What's On?


21st September

compiled by
Newbury & District
Arts Association
Douai Abbey, Woolhampton

  23 September

Harry Ensemble

conducted by Edward-Rhys Harry


Fauré Requiem and a selection of other sacred works by James MacMillan, Paul Mealor, Philip Cooke and Wyn Pearson.

Edward-Rhys Harry is also conductor of Reading Festival Chorus. He conducted a concert with them at Douai in December 2016 and immediately asked if he could bring one of his other choirs here.

More details about the choir on their website:  www.harryensemble.com.



Continuing this week

Old Chapel Textile Centre

  5 Sep - 2 Dec

New programme of workshops and classes


We have an exciting new programme of workshops and classes for the autumn at the Old Chapel Textile Centre.  

The programme covers a wide range of topics including sewing, dressmaking, embroidery, smocking, patchwork, quilting, spinning, braiding and more.  Take a look at our website for more details or contact us at: www.nationalneedleworkarchive.org.uk / octc@live.com / 01635 38740. Free parking, Tea Room.

Thatcham Photographic Club

  16 Aug - 22 Sep

Thatcham Festival Photography Competition


A photo competition for students studying in or living within 10 miles of Thatcham with the theme The Natural World.

3 Age groups with prizes of retail vouchers of choice -  £50/£25/£10 for 1st/2nd/3rd places:

Junior - under 10 years, Intermediate 11-13 years and Senior 14-17 years (Ages @ 31 August 2017). Closing date 22 September 2017. E-mail up to 3 entries to festivalcomp@thatchamphotoclub.com.

is supported by:
West Berkshire District Council