What's on today (Saturday, September 29)

Plenty of things to do around the district

John Garvey


John Garvey



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Pangbourne Quality Market, 10am to 4pm, Pangbourne Village Hall. Local cottage industries and craftsmen. The market's chosen charity is the RSPCA. No admission fee but donation welcome at the door.

Art exhibition at the Phoenix Gallery, 3, Craven Road, Newbury. 10am to 4pm. To October 9. Free admission.

3p Suite Charity Concert 2016, plus guests. 7.30pm, St Mary's Church, New Road, Greenham. An evening of musical entertainment. Tickets on the door only. Adults £7; children and pensioners £5. All proceeds to St Mary's Church and the mayor of Newbury's charity, West Berkshire Mencap.

West Berks Indoor Bowling Club open day. 10am - 3pm, Pyle Hill, Newbury. All ages and abilities welcome. Call 01635 32053 or 07729 183373 for details.

Big River Clean Up, 10am to 3pm. Riverside Community Centre car park, Rosemoor Gardens. Litter picking in and around the River Lambourn. Please wear suitable clothing for outdoor work. www.renewalproject.org.uk

West Berkshire Ramblers. Walk led by Chris R. Telephone 07979 804637 or 01635 226826. 10am, meet at Hillier's Garden Centre, Hermitage, grid ref SU501 729, parking cars in part of the car park furthest from the garden centre, on the right hand side near the exit. A 4.2 mile walk crossing five stiles, to Oare and Little Hungerford, to look for DH Lawrence's cottage.

Encoro conducted by Sarah Tenant-Flowers with Suzzie Vango (soprano), David Ireland (bass) and James brown (organ). 7.30pm, Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton. Works by Faure, Poulenc and Rutter. Tickets £15 (£10 students, under 18s and unwaged) 01865 305305 or www.oxfordplayhouse.com

An afternoon of spoken word and poetry with Cynthia Salami and John Akinde. 2.30pm to 3.30pm, West Berkshire Museum. Tickets £5. 01635 519562 www.westberkshireheritage.org.uk

Saturday Stories at the Museum. Family session, book via Corn Exchange box office 0845 5218218

Chatterbooks, 2pm to 3pm. Newbury Library. Book group for eight to 12-year-olds.

Apollo Big Band, 7.45pm. Corn Exchange, Newbury. Box office 0845 5218218.

Prog heaven featuring Fragile. 7.30pm, Arlington Arts, Snelsmore. Box office 01635 244246. 

Paul Higgs: Shades of Miles. 8pm Croft Hall, Hungerford. Tickets from Hungerford Bookshop or online at artsforhungerfordevents.wordpress.com 

Bring home the bacon. Pig race night. 7pm, Aldermaston Parish Hall. £15, includes two course dinner. Fundraising for Aldermaston and Wasing churches.

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