West Berkshire Family Life

June What's On Guide

A round up of family events & activities taking place in and around Berkshire this June 🌼

June arrives and it feels like Summer is finally here!  With lots of lovely outdoor family friendly events & happenings coming up it’s time to don the flowy dress and grab yourself an ice cream! 

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Royal Ascot 2024

Tuesday 18th to Saturday 22nd June – gates open at 10:30am

There is no event in the social calendar quite as revered as Royal Ascot.  After all, it’s reserved for the best; the best in racing, the best in hospitality – and, of course, the best in style. This is racing at its most exquisite!  Click HERE to book tickets & find out more.  Ascot Racecourse, Ascot SL5 7JX.

 

Wokingham Party in the Park

Saturday 1st June from 3pm-9pm – FREE Entry.

To view all on offer click HERE.  Elms Field, Wokingham RG40 2AA. 

The Gingerbread Man at Newbury Library

Sunday 2nd June from 11am-11:35am

The Watermill Theatre presents this classic tale in a new show, adapted and performed by Lizzie Lewis especially for children 2-6 years.  Advance booking essential.  Adults: £10 | Children: £7.  Newbury Library, Market Street, Newbury RG14 5LD. 

Fireman Sam: The Great Camping Adventure Plus Pre-Show Workshop

Sunday 2nd June at 12pm & 3:30pm

Brand-new for 2024 Fireman Sam – The Great Camping Adventure. It’s up to Fireman Sam to save the day and ensure everyone is safe on their camping adventure!  Corn Exchange Auditorium, Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD. 

Welly Tots at Wellington Country Park

Monday 3rd June to Friday 19th July from 9:45am-2:30pm

Let their imagination run wild at Welly Park whilst learning and communicating through play.  Welly Tots consists of 4 role play areas: Construction, Café, Vets, Post Office.  For children aged 18 months – 5 years.  Wellington Country Park, Odiham Road, Riseley, RG7 1SP. 

D-Day Commemoration Event & Party in the Park, Bracknell

Thursday 6th June

In honour of the 80th anniversary of D-Day, Bracknell Forest Council and The Lexicon will be hosting an event in Bond Square on Thursday 6th June from 8pm-9.30pm.  Sunninghill and Ascot Parish Council are holding a D-Day party in the park on Thursday 6th June from 4pm-10pm in Victory Field Recreation Ground, Sunninghill.

Create & Play: Father’s Day Pebbles

Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Friday 14th June from 10am-12pm)

Tickets are £15 and includes all materials to create a special rock for Dad, 1 x child’s food box, 1 x child’s drink & time to play in the Play Barn.  Cobbs Play Barn, Bath Road, Hungerford RG17 0SP.

The 117th Royal Windsor Flower Show

Saturday 8th June from 10am-6pm

A fabulous one-day event that celebrates gardening, nature, cookery, traditional crafts and old fashioned fun. Opened by Honorary President Alan Titchmarsh, it’s truly a wonderful way to spend memorable time with friends and family enjoying life’s simple pleasures.  Tickets: Adult: £21 | Child: £6 | Under 5’s: Free | Family tickets available.  The York Club, Windsor Great Park, SL4 2BS.

The Ramsbury Triple BBB: Bikes, Beers & Burgers 

Saturday 8th June from 8:30am-3:30pm

Trail Break are joining forces with Swindon Cycles and Ramsbury Brewery again to bring you this special day of bikes, beers and burgers!  Purchase tickets HERE. Ramsbury Brewery, Stockclose Farm, Marlborough SN8 2NN.

80th D-Day Anniversary at Parkway, Newbury 

Saturday 8th June from 10am – FREE Event

Performances by the Defence Academy Military Wives Choir, Noelle Vaughn as well as vintage vehicles. Parkway Shopping Centre, Newbury RG14 1AY.

Woodley Carnival

Saturday 8th June form 12pm-10:30pm

‘The Afternoon, full of stalls, performances, displays and free attractions, has so much to enjoy and explore. Our Evening Concert is sure to delight with local bands partying the night away until a stunning firework finale closes the event.’ To purchase tickets click HERE. Headley Road, Woodley. 

Pangbourne Fete

Saturday 8th June from 12pm-7pm

The ever popular Pangbourne Fete with plenty going on and lots of fun for all the family.  Click HERE for more information.  Pangbourne Meadows, Reading RG8 7BY.

Royal Windsor Triathlon

Sunday 9th June 

Few triathlons can compare with the historical backdrop of Windsor Castle, the majestic River Thames, the green vista of the Long Walk and the stunning overall surroundings of Windsor.

Berkshire YFC County Fayre, Newbury Showground

Friday 14th & Sunday 16th June 

The Wurzels are making a welcome return to headline the YFC Music Night and Sunday’s Country Fayre will have plenty to see and do for people of all ages and all walks of life. Everyone is welcome – you don’t have to be a Young Farmer to enjoy the fun!  Newbury Showground, RG18 9QZ.

The Mulberry Bush Craft Festival 

Saturday 15th June from 10am-4pm

Join a variety of local artists and crafters for taster workshops, live demonstrations, hands on ‘make & take’ activities and much more all while raising funds for The West Berks Food Bank.  Tickets from £15.  The Barns, Lower Henwick Farm, Turnpike Road, Thatcham RG18 3AP.

Children’s Arts Festival, Hungerford

Saturday 15th June from 11am-3:30pm – FREE Event

An action-packed day of fun hands-on arts activities for 3- to 11-year-olds. Enjoy art sessions, music-making, storytelling and much, much more!  Arts for Hungerford, The Croft Hall, Hungerford RG17 0HY.

