February 1st – 10th Events List

1st Residents in and around Hungerford are invited to the monthly coffee morning in the heated hall of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Priory Road, Hungerford. RG17 0GY 10am – 11.45am. 1st Saturday of the month.

1st Mum2Mum Nearly New Market. Thatcham Catholic Hall, Bath Road. RG18 3AG  2pm – 4pm Free parking. Refreshments available. £2 on the door. Children FREE

2nd Wedding Open Day. Pop along for an informal chat. You do not need to have been christened or attend church regularly. St Mary’s Church, Thatcham RG19 3PN 2pm – 4pm

2nd Newbury Farmers Market. Market Place 9am – 1pm

2nd Lone Parents support meet weekly on a Sunday 10.30am – 12.30am  Children under 1 meter £1.50 over 1 meter £2.50 Wonderland Lone Parents Support Group Northway House, York Road, Newbury. RG14 7NF

2nd Fun Day at Reading Museum to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Lion Dance 1.30pm – 2pm Town Hall Square, Reading RG1 1QH FREE event

3rd Newbury and Thatcham Neighbourhood Watch Meeting. There will be a talk from Victims First on the support available to those affected by crime. Members guides and other leaflets can be downloaded here. Parking £2 in local car park.  West Berkshire Council’s Market Street offices. RG14 5LD

3rd The FREE BOOK SHOP will be open Mondays 10am – 12pm (hours to be extended soon) thenTue/Wed/Thurs 12pm -2pm Friday 2pm – 4pm Occasional Saturday openings. Book donations welcomed. Come along and take a look at the huge range of subjects, yours for FREEVolunteers needed, hours to suit.  Kennet Centre, Newbury by the car park entrance.

3rd The Events Committee of Thatcham Town Council will be meeting to consider matters relating to Council events for 2020 including a report on Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth and updates on the Family Fun Day. Members of the public are welcome. 7pm – 8.30pm Council Chamber, Brownsfield Road. RG18 3HF

4th Until 31st March. Falkland Cricket Club welcome new members to Newbury College Sports Hall 8pm – 10pm  Pre-season Indoor Nets. Further details, contact Graham Beal 07771775170

4th Antique experts from BBC’s Bargain Hunt will be filming at SAS (Special Auction Services) at their new premises in Plenty Close, off Hambridge Road, Newbury. 10am

4th New Walking for Health Group. 10.30am Burdwood Surgery, Wheelers Green Way, Thatcham. RG19 4YF Everyone invited. Walk lasts approximately 30 mins. FREE just turn up.

If you would like to enter the annual Newbury Pancake Race this year, contact Joyce Lewis 07483119404

6th Newbury Society Illustrated talk: The Lost Chapels & Churches of Newbury by Jane Burrell. Predominantly nonconformist places of worship which have disappeared or been converted to other uses. 7.30pm St John’s Church Room. Newbury RG14 7PY Non members £2.50 All welcome.

6th Newbury Museum Blaze’s Buddies. Enjoy a story, craft, treasure hunt and a sing-a-long.  FREE tickets are available from 10am on the day for an 11am start. First come, first served. The Wharf RG14 5AS

6th Newbury College Careers Event. Speak to the college tutors and career advisers.  Learn about apprenticeships and work opportunities from local employers. Monks Lane RG14 7TD  Register here

7th The British Red Cross will be offering advice on mobility equipment hire Tuesdays 10am – 1pm Newbury Library, The Wharf. RG14 5AU

7th Valuation Day at Dreweatts. FREE ‘Open Counter’ the first Friday of every month. No obligation and no appointment necessary 10am – 2pm Donnington Priory, Newbury RG14 2JE

8th Jumble Sale Hungerford Town Hall. High Street RG17 0NF 11am – 2pm

8th Save The Children Jumble Sale. Select your items and pay on the way out. All items 40p or 3 for £1. Entry 20p 10.30am  Plenty of free parking. St John’s Hall, West End Road, Mortimer Common RG7 3TF

9th New for Newbury at the Racecourse 5K, 10k and Half Marathon. Chip timed results, post race snacks and free official race photos. Enter Here

9th Dave’s Drums: One Day Drum Shop event. A chance to network and chat with other drummers and exhibitors, or just shop… FREE entry, parking, tea, coffee and biscuits! 12pm – 4pm Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane. RG7 1LD

10th & 11th West Berkshire Council would like to hear your views on climate change and what it means for our local area. Go and talk to officers about the draft Environment Strategy at various libraries in our area. Read more here

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