Horse Racing at the stunning Ascot Racecourse, home to 13 of Britain's 36 annual flat horse racing and three jumps races

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Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

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Berkshire a county divided by the River Thames, full of pageantry and ceremony, with strong connections to the British Royal family. 2023 also see's the return of many of Berkshire's popular festivals and events including the Reading Festival, Royal Ascot, Royal Windsor Horse Show and Royal Windsor Flower Show.  Whether you're visiting Berkshire for the royal connections or to explore its countryside, or just to enjoy one of it seasonal events you'll sure to find something 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.

Marvel at the Changing of the Guards from the streets of Windsor, follow in the footsteps of the British Royal family at Windsor Castle, seek out the magnificent Red Deers and beautiful gardens in Windsor Great Park.   Stroll along the Thames Path National Trail, or catch a boat and enjoy some time on the water, watching the iconic sights of this famous Royal Borough go by.

Walkers can now delight in Reading as the famous St James Way, the UK stretch of the Camino de Santiago, waymarkers in and around town are now complete.  Tread the path that thousands have followed in years gone by on your very own pilgrimage. Reading a town full of surprises, with links to Oscar Wilde, Jane Austen, King Henry I, football, and biscuits!

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  1. Curious About Windsor

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    Peascod Street, Windsor

    Have fun (re-)discovering Windsor, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a fun and affordable way to get some fresh air, whilst finding out more about this royal town.
    Curious About Windsor…

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    30 Oct 2022to25 Mar 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
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    26 Mar 2023to28 Oct 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
  2. Curious About Reading

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Blake's Lock, Reading

    Have fun (re-)discovering Reading, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a fun and affordable way to get some fresh air, whilst finding out more about Reading.
    Curious About Reading visits…

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    30 Oct 2022to25 Mar 2023Open 11:00 - 16:00
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    25 Mar 2023to28 Oct 2023Open 09:00 - 18:00
  3. Most Loved Works in the Stanley Spencer Gallery

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    Cookham, Maidenhead

    The Stanley Spencer Gallery’s winter exhibition will reveal our Gallery volunteers’ most loved works and why they mean so much in our community. The exhibition will be a rare opportunity to see all the Gallery’s best-loved works on display at once.

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    10 Nov 2022to26 Mar 2023Various Opening Times
  4. We'll Always Have Paris

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    Theatre

    Reading

    A Charming Romantic Comedy By Jill Hyem, directed by Sally Hughes.All tickets include a delicious two-course meal in the restaurant before the show.

    Ah, Paris! The rooftops, the organ grinders music, The Frenchmen with a penchant for 'English…

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    19 Jan 2023to11 Mar 2023
  5. Pilates - Intermediate | Maidenhead

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    Maidenhead

    Led by Zoe Brennan.

    Suitable for people with some Pilates experience or those who are looking for a slightly more challenging class. Still covering alignment, breathing and centering but with more focus on strengthening and toning your body. At the…

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    31 Jan 2023Open 12:00 - 13:00
  6. Monthly Walking & History Tours

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    Walking

    Marlow

    We are excited to offer you an informative 1 hour tour of our magnificent 65 acres where you will discover the numerous unique plantings, the Italian garden, rare c1900 Pulham Stone monuments and the Danesfield Iron Age Hillfort. The tour will be…

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    1 Feb 2023Open 13:30 - 15:00
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    1 Nov 2023Open 13:30 - 15:00
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    6 Dec 2023Open 13:30 - 15:00
  7. World of Wine: Fantastic France!

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    Reading

    Everything you have always wanted to know about French wines! At this tasting, we will decode French wines for you and give you the keys to understanding where they use the most common grape varieties.

    The next time you go shopping for French wine…

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    1 Feb 2023Open 19:00 - 21:00
  8. Event Cinema | National Theatre Live: The Crucible

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    Maidenhead

    by Arthur Miler

    directed by Lyndsey Turner

    A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller's captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma).

    Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in…

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    1 Feb 2023Open 14:00 - 17:00
  9. Spandau Too

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    Maidenhead

    The UK's best live Spandau Ballet Tribute takes you on a magical trip down memory lane.

