Thatcham Summer Activities

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08/08/2022 - 19/08/2022 All day
Berkshire Youth
Phone: Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on 0118 909 0927

Thatcham Summer Activities

Thatcham Youth are extremely proud to be able to offer a total of eight FREE activities during the Summer School Holidays. Follow each of the below links to find full details on each of the events and to book on.

Free Young People’s Roller Disco – Booking Required

Free Family Fun Day – Booking Required

Free Craft Morning – Booking Required

Free Children’s Magic Show – Booking Required

Free Sports Morning – No need to book – simply turn up

Free Reptile Handling – Booking required

Free African Drumming Lesson’s – Booking Required

Our thanks go to The National Lottery Community Fund for funding these events

Moorside Youth & Community Centre

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  • Summer Workshops, Hogan Music
    08/08/2022 - 12/08/2022 All day

    Summer Workshops, Hogan Music

    WEEK LONG MUSIC MAKING EVENTS

    Keep your child making music this summer!  Hogan Music have put together a packed week full of inspiring, musical workshops for your child to enjoy including beginner instrumental sessions, workshops with Corn Exchange, Newbury and Ragtime Theatre School as well as their popular Band Jam course. Don’t forget, if you’re yet to use your school membership discount on a workshop this year, do this now before the academic year is over. Group memberships receive a £35.00 discount, duo memberships receive £50.00 and solo memberships receive £100. Places on each workshop are limited, so book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

    If you have a question, email tuition@hoganmusic.co.uk or call 01635 496 57

    Course Fees:
    - Half day = £35.00
    - Full day = £50.00
    - Band Jam = £105.00 (3 afternoons)

    School membership discounts:
    - Group membership = £35.00
    - Duo membership = £50.00
    - Solo membership = £100.00

     

    SCHEDULE


    Monday 25th July and 8th August, 9:30-12:00
    Ukulele Band with Ben
    Learn new skills, strum your favourite chords and discover some new songs with other ukulele players!
    For students 6-11 years old.


    Monday 25th July, 13:00-15:30
    Songwriting Discovery with Louisa
    Gather all the tools you need to write your very own first song in this dedicated workshop.
    9-14 years old, no experience needed!


    Tuesday 26th July and 9th August, 9:30-12:00
    Keyboard Grooves with Laura
    Spend a morning learning some new tunes, discovering new techniques and working as a group to perform together.
    For students 6-11 years old.


    Tuesday 26th July and 9th August, 13:00-15:30
    Behind the scenes with Corn Exchange Newbury
    Join Technical Manager Hilda Harper to find out more about behind the scenes life at a professional theatre.
    For students 8-13 years old.


    Wednesday 27th July, 9:30-12:00
    Musical Mayhem with Ragtime Theatre School
    Love Encanto and Moana? Sign up for an afternoon learning the songs, putting actions and words to them with our friends at Ragtime Theatre School.
    For students 6-11 years old.


    Wednesday 27th - Friday 29th July, 13:00-15:30 (7 - 12 years old)
    Wednesday 10th - Friday 12th August, 13:00-15:30 (12 - 16 years old)
    Summer Band Jam
    Put your skills into practice with our 3-day Band Jam. Form a band, choose the songs and practice together under the expert guidance of our pro-players.
    Students need to have a minimum of one term of lessons.


    Thursday 28th July and 11th August, 9:30-12:00
    Drum Lab with Will
    Time to explore some new grooves and beats as we assemble all our drum kits for this fun morning of drumming.
    For students 8-13 years old, no experience or up to two years playing.


    Friday 29th July, 9:30-12:00
    Guitar Riffs with Ben
    Beginner chords, finger technique and new songs – all covered in this morning of guitar fun!
    For students age 6-11 years old, no experience or up to two years playing.


    Week Commencing 25th July & 8th August 2022

    Summer Workshops, Hogan Music |SUMMER WORKSHOPS
    Summer Workshops, Hogan Music |WEEK LONG MUSIC MAKING EVENTS

    Keep your child making music this summer! We’ve put together a packed week full of inspiring, musical workshops for your child to enjoy including beginner instrumental sessions, workshops with Corn Exchange, Newbury and Ragtime Theatre School as well as our popular Band Jam course. Don’t forget, if you’re yet to use your school membership discount on a workshop this year, do this now before the academic year is over. Group memberships receive a £35.00 discount, duo memberships receive £50.00 and solo memberships receive £100. Places on each workshop are limited, so book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

    If you have a question, email tuition@hoganmusic.co.uk or call 01635 496 57

    Course Fees:
    - Half day = £35.00
    - Full day = £50.00
    - Band Jam = £105.00 (3 afternoons)

    School membership discounts:
    - Group membership = £35.00
    - Duo membership = £50.00
    - Solo membership = £100.00

     

    Summer Workshops, Hogan Music |SCHEDULE

    Monday 25th July and 8th August, 9:30-12:00
    Ukulele Band with Ben
    Learn new skills, strum your favourite chords and discover some new songs with other ukulele players!
    For students 6-11 years old.


