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What’s On For Kids May June Half Term in Berkshire 2024

25 May - 2 June

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May half term is set to be an exciting one with lots of places to visits and events. There’s the added bonus of the May bank holiday weekend too.  Here’s the Red Kite Days guide to what’s on for kids in Berkshire and some great ideas for days out.  From Maidenhead to Wokingham and Reading to Newbury, we’ve got it covered!

If you fancy exploring a little further afield, check the what’s on guide for Oxfordshire and half term activities in Buckinghamshire.


Norden Farm never fails to bring a great selection of activities to keep children occupied over the school holidays.  This May half term they have another the Long Nose Puppets bringing a magical children’s theatre show, family films and a week of incredible circus skills and performing.

Berkshire Half Term Events & Activities for Kids

Family Theatre, Live Music and Puppets

  • Teddy Bear Storytime at Reading Rep (Reading) 25th May
  • Dantastic’s Magical Adventure at Kenton Theatre (Henley) 26th May
  • Fireman Sam at the Haymarket (Basingstoke) 26th May

Out Of The Hat at Norden Farm (Maidenhead) 28th – 29th May

Long Nose Puppets bring a story about friendship and the true magic of nature to Norden Farm this May Half Term. Full to the brim with lively songs and perfect for 2-8 year olds.

  • Robot Dreams PG movie at Norden Farm (Maidenhead) 28th May

Pop Divas Live at the Corn Exchange Newbury (Newbury) 28th May

Pop Divas Live! is the UK’s number one pop concert experience meaning you can sing and dance along to all your favourite pop stars! Hits from Little Mix, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, Dua Lipa, JoJo Siwa and more!

Amazing Animals at the Corn Exchange Newbury (Newbury) 29th May

This heart-warming show is packed full of music, comedy and amazing animal effects that is perfect for all ages from toddlers to grown-ups.

West End Magic at the Corn Exchange Newbury (Newbury) 30th May

London’s longest-running theatre magic show is coming to Newbury this half term. Featuring incredible award-winning magic, mind reading mysteries, hilarious comedy which can include ventriloquism, juggling and crazy stunts.

Fireman Sam – The Great Camping Adventure at the Corn Exchange Newbury (Newbury) 2nd June

Brand-new for 2024 Fireman Sam – The Great Camping Adventure. It’s up to Fireman Sam to save the day and ensure everyone is safe on their camping adventure! Pre show family craft workshop available too.

  • King Fu Panda 4 PG movie at Norden Farm (Maidenhead) 31st May – 1st June
  • Morgan & West’s Massive Magic Show at South Street (Reading) 2nd June

Outdoor Half Term Adventures in Berkshire

  • Beale Wildlife Park (Lower Basildon) 25th May – 2nd June tbc

Wokingham Children’s Fun Day (Wokingham) 25th May FREE

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There’s going to be lots going on including fairground rides, farm animal meet & greet, face painting, go kart rides, wonderful birds of prey, ferret racing, hands on arts and crats and much more! All activities are free.

  • Mini Farmers half term event at Roves Farm (Sevenhampton) 25th May – 2nd June
  • Lambing feeding at Bucklebury Farm (near Reading) from March onwards

Dino Take Over at Wellington Country Park (nr Reading) 27th – 31st May

Come face to face with a dinosaur, from the fierce T-Rex, to the agile Raptor there are plenty of opportunities throughout the day to witness these fantastic beasts. Don’t miss out on this incredible adventure at Wellington Country Park

Indoor May Half Term Events in Berkshire

  • LGBTQ+ family morning at Shaw House (Newbury) 27th May
  • Half Term Camps at The Little Gym (Windsor) Morning,  afternoon and full days

Master Builders Club lego brick building workshop (Caversham + Sonning Common) 28th May

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A two hour creative adventure with 1000’s of LEGO bricks, Minifigures and LEGO components. Immersive brick building magic making experience for LEGO fans aged 5+. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

  • Family activity day at Shaw House (Newbury) 29th May

Circus Week at Norden Farm (Maidenhead) 30th May – 2nd June

A week of incredible circus skills and performing for 7 to 12 year olds this half term. Learn to walk on stilts, ride a unicycle, walk the tightrope and perform on a trapeze!


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2 June
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