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What's on over the heatwave weekend: Stay cool listening to the bands in Newbury or stroll around the fairs at Shaw House and Hungerford



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Weekend events have been affected by the extreme weather, but you can still get out and enjoy some family entertainment.

To stay safe at all outdoor events dig out that big floppy hat, stay in shaded areas where possible, drink plenty of water and apply sun cream liberally.

Friday

The Downs School summer garden party, 4pm-7pm. Refreshments, stalls and games. All welcome.

Listen to the free concerts at the bandstand in Victoria Park, Newbury, on Saturday and Sunday
Listen to the free concerts at the bandstand in Victoria Park, Newbury, on Saturday and Sunday

Saturday

Mayor’s coffee morning, Council Chamber, Town Hall, Newbury, 10am-noon. Fundraising event for Newbury Speakability.

Hungerford fun day, Triangle Field, Priory Road, 2pm-7pm. Stalls, refreshments and entertainment. NB the parade planned for Sunday has been cancelled due to the predicted high temperatures.

Project Band Jazz Collaboration, Bandstand, Victoria Park, Newbury 3pm-5pm.

Concert for a Queen, Ashford Hill Church, 7.30pm. Given by Cantemus chamber choir in aid of the church. A variety of music with royal theme. Tickets on the door £10.
www.cantemus-newbury.org.uk

Sunday

Shaw House summer fair, 11am-4pm. Live music, bouncy castle and children’s ride, Mr Muddle the Magician and craft stalls. NB the Dog Show hosted by the National Animal Welfare Trust has been cancelled due to the predicted high temperatures.

Abbey Brass, Bandstand, Victoria Park, Newbury 3pm-5pm.

Monday

Newbury and District Transport Group, Kennet School, Stoney Lane, Thatcham, 7.30pm. Guest speaker will be CR Butterfield from The Oxford Bus Museum. Free parking and all welcome.

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