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January Events in Maidenhead

 

The Christmas festivities may be behind us, but there are still plenty of events and workshops coming up this January 2024. Here is a handy round up of What’s on in Maidenhead and the close surrounding area this month. Do check the details with the event organisers before attending, in case of changes or cancellations.

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Maidenhead Model Railway Exhibition

The popular Model Railway Exhibition will return on Saturday 6th January, 10am – 4.30pm at Cox Green Community Centre, Highfield Lane, SL6 3AX.

 

maidenhead library

Events at Maidenhead Library

Go along to the Library for free events at Maidenhead Library, St Ives Road.

Lego club, Saturday 6th and 20th January, 11am – 1pm. Children’s Rhymetime, every other Saturday from 6th January, 10:30am – 11am. Story times, every Tuesday, 10:30am – 11am.

No booking required, just turn up.

RBWM Library Events

 

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Maidenhead Heritage Centre

The Maidenhead Heritage Centre is situated on Park Street in Maidenhead (near to the Town Hall). It’s a family friendly museum showcasing the history of Maidenhead and the surrounding area.  As well as the permanent gallery, there are temporary exhibitions and of course the state of the art Spitfire simulator which you can book to fly!

Kids can go along and build their very own Duplo Sounding Arch, dress as a Roman centurion or try out the Spitfire Simulator. Normal opening hours resume after Christmas.

General Admission is free. For access to the exhibition and archive on the first floor: Children under 11 – free, ages 11 – 16 – £2, Adults £3.50, Concessions – £3

Maidenhead Heritage Centre

burns night Ceilidh at norden farm

Burns Night Ceilidh at Norden Farm

Book your tickets for this fun and energetic event on Friday 12th January, from 7:30pm at Norden Farm on Altwood Road.

Held in the 18th Century Long Barn, the Craigievar Ceilidh Band take you through the steps of the traditional dances in this incredibly sociable evening, whilst playing lively folk music.

The evening also includes a traditional Burns Night Supper of Haggis, neeps and tatties.

Tickets are priced at £24

Burns Night Ceilidh at Norden Farm

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Repair Cafe Maidenhead

The Repair Cafe returns to the Maidenhead Eco Action Hub, Nicholson centre on Saturday 13th January between 10am – 3pm.

Run by a voluntary team of repair coaches, they will assist you in mending household or electrical items to keep them out of landfill. It is free to attend, but you must book your slot in advance.

Repair Cafe Maidenhead

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Maidenhead Farmers’ Market

The Maidenhead Farmers’ Market this month will be on Sunday 14th January. Berkshire’s longest running independent Farmers’ Market is situated every second Sunday of the month in the Grove Park car park (just off York Road) from 9:30am – 1pm.

Expect to find quality local produce from Farmers and stall holders. This includes fresh meat, fish, eggs, dairy produce, baked goods and preserves.

With free on site parking – do visit the first market of 2024!

dorney lake marathon and half marathon

Run Dorney 5k, 10k and Half Marathon

Kick off your year with a 5K, 10K or half marathon at Dorney Lake, SL4 6QP on Sunday 14th January, from 9am.

Entry prices – 5k £26, 10k £28, half marathon £30. There will be water, post run snacks and a medal for each runner.

Run Dorney

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Big Dorney Birdsearch

To coincide with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, there will be bird related activities at Crocus at Dorney Court, from Monday 15th January – Sunday 28th January.

Search for the British Bird clues in the walled garden. Win a prize. No booking required, entry £4.

Big Dorney Birdsearch

Face2Face Maidenhead business networking at taplow house hotel

Face2Face Maidenhead Business Networking

Join us for New Year business networking at Taplow House Hotel on Tuesday 16th January, 10am – 12pm.

Open to men/women in business, corporate or start up.

Tickets are £12 and include tea or coffee, informal introductions, networking opportunities and a mini workshop by Dr Jingying Xu on Mastering Efficiency: Achieve more with less effort.

Face2Face Maidenhead Business Networking

haven't stopped dancing yet at norden farm

Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet

For 70’s and 80’s disco, head along to Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet at Norden Farm on Saturday 20th January from 8pm.

Live DJ, dancers on stage, glitter facepaint, icepops and fancy dress competitions. The Courtyard Theatre is transformed into a disco for the night!

Haven’t Stopped Dancing yet!

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Tuneless Choir Sing Away The January Blues

Beat the January blues and join in with the Tuneless Choir this January on Wednesday 24th at 8pm – 9:15pm at the Maidenhead United Reformed Church, West Street, SL6 1RL.

A fun welcoming group – no experience necessary.

Tuneless Choir

wine tasting event with date in the diary flyer

Singles Wine Tasting Evening

Date in the Diary are a local business, specialising in hosting events and experiences just for singles – but the emphasis is not on dating! They have teamed up with Joni Vino for a Taste of Spain wine tasting evening on Wednesday 31st January at 7pm at El Cerdo, Bourne End Marina, SL8 8RP

Enjoy a fun, sociable wine tasting evening – and bring a single friend too! Pre-booking required.

A Taste of Spain Wine Tasting  

Try Softball. FREE softball sessions every Friday evening at Newlands school. No experience necessary.