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This Summer holidays, children aged between 7-11 years old, can become an Arts Award Explorer at the West Berkshire Museum. The museum has become an Arts Award centre and will be running Discover and Explore level programmes throughout the summer holidays. What is Arts Award Arts Award is managed by Trinity College London in association
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Rampage Mas Band Dancer

They were quite a spectacle in 2015 and Newbury Carnival organisers have announced that the fabulous Rampage Mas Band will be returning to the carnival parade on July 16th. They will feature as part of the parade as it makes its way through Newbury Town Centre and perform in front of the main stage in
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Musician Ben Waters

Hungerford Arts Festival is gearing up for its fantastic annual event which runs from Friday 30 June to Sunday 16 July, with something for everyone. The phenomenal boogie pianist Ben Waters and his 16-piece Big Band headline the programme which lists around 50 events, including music of all kinds, theatre, talks, films, workshops, guided walks
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Ring Out Poster

On Monday 29 May, the Corn Exchange, Newbury will present the next event in its exciting outdoor arts programme, Ring Out. Working with multi-award winning composer and artist Ray Lee, the Corn Exchange will transform the Market Place with a mesmerising, large-scale sound art installation, using giant industrial tower structures and huge bell like speaker
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Puppeteer

Looking for things to do this half term? From family activity days to safaris, puppet theatres to big LEGO builds there should be something to keep the family entertained. Highlights include: – May 30 – June 2 Big LEGO Bricks Build at the Kennet Centre, Newbury – Help create a large LEGO model of Highclere
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Group of people in the Corn Exchnage

From 11.30am to 4pm on Wednesday 17 May, the Corn Exchange, Newbury, in collaboration with West Berkshire Dementia Action Alliance, will be hosting a special dementia awareness event in Newbury’s Market Place. Scheduled to take place during Dementia Awareness Week, the Corn Exchange will be celebrating the creative work of older people, including those living
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Volunteer Performers Required

The Corn Exchange, Newbury are seeking volunteer participants for two of their upcoming outdoor events, Ring Out and BELONGING(s). Ring Out On Monday 29 May, the Corn Exchange and renowned sound artist Ray Lee will transform Newbury’s Market Place with a large scale sound art installation in Ring Out. Mounted on large industrial towers, giant
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Jon Walsh Trio Band

Newbury Jazz & Blues is to be held in the Market Place on July 15th & 16th 2017. A free two-day event featuring 8 bands playing Acoustic & Electric Blues, Jazz and Jazz Swing. Blues and Jazz is well supported in the area by Arts 4 Hungerford, Hungerford Jazz Forum, Arlington Arts and Newbury Corn
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Twelth Night

Artistic and Executive Director, Paul Hart has announced the company for his new production of Twelfth Night at The Watermill Theatre. Following the success of last year’s Romeo + Juliet set in a bar, The Watermill will stage a new 1920s inspired production of Twelfth Night continuing the theatre’s bold, ensemble driven approach to Shakespeare.
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