What’s on this weekend in Berkshire: 15 & 16 June 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. And don’t forget Sunday is Father’s Day.
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What’s on this Weekend at Norden Farm for Families
Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 June 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 Saturday 15 June 3.00 – 4.00pm. £15.00 per pair (1 adult and 1 child). Click here to find out more and book.
Father’s Day Concertini with Rob Castell – This Sunday celebrate Father’s Day with a fun family concert featuring CBBC singer / song writer Rob Castell. Bring the whole family and enjoy an entertaining 45 minutes of musical theatre tunes and family favourites – including songs from the Lion King and The Greatest Showman. Little people will be able to dance, sing and move around whilst grown-ups can enjoy listening to the music or getting involved with the kids in a relaxed setting. The show runs on Sunday 16 June at 11.30am and 2.00pm. To find out more and book your tickets, click here.
Nick Cope Family Music at the Corn Exchange Newbury
Saturday 15 June 2019
Join Nick Cope for his ever-popular interactive music sessions with songs about everything from counting to how plants grow. Nick’s sessions are very popular so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment. The show runs on Saturday 15 June from 10.30 – 11.30am and is suitable for ages 8 years and under. Tickets are £6.00 per child. To book now, click here.
Pop Up Play Village – Dinosaurs in Maidenhead at St Luke’s Community Hall
Saturday 15 June 2019, 10.00 – 11.15am
This ever-popular dinosaur themed play session is popping up in Maidenhead this Saturday. Bring the children along to help with a treasure hunt to find the dinosaurs and dig for fossils. Make sure the dinosaurs are healthy with a trip to the vets, build a home in the construction zone, and of course enjoy something a little messy in the themed tuff tray fun area. The pop up café will also be serving a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks. The sessions are designed for children 0 – 6 years but older siblings are welcome to join the fun too. To find out more and book your places, click here now.
Nature Explorers Club at Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham
Saturday 15 June 2019, 10.00am – midday
Come to the Nature Discovery Centre on Saturday 15 June for a hands on wildlife club for 5 – 8 year olds. Sessions are designed to allow child-led outdoor play, come prepared to get muddy and be outside no matter what the weather. There will be wildlife activities, crafts, stories, and you may even cook snacks on a fire.
To find out more and book online, click here.
Reading Water Fest 2019
Saturday 15 June 2019, 11.00am – 5.00pm
Reading Water Fest is a free event held at Forbury Gardens which takes place this Saturday 15 June 2019 from 11.00am – 5.00pm. Families attending this year’s celebration will be treated to children’s activities, crafts and charity stalls as well as fantastic boat parades and a boat tug of war! The event will once again be extended into the newly restored Abbey Ruins and Forbury Gardens where traditional music and dance will be taking place.
To find out more about this event, 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.
Queen Victoria’s Sketchbook Family Activities at Windsor Castle
Saturday 8 June 2019
Queen Victoria was a keen amateur artist throughout her life, often reaching for her sketchbook to capture a likeness of people close to her. Following Victoria’s lead, come and make a miniature portrait of someone close to you.
For more information and to book tickets to the Castle, 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.
Best Places for a Family Walk this Summer 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 Summer!
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.