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Summer Holiday What’s On Guide in Berkshire

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There are lots of events taking place in Berkshire this summer. We have listed many of them below to help provide some inspiration for the Summer Holidays. If you find this Summer Holiday What’s On Guide in Berkshire helpful make sure you sign up to the mailing list and follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook.

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What’s on throughout the Summer holidays?

Live at the Bandstand, Alexandra Gardens, Windsor, Saturday – Sunday from 17th June – 10th September 2023, 2-4pm. Free event. Click here for details.

Roller Land, The Oracle Shopping Centre, Reading, 29th June 2023 – 6th August 2023 (Thursday – Sunday), age 4 and over. Click here to book.

Summer Special Offer at the Reading Biscuit Factory, 23rd June – 31st August 2023. All tickets £5pp. Click here for more information.

Summer Play Sessions at Chai Cocoa, Maidenhead, From 5th July 2023. Ages 0-7yrs. Half Price Summer Sessions. Click here for more detail.

Windsor Yards Beach, Windsor 21st July 2023 – 4th September 2023. Click here for more details.

Longacres Garden Centre Jungle Boat VR Ride, Bagshot, 22nd July – 3rd September 2023. £5 per child. Click here for details.

Yellow Brick Road Trail, The Lexicon, Bracknell, 24th July – 2nd September 2023. Find 10 characters hidden around the twon centre. Free event. Click here for details.

Open Air Sculpture Exhibition, Shaw House, Newbury, 30th July – 25th September 2023, 11am – 4pm. Click here for details.

August 2023

Pirate Trip aboard ‘Pirate Galleon Jubliee’, K&A Trust – Newbury Boat Trips, Newbury, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd August 2023, 2pm – 3pm. £8 – adults, £6 2 – 15 year olds. Click here for more details.

Reading Dino Trail, 5th August 2023 – 20th August 2023, Reading. Free event. Click here for details.

Lego Club at Bracknell Library, 5th August 2023, 10am – 12pm. Free. Click here for details.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – Teen Edition, South Hill Park Theatre, 5th – 6th August 2023, 2pm and 7pm. Click here for tickets.

Smoke and Fire Festival, Ascot Racecourse, 5th – 6th August 2023. Click here for details.

Reading Mela, Palmer Park, Reading, 5th August 2023, 12-7pm. Click here for details.

Windsor Farmers Market, Bachelors Acre, Windsor, 5th August 2023, 9am – 1pm. Click here for details.

Young People Roller Disco, Moorside Community Centre, Thatcham, 6th August 2023, 4-8pm. Free Event. Click here for details.

Natural History Museum, Eton, Open 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th August 2023. Click here for details. Free Entry Click to read the Berkshire Mummies Museum review.

Museum of Antiquities, Eton, Open 6th, 13th, 16th, 20th and 27th August 2023. Click here for details. Free Entry.

Verey Gallery, Eton, Open 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th August 2023. Click here for details. Free Entry.

Scotty’s Circus Workshops, Holme Grange Craft Village, Wokingham, 7th August 2023, 12-4pm. Click here for details.

Bracknell Trampoline Centre Summer Holiday Fun Session, 7th August 2023, Various Times Depending on Age. Click here for details.

Kids Go Wild, Black Park, Slough, 7th August 2023, 10-11.30am and 1-2.30pm. Ages 5-10yrs. Click here to book.

Children’s Pizza Making, Fenwick, Bracknell, 7th – 9th August 2023, 10am. Click here for event tickets

Resilience Course – Life 101 Courses, Virtual, 7th – 9th August 2023, 9.30 -10.30am. Ages 8-14yrs. Click here for details.

Chalkfest, Market Square Newbury, 7th August 2023, 10am – 4pm. Click here to read more.

National Festival Circus, South Hill Park, Bracknell, 8th August 2023, 1-2pm, 2.30-3.30pm, 4-5pm. Click here for details.

Out in Forbury Bug Club, 8th August 2023, 10am, 11.15am, 1pm and 2.15pm, Forbury Gardens, £4 per person, aimed at 5+ years but all welcome. Click here to book and for more details.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 8th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Under the Sea Toddler Ballet Workshop, Melody Movement with Miss Zoe, Brownlow Hall, Warfield, 8th August 2023, 1-2pm. For ages 2-4yrs. Click here for details.

Bucklebury Farm SEN Session at the Play Barn, 8th August 2023, 8.30-11am. Click here for details.

