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October events in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

PUBLISHED: 00:16 21 January 2012 | UPDATED: 17:52 20 February 2013

October events in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

October events in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

Keep upto date with a list of the best events from around the county...


8-10 October, Apple Weekend, 15 different varieties of Waterperry-produced apple juice to try, plus local food producers and crafts people, Waterperry Gardens, near Wheatley, tel: 01844 339226

9-10 October, Apple Days, Hughenden Manor, near High Wycombe, tel: 01494 755573

16 October, Apple Day, Home Cottage Farm, Iver Heath, tel: 01753 653064

16 October, Apple Day, 21st anniversary of

this event, Museum of English Rural Life,

Reading, tel: 0118 378 8660


8-10 October, Apple Weekend, 15 different varieties of Waterperry-produced apple juice to try, plus local food producers and crafts people, Waterperry Gardens, near Wheatley, tel: 01844 339226


9-10 October, Apple Days, Hughenden Manor, near High Wycombe, tel: 01494 755573 16 October, Apple Day, Home Cottage Farm, Iver Heath, tel: 01753 653064 16 October, Apple Day, 21st anniversary ofthis event, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading, tel: 0118 378 8660



1 October, Mary Hare Christmas Market in association with the travelling Souk, Mill Hall, Pigeons Farm Road, Newbury,tel: 01635 244218


1-3 October, Traditional Crafts at Hyde End, Great Missenden. Around 100 of Britain's best craft workers will be demonstratingand selling their work,tel: 01263 734711


2 October, Miniature Boats exhibition, Beale Park,tel: 0118 984 5207


2-3 October, Traditional Harvest Festival, Chiltern Open Air Museum, Chalfont St Giles,tel: 01494 871117


4, 11, 18 October, Racing at Windsor, Windsor Racecourse,tel: 01753 498400 (Racegoers package including return river taxi from Windsor, tote and drinks vouchers available from Royal Windsor Information Centre,tel: 01753 743907)


6 October, Autumn Gift Fayre, Village Memorial Hall, Finchampstead, 10.30-4pm, organised by the Finchampstead Support Group of the Duchess of Kent House charity.


8, 22 and 29 October, Behind the scenes tour of the House, Waddesdon Manor, near Aylesbury, tel: 01296 653226


9 October, Poetry Soup, poems, music and stories to celebrate National Poetry Day,The Watermill, Newbury,tel: 01635 46044


9 October, October Saturday featuring Ascot Food Festival and traditional English folk music,Ascot Racecourse, Ascot,tel: 0870 727 1234


9-17 October, Thatcham Festivalof Arts and Leisure, Thatcham,tel: 01635 863592


15-17 October, Gifts for Christmas & Live Crafts Show, Windsor Racecourse, Windsor,tel: 01494 445105


23 October, The John Smith's Armed Forces Day, Last day of the flat season, Newbury Racecourse, Newbury, tel: 01635 40015


23 October, Witches' broomsticks, learn how to make a traditional besom broom, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading,tel: 0118 378 8660


29 October, Why do wolves howl? 7pm, UK Wolf Conservation Trust, Beenham, Reading,tel: 0118 971 3330


30 October, Living Heritage Christmas Craft, Food & Country Gift Fayre, Beale Park, Basildon,tel: 01283 820548


30 October, United House Day: first meeting of the new jumps season with a firework spectacular family day including fairground rides, carousel, Victorian stalls and fireworks, Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, 0870 727 1234.


Firework only tickets available through the Round Table website www.ascotroundtable.org.uk


31 October, Halloween Hullabaloo: music, hog roast, spiced cider, best pumpkin and costume competition, Market Place, Newbury



Arts and Exhibitions




25-26 September, 2-3 and 9-10 October, art exhibition and open houses, weekends during Windsor Fringe Festival, guide from Royal Windsor Information Centre,tel: 01753 743907


1-29 October, Threads, large scale sculpture and installation work by four artists, University Centre, Milton Keynes (closed weekends), 07957 214037


1-31 October, Garbriela Mohr's atmospheric photographs, Rhubarb and Custard Gallery, Eton, 01753 676404


2-16 October, Exhibition of figure paintings by Gordon King, the Hawker Gallery, The Maltings, Old Amersham.tel: 01494 724850.


Until 7 October, Every Day Matters 2, New Greenham Arts, Newbury, tel: 01635 522733


Until 8 October, Paul Vanstone: award-winning sculptor was once assistant to Anish Kapoor: eXpression Art Gallery, Crowthorne, tel: 01344 762272


9 October- 9 January, Celebrity, showbiz belongings including Marilyn Monroe's dress, Fred Astaire's shoes, Chuck Berry's guitar, Reading Museum, Reading, tel: 0118 939 9800


9-17 October, Premium Autumn Collection Event, Lemongrove Gallery, Reading.


21 October-25 November, Open Submission Exhibition, Corn Exchange and New Greenham Arts, Newbury, tel: 01635 817480


Until 29 October, A Circle and a Century, panoramic photos of Reading from the 1890s and today, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading, tel: 0118 378 8660


Until 31 October, Hologram, County Museum, Aylesbury,tel: 01296 331441


Until 7 November, Memento, South Hill Park, Bracknell,tel: 01344 484123


Until 7 November, Out of Print?, South Hill Park, Bracknell,tel: 01344 484123


Until 22 December, Farming for the New Britain, Museum ofEnglish Rural Life, Reading, tel:0118 378 8660




Great fun!The Big Draw: 9 October


Visit www.campaignfordrawing.org for more events. Here's a selection:



Chance to draw
Buckingham Old Gaol, Buckingham, tel: 01280 823020


Make it 3D, Wycombe Museum,High Wycombe, tel: 01494 421895


Instant High Street, build pop-up shopfronts, York House Centre, Stony Stratford, tel: 01908 563361


The Guildhall Big Draw,Windsor Guildhall, Windsor,tel: 01628 796846


Reading Museum Big Draw,Reading Museum, Reading,tel: 0118 939 9800al Life, Reading,tel: 0118 378 8660


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