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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. Racing at Ascot 2018: Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup & Concert

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    Sporting Event

    Ascot

    The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup is one of the most unique fixtures in the global racing calendar and, combined with a post-racing concert, is one of the highlights of our year. Household names will perform an exclusive free concert for racegoers...

    Dates

    From:
    11 Aug 2018
  2. Bisham Abbey Art Afloat - Art Cruises on the River Thames

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Bisham, Marlow

    Imagine painting and sketching while cruising the beautiful River Thames on a vintage Dutch Barge. Roy May, an amateur watercolour artist, has made this a reality.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Aug 2018
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    31 Aug 2018
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    6 Sept 2018
  3. 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
  4. Sun Bets - Kaiser Chiefs LIVE after racing! at Royal Windsor Racecourse

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    Type:

    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
  5. Cookham Regatta

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Maidenhead

    Cookham Regatta is an annual fun event for families, friends and organisations alike. It is organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Cookham Bridge and Marlow Thames to provide funds and raise awareness for charities both at home and overseas

    ...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Sept 2018
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Racing at Ascot 2018: Festival of Food & Wine Racing Weekend

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    Sporting Event

    Ascot

    Featuring the Ladbrokes Mobile Handicap over a mile-and-a-half, which, with prize money of £150,000, is Britain’s most valuable three-year-old handicap and the Fly London Southend Airport Handicap Stakes sponsored by the Stobart Group.

    Enjoy...

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2018to8 Sept 2018
  9. Bird & Wildlife cruise with French Brothers Boats

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Windsor

    Starting from Windsor, you will see birds and wildlife of all varieties on this tour with its tailor made bird and wildlife commentary. Sailing on Sat 12th May and Sun 9th Sept £26 pp

    Dates

    From:
    9 Sept 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Historic Steamboat Cruise at French Brothers

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    Participatory Event

    Wraysbury, Staines-upon-Thames

    Join us for an amazing nostalgic cruise of discovery through the Queen's back garden. This fantastic cruise is on board one of our beautiful and genuine Victorian steam launches.

    Departing from Runnymede in the morning you will pass though Old...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Sept 2018
  14. Windsor Half Marathon

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    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
  15. Racing at Ascot 2018: Autumn Racing Weekend & Ascot Beer Festival

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Ascot

    Our fourth Family Day of the year is one for young and old alike with a series of fun activities to see and do all around the racecourse.

    Dates

    From:
    5 Oct 2018to6 Oct 2018
  16. Autumn Afternoon Racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse

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    Type:

    Sporting Event

    Windsor

    Autumn Afternoon Racing at the Royal Windsor Racecourse

    Dates

    From:
    8 Oct 2018
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    15 Oct 2018
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    22 Oct 2018
  17. Michelmas Fair

    Type

    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Newbury

    The annual Michelmas Fair at Northcroft Park in Newbury, Berkshire

    Dates

    From:
    14 Oct 2018to17 Oct 2018
  18. Michaelmas Fair at Goldwell Park

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    Type:

    Fete / Fair

    Newbury

    Come and enjoy white knuckle rides and a wider than ever selection of children's rides.

    Dates

    From:
    17 Oct 2018Open 18:00 -
  19. Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND® Windsor

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Windsor

    Bring your little monsters to the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort this October half term (18 October to 1 November 2018) and get into the Halloween spirit with our Brick or Treat event!

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2018to1 Nov 2018
  20. Autumn Colours Cruise with French Brothers Boat Trips

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    Type:

    Participatory Event

    Maidenhead

    Steamboat Tea Cruise At French Brothers Boat Trips

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
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    21 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
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    27 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00
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    28 Oct 2018Open 10:00 - 17:00