Code Ninjas Minecraft Gaming Events, Newbury, 8th August 2023, 10am – 12pm and 1-3pm. For ages 7-16yrs. Click here to book.

Out in Forbury Bug Club, 8th August 2023, 10am, 11.15am, 1pm and 2.15pm, Forbury Gardens, £4 per person, aimed at 5+ years but all welcome. Click here to book and for more details.

Family Activity Day, Shaw House, Newbury, 9th August 2023, 10am – 3pm. £2.50pp. Click here for details.

Wildlife Detectives, Black Park, Slough, 9th August 2023, 10-11.30am and 1-2.30pm. Ages 2-10yrs. Click here to book.

Under the Sea with Music Maestros, Reading Music Centre, Stoneham Court, 9th August 2023, 10am – 10.45am. Click here for details. (NOTE: this session will be filmed for Berkshire Music Trust promotional purposes so please do NOT book a place if you are unable to consent to photos/filming)

*Little Muddy Boots Summer Holiday Forest School, Bracknell, 9th August 2023, 10am-12pm (2-4yrs) and 1-3pm (4-7yrs). Click here to book.

Summer of Fun, Locks Ride Recreation Ground, Winkfield, 10th August 2023, 11am – 3pm. Free Event. Click here for details.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 10th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Monkey Music Summer Holiday Workshop, Maidenhead Community Centre, 10th August 2023, 10.15 – 11am. Ages 1-6yrs. Click here for details.

Monkey Music Summer Holiday Workshop, Maidenhead Community Centre, 10th August 2023, 11.10 – 11.55am. Ages 3-11mths. Click here for details.

Theatre in the Park – Patches Magic Circus, Loddon Road Recreation Ground, 10th August 2023, 12pm and 2.30pm. Click here for details.

Retro Festival, Newbury Showground, 11th – 13th August 2023. Click here for details.

Exotic Critters Sand Art Pictures, Queensmere Observatory Shopping Centre, Slough, 11th August 2023, 11am – 4pm. Click here for details.

Picking Patch Puzzle Maize Maze and Escape Room, Fordingbridge, 11th – 13th August and 18th – 27th August 2023. Click here for details.

Family Fun Day, Moorside Community Centre, Thatcham, 11th August 2023, 10am-12pm and 1-3pm. Free Event. Click here for details.

Monkey Music Summer Holiday Workshop, All Saints Church, Dedworth, 11th August 2023, 10.15 – 11am. Ages 1-6yrs. Click here for details.

Monkey Music Summer Holiday Workshop, All Saints Church, Dedworth, 11th August 2023, 11.10 – 11.55am. Ages 3-11mths. Click here for details.

Messy Museum Day, West Berkshire Museum, 11th August 2023, 10am – 3pm. £2.50pp. Click here for details.

Guards in the Woods, Black Park, Slough, 11th August 2023, 10-10.30am, 10.45 – 11.15am. Click here for details.

Welly’s Summer Fun Weekend, Wellington Country Park, Riseley, 12th – 13th August 2023. Click here for details.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 12th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Summer Stories, The Base Gallery, Newbury, 12th – 26th August 2023. Click here for details.

Lego Club at Bracknell Library, 12th August 2023, 10am – 12pm. Free. Click here for details.

Summer Stories – We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, The Base Greenham, Thatcham, 12th August 2023, 10-11am. For ages 3-7yrs. Click here for details.

Maidenhead Farmers Market, Grove Road Car Park, Maidenhead, 13th August 2023, 9.30am – 1pm. Click here for details.

Free Sports Morning, Moorside Community Centre, Thatcham, 13th August 2023, 10.30am – 12pm. Free Event. Click here for details.

Bracknell Railway Society, Jocks Lane, Bracknell, 13th August 2023, 1-4pm. £1pp. Click here for details.

Family Fun Day, Windsor Racecourse, 13th August 2023, Gates open 12.30pm. Click here for details.

Ollie Young Foundation Summer Fun Day, Sindlesham, 13th August 2023, 11am – 5pm. £1 per car. Click here for more details.

Bouncy Fun Days, Broomhall Recreation Ground, Sunningdale. 14th August 2023, 10am – 5pm. Free event. Click here for more details.

Children’s Film Walk, Black Park, Slough, 14th August 2023, 10-11.30am. Tickets £4.87pp. Click here for details.

