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In-person local history course: 2,000 Years Around Newbury
Tutor David Peacock presents an introduction to the history of the Newbury area over 2,000 years, covering a different period each week. It includes major events, people and architecture from the Romans... View event
Online Talk: Wildlife and Womanhood: Louise Veness and Trans Life in West Berkshire
  • Wednesday 2nd February 7:00pm until 8:00pm
This Zoom talk will explore how a Newbury trans woman made headlines between the 1970s and 1990s and how best we can remember and celebrate her life and work. View event
Blaze's Buddies
The in-person session will begin by introducing Blaze, the dragon on the weathervane on top of the Cloth Hall, through a short action poem. View event
In-person talk: Not All Beer and Skittles
  • Wednesday 16th February 1:00pm until 2:00pm
A light hearted ramble through the history of pubs, beer and brewing, from the days of the Assyrians, to the present day. View event
In-person talk: The Breweries of Newbury
  • Wednesday 16th February 7:00pm until 8:00pm
There is no brewery in Newbury today, but there was a time when the production of beer was a major local industry. View event
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • Monday 21st February 11:00am until 1:00pm
Who's that trip trapping over my bridge? This is the simple story of three hungry goats and a grumpy old troll, told with a gentle ecological message. Watch out for the dance of the goats, the flying... View event
Small group family art workshop: Dinosaurs!
  • Tuesday 22nd February 10:00am until 12:00pm
Whether you are a dinosaur expert or if you don't know your Ankylosaurus from your elbow you'll enjoy this great illustration workshop from Armadillo Art Experience. View event
Family Activity Morning: Brilliant bunnies
  • Wednesday 23rd February 10:00am until 10:45am
Bounce into Spring by decorating a ceramic bunny with two permanent markers (assorted colours), which you get to keep and take home along with your completed bunny. You can choose to hang your decorated... View event
Museum family craft workshop: Figure it out!
  • Thursday 24th February 10:00am until 10:45am
Make your own figure or person out of a variety of mainly recycled materials. This craft activity is inspired by the special exhibition, Peace Camp, in Gallery 5, and the Greenham Common Peace Camp figures... View event
Movie in the Hall: Paddington
  • Thursday 24th February 10:00am until 12:30pm
rom the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (Harry Potter), PADDINGTON tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home.... View event
Messy Museum Morning: Dinky Dinos
  • Friday 25th February 10:00am until 10:45am
Make your own colourful mini dinosaur, real or imaginary, using modelling clay and paint, which you can take home to use as an ornament. View event
Online talk: Last Orders, A History of the Pubs of Thatcham
  • Wednesday 16th March 7:00pm until 8:00pm
This Talking History online talk by Nick Young will look briefly at the history of a number of pubs in Thatcham. View event
Spring Food and Craft Fair
  • Sunday 3rd April 11:00am until 4:00pm
Spring is in the air and we are celebrating with the return of our Spring Food & Craft Fair! View event