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What’s on this weekend in Berkshire: 18 & 19 May 2019

What’s on this weekend in Berkshire: 18 & 19 May 2019

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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Let’s Rock the Moor Festival, Cookham

Saturday 18 May 2019

Lets rock the moor cookham may 18 2019 berkshire

The 11th family friendly Let’s Rock the Moor takes place on Saturday 18 May 2019, at Marsh Meadow, Cookham. This festival features the best of the 80s and this year acts include; Jason Donovan, Nik Kershaw, Shalamar, Marc Almond and plenty more. As well as a great line up there’s also a Kids’ Kingdom. There will be loads of free stuff to keep children entertained, including circus workshops, face painting, crafts, local favourite Dave the Disco, and more.

To find out more and get your tickets now, click here.

Peter and the Wolf & Carnival of the Animals at Corn Exchange, Newbury

Sunday 19 May 2019, 3.00pm

Peter and the Wolf Carnival of the Animals corn exchange newbury may 2019

This delightful concert suitable for all the family, will bring young people face to face with two of the greatest works for children – namely Prokofiev’s colourful Peter and the Wolf and Saint-Saens atmospheric Carnival of the Animals. The show starts at 3.00pm and lasts 1 hour 45 minutes. Tickets are from £5.00. To find out more and book now, click here.

World Horse Trail, Windsor Town Centre

Now until 31 July 2019

World Horse Trail windsor berkshire 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.


Sunday Stories at Norden Farm, Maidenhead

Sunday 19 May 2019

Sunday stories norden farm centre for the arts maidenhead berkshire 19 may 2019

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.


Victoria and Albert 500 at Windsor Castle

Saturday 18 May 2019, 11.00am – 4.00pm

Windsor Castle Berkshire Little Ankle Biters victoria and albert 200 may 2019

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.

Activities are free with standard entry to the Castle. Remember, if you have a RBWM Advantage Card, admission to the Castle is free too.

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

Toy Box show lookout bracknell berkshire 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.


Colour Obstacle Rush 2019, Windsor

Saturday 18 May 2019

Colour obstacle rush may 18 2019 windsor berkshire

The most fun run on earth – the only one with 20 obstacles, 8 colour stations, 20 music zones, foam and more is coming back to Royal Windsor Racecourse on Saturday 18 May. Suitable for everyone aged 12 years and over, this year the 5k course is even bigger, better, louder and more colourful than ever! Find out more and book now 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

Eating out with the kids this weekend in buckinghamshire

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.



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