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Local Events and Activities

Summer Activities

Fantastic new app “Hoop” – find something to do. Search using postcode, date and provides you with a list of fun things to do, including free activities!

Families magazines - sent home every term from school. Activities listed by month. You can also register at:

Taster Sessions at Wokingham Library

Back to School Relax Kids Session Monday 4th September 10.30 – 11.30am

Back to school Chill Skills session Monday 4th September 1-2pm

Book through the library 0118 978 1368

Go to the Ditcot Railway Centre website for a calendar of events

Visitors are admitted from 10:30, with the last admission time at 3:30pm -  01235 817200 Email Website

Events at Wellington Country Park

Please note: The programme of events, date or times may change without prior notice -  01189­ 326 444 Email Website

Families Online - What's On -  020 8696 9680 Website

Family History Drop In (Wokingham)

Last Tuesday of each month (except December) from 2pm to 5pm -  0118 978 1368 Email Website

Kayak Taster Sessions

Saturdays starting from April and running until October

2.30pm to 4pm -  0118 934 4424 Email Website

Paddleboard Taster Session

Saturdays starting from April and running until October

11am to 12.30pm -  0118 934 4424 Email Website

Powerboat Taster Session

Sundays starting from April and running until October

2pm to 4pm -  0118 934 4424

Sailing Taster Session

Sundays starting from April and running until October

11am to 12.30pm -  0118 934 4424 Email Website

WBC School Holiday Sports and Activities

Indoor Places

Soft Play Centres

Love them or loathe them, you can’t deny the appeal of a soft play centre.  Families East Berkshire lists top local soft spots where adults can chill out while children tire themselves out.

Indoor Sports

Lucky for us Brits, many sports can be enjoyed indoors whatever the weather. We’re talking racquet sports gymnastics, dance and martial arts to name but a few. Let Families East Berkshire help you find your favourite.


Find out what’s on at your local theatre.  From show times to box office contacts, Families East Berkshire will make sure that you have your finger on the pulse locally.

Indoor Swimming Pools

Lots of children love swimming and never seem to find the water cold!  Find swimming pools, swim fun, water based activities and inflatable sessions at the pool nearest to you with Families East Berkshire.

Sports Halls

Find your local sports arena in East Berkshire. For all manner of sports, dance, classes and other activities look no further to get your children active.

Museums & Galleries

Museums and galleries have so much to offer children and families. From impressive permanent collections to touring exhibitions, you are sure to find something for everyone with Families East Berkshire.


Everyone loves a good book. Even very young children love a trip to the local library. Families East Berkshire will help you find yours here and discover books, groups, storytelling and a whole lot more.


Fancy a family trip to the cinema?  To find out what’s showing locally, Families East Berkshire has all the information you need to help you plan a cinema visit. Find information here on what’s screening where and when.

Indoor Heritage

If you want a blast in the past, then why not visit a local heritage site? Families East Berkshire lists lots of places that will take you back in time and children will find out about life before technology.

Indoor Ski Slopes

Indoor winter activities don’t have to be limited to winter. Find places with Families East Berkshire that bring the outdoors inside, such as indoor ski arenas and snowy slopes. Ear warmers optional! 

Ten Pin Bowling

Bowling makes for a fun family day or night out.  For website links and offers, opening times and sessions Families East Berkshire will help you get the most out of your visit.  Strike!

Outdoor Places

Parks & Playgrounds

From swings to roundabouts, parks and playgrounds are a great place to burn of some energy. We have all the best ones in East Berkshire.

National Parks

To find an area of unspoilt natural beauty in East Berkshire look no further. Our green places are second to none and offer a nature on a plate for everyone to enjoy.

Children's Farms

Children of all ages love farm animals and many urban youngsters don’t get to experience them. Families East Berkshire will help you find a local children’s farm to enjoy the sights and smells of nature!


It makes sense to encourage children’s sense of wonder of the natural world from an early age. A visit to your local zoo near East Berkshire has lots to offer children and adults alike.


Many people love railways as the ever successful Thomas the Tank Engine books will testify.  Find a local railway in East Berkshire for an inexpensive, fascinating day out.

Active and Adventure

For all types of outdoor fun including cycle tracks, skateboard parks, high wire rope adventures and activity centres, look no further than Families East Berkshire section for outdoor action.

Outdoor Heritage

If you want a blast in the past, then why not visit a heritage site in East Berkshire? Castles, palaces, stately homes all have much to offer youngsters in lessons of the past and seeing how we used to live.

Theme Parks

Little compares to the thrill of the rollercoaster or the lure of the big wheel. For a fun filled family day out find your nearest Theme Park with Families East Berkshire.

Outdoor Swimming Pools

There are not many of them in the UK for obvious climate reasons, but Families East Berkshire can help you discover outdoor swimming pools in the vicinity. 

Farmers Markets

Fresh local produce from the local countryside, farmers markets are great places to educate youngsters about where food comes from. Find your next market in East Berkshire.

Outdoor Sports

So many sports are best enjoyed outdoors in wide open spaces and outdoor recreational centres. Let Families East Berkshire help you find outdoor sports activities for all tastes.

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