Outdoor Theatre – The Wizard of Oz, Shaw House, Newbury, 14th August 2023, 6-8pm. Click here for details.

Summer Art Club, The Base Greenham, Thatcham, 14th -24th August 2023, 10am – 1pm. For ages 6-11yrs. Click here for details.

Bracknell Trampoline Centre Summer Holiday Fun Session, 14th August 2023, Various Times Depending on Age. Click here for details.

Wild Discovery Day Camp, Windsor Great Park Environmental Centre, 15th August 2023, 9.30am – 3pm. For 8-12yrs. Click here for details.

Brickies LEGO Building Workshop – Brickzilla, All Saints Church Hall, Windsor, 15th August 2023, 10am – 12pm. Click here to book.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 15th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Summer of Fun, Morgan Recreation Ground, Crowthorne, 15th August, 11am – 3pm. Click here for details.

*Little Muddy Boots Summer Holiday Forest School, Bracknell, 15th August 2023, 10am-12pm (2-4yrs) and 1-3pm (4-7yrs). Click here to book.

Code Ninjas Minecraft Gaming Events, Newbury, 15th August 2023, 10am – 12pm and 1-3pm. For ages 7-16yrs. Click here to book.

Confidence and Leadership Course – Life 101 Courses, Floret Montague Park School, Wokingham, 15th – 16th August 2023, 10am – 4pm. Ages 8-13yrs. Click here for details.

Bucklebury Farm SEN Session at the Play Barn, 15th August 2023, 8.30-11am. Click here for details.

Dino Camp, Black Park, Slough, 15th August 2023, 10-11.30am and 1-2.30pm. For ages 2-10yrs. Click here to book.

Wild Discovery Day Camp, Windsor Great Park Environmental Centre, 16th August 2023, 9.30am – 3pm. For 8-12yrs. Click here for details.

Marvel Film Walks, Black Park, Slough, 16th August 2023, 10-12pm. Click here to book.

Bracknell Trampoline Centre Recreational Trampolining Day, 16th August 2023, 9.15am – 3.45pm. Ages 8-13yrs. Click here for details.

Family Activity Day, Shaw House, Newbury, 16th August 2023, 10am – 3pm. £2.50pp. Click here for details.

*Little Muddy Boots Summer Holiday Forest School, BCA Maidenhead, 16th August 2023, 10am-12pm (2-4yrs) and 1-3pm (4-7yrs). Click here to book.

Nature Explorers Day Camp, Windsor Great Park Environmental Centre, 17th August 2023, 9.30am – 3pm. Click here for details.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 17th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Theatre in the Park – dame Dolly Does, Frimley Lodge Park, 17th August 2023, 12pm and 2.30pm. Click here for details.

Dino Camp, Black Park, Slough, 17th August 2023, 10-11.30am and 1-2.30pm. For ages 2-10yrs. Click here to book.

*Little Muddy Boots Summer Holiday Forest School, Bracknell, 17th August 2023, 10am-12pm (2-4yrs) and 1-3pm (4-7yrs). Click here to book.

Monkey Music Summer Holiday Workshop, Maidenhead Community Centre, 17th August 2023, 10.15 – 11am. Ages 1-6yrs. Click here for details.

Monkey Music Summer Holiday Workshop, Maidenhead Community Centre, 17th August 2023, 11.10 – 11.55am. Ages 3-11mths. Click here for details.

Welly’s Big Dino Takeover, Wellington Country Park, Riseley, 17th – 19th August 2023. Click here for details.

Children’s Bakery Classes and Adults Afternoon Tea, Fenwick Bracknell, 17th, 18th and 19th August 2023. Click here to book tickets.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road – A Wizard of Oz Experience, South Hill Park, Bracknell, 17th – 20th August and 24th – 27th August 2023. £5pp. Click here for details.

Nature Explorers Day Camp, Windsor Great Park Environmental Centre, 18th August 2023, 9.30am – 3pm. Click here for details.

Silent Disco & Sealife Animal Crafts, Queensmere Observatory Shopping Centre, Slough, 18th August 2023, 11am – 4pm. Click here for details.

*Little Muddy Boots Summer Holiday Forest School, Windsor, 18th August 2023, 10am-12pm (2-4yrs) and 1-3pm (4-7yrs). Click here to book.

Children’s Magic Show, Moorside Community Centre, Thatcham, 18th August 2023, 10am – 12pm. Free Event. Click here for details.

