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What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 29 & 30 September 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Berkshire: 29 & 30 September 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend (29 & 30 September) with the kiddies in Berkshire and just beyond, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on.

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Squash & Pumpkin Festival at Hardwick Estate

Sunday 30 September 2018, midday – 5.00pm

Squash & pumpkin festival hardwick estate reading berkshire 30 september 2018

This Sunday is the Squash & Pumpkin Festival at Tolhurst Organic Walled Garden at the Hardwick Estate. This is a great event for families, you can expect the following; autumnal dress parade, children’s entertainment, live music, bouncy castle, giant pumpkins competition. Plus bring a carved pumpkin to compete for a prize. Admission is £4.00 per person, children are free.

To find out more, click here.


Family Saturdays: The Wedding Bells of Windsor at Windsor Castle

Saturday 29 September 2018, 11.00am – 4.00pm

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Running every Saturday throughout September, is this fun event for families at Windsor Castle. Family Saturdays this month will offer a second opportunity to learn about Windsor Castle’s importance as the setting for royal weddings.

Saturday 29 September from 11.00am – 4.00pm – attend an art workshop in the Billiards Room where children can design a dazzling wedding tiara, ceremonial sword, and much more.

This event is free with a standard admission to the Castle. Castle entry is free to families with a RBWM Advantage Card (residents of Windsor & Maidenhead). To find out more on admission costs to the Castle, click here.

To find out more about events at Windsor Castle for families on Saturdays in September, click here.


Splash, Bubbles & Balloons Show at The Lookout Discovery Centre, Bracknell

Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 September 2018

The lookout splash bubbles balloons show bracknell september 2018

Bring your little ones to The Lookout Discovery Centre in Bracknell from 5 September – 28 October 2018 for The Splash, Bubbles & Balloons Show. This bubbling and explosive show is not to be missed. Can you really make water disappear? Can you make a fire balloon? Come and find out in this fun show. Shows run at the weekends and during Bracknell school holiday times, at 11.00am, midday, 2.00pm, & 3.15pm. Finishes Sunday 28 October.

For more information, click here.


Family Fun Day at Ockwells Park, Maidenhead

Sunday 30 September 2018, midday – 4.00pm

Family fun day ockwells park maidenhead berkshire 30 september 2018 little ankle biters

This Sunday is Family Fun Day at Ockwells Park in Maidenhead. There will be loads of stalls, a bar, Indian food, small fun fair rides, zorbs, bungee trampoline, face painting, sand art, and lots more! To find out details, click here.


Inflatable Theme Park, Newbury Weekend

Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 September 2018, 10.00am – 5.00pm

Inflatable Theme Park weekend newbury berkshire september 2018

Inflatable Theme Park boasts some of England’s biggest and best bouncy castles and inflatables, and this weekend it’s coming to Northcroft Park in Newbury. It’s bigger and better for 2018 and with new attractions. An all-day unlimited use wristband is £8 per child with free entry for accompanying adults. Children aged 2 – 14 years only (strictly no over 14s allowed on the equipment.

To find out more, click here.


Best Places for a Family Walk this Autumn in Berkshire

Walks in Berkshire for families post

We love nothing more than getting out in the fresh air with the kiddies and the pooch at the weekend, it’s free, healthy and fun. 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 in Windsor, to the Kennet and Avon Canal, Berkshire is bursting with stunning places to be walked upon this Autumn!

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


Eating out this Weekend – Family Friendly Restaurants in Berkshire

Eating out with the children in berkshire this weekend

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. From great children’s menus, to outside play areas, and entertainment at the table, there’s something for everyone.


Newbury Artisan Market

Sunday 30 September 2018, 10.00am – 4.00pm

Newbury Artisan Market 30 september 2018 berkshire

Newbury Artisan Market takes over the streets this Sunday 30 September. 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.


Reading Town Meal 2018

Saturday 29 September 2018, midday – 4.00pm

Reading town meal 29 september 2018 berkshire

Reading’s community festival of food returns to Forbury Gardens; food grown in local gardens and allotments, turned into a delicious meal by Reading College and served free in Forbury Gardens. Plus there will be food-related activities for all the family, live music, local food traders and community groups.

To find out more, 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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