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What's On 25-31 May

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Whats On 25-31 May

Visit Victoria Park fun day on Saturday

THURSDAY 25 May 

To July 1, House and Garden by Alan Ayckbourn at the Watermill, Bagnor. Box office (01635) 46044

FRIDAY 26 May

Eric Gales, 8pm, Arlington Arts Centre, Snelsmore Common. Box office (01635) 244246

SATURDAY 27 May

Newbury District Ornithological Club, full day visit by car to Studland and RSPB Arne in Dorset, leaving Newbury at 7.30am. All welcome but please ring (01488) 682301 in advance

Woolton Hill Village market, 10am-1pm, St Thomas Church Hall

Victoria Park family day, 10am-3pm, Newbury. Your chance to find out what has been happening with the extensive refurbishments in the park and enjoy its facilities, including the splash park, which was opened last year and will be open for the summer, the skate park, where there will be demos from local skateboarders and BMXers, and
children’s rides and a bouncy castle

Saturday Book Group, 3.30pm-4.30pm, Newbury library. Free drop-in group for adults. This month’s book is The Tea-planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

And tomorrow, Thatcham Canal Boat open days, 10am-4pm. Organised by the Boats of Hope charity. Canal moorings near Thatcham rail station. Free boat rides, entertainment and a free barbecue. Members of the public will also be allowed to visit the narrow boat, Kew, which is more than 100 years old and has been converted into a museum. For more information, contact froggatts@aol.com or call 07717367970

Ceramic wall hanging with Clare Mahoney, City Arts, Newbury, 10am to 2pm. Make a wall-mounted ceramic sculpure. Part of the workshop is a walk to collect materials. Make a clay mould of plants, flowers and fauna. You will use the process of ‘press mould porcelain’. The cast dries quickly and can be taken home that day. For adults. Cost; £25 (all materials included). email: info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

SUNDAY May 28

And tomorrow, Highclere Country Show, Highclere Castle. Arena entertainment with falconry display, stunt riding team and dog displays. Also clay shooting festival, gundog championships, food festival and folk roots festival. More information www.highclerecountryshow.co.uk

Bayer Newbury 10k race, Newbury town centre. To register see www.bayer.co.uk/newbury-10k

Berkshire Country Fayre, 9am-5pm, Englefield Estate, Theale. Attracting about 4,000 people. Dogs welcome on the site. Food tent, craft marquee, main ring with attractions. Young farmers competitions and exhibits

MONDAY May 29

St Michael and All Angels Church open, 2.30pm-5pm, Highclere. Refreshments available
n Ring out, 1pm, 4pm, 6pm and 9pm, Market Place. Corn Exchange free event. A series of industrial giant towers will hold suspended bell-like speaker cones, as they gradually swing higher and higher until each arm soars up over the heads of the audience. They will ring forth with a peel of electronic tones that combine into a transfixing harmony of pulsing drones. Ring Out continues the work of multi-award winning composer and artist Ray Lee, whose distinctive combination of sound and kinetic sculpture has thrilled audiences the world over. The audience will be able to walk around the space and
experience the series of micro-melodies shifting and changing as the piece progresses

TUESDAY May 30

To June 2, Big Lego bricks build, Kennet Shopping centre. Add to the large Lego model of Highclere Castle. Build your piece and put it on the Big Build, watching this fantastic model come to life over the week. This event is to be confirmed – to check details visit www.kennetshopping.co.uk/events.aspx

WEDNESDAY May 31

Marvellous mini beasts, Shaw House, 10am to 3.30pm. Make a mini beast (bug) of your choice out of a selection of polystyrene shapes, pipe cleaners, Deco pens and craft materials. There will also be a new activity trail available. £2 per child. For four- to 11-year-olds, but younger and older children are welcome. No need to book, just drop in

Dementia Support Café, 2pm-4pm, Thatcham Court Care Home , Chapel Street, Thatcham. (01635) 899795

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