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THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

 

Health Walks

Throughout the week, across the Borough | FOC

Walking is beneficial for both your physical and mental wellbeing. Meet new people in the fresh air at one of 17 guided walks across the borough. healthwalks@wokingham.gov.uk  


JUNE


Family Fun Weekend | 2 & 3 June | 10:00am - 4:00pm | DAC | All ages

Join the Dinton Pastures team and a host of exhibitors on this fun-filled weekend. Come along and try out one or all of our activities, with prices starting from £2 for 15 minutes! 


Starlight Swim

6 June | 9:30pm start | DAC | from £20

Enjoy a swim under the stars, swimmers have individual lighting and distances are 750m or 1500m. www.barnesfitness.co.uk 


Dinton 5km / 10km Summer Series

14 June | 7:30pm | DP | Age 16+ | from £33

An annual firm favourite race series, 5km or 10km race around the lakes. Suitable for all abilities and a great way to see your progression. www.barnesfitness.co.uk 


Springwatch Canoe Tour 

16 June | 10:30am-12:30pm | DAC | Age 4+ | Adult £15 / Child £10

See the lake come to life on our guided morning paddles. Learn your ducklings from your goslings as you explore the lake in a stable, quiet canoe. Join us for coffee and cake after. Booking essential.


Bushcraft or Archery Taster Experience

17 June | 10:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm | DP | Age 6+ | £20

Enjoy a morning of bushcraft in the woods, learning about fire cooking or try archery on our new range. Families welcome. Booking essential.


Pond Dipping Discovery 

17 June| 10:00am - 12:00pm | DP | Age 4+ | Adult FOC / Child £10

Find out what lives beneath the surface with the rangers as you learn what is in and around Dinton’s ponds. Booking essential.


Mini-Beast Safari 

17 June | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | DP | Age 4+ | Adult FOC / Child £10

Search our meadows and woodlands with the environment rangers and discover the park’s smallest inhabitants. Booking essential.

 

Rhymetime in the Park 

18 June | 10:00am - 12:00pm | DP | under 5s | FOC

Bring a picnic and join the WBC Libraries for a mini adventure, sharing rhymes and songs. www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries

 

VAG at the Manor

30 June & 1 July | DP |All ages | £10pp / Inc. camping £15 / U14 free

Two days of gleaming old and new cars from the Volkswagen Group. Admire the vehicles along with live music and trade stands.  

www.vagatthemanor.co.uk

 


JULY


VAG at the Manor

30 June & 1 July | DP |All ages | £10pp / Inc. camping £15 / U14 free

Two days of gleaming old and new cars from the Volkswagen Group. Admire the vehicles along with live music and trade stands.  

www.vagatthemanor.co.uk


4 July | 9:30pm start | DAC | from £20

Enjoy a swim under the stars, swimmers have individual lighting and distances are 750m or 1500m. www.barnesfitness.co.uk 


Walking Book Group 

5 July| 10:30am -12:00pm | DP | Age 18+ | FOC

Enjoy the fresh air as we chat about books. The walk starts/ends at the Dragonfly Café. Call Wokingham Library on 0118 9781368 to book to book your place. 


Running Miles Sunday Challenge 

6 July | DP | Adults only | from £33

Run as many laps as you can in 6 hour timed event, finishers get a medal and an ice cream. www.runningmiles.co.uk


Mini-Beast Safari 

7 July | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | DP | Age 4+ | Adult FOC / Child £10

Search our meadows and woodlands with the environment rangers and discover the park’s smallest inhabitants. Booking essential.


Rhymetime in the Park 

11 July | 10:00am - 12:00pm | CCP | under 5s | FOC

Bring a picnic and join the WBC Libraries for a mini adventure, sharing rhymes and songs. www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries


Dinton 5km / 10km Summer Series

12 July | 7:30pm| DP | Age 16+ | from £33

An annual firm favourite race series, 5km or 10km race around the lakes. Suitable for all abilities and a great way to see your progression. www.barnesfitness.co.uk 


Bushcraft or Archery Taster Experience

15 July | 10:00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm | DP | Age 6+ | £20

Enjoy a morning of bushcraft in the woods, learning about fire cooking or try archery on our new range. Families welcome. Booking essential.

 

Marvellous Festival 

21 & 22 July | DP | from £38 per day

A fabulous, family-friendly festival! A weekend of live music from tribute bands. www.marvellousfestivals.com

 

Lunar Eclipse Canoe Tour

27 July | 9:00pm – 11:00pm | DAC |Age 4+ | Adult £15 / Child £10

Enjoy a guided tour of the lake as the earth eclipses the moon. Booking essential.

 


AUGUST


Open Air Cinema - BOOKING NOW OPEN!

3, 4, 11 August & 8 September | 6:00pm | DP | Adult £13.95 / Child £8 / Family £40

Pull up a picnic blanket and relax in front of a film. Fancy dress is encouraged. The Bar opens at 6:00pm, and the film starts 30 mins after sunset.


3 August: Rocky Horror Picture Show

4 August: Dirty Dancing

11 August: The Goonies

8 September: The Greatest Showman


Bookings via phone will not incur a booking fee:  01184 028920


Online Bookings via Skiddle  


Adult £13.95 (£15.60 with booking fee)

Junior £8.00 (£9.05 with booking fee)

Family £40 (£44.25 with booking fee) 



Dinton 5km / 10km Summer Series

9 August |7:00pm | DP | 16+ | from £33

An annual firm favourite race series, 5km or 10km race around the lakes. Suitable for all abilities and a great way to see your progression. www.barnesfitness.co.uk 


Perseids Meteor Shower Canoe Tour

11 August | 9:00pm – 11:00pm | DAC | Age 4+ | Adult £15 / Child £10

Take to the water to marvel in shooting stars and find out about the annual meteor shower. Booking essential.


Circus Skills Family Workshop

18 August | 11:00am– 12:30pm and 2:00pm – 3:30pm | DP | Age 4+ | Adult £8/ Child £6

Fancy becoming the next Greatest Showman? Learn and have a go at mastering circus skills such as juggling, plate spinning, diablo, Chinese spinning cloths, devil sticks and poi. Read more on our Featured Event pageBooking essential.