What’s on this April 2014

Windsor Wheel on The River Thames

Windsor Wheel on The River Thames

There is lots to do during April in and around Windsor.  Get your diary ready and see our list below of events taking place.  Click on the link for more information.  If you are planning to stay locally please get in touch to see how we can help with your accommodation requirements.

TOM – THE STORY OF TOM JONES

WHAT: Show / Display

WHERE: Theatre Royal Windsor, Thames Street, Windsor SL4 1PS 

WHEN: 1 Apr 2014 To 5 Apr 2014

 THE SONGS, THE STORY, THE MAN!  THE STORY OF TOM JONES.  Details: 01753 853888

WINDSOR FARMER’S MARKET

WHAT: Street Market

WHERE: St Leonards Road between East Berks College and Firestation Arts Centre  SL4 3BL

WHEN: 9am – 1pm on Saturday 5 Apr 2014

Established in the lower end of town alongside local specialist food shops attracting a strong local following.  Around 20 stalls offering a good choice of locally produced poultry, bacon and sausages, pork, lamb and beef. Also buffalo meat products, quality meat and fruit pies, seasonal fruit and veg, cheeses, cakes, breads and preserves, ales, speciality products and plants. Public parking 1 minute’s walk away behind East Berks College.

WINDSOR OVER 30′s PARTY

WHAT: Party

WHERE: The Harte & Garter Hotel

WHEN: 8.30pm Saturday 5th April

Dance, romance, meet new people, make new friends at this party for Over 30s 40s & 50s. Singles and couples welcome. The fun starts at 8.30pm through until 1am with great music from our top DJ.  Details: www.dance-parties.co.uk or Call Freefone 0800 313 4441

AFTERNOON RACING

WHAT: Horse Racing

WHERE: Royal Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, SL4 5JJ

WHEN: Gates Open: 12.10pm First Race: 2.10pm on 7th and 14th April

Experience a touch of the high life with a Royal Windsor Racecourse “Racegoers’ package”. On sale at the Royal Windsor Information Centre - 01753 498400

STATE VISIT

WHAT: Royal Carriage Procession

WHERE: Windsor High Street, Windsor

WHEN: Tuesday 8th April

Ireland’s Head of State will be greeted by Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh in Datchet Road, followed by the traditional carriage procession through the town.

BEYOND THE CASTLE WALLS – A CENTURY

WHAT: Family Day

WHERE: Bachelors Acre, Windsor, SL4 1ER

WHEN: 10am-4pm 12th April

Celebrate Music, Food and Fashion through the decades with the Windsor & Royal Borough Museum.  Featuring The Zoots, Attic Cats, new community artworks, and activities for all the family.  Suitable for families (children aged 4+)  Free entry, Just drop in!  Call: 01628 685686

SUNDAY LUNCH RIVER CRUISE

WHAT: Relaxing Cruise

WHERE: Departs from Runnymede Boathouse, TW19 5AF

WHEN: 1pm-4pm Easter Sunday 20 April

A relaxing cruise along the River Thames with ever-changing scenery, a unique alternative to a land-based venue.  £34 per person.  Sunday Lunch Menu • Homemade Soup of the Day • Traditional Sunday Roast • Chef’s Dessert.  Further details: 01753 851900

DISCOVER ASCOT RACEDAY

WHAT: Horse Racing

WHERE: Ascot Racecourse, High Street,  Ascot Berkshire SL5 7JX

WHEN: 11am Weds 30th April

Discover Ascot Raceday is an ideal event for novices and racing fans alike. Perfect for those wishing to learn about racing and what happens behind-the-scenes at a racecourse.  For racing enthusiasts, this is the curtain raiser for the Flat season.  Free Grandstand tickets available.  For further details call 0870 727 1234

… and events taking place throughout the month

ACOUSTIC CAFE

WHAT: Local Acoustic peformers

WHERE: Jagz, Station Hill, Ascot

WHEN: 8pm on Tues 8 Apr, Tues 15 Apr, Tues 22 Apr, Tues 29 Apr

Admission free - featuring up to 5 acts a night and bringing you the best in local acoustic performers.  Details: 01344 878100

DUCK TOURS

WHAT: Amphibious Sightseeing Tour

WHERE: pick up from outside Theatre Royal Windsor

WHEN: All month except 1st, 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th April

Fun Tours on a 26 seat Amphibious Vehicle, which is a purpose built vehicle manufactured in 2010.  Live Guides will give you many facts as you tour the Historical area making the tour fun for all ages.  Details: 01753 581158

IMG_1548_3If you would like to feature an event in our What’s On Blog, please email details to Georgia@almahouse.co.uk.

 

 

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