What's On?


14th October

compiled by
Newbury & District
Arts Association

  15 October

Meeting for representatives of arts groups


There will be a meeting for representatives of arts groups in Newbury and the surrounding area on Tuesday 15 October 2019 at 7.00pm in the Mayor's Chamber, Town Hall, Market Place, Newbury.  This will be an opportunity to re-convene the NDAA and update and share information about various initiatives which affect the arts in and around Newbury and district.

In order to keep up to date with the vibrant community arts scene, arts groups need to e-mail their contact and organisation details to  NewburyDAA@gmail.com

West Berkshire Heritage

  16 October

The Second Battle of Newbury, 1644


to 8pm

This talk by Dr. Christopher Scott will focus upon the campaign and battle that saw the Royalist army defending northern Newbury against the combined Parliamentarian forces of Essex, Waller and Manchester, and where the first Civil War could so easily have been brought to a dramatic early end with the capture of the King. Dr. Christopher L Scott is a military historian, battlefield guide and retired Director of Education at the Royal Armouries.

Tickets £5 (unreserved seating and non-refundable)

Shaw House

  18 October

Autumn Flowers

Adult Workshop

to 12pm

Come along and create a beautiful Autumn floral display with a choice of three contemporary arrangements.

Table Centrepiece:

Create a beautiful display of seasonal foliage, flowers and dried fruits within a container ready to display anywhere in your home, or to give as a perfect gift.


Working with an oasis frame, you can choose from selection of seasonal foliage, flowers and dried fruits to produce your own bespoke display for your door or table.


You will carve out your pumpkin, fill with oasis and add seasonal foliage, flowers and dried fruits of your choice to create a stunning arrangement.

Suitable for beginners. Please choose your option at time of booking.

Tutor: Kim Harrison, Lavenders Floristry

£35 per person



Continuing this week

Thatcham Town Council

  12 Oct - 20 Oct

Thatcham Festival


9 days of free arts and community based events across Thatcham.

Talks,Music,Exhibitions and Fairs, Leisure and Learning,Theatre and Dance, Family activities.

Visit the website for full details.

is supported by:
West Berkshire District Council