    With top hits like To Cut A Long Story Short, Through The Barricades, Highly Strung, Chant Number 1, Lifeline, Communication, Instinction, With The Pride plus…

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    2 Feb 2023Open 20:00 -
  10. Wine and Cheese Pairing

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    Reading

    Love Cheese? Love wine? Why not come along to one of our cheese and wine matching evenings and learn more about the best cheese and wine pairings to enjoy at home.

    We will be exploring a range of delicious cheeses and matching them with some of…

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    2 Feb 2023Open 19:00 - 21:00
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    16 Mar 2023Open 19:00 - 21:00
  11. Notes From A Small Island

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    Newbury

    In a world premiere, The Watermill Theatre brings Olivier and BAFTA award-winning playwright Tim Whitnall's adaptation of Bill Bryson's best-selling travel memoir NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND to the stage.

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    3 Feb 2023to18 Mar 2023Open 19:30 - 22:30
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    3 Feb 2023to18 Mar 2023Open 14:30 - 05:30
  12. Tomorrow Bird

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    Music

    Maidenhead

    Multi award-winning acoustic duo, featuring the combined forces of solo artist Jen Bird, and Simon Driscoll from folk-rock band, Burnt Tomorrow. Drawing musical influences from folk, country and Americana bands their haunting melodies and heart-felt…

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    3 Feb 2023Open 19:30 -
  13. Mike Bubbins: Throwback

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    Comedy

    Maidenhead

    Mike Bubbins, star of hit podcast The Socially Distant Sports Bar, and of BBC television comedies Mammoth, Tourist Trap and The Unexplainers, unleashes THROWBACK, his first ever solo UK stand-up tour. And things may never be the same again…

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    4 Feb 2023Open 20:00 -
  14. Fine Wine. Alex's Cellar Tasting

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    Reading

    Let's face it – The top classic wines are becoming more and more expensive. But do not despair! In this tasting, Wine School founder Alex Stevenson has selected eight wines from his cellar to showcase what hidden gems are still within reach.

    These…

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    7 Feb 2023Open 19:00 - 21:00
  15. World of Wine: Discover Italy!

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    Reading

    Welcome to the wonderful World of Wine looking at Italy!

    Italy is a nation that loves its food and accompanies it with many exciting wines so during this evening we will do some food and wine matching and aim to crack the wine pairing code!

    Some…

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    8 Feb 2023Open 19:00 - 21:00
  16. Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

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    Maidenhead

    An experiment to separate virtue from wickedness in his own nature results in the respectable Dr Jekyll releasing the demon within. It is a malevolent force which will eventually possess him body and soul.

    All human beings are commingled out of…

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    9 Feb 2023Open 19:30 -
  17. Both Sides Now - An Homage to the songs of Joni Mitchell

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    Maidenhead

    Redtenbacher's Funkestra perform this tribute to the legendary Joni Mitchell.

    They are a world class band of international musicians who have played with the likes of David Bowie, Elton John and Herbie Hancock. They are also a multi-million…

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    9 Feb 2023Open 20:00 -
  18. Red Wine and Chocolate!

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    Reading

    Who doesn't enjoy wine and chocolate?

    Perhaps two of the most indulgent treats around.

    Yet chocolate is notoriously difficult to pair with wine as there is such a taste explosion going on that it's hard for a wine to stand up to the power of the…

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    10 Feb 2023Open 19:00 - 21:00
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    6 Apr 2023Open 19:00 - 21:00
  19. Moscow Drug Club

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    Music

    Maidenhead

    Transcendent troubadours of Gypsy Latin and Swing.

    Moscow Drug Club is a curious musical place where certain elements of 1930's Berlin Cabaret, Hot Club de France, Nuevo Tango and Gypsy Campfire meet...

    The five piece band combine their original…

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    From:
    10 Feb 2023Open 19:30 -
  20. THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR IS COMING TO THE LEXICON

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    Bracknell

    From February 11-19 2023 young visitors to The Lexicon can wriggle their way through a fabulous interactive trail, based on Eric Carle's best-selling children's book The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

    Pick up a trail leaflet and free piece of fruit…

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    From:
    11 Feb 2023to19 Feb 2023Open 09:00 - 18:00

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