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Achieve your Discover Arts Award in a day. The theme of the day is ‘Out of this World’ so be prepared for the weird and the wonderful! Start your journey at the Corn Exchange with a fun introductory drama workshop and then move to the…
Our guided staircase tours on Saturday and Wednesday afternoons run from April to October 2019. The woodland is open all year, and it's a great place for a stroll. Go quietly and you may spot the herds of deer as they forage for food.In the…
A talk and walk by local bat expert James Shipman about the life of these amazing creatures. Did you know bats can live for up to 30 years? James explains where they live, how they fly in the dark, and why they are so important…
Beale Park is an outdoor wildlife park set within 30 acres of grounds. https://www.bealepark.org.uk/plan-your-visit/admission/  
Come and meet Blaze, the museum dragon, and join in with an action poem, story, simple craft, treasure hunt and sing-a-long! Held in the museum’s comfortable and child-friendly learning space, Blaze’s Buddies will encourage your child to take part in fun and interactive activities, including…
  Bucklebury Farm Park offers a magical experience and a great value day out in the countryside whatever the weather, that will appeal to the whole family, friends, schools and clubs.
If you are looking for unique and creative Christmas gifts then the Christmas Fair is not to be missed! We have over 60 amazing local crafters, bakers, artists and photographers all brimming with bespoke wares that can’t be found on the high street. With mulled…
Rockin’ robins – decorate two 2D wooden birds as red-breasted robins, using acrylic paints and glitter, to make festive hanging decorations for a Christmas tree. This family craft workshop is suitable for children age 7 and above. The session is about 45 minutes to an…
What happens on Christmas Eve when the Troll is fishing for his dinner...? Join Garlic Theatre by a little stream in Sweden to find out! A festive twist on the classic story of the three hungry goats and a grumpy old troll. Watch out for…
‘Every day, from here to there funny things are everywhere’ Dr Seuss   Meet a family of zany Eggs on Legs, living in a lost pocket of the globe. One day the wind blows a huge egg into their tree and they are excited to…
Animals rock! Paint a large pebble with your favourite real or imaginary animal in the Great Hall from 10am and then go outside for a wildlife safari of the gardens with your local Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) from 10.30am. Hunt out beautiful and bizarre mini-beasts and…
Wise owls – make an owl mask out of card, feathers and any of the other craft materials available. £2 per child. For 4-11 year olds but younger and older children are welcome. No need to book, drop in
Signs of Spring - one of the first signs of Spring is new leaves. In this craft, using porcelain pens decorate a ceramic tealight holder in the shape of a leaf. Then see if you can see any signs of Spring in Shaw Houses gardens.…
Spectacular skulls – decorate a skull-shaped craft box in ‘Day of the Dead’ style using Deco pens, to make a spookily good Halloween decoration. Please dress for mess, although aprons will be provided.  You are welcome to bring your own apron. A new Halloween-themed house…
There are lots of important and famous faces to be found around the museum. Join Armadillo Art Experience to learn the skills you need to draw caricature portraits of heroes and villains from across the Ages.  We’ll also be painting our favourites to create a…
Family-friendly interactive storytelling session with an African theme to celebrate Black History Month. Listen to a fun story about a greedy zebra, a tale about sharing in a Kenyan village, and an interactive story about a food surprise (where you might get to wear a…
GreenFest, a big, free, green event for all ages.  GreenFest is taking over Hampstead Norreys. The village will be brimming with hands-on activities, workshops and games, experts in all sorts of disciplines to answer your eco questions and a fabulous range of stalls to inspire you and open your eyes to the incredible talent we have locally. There’ll…
Join us for a night of spooky fun! With Halloween trails, apple bobbing and snapping in the grounds. Plus indoor crafts, ghostly story time and trick or treating throughout the night. Come in fancy dress and please bring a torch! Children £6, accompanying adult free,…
Heritage Open Days is England's biggest heritage festival. It celebrates our fantastic history, architecture and culture; offering people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences - all of which are free to explore.   Join Beth Asbury (West Berkshire Council Assistant Archaeologist) for…
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