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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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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. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  2. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  3. Windsor Half Marathon

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    2018 sees the 36th edition of the Windsor Half Marathon. The event is held in the wonderful surroundings of The Windsor Great Park.

    Dates

    From:
    30 Sept 2018
  4. Windsor Festival

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    Festival

    Windsor

    The Windsor Festival was founded in 1969 with the aims of promoting high quality performances of music and the arts within the Royal Borough, access to unique venues, and development of young performers. Artists such as Dame Judi Dench, Andre Previn...

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2018to30 Sept 2018
  5. Windsor Championship Dog Show

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    Show / Display

    Windsor

    Enjoy a Summer's day out under the ramparts of Windsor Castle, on the banks of the River Thames at the Show often described as the Summer "Crufts".

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2019to30 June 2019
  6. 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!

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2018to31 Dec 2018
  7. Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta

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    Sporting Event

    Reading

    Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta

    Dates

    From:
    10 Aug 2018to11 Aug 2018
  8. The Newbury Christmas Country Show

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    Festival

    Newbury

    The Newbury Christmas Country Show - the show with a difference. Something for everybody.

    New this year, the Circus, Father Christmas, Panto, Great British Bake Off 2017 Julia, Victorian Market and lots more .

    Whether you be Festive mad,...

    Dates

    From:
    10 Nov 2018to11 Nov 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  9. Superhero Show at The Look Out Discovery Centre

    Superhero Show at The Look Out Discovery Centre

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    Childrens Events

    Bracknell

    Are you a superhero? Come and find out all about the science behind superpowers like invisibility and super strength! This entertaining and interactive live science show also has exciting demonstrations and experiments. Tickets for the show can be...

    Dates

    From:
    21 July 2018to2 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  10. Sunday lunch cruise at French Brothers

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    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    Board the boat at the Runnymede Boatyard for a 3 hour cruise through Old Windsor Lock, past the village of Datchet and through the grounds of Windsor Castle.

    The boat turns at Romney Lock for the journey back to Runnymede.

    The perfect...

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    29 July 2018
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    16 Sept 2018
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    7 Oct 2018
  11. Sun Bets - Kaiser Chiefs LIVE after racing! at Royal Windsor Racecourse

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    Sporting Event

    Windsor

    Oh My God We Can't Believe It!

    Kaiser Chiefs will be performing LIVE after racing on our Sun Bets Raceday!

    We Predict a SELL OUT!

    This is the biggest event of the year at Royal Windsor Racecourse, so get your tickets quick to avoid disappointment...

    Venue

    Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor and Maidenhead

    Dates

    From:
    25 Aug 2018
  12. Summer at Bray Lake Watersports

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    Sporting Event

    Maidenhead

    Our mixed activity weeks are a great chance to try all the fantastic sports we offer. Throughout the week children take part in dinghy sailing, windsurfing and paddlesports.

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    From:
    9 July 2018to3 Sept 2018
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    26 July 2018
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    27 July 2018
  13. Steamboat Tea Cruise At French Brothers Boat Trips

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    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    Steamboat Tea Cruise At French Brothers Boat Trips

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    22 July 2018
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    5 Aug 2018
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    19 Aug 2018
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    2 Sept 2018
  14. Southern Wool Show

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    Festival

    Newbury

    The perfect event for all lovers of knitting, crochet, feltmaking, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and all things woolly! 60 amazing stalls, workshops, free demos, food court and free parking.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 16:00
  15. Royal Swan Upping

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    Ceremony

    Windsor

    Swan Upping is the annual census of the swan population on stretches of the Thames in the counties of Middlesex, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire.

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    16 July 2018
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    17 July 2018
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    18 July 2018
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    19 July 2018
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    20 July 2018
  16. Royal County of Berkshire Show at Newbury Showground

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    Show / Display

    Newbury

    The Royal County of Berkshire Show is one of the area's most anticipated events, taking place just outside Newbury and drawing crowds from far and wide.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Sept 2018to16 Sept 2018Open 08:00 - 18:00
  17. Royal County of Berkshire Show at Newbury Showground

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    Show / Display

    Newbury

    The Royal County of Berkshire Show is one of the area's most anticipated events, taking place just outside Newbury and drawing crowds from far and wide.

    Dates

    From:
    15 Sept 2018to16 Sept 2018Open 08:00 - 18:00
  18. Reading-on-Thames Festival

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    Water Based Activities

    Reading

    A brand new arts and cultural festival for Reading, which launched in 2017 to showcase arts, culture and heritage in Reading inspired by and against the backdrop of Reading’s wonderful waterways.

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2018to16 Sept 2018
  19. Reading Fringe Festival

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    Type:

    Festival

    Reading

    Award-winning festival that aims to support local artists by providing an affordable platform for those travelling up to the world famous Edinburgh Fringe, and to welcome vibrant and culturally diverse artists from all over the world. Comedy,...

    Dates

    From:
    25 July 2018to29 July 2018
  20. Reading Festival

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    Festival

    Reading

    One of the biggest musical festivals in the world, every year over 90,000 people flock to the Richfield Avenue site to experience the iconic event, that has played host to acts such as Eminem, MUSE, Kendrick Lamar, Kasabian, Green Day, Biffy Clyro,...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2018to26 Aug 2018