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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, looks forward to an exciting year as we all come together to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee.  Her Majesty The Queen will be the first-ever British monarch to celebrate 70 years' service to the nation, with events taking place in and around the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, across South East England, the UK and the rest of the Commonwealth. 

2022 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!

What's on in Berkshire this Summer?

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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. COLLECTED: 150 Years of Reading FC

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    Exhibition

    Reading

    Through a unique gathering of ephemera, images, and mementos, COLLECTED: 150 Years of Reading FC tells the story of Reading Football Club’s incredible journey, from a group of young townsmen playing on Kings Meadow to the heights of the national…

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    19 Feb 2022to13 Aug 2022
  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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    1 Apr 2022to29 Oct 2022Open 09:00 - 18:00
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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. Curious About Windsor

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    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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    1 Apr 2022to29 Oct 2022Open 09:00 - 18:00
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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
  4. Biscuit Town 200

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    Heritage & History

    Reading

    The story of 200 years of biscuit heritage comes to Reading this summer
    Reading is celebrating 200 years of its amazing biscuit heritage this summer with a special exhibition, guided tours, biscuit events, a unique museum collection and afternoon…

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    10 May 2022to25 Sept 2022
  5. A Midsummer Night's Dream

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    Theatre

    Reading

    Though she be but little, she is fierce!

    Reading Rep Theatre proudly presents Shakespeare's seminal work, oozing moxie and charm in equal measure.

    Fairies and creatures of the spring dance a finely tuned dalliance that all goes wrong when two…

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    11 May 2022to5 June 2022Open 19:30 - 15:00
  6. Avalon Edinburgh Preview: Glenn Moore and Jarlath Regan

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    Comedy

    Maidenhead

    Avalon are the UK's leading comedy agent - they bring two top comedians previewing their material ahead of the Edinburgh Festival this summer.

    Glenn Moore

    Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Glenn Moore is a comedian, actor and one of the best and most…

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    18 May 2022Open 20:00 - 22:00
  7. Ascot Carriages: Carriage rides in Windsor Great Park

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    Tour

    Egham

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

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    20 May 2022
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  8. Alex Garnett and Friends - Gerry Mulligan and the Cool Era

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    Music

    Maidenhead

    Baritone player Gerry Mulligan had a pivotal role in the development of the West Coast 1950's 'Cool Jazz'.

    He was known for his improvised contrapuntal lines textures and thru-composed sections of music. He performed with an ever-evolving line up…

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    20 May 2022Open 20:00 - 22:00
  9. RunFestRun

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    Festival

    Reading

    Be inspired by running royalty, from Olympians to your personal heroes, when you head to RunFestRun on 20-22 May with Paula Radcliffe, Steve Cram CBE, Vassos Alexander and Colin Jackson. It's one of the only festivals in the UK to bring together…

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    20 May 2022to22 May 2022
  10. Outdoor Cinema

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    Film

    Hurst, Wokingham

    Gocinemas.co.uk returns for its 6th year at Dinton Pastures Country Park with its first event of the year on the 21st of May 2022, This event will be rather special as its both an outdoor cinema and Indie party, featuring a live DJ set.

    The…

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    21 May 2022Open 18:00 - 23:00
  11. Saturday Sundowner Cruise

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    Water Based Activities

    Caversham, Reading

    An early evening 2-hour cruise on the river with a complimentary Pimm's as you board. Slipping our lines at 18:00, this is a relaxing sailing as the river quietens down. Perfect for pre-dinner drink, catch up with friends or a lovely way to spend…

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    21 May 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
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    11 June 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
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    17 Sept 2022Open 18:00 - 20:00
  12. Royal Opera House Live: Swan Lake

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    Film

    Maidenhead

    Encore screenings from the Royal Opera House.

    This classic fairytale represents the battle between good and evil, and the attempt of love to conquer all. The magic of the lakes, forests and palaces is brought to life with glittering designs by John…

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    25 May 2022Open 14:00 - 17:00
  13. Alice Armstrong and Matt Long

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    Music

    Maidenhead

    Combine the incredible voice and stage presence of UK Blues Award nominee, Alice Armstrong, together with the powerful vocals and impeccable guitar wizardry of multi UK Blues Award winning guitarist and vocalist, Matt Long, and you have a truly…

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    26 May 2022Open 20:00 - 22:00
  14. Cruise To Goring

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    Water Based Activities

    Caversham, Reading

    This is a chance to build your own day on the river. We sail from Caversham to Goring, navigating two locks and 3 reaches of the river. With time ashore for lunch or a picnic - a more leisurely way to spend the day.

    Departs Caversham: 10:30/Arrives…

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    26 May 2022Open 10:30 - 13:00
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  15. The Vinyl Frontier - Champion of Champions

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    Music

    Maidenhead

    Hosted by Jeff Lloyd.

    15 previous winners of Vinyl Frontier events come forward to challenge each other to see who is the actual Champion of Champions!

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    £10

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    27 May 2022Open 20:00 - 22:00
  16. Geoff Norcott - I Blame the Parents

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    Comedy

    Maidenhead

    The fourth national tour for Geoff Norcott, following on the back of Conswervative, Traditionalism and Taking Liberties.

    This time Geoff talks less politics (alright, there will probably be a bit), but this brand-new show will mostly explore…

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    27 May 2022Open 19:30 - 21:30
  17. Geoff Norcott

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    Comedy

    Maidenhead

    The fourth national tour for Geoff Norcott, following on the back of Conswervative, Traditionalism and Taking Liberties.

    This time Geoff talks less politics (alright, there will probably be a bit), but this brand-new show will mostly explore…

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    27 May 2022Open 19:30 - 22:00
  18. Patrick Monahan: Started from the Bottom, Now l'm Here

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    Comedy

    Maidenhead

    Smart and funny observations on a new found, middle class lifestyle with ski holidays, through the prism of poor, immigrant, living-in-a-caravan roots.

    Multi award winning comedian and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Patrick Monahan returns on Tour with…

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    28 May 2022Open 20:00 - 22:00
  19. Family Concertini with RASPO

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    Childrens Events

    Maidenhead

    Kick start your summer with this high energy, interactive family concert featuring members of the award winning RASPO orchestra (The Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra).

    Be inspired by a mix of popular calypso, reggae, pop and soul without…

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    31 May 2022Open 11:30 - 12:30
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    31 May 2022Open 14:00 - 15:00
  20. Monthly Walking 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 June 2022Open 13:30 - 15:00
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