Here’s your weekly guide to all the best bits happening in Berkshire this weekend for families. You’ll find plenty of things to do this weekend (16 & 17 March) with the kiddies in Berkshire. We’ve got all the best, not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. So, grab a cuppa and read on.
**Sunday 17 March is the Vitality Reading Half Marathon so expect road closures in and around the town centre and local traffic. Good luck to all the runners!**
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What’s on this Weekend at Norden Farm, Maidenhead
Sunday 17 March 2019
Big Dog Little Dog – Yoga session for parents and children. Connect and bond through movement and breath. Get ready to fly! Class includes elements of acroyoga. Bring one mat per pair and a blanket each. Suitable for children age 4 – 8 years and must be accompanied by an adult. Session runs Sunday 17 March 11.15am – 12.15pm. £15.00 per pair (1 adult and 1 child). Click here to find out more and book.
Sunday Stories – This Sunday is interactive storytelling in the magical story den at Norden Farm. Join in or unwind in the café bar with a coffee and the Sunday papers, while your little ones get involved in telling stories from all over the world. Suitable for children 4 – 7 years. The session runs from 11.30am – 12.15pm and costs £3.50 per child. To find out more and book your tickets, click here.
Family Craft Bonanza at The Base Studio, Greenham Business Park
Sunday 17 March 2019, 1.30 – 3.30pm
This Sunday bring the children to The Base Studio at Greenham Business Park (supported by the Corn Exchange Newbury) for their Family Craft Bonanza session. Using the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition as a stimulus, children can make their own wild and wonderful creations. Children can take a trip around the exhibition space (include in the workshop price) and get all the inspiration needed to create their own animal craft creations. This is suitable for all ages and costs £10 per child.
To find out more and book tickets, click here.
A Thousand Years of Stories: World Book Day at Windsor Castle
Saturday 16 March 2019 & every Saturday in March
Family Saturdays this month at Windsor Castle focus on World Book Day. On Saturday 16 March, bring the children down to get creative with arts and crafts inspired by Windsor Castle’s rich tapestry of stories.
Weekend Fun at the Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham
16 & 17 March 2019
Nature Explorers Club – Bring the children to the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham on Saturday 16 April for the Nature Explorers Club, a hands on session for 5 – 8 year olds. This club is designed to allow child-led out door play, come prepared to get muddy and be outside whatever the weather. There will be wildlife themed activities, crafts and stories. The club runs from 10.00am – midday. To find out more and register now, click here. £5.00 per child.
Storytime by the Lake – Bring your little ones along for an interactive story time by the lake this Sunday 17 March from 11.00am – midday and 1.30 – 2.30pm. First make a prop for the story – a mask, a puppet, or maybe a broomstick. Then settle down for the story; you can take part, or just listen. The event is suitable for children aged 2 – 5 years and is £3.00 per child, or £5.00 for two children. To find out more and register now, click here.
Under the Sea at The Lookout Discovery Centre, Bracknell
19 January – 24 March 2019
Enter the magical world of the ocean as we take a journey through the wonders of the deep. Discover the creatures that live there and help protect them through different challenges. Can you help us save our seas? Shows run at the weekends and during the February Half Term school holiday at 11.00am, midday, 2.00pm and 3.15pm. The show costs £1.95 per person on top of your admission fee to The Lookout. Shows are suitable for primary school aged children and don’t need to be booked in advance, just buy your tickets from reception when you arrive.
To find out more, click here.
Best Places for a Family Walk this Winter in Berkshire
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 Winter!
Click here to check out our suggestions for Berkshire, and just beyond.
Eating out 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. From great children’s menus, to outside play areas, and entertainment at the table, there’s something for everyone.
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 just beyond, click here.