The Kennet Opera Summer Concert, Shaw House

Saturday 15th June from 6pm-8pm

Newbury’s Kennet Opera present an indoor programme of favourites in the Great Hall at Shaw House. From the well-known to the rarely heard; the serious and the ridiculous; choruses, solos and everything in-between.  Tickets – Adults: £15 | Children: £10 Shaw House, Newbury RG14 2DR.

The Parade Family Festival 2024, Marlborough

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June from 12pm-10pm FREE Entry

Live music, food & drink and family entertainment.  The Parade, Marlborough SN8 1NE.

Windsor & Maidenhead Symphony Orchestra Summer Family Concert

Sunday 16th June at 4pm. 

Newbold College Church, Binfield.  Find out more HERE. 

Fathers Day Fun Day at Dinton Pastures CP, Wokingham

Sunday 16th June from 11am-4pm

From Classic cars to Gladiator Rings, delicious food & drinks, games and free meet & greets with a celebrity guest… Spider-Man! Free Entry.  Dinton Park Pastures, Hurst, RG10 0TH. 

Royal Ascot 2024

Tuesday 18th to Saturday 22nd June – gates open at 10:30am

There is no event in the social calendar quite as revered as Royal Ascot. After all, it’s reserved for the best; the best in racing, the best in hospitality – and, of course, the best in style. This is racing at its most exquisite!  Click HERE to book tickets & find out more.  Ascot Racecourse, Ascot SL5 7JX.

Tots Cinema: Pip and Posy & Friends Cinema Show (U), Newbury Corn Exchange

Thursday 20th June at 10:15am 

Join Pip and Posy for their brand-new cinema show. This time they’ve brought all their friends along too. Play, sing and laugh along with Pip, Posy, Jamila, Zac and Frankie. Featuring seven amazing episodes, interactive games and a song.  Tickets: £3.50.  Corn Exchange, Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD. 

Cirque: The Greatest Show’24, The Hexagon

Saturday 22nd June at 1pm & 6pm

Where Musical Theatre Meets Circus.  An all-star cast performing the big, big numbers from your favourite shows are joined by mesmerising circus stars – making for an enchanting production that is charming and astonishing in equal measure.  The Hexagon, Queen Walk, Reading, RG1 7QF. 

Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book, Newbury Corn Exchange Auditorium

Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June at various times

Come and delve into a range of books with Charlie Cook, brought to life with puppetry and enchanting songs, and perhaps you will be able to help his sister discover the wonderful world inside a book.  Pre-show workshop also available.  Newbury Corn Exchange Auditorium, Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD.

Englefield Greene Village Fair

Saturday 22nd June from 12-5pm

A family fun afternoon with classic cars, dog show, attractions, entertainment, stalls & food.  Englefield Green, TW20 0YX.

TOTFest Berkshire, Windsor Racecourse

Sunday 23rd June from 12pm-5pm

A mega festival for tiny tots – catered for 0-5 years. Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor SL4 5EZ. 

Stockcross Church Fundraiser

Sunday 23rd June from 2pm-5pm.

Tickets will include Hymns & Pimms at the Church followed by tea and cake in the nearby gardens of Stockcross House.  A great way to bring the community together for a shared cause!  Tickets: £10 | Under 12’s go free.  St. John’s Church, Stockcross RG20 8UT. 

Windsor Championship Dog Show

Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th June.  Home Park, King Edward VII Avenue, Windsor SL4 6HX.

My First Notes, Corn Exchange Balcony Bar

Friday 28th June from 10:30am-11am

Led by professional musicians, these interactive and fun performances are the perfect way to explore new sounds and hear instruments come to life.  Suitable for children aged 0-4 years.  £10 per child (including 1 adult) | £2.50 for additional children.  Newbury Corn Exchange, Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD.

The Great British Food Festival, Dinton Pastures

Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th June

‘Join us on Lea Heath for a mouth-watering experience packed with gastronomic delights, captivating demos, insightful talks, and an array of food stalls sure to tantalise your taste buds! And that’s not all, as you sip on refreshing drinks and groove to live entertainment, there will be lots for the children too including fairground rides and free fun workshops.’

Dinton Pastures, Sandford Lane, Hurst RG10 0SU.

Nettlebed Summer Fete & Party on the Rec

Saturday 29th June from 2pm-10pm

Free entry – Car Parking: £3.  Nettlebed Recreation Ground, RG9 5AA.

Hurst Show & Country Fayre

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June 

A great family day out with plenty to see and do at the show, including: SportsQuest, dog show, classic vehicle show, animal petting, live music, craft stalls, arena events, hobbyhorse jumping, terrier racing, bar and BBQ.  Online ticket prices: Adults: £5 for 1 day entry or £7.50 for the weekend | Seniors (65+): £2.50/£4 | Under 16’s & carers: Free.  School Road, Hurst RG10 0DR.

Windsor Food & Chilli Festival 

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June from 11am-9pm

Fun filled food & chilli festival at the wonderful location of Windsor View Lakes.  Windsorview Lakes, Mill Place, Horton Road, Datchet SL3 9HX.  

Official D-Day 80th Anniversary, Hungerford 

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June from 10am-4:30pm

A weekend for all, with Commemorations, Parades, Bands, the arrival of the military vehicle convoy, Displays, Veterans and a full programme.

Triangle Field Show Site, Priory Road, Hungerford RG17 8PQ.

Thatcham Family Fun Day

Sunday 30th June from 11am-4pm – FREE Entry

Henwick Worthy Sports Ground, RG18 3BN.

Coles Diner Summer Fayre, Car Boot & Cars, Mary Hare School

Sunday 30th June from 12pm-3pm

A summer Fayre with lots of fun for all the family.  Mary Hare Schools for the Deaf, Newbury, RG14 3BQ.

Newbury Artisan Market By Renartgades

Sunday 30th June – to be updated…

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