If you want to get out and about with the kiddies this weekend in Berkshire, there’s plenty going on for families and we’ve got all the best bits right here for you. So grab a cuppa and get planning.
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Carters Steam Fair at Pinkneys Green
Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May 2019
The world’s greatest vintage fun fair is in Maidenhead this weekend for their most exciting event of the year the ‘Steam Spectacular’ with 5 vintage steam engines, all in full steam powering the rides – a unique and incredible sight! Fun for all the family, there’s free entry, a free award-winning firework display to music from The Greatest Showman, a vintage vehicle road run and beautiful vintage rides and attractions for all ages.
Bring the family to Pinkneys Green (SL6 5DS) in Maidenhead this weekend. The fair will be open Saturday 11 from midday to 11.00pm and Sunday 12 May from midday to 9.00pm. Fireworks will take place about 9.00pm on Saturday. To find out more and purchase your ride tokens in advance, click here.
Milkshake Live 2019 at The Hexagon, Reading
Saturday 11 May 2019
Milkshake Live – Milkshake Monkey’s Musical is coming to The Hexagon Reading, Berkshire, on Saturday 11 May 2019.
Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen! Starring Fireman Sam, Noddy, Shimmer & Shine, Digby Dragon, Wissper, Nella the Princess Knight and Floogals, alongside two Milkshake Presenters, this brand-new show has plenty of laughter, audience interaction and great fun to get everyone up on their feet! It’s a family show not to be missed!
The show runs at midday and 3.30pm. Find out more and book tickets here now.
Thatcham Roller Disco
Saturday 11 May 2019
Thatcham Roller Disco is returning on Saturday 11 May 2019 at the Kennet Leisure Centre. Resolution Active will again be on hand providing skates, music and help for those new to skating. The skating runs from 5.00 – 7.45pm and is split in to two sessions; 5.00 – 6.15 & 6.30 – 7.45. Admission is £5 per skater, including skate hire. Tickets can be ordered online in advance, or if you buy them on the door please note this is cash only and will be £6.00.
To find out more and book your tickets, click here.
World Horse Trail, Windsor Town Centre
Now until 31 July 2019
Bring the children into Windsor Town Centre to find the 10 unique horse statues around town until 31 July 2019 in the World Horse Trail. All you need to do is pick up a location map from Royal Windsor Information Centre or Windsor and Royal Borough Museum and see if you can find all ten! Each horse is unique and has their own story and design, painted by patrons and supporters of World Horse Welfare including Sara Cox and Martin Clunes. The trail is aimed at highlighting the World Horse Welfare’s work.
To find out more, click here.
What’s on this weekend at Corn Exchange, Newbury
Sunday 12 May 2019
This weekend there’s plenty going on for families at Corn Exchange Newbury. From Sound Beginnings musical performance of children’s favourite Barbar the Elephant, to a Family Dance session, and Little Sunday Stories.
Events take place in the Auditorium and at The Learning Centre. To find out more and book your places now, click here.
Victoria and Albert 500 at Windsor Castle
Saturday 11 May 2019, 11.00am – 4.00pm
This May marks exactly 200 years since Queen Victoria’s birthday. Bring the children down for a host of celebratory activities, including a sneak preview of some of the exciting attractions lined up for the family festival on 14 September. Children can create a colourful collage of Queen Victoria or Prince Albert in an art workshop.
For more information and to book tickets to the Castle, click here.
Toy Box Explorers Show at The Lookout Discovery Centre, Bracknell
6 April – 7 July 2019
This fun show looks at the science behind toys! Come and help the presenter play with the toys and
Shows run at the weekends and during the 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 Spring 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 Spring!
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.