Messy Museum Day, West Berkshire Museum, 18th August 2023, 10am – 3pm. £2.50pp. Click here for details.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 19th August 2023. Click here for more information.

*Splash and Mash Messy Play, Farnham Common, 19th August 2023, 10am. Click here for more details.

Lego Club at Bracknell Library, 19th August 2023, 10am – 12pm. Free. Click here for details.

Under 5’s Fun Day, Holme Grange Craft Village, Wokingham, 19th August 2023, 10am – 3pm. Click here for details.

Hurley Regatta, Regatta Field, Hurley, 19th August 2023. Click here for details.

Summer Stories – Whatever Next, The Base Greenham, Thatcham, 19th August 2023, 10-11am. For ages 3-7yrs. Click here for details.

Pinewood Miniature Railway, The Pinewood Centre, Wokingham Without, 20th August 2023, 1.30pm – 4pm. No booking required. Click here for more information. Click here to read about our previous visit to the Pinewood Miniature Railway.

Ascot Farmers Market, Car Park 3, Ascot High Street, 20th August 2023, 9am – 1pm. Click here for details.

Free Craft Morning, Moorside Community Centre, Thatcham, 20th August 2023, 10-11am. Free Event. Click here for details.

Chalk About It, Wokingham, Market Place, Wokingham, 20th August 2023, 11am – 3pm. Click here for more details.

The Polo Festival, Royal Berkshire Polo, Winkfield, 20th August 2023, 12noon – 10.30pm. Click here to book tickets.

Bracknell Trampoline Centre Summer Holiday Fun Session, 21st August 2023, Various Times Depending on Age. Click here for details.

Children’s Pizza Making, Fenwick, Bracknell, 21st August – 23rd August 2023, 10am. Click here for event tickets

Bucklebury Farm SEN Session at the Play Barn, 22nd August 2023, 8.30-11am. Click here for details.

Summer Treasure Hunt at South Hill Park, Bracknell, 22nd August 2023, 10am – 11.30am and 1pm – 2.30pm, £4 per child. Booking essential. Click here to book.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 22nd August 2023. Click here for more information.

Summer Treasure Hunt, Lily Hill Park, Bracknell, 23rd August 2023, 10am – 11.30am and 1pm – 2.30pm. £4 per child. Booking Essential. Click here for more details.

Mythical and Magical Trail, Black Park, Slough, 22nd – 24th August 2023, 11-11.30am, 11.30 – 12pm, 12-12.30pm, 1-1.30pm1.30 – 2pm, 2-2.30pm. Tickets £2.73pp. Click here to book.

Code Ninjas Minecraft Gaming Events, Newbury, 22nd August 2023, 10am – 12pm and 1-3pm. For ages 7-16yrs. Click here to book.

Family Activity Day, Shaw House, Newbury, 23rd August 2023, 10am – 3pm. £2.50pp. Click here for details.

Bracknell Trampoline Centre Recreational Trampolining Day, 23rd August 2023, 9.15am – 3.45pm. Ages 8-13yrs. Click here for details.

Summer of Fun, Farley Wood, Binfield, 24th August, 11am – 3pm. Click here for details.

*Little Muddy Boots Summer Holiday Forest School, Bracknell, 24th August 2023, 10am-12pm (2-4yrs) and 1-3pm (4-7yrs). Click here to book.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 24th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Bouncy Fun Days, Broomhall Recreation Ground, Sunningdale. 25th August 2023, 10am – 5pm. Free event. Click here for more details.

*Splash and Mash Messy Play, Maidenhead, 25th August 2023, 10am. Click here for more details.

Messy Museum Day, West Berkshire Museum, 25th August 2023, 10am – 3pm. £2.50pp. Click here for details.

Reptile Handling, Moorside Community Centre, Thatcham, 25th August 2023, 10am – 1pm. Free Event. Click here for details.

Magic Show & Rainbow Paper Plate Crafts, Queensmere Observatory Shopping Centre, Slough, 25th August 2023, 11am – 4pm. Click here for details.

Crocus Circus, Dorney Court, 25th August 2023, 11am – 2.30pm (45min time slots). For ages 4-14yrs. £6 per child. Click here for details.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 26th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Windsor Vegan Fiesta, Peascod Street, Windsor, 26th August 2023, 10am – 5pm. Click here for details.

