Things do in Berkshire this festive season

Berkshire has much to offer this Christmas season to get you in the festive mood. From markets and fayres to race days and ice skating, there is something to suit everyone. Read on for our top picks…

Twyford Christmas Fayre, Friday 7th December

What's better than a FREE festive event?! At the Twyford Christmas Fayre there will be over 50 stalls selling mulled wine, mince pies, unique local crafts and more. There will be lots of activities to keep the children entertained such as arts and crafts, face painting, fairground rides, and even a visit from Santa! A BBQ will be provided by the local scouts.
twyfordtogether.org/what-we-do/twyford-christmas-fayre
London Road, Twyford, RG10 9EJ

Peacock Farm Pub Christmas Market, Friday 7th December - Sunday 9th December 

At the Peacock Farm pub in Bracknell there will be a Christmas market running from Friday 7th December 7th to Sunday 9th December, with stallholders selling handmade decorations, handmade jewellery, scented candles and, of course, mulled cider. There will also be music provided by the Bracknell Choral Society and Breakaway Brass Band who will be playing Christmas classics to get everyone in the festive mood! And if the cold weather becomes too much, they have a heated marquee with seating. Prices start from £25 for one to day to £70 for all three days.
peacockfarm.co.uk/whats-on
Peacock Lane, Bracknell, RG12 8SS

Ascot Racecourse Christmas Family Race Day, Friday 21st December - Saturday 22nd December

There's nothing like a good Christmas race day to get all the family together! On the race course, the jumps racing card offers competitive action as the build-up to March's Cheltenham Festival intensifies while off the race course, Santa Claus and Mrs Claus will be making an appearance, as well as a husky meet and greet. There will also be a festive parade, fairground rides, boutique stalls, winter cocktails and more to really get you in the festive spirit! The ticket prices for this family festive day range from £18 - £23.
ascot.co.uk/horse-races-and-events/christmas-raceday/friday
High Street, Ascot, SL5 7JX

The Lexicon Festive Markets, Friday 16th November - Monday 24th December

The Lexicon Festive Markets run every day throughout the run up to Christmas. There will be stands selling festive food and drink from Yorkshire pudding wraps to local ales and mulled wine and lots more! You could also do some Christmas shopping as there will be stalls offering handmade gifts, personalised decorations and specialty food and drink gifts.
thelexiconbracknell.com/events/festive-market
The Lexicon, Bracknell, RG12 1AP

Windsor On Ice, Ice Skating Rink, Saturday 17th November - Sunday 6th January
Why not take a break from all the Christmas shopping and take to the ice at Windsor ice skating rink, just a 5-minute walk from Windsor shopping centre. There is a covered indoor rink as well as a smaller open-air rink, so no matter what the weather is you can enjoy a fun day or evening ice skating! Ticket prices start from £8.  
windsoronice.com
Barry Ave, Windsor, SL4 3HY

We hope this has helped you with your plans for the festive period and you have a very Merry Christmas!

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