A warm welcome awaits you at events throughout the area. You will be amazed at the huge variety of things happening; there really is something for everyone. Cultural events such as the Newbury International Spring Festival and Comedy Festival provide rich entertainment. A volley of shots, battle cries and an authentic atmosphere are to be found at the Battle Proms concert at Highclere and the Sealed Knot at Shaw House.
Events for the whole family can be found throughout the year from Mother's Day at Basildon Park, Family Fun Day at Newbury Racecourse and the Winter Wonderland in Newbury. For some fresh air in the beautiful countryside go to the Lambourn Open Day on Good Friday or Beale Park Boat Show in June.
Autumn sees some of the biggest events in our calendar with the Royal County Show at Newbury Showground, the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury Racecourse and the Victorian Extravaganza in Hungerford.
Newbury International Spring Festival
10th - 24th May 2014 For two weeks in May the celebrated Newbury Spring Festival showcases breathtaking musical talent that captivates locals and visitors.
Hennessey Gold Cup at Newbury Racecourse
27th - 29th November 2014 - This is one of the highlights of the Newbury racing calendar and is renowned for being a fantastic social and sporting occasion.
Royal County of Berkshire Show at Newbury Showground
20th & 21st September 2014 The Royal County of Berkshire Show is one of England's great traditional county shows that offers a great day out for everyone.
Hungerford Victorian Extravaganza
12th December 2014 This evening event with music, street theatre, stalls and a grand parade is a really fun way to start the Christmas month.
Thatcham Festival 2014
11-24 Oct - Over 60 events including food, nature, music and sports. Entry continues to be free to the majority of events.
15-18 Oct - Over four hundred years of tradition come to Goldwell Park. Thrill rides, children's rides, stalls and fireworks!
hungerford literary festival
18-19 Oct - Kate Adie will be opening the Festival with her talk on the Legacy of Women in the First World War.