Shaw House presents:
Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2DR
Learn the art of découpage in this festive workshop. Using napkins, create beautiful designs on to glass dishes and complete them using your own choice of paint colour.All materials supplied.
Tutor: Helen Mortimer
£20 per person
West Berkshire Heritage presents:
A 17th Century Christmas
West Berkshire Museum, The Wharf, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5AS
This talk by Tim Healey presents a vibrant portrait of Christmas in a turbulent age. There are Lords of Misrule, Twelfth Night revels, wassails, boar's head feasts, frost fairs on the frozen Thames - and a Puritan ban on Christmas itself. A freelance writer and broadcaster, Tim Healey also directs the 17th-century costume band, The Oxford Waits.
Authentic 17th century nibbles will be available for you to try if you wish. These will include white gingerbread, cherry pottage, cracknels and trout pasties.
Ticket price includes the talk and nibbles.
Tickets £8 (unreserved seating and non-refundable)
Apollo Big Band presents:
Apollo Big Band with vocalist Steph Richardson
The Sutton Hall, Church Rd, Stockcross RG20 8LN
Enjoy toe-tapping night of swinging Big Band tunes with the Apollo Big Band, and featuring popular jazz vocalist Steph Richardson. Bring some drinks and nibbles, sit back and enjoy a superb evening's entertainment.
Tickets £10 (£5 for under 16s) available from www.apollobigband.co.uk or call 01793 766 129