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Find upcoming events in Berkshire today and this weekend with our easy to use interactive calendar. Whether you're visiting Berkshire or local to the county, there are plenty of seasonal events to keep everyone entertained. 

What's on in Berkshire this weekend?

To find out what's on in Berkshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Berkshire is easily accessible for day trips from London while there's plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or for a weekend break.

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is a hub for diverse events, some of which are unique to the county of Berkshire. The Changing of the Guard takes place all year round and can be watched for free in the streets of Windsor. Sat on the banks of the Thames, the river makes an idyllic backdrop to many outdoor events in Windsor and Maidenhead.

Some of Berkshire's top attractions are becoming increasingly family friendly thanks to an impressive selection of themed events. Racecourses in Windsor and Newbury put on shows with plenty of childrens' entertainment while the National Trust's Cliveden is worth a visit for Easter and Christmas events with any school holiday packed with activities.

Other major events in Berkshire include the Hungerford Food Festival (October), Truckfest in Newbury (Spring Bank Holiday Weekend), Mapledurham Food & Craft Festival (May Bank Holiday Weekend) and the Reading Festival (August).

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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Berkshire, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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Berkshire events near me

The guide below shows our calendar of events in Berkshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Popstar Recording Experience & DJ Workshops

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    Childrens Events

    Eastern Road, Bracknell

    Dreaming of being a pop star or wanting to be your favourite popstar for the day? Want to see the inner working of a Music Studio? or just have fun, then why not book one of our studio experience days.

    We offer the ultimate unique experiences. We...

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    8 Oct 2018to31 Dec 2019Open 09:00 - 21:00
  2. Windsor 2-4-1 taster one hour kayak tour

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    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    If you're new to kayaking why not try our Taster Tour and paddle Windsor for one hour? Now on special offer for a limited time only for the price of 2-4-1 offer!

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    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  3. Windsor Kayak Tour With Tuition

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    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    Make a splash and try our unique Windsor 90 minute Tour with Tuition. Enjoy the awesome view of Windsor Castle, the oldest inhabited Castle in Europe.

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    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  4. Windsor Kayak Tour For Two With Bubbly

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    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    If you like to do something different and paddle gently down the River Thames this is the Tour for you.

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    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  5. Curious About Reading

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    Tour

    Blake's Lock, Reading

    Have fun discovering Reading with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Reading? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our...

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    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
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    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  6. Curious About Windsor

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    Tour

    Peascod Street, Windsor

    Have fun discovering Windsor with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Windsor? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our...

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    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
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    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 12:00 - 16:00
  7. Ascot Carriages: Carriage rides in Windsor Great Park

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    Tour

    Enjoy a scenic carriage ride through The Royal Landscape, Windsor Great Park, with Ascot Carriages.

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  8. Rookwood Farm House Open Garden for the National Garden Scheme

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    Gardens

    Stockcross, Newbury

    Opening for the National Garden Scheme Nursing & Health Charities, this exciting valley garden, a work in progress, has elements all visitors can enjoy. A rose covered pergola, fabulous tulips, giant alliums, and a recently developed 'jungle garden'...

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    28 Apr 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
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  9. Evening Racing - Monday Night Series at Royal Windsor Racecourse

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    Sporting Event

    Windsor

    Monday Night Racing at the Royal Windsor Racecourse

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    Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor and Maidenhead

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  10. Free Racenight

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    Sporting Events

    Maidenhead Road, Windsor

    Join us for an evening of competitive racing by the banks of the River Thames and be there for the first Monday Night of the 2019 racing season! Did somebody say FREE? You heard correctly!


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    Grandstand tickets - FREE for this fixture, but...

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    29 Apr 2019Open 15:00 - 21:00
  11. Racing at Ascot 2019: Sagaro Stakes Raceday

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    Sporting Event

    Ascot

    Enjoy the first day of the Flat season at Ascot, the world’s most famous racecourse, as the summer is just around the corner.

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    1 May 2019
  12. Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

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    Music

    Newbury

    'It's Folk music for the modern age' - * * * * THE TELEGRAPH

    Duos come and duos go... And some nurture and fine tune their art and watch it grow into something totally original, captivating and award-winning. Bonded by an unseen alchemy, Kathryn...

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    4 May 2019Open 19:30 - 22:50
  13. Brightwalton Village Fete

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    Free Event

    Brightwalton

    BRIGHTWALTON VILLAGE FETE

    Sunday 5th May
    1pm – 4pm

    Brightwalton RG20 7BN - Off B4494 Newbury-Wantage road


    • Wantage Silver Band
    • Peasemore Ukulele Group
    • Brightwalton School Maypole Dancing
    • Garston Gallopers Morris Dancing
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    5 May 2019Open 13:00 - 16:20
  14. Maidenhead Sailing Club Open Day - 6 May, 2019

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    Water Based Activities

    Summerleaze Road, Maidenhead

    Ever wanted to try Sailing?

    Why not come along to our Open Day on the 6th May 2019 between 12 noon and 4pm.

    Experience our friendly and welcoming club based in the heart of maidenhead.

    Have a taster session out on the water with one of our...

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    6 May 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  15. Family Fun Days at Royal Windsor Racecourse

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    Sporting Event

    Windsor

    Family Day

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    6 May 2019
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  16. Family Fun Day

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    Sporting Events

    Maidenhead Road, Windsor

    The biggest family fun day of the year returns on bank holiday Monday! Spend your bank holiday Monday enjoying our Family Fun Day, offering exciting racing for the adults to enjoy and a host of free entertainment and our giant funfair and all other...

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    6 May 2019Open 11:00 - 18:00
  17. Royal Windsor Horse Show

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    Sporting Event

    Windsor

    Royal Windsor Horse Show is a celebration of all things equestrian. It combines top sporting and competition action with a spectacular venue.

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    8 May 2019to12 May 2019
  18. Racing at Ascot 2019: May Racing Weekend

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    Sporting Event

    Ascot

    Enjoy a weekend of racing at Ascot, beginning with the only evening meeting of the year and culminating with the Victoria Cup Raceday.

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    10 May 2019to11 May 2019
  19. CONTEMPORARY ART FAIRS - NEWBURY

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    Arts

    26 Eton Rd, Newbury

    What to expect: a brilliant, inspiring art experience open to all, showcasing 5,000 artworks from 160 of the very best contemporary artists alongside innovative art and craft workshops run by West Berkshire's The Base, intriguing live artist demos,...

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    11 May 2019Open 10:00 - 18:00
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  20. Try Sailing in May at Reading Sailing Club

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    Water Based Activities

    Reading

    Come along for a taster session in a two-person dinghy with an experienced helm. Children's taster sessions are also being held in an Optimist dinghy under close supervision. Safety equipment provided, but we suggest bringing a change of footwear...

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    11 May 2019Open 11:00 - 15:30

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