What's on in West Berkshire and North Hampshire: Record fairs and eco-markets
The first month of 2023 has come to an end but the markets, choir services and coffee mornings continue in full swing.
Thursday, February 2
Newbury Soroptimists Charity Coffee Morning, St Nicolas Church Hall, 10am – noon. This coffee morning is in aid of PALS, a youth club for physically disabled young people and All Yours who tackle period poverty.
Friday, February 3
Unplugged Open Mic, Ace Space, 7pm. The doors and bar open at 7pm with the event kicking off at 7.30pm. Gig Tickets are available by calling Stephen on 07891 176 940.
Wassailing, The Bell Inn, Aldworth, 7pm.
Saturday, February 4
Wolverton Village Market, Village Hall, 9.30am – 11am. Hot drinks will also be available to buy. Entrance is free and there is parking available outside the hall.
URS Record Fair, St Nicolas Church Hall, 10am - 4pm. Take a look through the records with URS records who hold fairs in various towns. To book a stall contact Sidney DeLara at email@example.com or call 07788800141.
Community pub, Ashampstead Village Hall, 7pm – 11pm.
Sunday, February 5
Eco-market, The Fieldgate Centre, Kingsclere, 10am – 12.30pm. As well as offering information on how to be more eco-friendly, the market will be offeringrecycling services. Plastic tubs will also be able to be recycled this weekend as part of Greene King Pubs’ Tub2Pub programme supporting Macmillan Cancer Support.
Swap Shop, Corn Exchange Newbury, 12pm - 4pm. Refresh your wardrobe and do your bit for reducing waste at the Corn Exchange Swap Shop. Pop upstairs to the Balcony Bar with unwanted clothing and exchange for another pre-loved item.
Choral Evensong service, St Mary’s Church, Church Lane Speen, 6pm. Pop down for beautiful music and refreshments. All are welcome.
Wednesday, February 8
Berkshire Family History Society, online, 7.15pm. For a 7.30pm start which ends at 8.30pm. The Newbury Branch of Berkshire Family History Society will be holding a Zoom meeting and a talk by Denise Bates. The talk is based primarily on the British Newspaper Archive. Entry is free and non-members are asked to donate £5 towards costs.