Egham Royal Show, 26th and 27th August 2023, 10am – 5.30pm, Egham. Click here for details.

Summer Stories – Everyone Loves Elmer the Elephant The Base Greenham, Thatcham, 26th August 2023, 10-11am. For ages 3-7yrs. Click here for details.

Lego Club at Bracknell Library, 26th August 2023, 10am – 12pm. Free. Click here for details.

Wokingham Festival, Cantley Playing Fields Wokingham, 26th – 28th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Egham Royal Show, Caddey’s Field, Egham, 26th – 27th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Royal Windsor’s Music Festival Race Day, Royal Windsor Racecourse, 26th August 2023, Gates open 3.15pm. Under 17s go free. Click here for tickets.

Summer Craft and Food Market, South Hill Park, Bracknell, 27th – 28th August 2023, from 10am. Free entry. Click here for details.

Art on the Park, Victoria Park Nursery Railings, Newbury, 27th August 2023, 10am – 4pm. Click here for details.

Swallowfield Show, Reading, 27th – 28th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Family Dun Day, Oaken Grove Park and Vintage Car Show, Oaken Grove Park, Maidenhead, 28th August 2023, 1-6pm. Click here for details.

Bracknell Railway Society, Jocks Lane, Bracknell, 28th August 2023, 1-4pm. £1pp. Click here for details.

River and Rowing Boat Museum, Henley, 28th August – 1st September 2023. Kids go free. Click here for details.

The Little Mermaid, Camberley Theatre, 29th August 2023. Click here for tickets.

Marvel Film Walks, Black Park, Slough, 29th August 2023, 1-3pm. Click here to book.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 29th August 2023. Click here for more information.

Bucklebury Farm SEN Session at the Play Barn, 29th August 2023, 8.30-11am. Click here for details.

Code Ninjas Minecraft Gaming Events, Newbury, 29th August 2023, 10am – 12pm and 1-3pm. For ages 7-16yrs. Click here to book.

Children’s Film Walk, Black Park, Slough, 29th August 2023, 10-11.30am. Tickets £4.87pp. Click here for details.

Bracknell Trampoline Centre Summer Holiday Fun Session, 29th August 2023, Various Times Depending on Age. Click here for details.

Illuminate the Base, The Base Greenham, Thatcham, 29th August – 1st September 2023, 10am – 12pm and 2-4pm. Click here for details.

Family Activity Day, Shaw House, Newbury, 30th August 2023, 10am – 3pm. £2.50pp. Click here for details.

Summer of Fun, Braybrooke Recreation Ground, Bracknell, 30th August 2023, 11am – 3pm. Click here for details.

Sludge River Activity, Reading Museum, 30th August 2023, 10am, 11.15am, 1pm & 2.15pm, £4. Booking essential.

Children’s Bakery Classes and Adults Afternoon Tea, Fenwick Bracknell, 30th and 31st August 2023. Click here to book tickets.

Changing of the Guard, Windsor, 31st August 2023. Click here for more information.

September 2023

Children’s Bakery Classes and Adults Afternoon Tea, Fenwick Bracknell, 1st September 2023. Click here to book tickets.

Lego Club at Bracknell Library, 2nd September 2023, 10am – 12pm. Free. Click here for details.

Kite Festival, Boyn Grove Park, Maidenhead, 3rd September 2023, 12-4pm. FREE event. Click here for details.

Renova Family Fun Day, Oakwood Activity Centre, Wokingham, 3rd September 2023, 3pm – 6pm. Click here to book tickets.

Need more ideas for the Summer holidays?

(Aff) Have a go at a Treasure Maps Trail in Windsor, Eton or Maidenhead.

Treasure Map Trails

Why not have a go at Mini Golf or Adventure Golf? Click here to find out about courses in Berkshire.

Dinosaur

There are so many fantastic Parks in Berkshire to discover including these sandpit parks. If you have little ones you might find these Toddler Friendly Parks in Berkshire of interest.

Visit a farm, farm park or zoo.

Lambs at the farm

If you would like to go for a Family Friendly Walk in Berkshire click here. Also, if you are looking for a Buggy Friendly Walk, click here. You could also try geocaching or orienteering.

A pond at Buckler's Forest, Crowthorne

Other lovely activities to do in the holidays include visiting the museum, going to a pick your own farm, going for an ice cream or picnic

Don’t forget there is also lots of indoor play opportunities including Soft Play, Role Play and Trampolining

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