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
28th - 30th November 2013 - 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
21st & 22nd September 2013 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
13th December 2013 This evening event with music, street theatre, stalls and a grand parade is a really fun way to start the Christmas month.
Late night shopping in Newbury
28 Nov - 19 Dec - Four fabulous nights for you to beat the Christmas shopping weekend rush
Christmas Lights switch on in Thatcham
6 Dec - Christmas carolling, lots of stalls, Santa and the Mayor all make for a very festive evening.
santa cruises on the K&A canal
Join the Iceboat Jubilee as it heads to 'Greenhamland' in search of Santa. Various dates in Dec available.
Victorian extravaganza in hungerford
13 Dec - Mighty steam engines, the skirl of pipes, brass bands, street performers, side stalls and Santa!