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Spring Food and Craft Fair at Shaw House | 02 April 11:00

Shaw House 2nd April 2017, 11am - 4pm Spring is in the air and we are celebrating with the launch of our new Spring Food and Craft Fair. The House will...

Workshop: Button holes to garlands | 05 April 18:00

Wednesday 5th April    Please note, this workshop has now sold out. 6pm - 8.30pm, £25 During this workshop you will learn how to wire a simple button hole and a corsage, we...

Wild About Plants | 11 April 10:00

Shaw House Tuesday 11th April (and Tuesday 18th April) 10am – 1pm Come along for this fun packed session and learn about the importance of planting wildflowers with local charity Growing...

Family Activity Day | 12 April 10:00

  Shaw House 12th April 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Theme: Springtime animals Make a Springtime animal – rabbit or chick – out of a polystyrene egg and other craft materials....

Wild About Plants | 18 April 10:00

Shaw House Tuesday 18th April (and Tuesday 11th April) 10am – 1pm Come along for this fun packed session and learn about the importance of planting wildflowers with local charity Growing...

Family Activity Day | 19 April 10:00

Shaw House 19th April 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Theme: Cool coasters Decorate a coaster using Deco pens. £2 per child. For 4-11 year olds but younger and older children are...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 21 April 14:00

  Shaw House 21st April 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...

Workshop: Top table and guest table | 10 May 18:00

Wednesday 10th May Shaw House 6pm - 8.30pm, £25 Join us to learn a few basic techniques that will help you to create bespoke flowers for your wedding. We will also learn...

Newbury Spring Festival Talk: Jane Austen on Our Doorstep | 16 May 15:00

Tuesday 16th May, Shaw House 3pm (ends approx 4.30pm) Jane Austen died in the summer of 1817. To mark this bicentenary, writer and journalist Gill Hornby discusses the short but...

ACE Space @ Shaw House – Cancelled | 20 May 13:00

Due to unforeseen circumstances the ACE Space one day festival, Saturday 20th May, has been postponed until next year. Please look out for the confirmed date for 2018 on the website and...

Open Air Sculpture Exhibition at Shaw House | 29 April 11:00

Saturday 29th April - Tuesday 30th May 2017 Shaw House The Orangery Lawn at Shaw House will be transformed into a sculpture trail where you can discover artworks by local...

Family Activity Day | 31 May 10:00

Shaw House 31st May 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Theme: Marvellous mini beasts Make a mini beast (bug) of your choice out of a selection of polystyrene shapes, pipe cleaners, Deco...

The Pied Piper – Indoor Puppet Theatre | 01 June 14:00

Presented by Norwich Puppet Theatre June 1st 2017 House and cafe open from 10am, performance 2pm When the Pied Piper plays his flute the rats run, the greedy mayor rubs his hands...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 02 June 14:00

  Shaw House 2nd June 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...

Workshop: Bouquets and bridesmaids | 07 June 18:00

Wednesday 7th June Shaw House 6pm - 8.30pm, £25 In this workshop we’ll be making a simple hand tied bouquet which can be used for a bride or bridesmaid, we can also...

The Importance of Being Earnest – Outdoor Theatre | 06 July 19:30

A trivial comedy written for serious people Thursday 6th July Gates open at 6pm, performance 7.30pm New Era Players, a locally based amateur theatre group, will be presenting what is...

The Importance of Being Earnest – Outdoor Theatre | 07 July 19:30

A trivial comedy written for serious people Friday 7th July Gates open at 6pm, performance 7.30pm New Era Players, a locally based amateur theatre group, will be presenting what is...

The Importance of Being Earnest – Outdoor Theatre | 08 July 19:30

A trivial comedy written for serious people Saturday 8th July Gates open at 6pm, performance 7.30pm New Era Players, a locally based amateur theatre group, will be presenting what is considered...

Family Activity Day | 26 July 10:00

Shaw House 26th July 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Summer Theme: Wonderful Wildlife Craft Days, A new Wildlife Spotters trail will be available this summer. Wise Owls - Make an owl of...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 28 July 14:00

  Shaw House 28th July 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...

Family Activity Day | 02 August 10:00

Shaw House 2nd August 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Summer Theme: Wonderful Wildlife Craft Days, A new Wildlife Spotters trail will be available this summer. Happy hedgehogs - Make a pom...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 04 August 14:00

  Shaw House 4th August 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...

Family Activity Day | 09 August 10:00

Shaw House 9th August 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Summer Theme: Wonderful Wildlife Craft Days, A new Wildlife Spotters trail will be available this summer. Pop-up puppets - Make a pop-up puppet...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 11 August 14:00

  Shaw House 11th August 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...

The Wind in the Willows – Outdoor Theatre | 14 August 18:00

Award-nominated Immersion Theatre brings a spectacular musical adaptation of the classic, "The Wind in the Willows" to Shaw House this summer. Monday 14th August Gates open 5pm, performance 6pm Pack...

Family Activity Day | 16 August 10:00

Shaw House 16th August 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Summer Theme: Wonderful Wildlife Craft Days A new Wildlife Spotters trail will be available this summer. Pebble creatures - make and paint using...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 18 August 14:00

  Shaw House 18th August 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...

Family Activity Day | 23 August 10:00

Shaw House 23rd August 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Summer Theme: Wonderful Wildlife Craft Days Beautiful birds - Decorate a ceramic bird hanging decoration – perhaps draw one you’ve seen in Shaw...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 25 August 14:00

  Shaw House 25th August 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...

Family Activity Day | 30 August 10:00

Shaw House 30th August 2017, 10am - 3.30pm Summer Theme: Wonderful Wildlife Craft Days, A new Wildlife Spotters trail will be available this summer. Dragonfly fridge magnets - Make a...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 01 September 14:00

  Shaw House 1st September 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...

Mrs. Farquhar’s Afternoon Tea – 2.00pm | 27 October 14:00

  Shaw House 27th October 2017, 2.00pm Afternoon tea includes a selection of Fair Trade tea, finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon, grated cheese, Wiltshire gammon, egg mayonnaise and...