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What's on Saturday, April 23

Plenty to do around the district

John Garvey

John Garvey


01635 886628

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Kintbury Tennis Club open day; Inkpen Road, Kintbury.

10.30am to 5pm; free adult and junior tennis sessions and barbecue. Contact 07909993377 or email

Dance Sensation presents: Moving Forwards Showcase 2016. Arlington Arts, 2pm and 5.30pm. Telephone 01635 244 246.

BBOWT History Walk at Greenham Common, led by Lloyd Garvey, 10am to 12.30pm.

World Book Night, Newbury Library (LibraryFest) from 6.45pm. A celebration of reading and books; music and refreshments provided; author talk by Erwin James at 7.30pm.

An Evening with John Wesley, with Mark Topping as John Wesley; Newbury Methodist Church, Northbrook Street, 7pm. Tickets (adults £6, under 18, £3, from Shoemakers Coffee Shop, The Arcade (off Market Place), or on the door.

Mark Topping has been touring the country as the charismatic clergyman for 10 years. The drama examines Wesley's adventurous life.

Newbury Chamber Choir showcases a programme of classical masterpieces from Vienna for choir, soloists and orchestra featuring Schubert's Mass in G Major and Mozart's Te Deum and Sancta Maria. St John's Church, Newbury, 7.30pm; tickets £15 on the door (school pupils free). Specialist ticket offers available at

51st Worldwide Sketchcrawl Around Central Newbury with Isabel Carmona Andreu, starting at Newbury Library, 10am to 4pm. For more details email or Facebook City Arts-Newbury. Suitable for any age. Free (with ticket)

Know Your Blood Pressure. Newbury Town Hall, between 10am and 1.30pm. Members of the public can have their blood pressure checked by professionals, free of charge. The Rotary Club of Newbury facilitates this event in support of the Stroke Association's Stroke Awareness Day.

Table-top sale at Teddy Bears Pre-school, Boxford.10am to 12pm. Sellers £10 per table; set up from 9.15am. To book a table, contact 07733 050 288.

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; The Anvil, Basingstoke, 7.45pm. Box Office 01256 844 244.

The Real Thing; Corn Exchange, Newbury, 7.45pm. 08445 521 218.

Lambing day at Amners Farm, Burghfield (today and tomorrow). 11am to 6pm. Last tickets at 5pm. Pregnant women should not attend.

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