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What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 28 – 29 April 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Berkshire for Families: 28 – 29 April 2018

Here’s a handy guide to all the best, not-to-be-missed bits happening in Berkshire this weekend for families.

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Little Me Carnival, Maidenhead & Bray Cricket Club

Sunday 29 April 2018, 11.00am – 3.00pm

Bring the family along to Maidenhead and Bray Cricket Club on Sunday 29 April 2018, 11.00am – 3.00pm, for the Little Me Carnival. There will be fun for all ages on the day, including;

  • A bar and BBQ
  • Crafts & Games Stalls
  • Face Painting
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Pet Corner
  • Family Yoga session
  • A raffle with amazing prizes
  • And more…

For more information on this event, click here.

Fabulous Fashions & Easter Trail at Windsor Castle

Saturday 28 April 2018, 11.00am – 4.00pm

Bring the children to Windsor Castle this weekend to follow an Easter activity trail and take part in a workshop inspired by royal fashion throughout history. These activities are free with your standard entry ticket.

For more information, click here.

Newbury Artisan Market

Sunday 29 April 2018, 10.00am – 4.00pm

Newbury Artisan Market takes over the streets on the last Sunday of the month. Think quality produce, original art, designer crafts and sizzling street foods, all mixed in with family activities, music and more. The ‘Feast Street’ section will get your taste buds tingling with a mouth-watering selection of locally produced dishes. The designer-makers promise to fill your bags and homes with gifts and all manner of unique designs and vintage treasures. The food producers will fill your cupboards with ciders and sauces , breads and pastries, meats and sweet treats. And the Kids Corner will provide activities and entertainment for the little ones while you have a well deserved coffee.

Come to Newbury Town Centre from 10.00am – 4.00pm, or for more information, click here.

Family Fun Day, Oaken Grove Park, Maidenhead

Sunday 29 April 2018, midday – 4.00pm

Head down to Oaken Grove Park in Maidenhead on Sunday 29 April for a fantastic family fun day. The fun will kick off at midday and finishes at 4.00pm. There will be entertainment for all the family with stalls, games, raffles and activities. You can expect; food and a bar, orbes, go karts, a bungee trampoline, small funfair rides and a bouncy castle. Plus special appearances from Elsa, Belle, Batman and a Storm Trooper. Phew!

For more information, click here.

Story Time Fun, Waterstones Broad Street Reading

Bring the children down to Waterstones Broad Street in Reading on Saturday 28 April for their Saturday Morning Story Time Fun session. The session starts at 10.30am and is suitable for children 0 – 5 years of age. This is a fun informal story time with some of your favourite picture books.

For more information, click here.

Pop Up Play Village, Tilehurst

Saturday 28 April 2018, 2.00 – 3.15pm

Pop Up Play Village is an exciting play experience for children who love to role play, and on Saturday 28 April it’s a special super hero themed play session in Tilehurst! There will be a super hero hunt and a free art studio craft which will be creating a super hero mask. Plus there will be super hero dressing up available for children to role play in character. Tickets are £6.50 per child, and adults and pre walkers go free with a paying child. Sibling tickets are £5.00 each. The session takes place at Purley Memorial Hall, Reading.

For more information, and to book your tickets, click here.

Traylens Funfair, Maidenhead

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 April 2018

Come down to Town Moor, Blackamoor Lane, in Maidenhead this weekend for the incredible Traylens Funfair. There will be loads of rides, stalls, games, food and drink. Fun for all the family!

Open Saturday 2.00 – 10.00pm and Sunday 2.00 – 9.00pm. For more information, click here.

John Lewis & Parkway Charity BBQ, Newbury

Saturday 28 April, 11.00am – 4.00pm

This weekend John Lewis and the Parkway Shopping Centre in Newbury will be serving up some delicious barbequed food from local butchers, and you can learn how to be a BBQ master with the help of John Lewis (if you’re not already, of course!) Register before hand to enjoy a free hot dog / burger / veggie burger. Plus there will be drinks and face painting for the little ones!

Come to the John Lewis Piazza at Parkway Shopping Centre, Newbury, from 11.00am – 4.00pm on Saturday 28 April.

For more information and to register for your free food, click here.

Best places to see Bluebells in Berkshire this Spring

Beautiful Bluebells have started to make an appearance across Berkshire, and we’ve pulled together a list of some of the best places to go for a walk with the kiddies and see these beautiful flowers at their best. Always check with the venue before travelling to ensure the bluebells have arrived!

For more information, click here.

Odeon Kids Club, Berkshire

Fancy snuggling up with the kiddies in the cinema with a tub of popcorn? It’s a great way to spend a weekend morning, and the Odeon make it even easier with their Kids Club. Fantastic films at a fraction of the usual price.

Odeon cinemas can be found in Maidenhead and Bracknell. Click here to check Kids Club films and to get your tickets.

Best Places for a Family Walk this Spring in Berkshire

We love nothing more than getting out in the fresh air with the kiddies and the pooch. The more muddy puddles the better. There are loads of amazing places to go for a family walk in Berkshire, and we’ve pulled together our favourites here for you. From the Long Walk, to the Kennet and Avon Canal, Berkshire is bursting with stunning places to be walked upon!

Click here to check out our suggestions for Berkshire, and just beyond.

Eating out with Children this Weekend – Family Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire

Fancy getting a bite to eat out and about this weekend? If you’re looking for a fantastic family friendly restaurant in Berkshire we’ve done a lot of research (tough job but we took one for the team), and you can check out our guide to eating out with kids in Berkshire, click here.

Yucky You Show at The Lookout, Bracknell – last chance!

28 & 29 April 2018

This is your last weekend to catch the Yucky You Show. In this disgustingly entertaining live science show you can find out all sorts of things like:

  • why mucus is snot a bad thing
  • what happens to the food we eat
  • how long your hair can grow

Our shows run at the weekends and in Bracknell school holidays. Shows cost £1.95 per person, on top of your entry fee. You don’t need to pre-book tickets to our shows, just buy them from reception on the day. Show times are everyday at; 11.00am, midday, 2.00pm, 3:15pm.

Shows are suitable for Primary school age children. A good guide is whether a child can sit still for around 40 minutes, however our presenters are very good at tailoring the content to the show audience. Please note, all shows need at least 10 people to run.

Address: Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, RG12 7QW

For more information, click here.



We hope you found this post useful and have a great weekend. If you’d like to see ideas for days out with the kiddies in Berkshire and beyond, click here.



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