Eat Drink Great Events

Welcome to the Eat Drink Great Events blog where we like to talk about the great pubs, eateries, live music and entertainment venues in Newbury and surrounding area. Enjoy!

Touch Tours

Continuing its commitment to make accessible theatre for all, The Watermill Theatre will offer audio description on four of its shows in Spring 2018 for blind and partially sighted audience members. Audio described performances are available for TEDDY, a punchy new rock ’n’ roll musical set in 1950s London, a new version of THE RIVALS
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Picture of a crest

The Corn Exchange, Newbury has joined forces with Newbury Library, West Berkshire Museum and Shaw House, to develop the Arts & Culture Passport, a new free activity for the residents of Newbury and West Berkshire. On Friday 25 August, the four Newbury based venues will be launching their new activity booklet, the Arts & Culture
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Corssing Lines Performers

On Saturday 12 August, the Corn Exchange and 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space, Newbury will present the latest in its exciting free outdoor arts programme, Crossing Lines. The performance will take place in Goldwell Park, Newbury at 9.30pm. Crossing Lines Presented by one of Europe’s most spectacular outdoor performance companies, Actiontheater PAN.OPTIKUM, Crossing Lines will
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On Saturday 19 August at 11.30am and 3pm at the Clock Tower, Newbury The Watermill Theatre will bring drama, music and storytelling to the town centre with Newbury Yarns, a free promenade theatre event suitable for families. Beginning at the Clock Tower and moving through the town to finish at the Marketplace, the performance will
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A successful Newbury Jazz & Blues

Following on from what appeared to be a successful first Newbury Jazz & Blues, enjoyed by visitors and the musicians, I asked for your feedback. And, it would seem you agreed: – The music, atmosphere, location and sense of community were common positives mentioned in the survey. This was reflected in what we saw on
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Blues Musician Robin Bibi

Newbury’s inaugural Jazz & Blues festival is this weekend (15/16 July). A free two-day event in the Market Place featuring 10 hours of Acoustic & Electric Blues, Jazz and Jazz Swing. Proceedings will kick off at 6pm on the Saturday with: – 6pm – The Bob Long Trio 7.15pm – The Andy Kennedy Quintet 8.30pm
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