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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. Sherlock: The Sign of Four

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    Theatre

    Windsor

    Crammed full of adventure, romance, comedy and of course one or two rather brilliant deductions, The Sign of Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s epic second Sherlock Holmes tale, a breathtaking yarn brought to life in this spectacular new stage...

    Dates

    From:
    15 Apr 2019to20 Apr 2019
  2. Rookwood Farm House Open Garden for the National Garden Scheme

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    Type:

    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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    26 Aug 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
  3. Evening Racing - Monday Night Series at Royal Windsor Racecourse

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    Sporting Event

    Windsor

    Monday Night Racing at the Royal Windsor Racecourse

    Venue

    Royal Windsor Racecourse, Windsor and Maidenhead

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    29 Apr 2019
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  4. 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!


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

    Dates

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    29 Apr 2019Open 15:00 - 21:00
  5. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    1 May 2019
  6. Brightwalton Village Fete

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    Type:

    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
    • Barbecue, Bar,...

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    5 May 2019Open 13:00 - 16:20
  7. 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...

    Dates

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

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    Type:

    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.

    Dates

    From:
    8 May 2019to12 May 2019
  9. 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
  10. Bird & Wildlife cruise with French Brothers Boats

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    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    Join us for a very special bird and river wildlife enthusiasts cruise. Our knowledgeable skipper will provide a tailored commentary highlighting all the wildlife along the Thames you will see.

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    11 May 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
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    8 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  11. Steamboat 1 Hour Cruise at French Brothers

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    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    This fantastic short cruise for all steam enthusiasts, takes place onboard one of our beautiful and genuine Victorian steam launches.

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    12 May 2019Open 13:30 -
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  12. Monday Night Racing

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    Sporting Events

    Maidenhead Road, Windsor

    Royal Windsor racecourse is delighted to welcome you to our second Monday Night Racing fixture of 2019. Join us this spring evening, get close to the action with seven competitive races and celebrate the return of our famous Monday Night Racing.

    Dates

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    13 May 2019Open 15:00 - 19:00
  13. Jazz in Reading

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    Type:

    Music

    Christchurch Road, Reading

    Jazz at Progress: The Orphy Robinson Quintet: Bobby Hutcherson Project
    Fri 17 May | Progress Theatre, Reading | 7:30pm | £20.00 (£18.00 concessions) plus maximum 5% booking fee available from www.jazzinreading.com

    The Orphy Robinson Quintet:...

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    17 May 2019Open 19:00 - 22:00
  14. Ascot Fashion Weekend

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    AScot

    Exciting and original new summer collection of stylish, affordable clothes and accessories from 110 top quality companies, all indoors under one roof at this twice-yearly boutique fashion event. Dress yourself from top to toe in outfits you won't...

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    17 May 2019to18 May 2019Open 09:20 - 17:00
  15. Run for Sparkle Windsor

    Run for Sparkle Windsor

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    Run / Rally

    Barry Avenue, Windsor

    Run for Sparkle is a celebration of fitness, fun and fizz! Enjoy the benefits of exercise with the reward of a cold glass of Prosecco at the finish line (non-alcoholic alternatives available too!)
    Achieve your fitness goals and enjoy a fun...

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    18 May 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
  16. Let's Rock The Moor: Cookham 2019

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    Type:

    Music

    Maidenhead

    Let's Rock the Moor is a family-friendly 80s boutique music festival that takes place every year in Cookham, near Maidenhead. 2019 will be the festival's 11th birthday - a great reason to get tickets!

    Dates

    From:
    18 May 2019
  17. Networking Racenight

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    Type:

    Sporting Events

    Maidenhead Road, Windsor

    A popular day for corporate entertainment.

    We’re delighted to invite you to Royal Windsor Racecourse’s first Networking Raceday. Go Racing & Go Networking! Enjoy a relaxed and unique sporting environment and take advantage of the perfect...

    Dates

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    20 May 2019Open 15:00 - 19:00
  18. Run for Sparkle Reading

    Type

    Type:

    Run / Rally

    Reading

    Run for Sparkle is a celebration of fitness, fun and fizz! Enjoy the benefits of exercise with the reward of a cold glass of Prosecco at the finish line (non-alcoholic alternatives available too!)
    Achieve your fitness goals and enjoy a fun...

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    26 May 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
  19. 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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    26 May 2019
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  20. Family Fun Day

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    Sporting Events

    Maidenhead Road, Windsor

    It’s time for another Family Fun Day at Royal Windsor Racecourse! Get ready for our 3rd Family Fun Day of 2019, busting with unlimited family fun and thrills! Visit the racecourse of fun this bank holiday and you won’t be disappointed. There will be...

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00

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