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What's on Saturday

Chris Ord


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THERE is plenty to do to kick off this Bank Holiday weekend.

First off Woolton Hill village market will be on from 10am to 1pm focusing on the outdoors with seasonal plants, gardening activities for children and cut flowers.

There will be boat trips on the Jubilee Narrowboat at noon and 2pm from Newbury Wharf. For more information visit or call 07716 460562.

Amner’s Farm in Burghfield will be hosting a Lambing Day from 11am to 6pm. Tickets are available up until 5pm (Pregnant women should not attend). For more information xall: (0118) 983 3437 or visit

The is an Art Exhibition at St Mary’s Church, Kintbury from 11am to 6pm featuring local artists’ work for sale and display as well as children’s art and teas in St Mary’s Room.

Nick Cope will be performing Family Music at the Corn Exchange, Newbury at 10.30am. Call 0845 5218218.

Sheepdrove Farm will be holding an Open Day at the Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre,in Lambourn. The event will take place between 11am and 4pm. For more information call 01488 674747 or visit

The Cromwell Singers present A Celebration of English Music, St Nicolas Church, Newbury, 7pm.  There will be a retiring collection in aid of Hope for Africa – Lesotho, and refreshments will be available.

Newbury District Ornithological Club visit to Speen Moors to look for spring birdlife. It will be an easy level stroll suitable for all abilities. The group are meeting at Northcroft Leisure Centre car park at 9am (parking charges apply).  All are welcome but those intenting on going must ring (01488) 668482 in advance.

There will also be a Fabric and Haberdashery sale at the Old Chapel Textile Centre, Main Street, Greenham Business Park from 10am-3pm.

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