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What's on across West Berkshire today (Saturday)

Chris Ord


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THERE'S a long list of activities taking place across West Berkshire to make sure no-one is left bored.

To start, you could pick up a literary bargain at the giant second hand book sale is being held at Kingsclere library from 9am to 3pm.

Local cottage industries and craftsmen will be selling their goods at Pangbourne Quality Market from 10am-4pm. The market is held at Pangbourne Village Hall. Donations are welcome at the door which will go towards the RSPCA.

Phoenix Gallery, 3 Craven Road, Newbury will be hosting a free Art Exhibition (until October9) from 10am to 4pm.

West Berks Indoor Bowls Club are holding an Open Day, from 10am to 3pm. All ages and abilities are welcome. Call (01635) 32053 or 07729 183373 for details.

There is a Big River Clean-up, from 10am to 3pm involving Litter-picking in and around the River Lambourn. Meet at the Riverside Community Centre car park, Rosemoor Gardens. For more information visit

The 3p Suite Charity Concert 2016 will be held form 7.30pm at St. Mary's Church, New Road, Greenham. Tickets on the door cost £7 for adults while tickets for children and pensioners cost £5. All proceeds will go to St. Mary’s Church and the Mayor of Newbury’s charity, West Berkshire Mencap.

West Berkshire Ramblers will be meeting at Hillier’s Garden Centre, Hermitage at 10am (grid ref SU501729) for a 4.2-mile walk crossing five stiles, to Oare and Little Hungerford, to look for DH Lawrence’s cottage. Call 07979 804637 or (01635) 226826 for more details. 

Encoro conducted by Sarah Tenant-Flowers with Suzzie Vango (soprano), David Ireland (bass) and James Brown (organ) will take place from 7.30pm at Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton. The concert includes works by Fauré, Poulenc and Rutter. Tickets cost £15 (£10 students, under-18s and unwaged). Call 01865 305305 or visit

An afternoon of spoken word and poetry with Cynthia Salami and John Akinde, 2.30pm-3.30pm, West Berkshire Museum. Tickets £5 (01635) 519562.

Chatterbooks, a book group for eight to 12-year-olds will be held at Newbury Library from 2pm to 3pm.

The Bring home the bacon, Pig race night will take place from 7pm at Aldermaston Parish Hall. Tickets cost £15 (includes two-course dinner) to raise Funds for Aldermaston and Wasing churches.

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