is a story of heroism and selflessness bei …

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WIMBLEDON

Wimbledon

Summer would not be the same without the Tennis Championships, let’s hope we can leave the umbrella’s at home this year!
History
The oldest tennis tournament in the world and arguably the …

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TROOPING

Trooping the Colour

Where does the tradition come from?
The custom of Trooping the Colour dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th century.
Although I know about the parades which mark the Queen’s official birt …

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Flight

Let your Dad take flight this Father’s Day

Flight Experience will teach your Dad to fly in central London
London, U.K., May 3, 2017 – Flight Experience London (FEL) is offering a unique and memorable present for Dads this Father’s Day …

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Laughter is the best medicine

Where is your nearest comedy club? Current research suggests it’s worth knowing where you can get a good laugh as it may improve your health.
Laughter is like a good massage
A good belly laugh r …

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Fathers We Salute You

‘Father! – to God himself we cannot give a holier name!’ William Wordsworth
This quote defines the meaning of being a father, and the various responsibilities the male parent has on …

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Be a Young Festival Critic

If you have a passion for music and would like to try your hand at journalism then the Newbury Spring Festival provides the ideal opportunity.
Anyone aged between 15 and 30 can join the scheme to be a …

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TRAMPOLINE

Massive RedKangaroo trampoline park to open in Reading

Born to bounce…
Massive state-of-the-art RedKangaroo trampoline park to open in Reading
(For tots-to-teens-to-twenties … and beyond!)
Reading, get ready to really bounce! Tuesday 9th May …

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The Bad Beginning: A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

There are some children’s books that invite you in. Literature has long been used to escape from the real world and children’s literature is no exception. Whether it is an escape to a magical boar …

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Collection by Jeff Kinney

Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid books have now sold over 75 million books worldwide – with 10 million of those sales coming in the UK alone.
Greg is an average American schoolboy, but h …

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The Guilty One by Lisa Ballantyne

It is true that the premise of this book may put some people off: eight-year-old Ben is found dead in a park and eleven-year-old Sebastian is arrested and charged with his murder. With echoes of other …

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Table 19

Released 7 April
Ex-maid of honor Eloise, having been relieved of her duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text – decides to hold her head up high and attend her oldest

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A Little Night Music

The Watermill presents 
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Original orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Suggested by a Film by Ingmar Bergman
Originally Prod …

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Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers by Andrea Beaty

Embark on an adventure of personal creativity with fan favourite Rosie Revere! This activity
book features art from the picture book Rosie Revere, Engineer and will inspire young readers with activiti …

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The Thing About Love by Julie James

FBI agents Jessica Harlow and John Shepherd have a past. The former lawyer and cocky Army ranger clashed during their training at Quantico, gladly going their separate ways after graduating from the A …

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Days to Remember

The date is linked to the date he died; as no one knows when Shakespeare was born because there is no record. It is known however that he was baptized on 26 April 1564 and died on 23 April 1616.
Shake …

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