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Banish the winter blues with a Newbury treasure hunt: What's on across West Berkshire and North Hampshire

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As we make our way into 2022, it's time to get out and enjoy activities, markets and events across the region.

Saturday 15

The Rock Choir, Parkway Shopping, 1pm-2.30pm. They will be singing some songs in The Debenhams Piazza and raising money for Newbury Speakability.

Rock Choir will be performing at Parkway
Rock Choir will be performing at Parkway

JDM (Japanese domestic market) car meet, Podium Place, 1pm-4pm. All vehicles welcome, but special kudos for anything Japanese. Chat cars, coffee & grab a bite of sushi in our supercar showroom-café. Tickets available on the day to pop your vehicle on one of the Podium turntables, alongside a 360 visual of your vehicle.

Code Ninjas Newbury, 125 London Rd, Newbury, 4.30pm-5pm. Free game building session to experience what it would be like to be a NINJA. Discover how your kids can learn to code while building video games. Everyone welcome.

Code Ninjas Newbury
Code Ninjas Newbury

Sunday 16

The Newbury Treasure Hunt, 2pm. Gather your team of 2-6 people and embark on a journey of cryptic clues and puzzles in and around Newbury town centre. Clues will be aimed at mixed abilities - some more cryptic and engaging aimed at adults, with a few easier ones to keep kids involved. The route will be flat and outdoors, but covers a few kilometers – please get in touch to discuss any specific needs/adaptations. A good knowledge of Newbury is advantageous, but not essential. Adults £5, children (5-16) £3, under 5s free. All money raised will be passed on to Childline. More details via Facebook - Newbury Treasure Hunt.

Tea dance, Royal British Legion, Pelican Lane, Newbury, 1.30pm -4pm. Ballroom, sequence and Latin. Entry £3. All welcome. Details (01635) 47415 or 865896.

Tuesday 17

Sing For Fun is a community choir that meets every Tuesday, Majendie Hall, Speen, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Singing pop, rock and musical theatre. Book a free taster session at www.singforfun.co.uk

Wednesday 19

Newbury District Field Club, West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury, 2pm. Brickmaking in the Newbury Area -Tony Higgott

Saturday 22

Sustainable Living Market, Thatcham Catholic Hall, 10am-12.30pm. Reduce your plastic use by refilling your products or using plastic free alternatives.

Saturday 29

Woolton Hill Village Market, 10am-1pm. Fresh local produce and crafts, tea, coffee and cakes. Locally sourced meat, vegetables, bakery goods, preserves, plants and crafts.

Sunday 30

Newbury Artisan Market, 10am-4pm. Quality produce, original art, designer crafts & sizzling street food, mixed in with family activities, music & more.

If you are organising a charity or community event and would like to be included in these free listings, please email details – type of event, time, venue, date and contact – to report@newburynews.co.uk

Podium Place Japanese Domestic Car Meet on Saturday
Podium Place Japanese Domestic Car Meet on Saturday

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