    Monday 25th July, 13:00-15:30
    Songwriting Discovery with Louisa
    Gather all the tools you need to write your very own first song in this dedicated workshop.
    9-14 years old, no experience needed!


    Tuesday 26th July and 9th August, 9:30-12:00
    Keyboard Grooves with Laura
    Spend a morning learning some new tunes, discovering new techniques and working as a group to perform together.
    For students 6-11 years old.


    Tuesday 26th July and 9th August, 13:00-15:30
    Behind the scenes with Corn Exchange Newbury
    Join Technical Manager Hilda Harper to find out more about behind the scenes life at a professional theatre.
    For students 8-13 years old.


    Wednesday 27th July, 9:30-12:00
    Musical Mayhem with Ragtime Theatre School
    Love Encanto and Moana? Sign up for an afternoon learning the songs, putting actions and words to them with our friends at Ragtime Theatre School.
    For students 6-11 years old.


    Wednesday 27th - Friday 29th July, 13:00-15:30 (7 - 12 years old)
    Wednesday 10th - Friday 12th August, 13:00-15:30 (12 - 16 years old)
    Summer Band Jam
    Put your skills into practice with our 3-day Band Jam. Form a band, choose the songs and practice together under the expert guidance of our pro-players.
    Students need to have a minimum of one term of lessons.


    Thursday 28th July and 11th August, 9:30-12:00
    Drum Lab with Will
    Time to explore some new grooves and beats as we assemble all our drum kits for this fun morning of drumming.
    For students 8-13 years old, no experience or up to two years playing.


    Friday 29th July, 9:30-12:00
    Guitar Riffs with Ben
    Beginner chords, finger technique and new songs – all covered in this morning of guitar fun!
    For students age 6-11 years old, no experience or up to two years playing.


     

     

    BOOK WORKSHOPS

    Book now for workshops w/c 25th July

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    Book now for workshops w/c 8th August

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    Course Venue
    Hogan Music,
    Winchcombe Place, 123-126 Bartholomew Street, Newbury, RG14 5BN

    West Berkshire Villages

  • The World of Peter Rabbit TM Storytime Trail
    08/08/2022 10:00 - 31/08/2022 17:00

    The World of Peter Rabbit TM Storytime Trail

    The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter was first published by Frederick Warne & Co. (now part of Penguin Random House UK) in 1902. The World of Peter Rabbit™ will be celebrating 120 years of mischief throughout 2022.

    In celebration of the anniversary, Frederick Warne & Co. are pleased to present “The World of Peter Rabbit™ Storytime Trail” a walk-through experience where visitors will be able to immerse themselves in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Little bunnies will be able to crawl under the garden gate, hide in a watering can and see their reflection in a mirror pool, just like Peter Rabbit!

    With photo opportunities and activities to take part in along the way, there will be plenty of opportunities for families to celebrate Peter Rabbit’s birthday in 2022.

    www.peterrabbit.com
    @officialpeterrabbit

    #PeterRabbit120

    Sat 30 Jul – Sun 25 Sep

    Open Wed – Sun 10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)

    Tickets

    Base pass holders :  Free, Full price £6.50, Family Ticket £22

    West Berkshire Villages

  • Victoria Park Bandstand Performances 2022
    08/08/2022 15:00 - 31/08/2022 17:00

    Victoria Park Bandstand Performances 2022

    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:

    JUNE
    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

    JULY
    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

    AUGUST
    Sunday 7th 3pm—5pm East Woodhay Band
    Sunday 14th 3pm—5pm South Berks Concert Band
    Sunday 21st 3pm—5pm Phoenix Brass

    SEPTEMBER
    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

    West Berkshire Villages

  • Lego Club
    08/08/2022 14:00 - 08/08/2022 16:00

    West Berkshire Libraries Lego Club

    West Berkshire Libraries  summer holiday  LEGO Clubs are running in the following libraries:
    Other dates available.
    West Berkshire Libraries Lego Club

    Summer holiday LEGO Clubs are running in the following libraries:

    Please check with the library concerned for dates and further information.

    West Berkshire Villages

  • Free Sports Sessions in Our Local Parks
    08/08/2022 12:23 - 26/08/2022 12:23

    Free Sports Sessions in Our Local Parks

    Working with The Waterside Centre and MNR Coaching, Berkshire Youth are running free sports session for children and young people aged 8+ in parks across West Berkshire this summer. There’s no need to book, just turn up!

    Sessions are as follows:

     

    Fridays
    29 July; 5, 12, 19 and 26 August 2.15 – 3pm

    3.15 – 4pm

    4.15 – 5pm

    City Park

    Northcroft

    Victoria Park

    Basketball, Step Challenge, Cricket and Multisports

    Free Sports Sessions in Our Local Parks

     

    West Berkshire Villages

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