What's On 21-27 September

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Greenham Common

An exhibition on 100 years of Greenham Common - see Wednesday

THURSDAY 21 September

(until Saturday) Picture of Dorian Gray  The Watermill, Bagnor Box office 01635 46044

(until 5 October) Wye Severn – work by mid-Wales Textile Group: Exhibition 10am-4pm Old Chapel Textile Centre, Greenham Business Park Tel 01635 38740. The centre is open Tues- Thurs 10am-4pm, and the first Saturday of the month.

Newbury Library’s Thursday Book Group. 6.30pm-7.30pm Café, Sainsbury. This month’s book is “The Uncommon Reader “ by Alan Bennett. Free drop-in group for adults.

ROH Encore: The Magic Flute 7.15pm Auditorium, Corn Exchange, Newbury Box office 0845 5218218

The Rails 8pm Arlington Arts Centre, Snelsmore Common Box office 01635 244 246

21 (until 30) Hungerford Visual Arts Trail – HADCAF https://artsforhungerford.com/2017/06/09/visual-arts-trail-thu-21-sat-30-sep/


FRIDAY 22 September

(until 23) Picture of Dorian Gray The Watermill, Bagnor Box office 01635 46044

(until Sunday) The Gruffalo 2pm Corn Exchange Newbury  Boxes office 0845 5218218

Family History research with members of Berkshire Family History Society 10.30am-12.30pm 

Reading Old Handwriting: Workshop 10.15am-2.45pm West Berkshire Museum, Wharf Street, Newbury 01635 519562 

Brewhouse Music presents Moscow Drug Club plus support Sarah Daniels 7.45pm (doors open 7pm) Yattendon Village Hall. West Berks Brewery bar. Tickets £14 randssansom@aol.com 01635 200185

Access Consciousness Book Club 7pm-9pm The Old Bluecoat School, Chapel street, Thatcham RG18 4JT £10 Contact Tanya Whannell 01635 866409 or email tanya@whannell.co.uk.

Dubai Duty Free International Racing Newbury racecourse first race 2.10pm

Film: Frida 8pm Croft Hall, Hungerford Book via www.artsforhungerford.com

SATURDAY 23 September

(and Sunday) Silchester Players present ‘Mourning, Nun& Night’ a show comprising three short comedy plays. Silchester Village Hall7.30pm (Matinee 2.30pm on the Saturday) tickets £8 for adults £6 concessions 0118 981 5600. 


(until Sunday) The Gruffalo 2pm Corn Exchange Newbury Boxes office 0845 5218218

 (until Sunday) Picture of Dorian Gray The Watermill, Bagnor Box office 01635 46044

 Art exhibition 10.30am-4.30pm St. Stephen's Church, Upper Basildon, Contact 01491 671 761

 Mortimer Branch of the RNLI Charity Book Sale St Johns Hall, Mortimer RG7 3TF

Soul & Motown Disco 8pm Newbury Royal British Legion Club, Pelican Lane. Door ticket prize , Raffle. Hot food available.  Tickets on sale or pay at the door £5 /£6.

Woodblocks  and Words for kids with Arty Pumpkin 10am-2pm City Arts, Hampton Road, Newbury  email info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Dubai Duty Free International Raceday Newbury Racecourse

 The Gruffalo 2pm Corn Exchange Newbury Boxes office 0845 5218218

 Octoberwest Beer festival West Berkshire Brewery Yattendon

 Charity Car wash 10am Newbury Fire Station, Hawthorn Rd.

 Jericho Comedy Stand-up 8pm Croft Hall, Hungerford Tickets from www.artsforhungerford.com

  Harry Ensemble presents Faure Requiem and other sacred works 7pm Douai Abbey  Book via Corn Exchange Box Office 0845 5218218


 Concert by Berkshire Brass, to include works by Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin and others.  7.30pm Silchester Parish Church Tickets £10 or at the door. Proceeds to Church Funds.  Contact Ralph Atton, 0118 970 0825

SUNDAY 24 September

 Woodblocks and words for adults, with Arty Pumpkin 10am-4pm City Arts, Hampton Road, Newbury. To book email info@cityartsnewbury.co.uk

Harvest Festival Service, 10:30am Sunday 24th September St. Mary's Church Speen, followed by Auction of produce provided by Speen Allotments, in aid of local charity.


 Golden Jubilee Concert featuring Harmonia Sacra in a celebratory programme of sacred and secular music from around the world. 6pm St Francis de Salles Church, Warren Road, Newbury Tickets (includes refreshments) £10/£8 concessions available on the door or pre-book 01635 45978

 West Berkshire Classic Vehicle Show 9.45am-3.30pm Hungerford Arcade, Hungerford High Street

MONDAY 25 September

 VIP (Visually Impaired) Book Group 10.30am-11.30am Carnegie Lounge, Newbury Library. If you would like to join this group, please contact Newbury Library on 01635 519900

 Ageing Creatively: Dare to Dance : Autumn Term 7.30pm Corn Exchange  suitable for over 55s Contact the Corn Exchange 0845 5218218

TUESDAY 26 September

 Victorian Lunch Club Meal 12 noon-2pm St Mary’s Church Shaw

 Newbury District Field Club Talk by Terry Gilligan: the Famous Albourne Bell Foundry 7.30pm St John’s Parish Rooms, St John’s Church, Newbury

Graeme Hewitt’s High Society Jazz Band 8pm every Tuesday in Theale Village Hall   (RG7 5AS)

Theatre Chipping Norton presents Sherlock Holmes and the Crimson Cobbles 7.45pm Corn Exchange Newbury Box office 0845 5218218

Lest We Forget: First World War poetry talk 11am-12 noon Sandham Memorial Chapel, Burghclere

The voices of Owen, Sassoon, McCrae and Brooke, amidst the unique setting and atmosphere of Spencer's iconic paintings, echo down to us across the century, as a timely and poignant reminder of the hardships endured, and the sacrifices made. Along the way, we encounter the origins of the Unknown Warrior, the 2-Minute Silence, the Scottish Cairns, the Field of Remembrance and the Poppy Appeal. Tickets £6.00, on top of admission rates. To book call 0344 249 1895


WEDNESDAY 27 September

 Hungerford Historical Association Talk:” Escape from Colditz” by Col Piers Storie-Pugh 7.30pm Hungerford Corn Exchange  £4 Visitors welcome

 Talking History: True Newes from Neuberry; 17th century pamphlets and their tales of radical religion. 7pm-8pm West Berkshire Museum Tickets £5 from the Museum or online.

 Enjoy singing?  Come and join InCantata Ladies Choir Open Mornings   , from 09.15-11.15 am in Greenham Church Hall.  See www.incantata.co.uk for further details.

Tracks Across the Common: Exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of Greenham Trust, West Berkshire Museum.



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