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
9th - 23rd May 2015 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
19th & 20th September 2015 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.
Swan Lake at Arlington arts
19 - 21 Dec - A Princess is held captive as a swan by the spell of an evil magician, that only can be broken if the Prince swears true love.
Christmas Xperience Course in Thatcham
22-23 Dec - Join Sports Xtra who are providing opportunities for young people to enjoy physical festive activities
Boxing day Walk at Basildon Park
26 Dec - Blow away the Christmas cobwebs with this invigorating walk around beautiful Basildon Park