A Room Of One's Own
The award-winning creators of Christmas Gothic, Female Gothic, Austen’s Women, and I, Elizabeth return with a twenty-first century take on Virginia Woolf’s celebrated pre-TED talk.
Take a wry, amusing, and incisive trip through the history of literature, feminism, and gender. Meet Charlotte Brontë, Jane Austen, Aphra Behn, and Shakespeare’s sister – Judith!Travel to the far-flung future of… 2028. But whatever you do, Keep Off the Grass.
Rebecca Vaughan (Dalloway, Orlando, Christmas Gothic, Austen’s Women, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) performs Woolf’s 1928 exploration of the impact of poverty and sexual inequality on intellectual freedom and creativity.
THREE WEEKS Cumulative Body of Work Award-Winners, 2018
★★★★★ ‘Intelligently adapted, beautifully performed... entrancing’ British Theatre Guide
★★★★★ ’Richly re-imagined, exquisitely evocative' Edinburgh Guide
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08/08/2022 - 25/08/2022 All day
Waterside Centre Summer Events programme have. range of exciting events for during the summer holiday.
The Waterside centre boasts inspiring facilities, including a climbing wall, dance studio and water-based activities.
Young people need a variety of opportunities both inside and outside of education to have fun with their friends, to be healthy and creative, to make positive changes in their community and to develop their skills and aspirations.
Please contact the Waterside Centre direct for any queries or bookings:
Phone: 01635 018500
Address: Waldegrave Place, 31 Northbrook Street, Newbury, RG14 1DS
They are currently working hard to finalise the Waterside Centre’s offer over the coming months, including a youth club, an exciting programme of events and a safe space where local young people can go to make friends with others their age, as well as trusted adults.
Waterside Centre boasts inspiring facilities, including a climbing wall, dance studio and water-based activities.
08/08/2022 10:00 - 27/08/2022 11:00
Superheroes needed for a special summer holiday mission!
Enter mission control at the Corn Exchange where you will transform into your superhero character before heading out on an immersive adventure around the town centre. Following a map and using your magic goggles to help you navigate, you will meander to different locations looking for clues and puzzles to complete as part of your quest.
Discover Newbury's hidden corners, search for rarely seen native wildlife and above all else, work together as a team to complete the mission.
The Superhero Adventure Trail is a new outdoor commission created by A Line Art and produced by Corn Exchange Newbury.
08/08/2022 - 31/08/2022 All day
Give your kids a summer to remember!
Forget the long drive to the coast, sitting in traffic and trying to find a parking spot.
Enjoy the beach with three pools, the biggest sand pit ever and deck chairs to chill in the sun.
AND…IT’S FREE IN YOUR TICKET PRICE!
With so many play zones, including a petting barn, laser tag, giant slides, the beach and our favourites the pedal boats!
4 Kingdoms work on a unique, value for money principle that once you pay, you play all day.
AND…ALL THE RIDES ARE FREE
- Paddling pool
- Toddler pool
- The Foam Party Pool
- The Sandcastle Beach
6th - 14th August 2022
TICKET PRICES NO HIDDEN ADD-ONS FOR RIDES. NADA. ZERO. NOTHING. HOW COOL IS THAT?
Child (Aged 2 to 16) - £19.50
Adults (Over 16) - £17.50
Toddlers Age 1 Year Old - £10.00
Baby Under 1 - Free
Disabled Ticket - £12.50
With over 100 dinosaurs, our professors, rangers and highly trained security guards will safely get you up close to meet our dinosaurs. This is probably the largest dinosaur event in the UK.
General Admission Prices
All day opening - 10am - 4:30pm
Child (Aged 2 to 16) & Adult Tickets £15.00 In Advance
Child (Aged 2 to 16) & Adult Tickets £17.50 on the day or on door
Toddlers Age 1 Year Old - £4.95
Baby Under 1 - Free
Disabled Ticket - £9.95 (Proof will be required at time of entry)
Please contact the venue directly
08/08/2022 15:00 - 31/08/2022 17:00
BANDSTAND PERFORMANCES | 12TH JUNE – 25TH SEPTEMBER | 3PM – 5PM | VICTORIA PARK, NEWBURY | FREE
Newbury Town Council will be hosting live bands in the famous bandstand in Victoria Park on weekends on a (nearly!) weekly basis throughout June to September. Each event is free to all to attend and takes place from 3pm – 5pm.
Make a day of it with some retail therapy at the local independent and national shops in Newbury, and take advantage of the many attractions, cafes, restaurants, and pubs on offer before settling down to some live music in the park!
For a breakdown of what to expect month-by-month, please see below:
Saturday 5th 3pm—5pm Beenham Wind Orchestra
Saturday 18th 3pm—5pm Blewbury Brass Band
Sunday 19th 3pm—5pm Brunel Brass Academy
Sunday 26th 3pm—5pm Cove Brass
Saturday 9th 3pm—5pm Wantage Youth Band
Sunday 10th 3pm—5pm Royal Wootton Bassett Brass
Sunday 17th 3pm—5pm Abbey Brass
Saturday 23rd 3pm—5pm Ramsbury Silver Band
Sunday 24th 3pm—5pm Watership Brass
Sunday 31st 3pm—5pm Hungerford Town Band
Sunday 7th 3pm—5pm East Woodhay Band
Sunday 14th 3pm—5pm South Berks Concert Band
Sunday 21st 3pm—5pm Phoenix Brass
Sunday 4th 3pm—5pm Cold Ash Brass
Sunday 11th 3pm—5pm Cholsey Silver Band
Sunday 18th 3pm—5pm Wroughton Silver Band
Sunday 25th 3pm—5pm Pangbourne Band
08/08/2022 14:00 - 08/08/2022 16:00West Berkshire Libraries summer holiday LEGO Clubs are running in the following libraries:Other dates available.