Upcoming Events

Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

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Offering two Tudor activities suitable for children of 4-11 years but older and younger children are welcome. Under-16's must be accompanied by an adult.

Terrific Tygs: Make a Tudor tyg, a many-handled sharing cup, from air drying clay. Dress for mess! Disposable aprons will be available for the messier activities.

Make a mini Tudor Knot Garden: Using herbs and plants grown by local charity Growing2gether, make your own Tudor knot garden in a container to take home. This activity to take place in the kitchen garden.

Date: Friday, 24 August 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

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For budding young artists and historians. Decorate a wooden bird with Deco pens and patterned paper and then varnish (decoupage) as the Victorians would have done. Finally attach a piece of ribbon to make a gorgeous hanging decoration.

£2 per child. Suitable for ages 4-11 years but older and younger children welcome. No need to book, just drop-in.

http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/messy-museum-day-5

Date: Monday, 27 August 2018 - 2:30pm

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A circular walk led by Phil Wood, taking in the Market Place, Newbury Wharf, Victoria Park, Newbury Lock, West Mills and St Nicolas Church during which we cover Newbury’s history from the Domesday Book to the modern day. Pubs, breweries, almshouses, non- conformity, trade and, of course, the church and canal.

Date: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

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Make a stained glass window-effect Tudor Rose design using coloured cellophane and tissue paper.

£2 per child. Suitable for 4-11 year olds but older and younger children are welcome. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. No need to book, just drop in.

Please note that Shaw House is a Grade I listed building and cannot accommodate pushchairs, which must be left on the ground floor in the safe area provided. Hip seats for children aged 6 months to 3 years are provided.

Date: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 7:30pm

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In advance of the launch in September, Greenham Common Control Tower is pleased to present a series of free public talks running over the summer. The Kennet Valley at War is presented by Col Mike Relph.

The events are ticketed via Eventbrite. Book to avoid disappointment at:

https://bit.ly/2GIDTaV

For more information contact Jonathan Sayers on 0771 8128621

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GreenhamControlTower/

Date: Friday, 31 August 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

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For budding young artists and historians. Using the museum's Arts and Crafts copper jug by Elizabeth Waterhouse as inspiration, make your own nature-inspired stamp to print on fabric.

£2 per child. Suitable for ages 4-11 years but older and younger children welcome. No need to book, just drop-in.

http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/messy-museum-day-4

Date: Saturday, 1 September 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Join staff at the museum for a guided tour of the highlights of the permanent museum collection, followed by tea and home made cakes in the museum's on-site cafe. The tour is led by an experienced member of the volunteer team, who is also happy to answer your questions about the museum and its collection. Based in a central site in Newbury, with parking close by, this is a delightful afternoon's excursion for the family.

Date: Saturday, 8 September 2018 - 10:00am to 6:30pm

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A family friendly event that will immerse visitors in wartime home front activities, taking place in and around Market Place, Newbury.

Date: Sunday, 9 September 2018 - 10:00am to 6:30pm

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A family friendly event that will immerse visitors in wartime home front activities, taking place in and around Market Place, Newbury.

Date: Sunday, 9 September 2018 - 2:30pm

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Starting in the Market Place, the site of the Guildhall, the stocks and Queen Victoria’s statue, and then following a path towards the railway station, including the site of the building where Lord Falkland stayed before the First Battle of Newbury.