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What's On November 15-21

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What's On November 15-21

Start your Christmas shopping with Christmas fairs across the weekend

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15

Newbury District Ornithological Club talk by Dr Peter Gasson, Sub Antarctic New Zealand. All welcome, meeting starts at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church Hall, Greenham. More details (01488) 682301

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16

Glitz and Glamour night in aid of Hope for Gemma, Bishopswood Golf Course, 7.30pm. Casino, live music, games and prizes. Tickets £25, contact June Beere junebeere1956@gmail.com

Honesty Over Silence – It’s okay not to be okay, St Bartholomew’s School, 7.30pm-9.45pm. Evening of live music and talks, seeking to open up conversations around difficult topics such as trust in God when life is painful, and dealing with anxiety and depression. Tickets are free, but booking essential. www.glendale-church.com

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17

Christmas fair, St John’s Hall, Mortimer, 9.30am-3pm. RNLI Christmas cards, diaries and calendars for sale. Donations of toys, games, jewellery and seasonal foods for the sale are appreciated

Elvis Night, Newbury RBL Club, Pelican Lane, Newbury, 8pm. Tickets on the door. Club members £7. Non-members £8. Hot food available. Everyone welcome. Contact (01635) 47415

Nature Explorers Club, Nature Discovery Centre, Lower Way, Thatcham, 10am-noon. Hands-on wildlife club for five- to eight-year-olds on third Saturday of every month. Wildlife activities, craft, stories and child-led play. Come prepared to get muddy and be outside whatever the weather. If your child has any additional needs you would like to discuss please contact the centre. All children must be accompanied by an adult. £5 per child. Accompanying parents free. (01635) 874381, email: ndc@bbowt.org.uk

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18

Christmas market, Douai pavilion, Upper Woolhampton, 10am-7pm

Sunday afternoon ‘favourite melodies spanning decades’ concert. with Michael Wooldridge, AWE’s Theatre, Tadley, 3pm.Bar. £8 on the door

A Night at the Musicals for Macmillan, Arlington Arts, Snelsmore, 6pm to 8.30pm. A star-studded cast will take you on a journey through some of the most famous West End musicals with hit songs from Mamma Mia!, Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables and Wicked. Tickets £25 show only, £40 show, reception with wine and canapés and meet the cast. www.arlington-arts.com

St Bartholomew’s School Christmas fair, 11am to 3pm

Christmas fair and fun dog show, Natonal Animal Welfare Trust, Trindledown Farm, Great Shefford, 11am-2pm. Lots of stalls and a fun dog show – classes to be confirmed.

Christmas lights switch-on, Market Place, Newbury, 3pm-5.30pm. Celebrate Christmas with Visit Newbury and Lions Club of Newbury. The fun kicks off with live entertainment on stage. The annual Santa Parade sets off from Market Street at 4.45pm and will make its way to the Market Place, ready for the big switch on at approx 5.15pm

MONDAY NOVEMBER 19

East Woodhay Local History Society, East Woodhay Hall 8pm. A talk about Sandham Memorial Chapel and the artist Stanley Spencer. Visitors welcome

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 20

Newbury Community Forum event in conjunction with the local police and council, Town Hall, Newbury, 7pm. Join representatives from your local Police, council, community forum and the Building Communities Together Team for an evening of tea and cake to share your concerns and ideas about Newbury town centre

High Society Jazz Band, Theale Village Hall, 8.30pm-11pm. With guest trumpeter Tim Eyles. Dixieland jazz, with room to dance. Raffle and bar. Entry £10

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21

West Berkshire Community Hospital League of Friends Christmas table top sale, 10am-2.30pm (in main hospital corridor). Christmas wreaths, knitted goods, hand crafted presents, jewellery, candles, Christmas cards, stocking fillers, festive table and tree decorations, wooden crafts and lots more. All profits are for the benefit of your local hospital and patients. Debit/credit cards accepted

Zelda’s Jazz Room, Comrades Club, Newbury Street, Wantage, 8pm-10.30pm. The Dario Napoli Trio with Andy Aitchison. Tickets on the door £12 Enquiries please phone (01235) 765648 or email dave@dave-moorwood.co.uk

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