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What's On September 20-26

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What's On September 20-26

Tea etiquette, Stockcross. See Wednesday


Quiz night, Majendie Hall, Speen Church,7.30pm. In aid of church funds. £8 a person, includes ploughman’s supper. Cash bar. Teams maximum of six people. Call Michael Bell on (01488) 608284

And Saturday, Dubai Duty Free International, Newbury Racecourse. 


Ceramic candle holder workshop, West Berkshire Museum, 10am-1pm. Learn to make your own unique candle holder inspired by nature using a variety of techniques. Suitable for complete beginners. Tutor: Christine Lack. The ceramics will be fired and glazed and ready for collection four weeks after the workshop. Price: £48. To book a place, please call the museum (01635) 519562 or email 

Emergency Life Support with Heartstart Thatcham, Thatcham Council office, Brownsfield Road, 10am to 12.30pm. Heartstart Thatcham teach you emergency life support skills,covering a mixture of practical and theory. Providing you complete the course, you will be presented with a certificate. Defibrillators are also covered. Children from 10 welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult. The training is free, although donations accepted to cover running costs. You must book a place to attend. To find out more and to book visit 


Cholsey Silver Band, Victoria Park bandstand, 3-5pm

Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair, Civic Hall, Didcot, 10am-3pm. Vintage toys, games, model railways, action figures, diecast models and other nostalgic collectables. Entrance £2.50 (with under-16s free), trade buyers and early birds from 8am, £4. Refreshments


Macmillan coffee morning, Avonbank Lodge, Churchill Retirement, West Street, Newbury, 10.30am-12.30pm. Raffle, tombola, homemade cakes, jams and marmalade, white elephant stall and hand-knitted clothes stall. Price: £1 – includes a cup of tea and biscuits

Cromwell Singers community choir, Speen village hall, 7.45pm-9.45pm. Do you enjoy singing? All welcome – music and refreshments provided


Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm, Lamb Inn, Mill Street, Wantage, 8pm till 10.30pm. Featuring vocalist Kim Osmond. No admission charge. Booking recommended if you wish to eat (01235) 766768

InCantata open morning, St Mary’s Church Hall, Greenham, 9.15am. Non-auditioned ladies choir. See for further details

How do you Take Yours? – theatrical entertainment by Jane Glennie about the etiquette of drinking tea. Stockcross Two O’clock Crowd. At The Sutton Hall, Church Road, Stockcross, 2pm.Cost £2 includes refreshments, all welcome. Contact Jane on (01488) 608762

Workshop: painting birds, West Berkshire Museum, 10am-3pm. Using specimens from the museum collection work with watercolour, pencil, pen and wash. Individual help and group discussion around examples of work by painters of birds. In the afternoon, there will be the opportunity to choose to continue to work indoors with your chosen specimen or (weather permitting) sketch birds by the Kennet and Avon Canal. Tutor: Hazel Batchelor. Materials you need to provide are A3 or larger sketch pad, watercolours and paintbrushes no. 2 and no.5, drawing pen and 2B pencil. All abilities welcome. Please bring your own lunch – refreshments and snacks available to purchase from the café. Price £20. To book a place on these workshops, please call the museum (01635) 519562 or email 

If you have an event you would like to be included in What's on, email please remember to include date, time and place of the event and contact details. The deadline is Friday in the week before publication