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  • Basement Jaxx stood against floral wallpaper wall

    This weekend

    Fri 18 – Sun 20 Oct: Berkshire's answer to an Ibiza closing party – Basement Jaxx will be DJing at the Qipco British Champions after party, don't miss the Smart Works Sustainable Fashion Sale in Reading and Windsor's boozy beer run.

  • Fire Garden mArket Place Newbury balls of fire

    This weekend

    This week (11-13 October 2019) Looking for spooktacular fun? Windsor Ghost Tours will be poking around old royal haunts, don't miss the Fire Garden in Newbury and Alan Ayckbourne's Ten Times Table in Windsor.

  • Frieze Art Fair London 2019 sculpture of cartoon like characters and graffIti urban art canvas on wall

    This weekend

    MUDDY’S PICK OF THE WEEKEND COMEDY: Ellie Taylor – Don’t Got This, The Concert Hall Reading, Fri 4 Oct Fresh from recording her debut Netflix stand-up special, the star of The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and QI is back with a brand-new show. Join Ellie as she bangs on about life, love and what will happen […]

  • Cliveden Literary Festival 2019 line up Brian Coox Bret Eastoon Ellis Emily Maitlis Helen Fielding and Kate Mosse

    This weekend

    See September out in a social whirl with Cliveden Literary Festival, cool culture at Reading Thames Festival and Acid Brass, the brain-child of Turner prize winning artist artist Jeremy Deller.

  • 'Sarah Grace Wallerstedt', London, 2018 (c) Tim Walker Studio

    This weekend

    All the fun flirting with your free time including the new Tim Walker retrospective at the V&A in London, the Fresh;Art Fair in Ascot and dip your toe into rural life at the Berkshire County Show.

  • puppet of an elephant and woman in hat and uniform Queen Victoria's circus Windsor Castle

    This weekend

    It's the weekend and time to get your social groove on… the first ever Gin and Rum Festival in Reading, Beer Tasting Evening at Donnington valley Hotel in Newbury and saucy burlesque at South Hill Park Bracknell.

  • This weekend

    Plans for the weekend? You do now. Get tips from Raymond Blanc at Ascot's food festival, party at the Real Downton Abbey or hit the arts trail in Cookham.

  • This weekend

    What's on this weekend? Reading Pride 2019 celebrates love with a free festival, conquer the Tower at Windsor Castle and the little dog are out in force for the Summer of Love Fest of Chihuahaus.

  • Wellington Country Fair and Horse Trials cross country going over the fence into water

    This weekend

    Hello Bank Holiday weekend! If you're not heading to Reading Festival or The Big Feastival, hit the Pimms Bus at Wellington Country Fair & Horse Trials and Rita Ora at Windsor Racecourse.

  • Madness black and white ska band leaning back into each other

    This Weekend

    What's on this weekend? Madness will be storming the stage at Newbury Racecourse; Dragon Boat racing in Reading and the iconic theatre production The 39 Steps at the Theatre Royal Windsor.

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