Shaw-cum-Donnington Parish Council




Spring Food and Craft Fair
Sunday 8 April  |  11am – 4pm  |  Shaw House

Spring is in the air and we are celebrating with the return of our Spring Food & Craft Fair.
The House will be packed full of artisan food, drink and locally produced crafts giving you the perfect opportunity to shop for unique gifts and treats. Local brewers will be on hand to keep you refreshed outside on the Orangery Lawn where hot food will be also be available.  And Miller’s Ark Animals will be back with their spring animals that children can feed and handle!  £1 adults, children FREE.



Join us for Family Activity Days at Shaw House this Easter. These fun, drop in sessions, include a craft and trail suitable for 4-11 year olds but younger and older children are welcome. £2 per child (includes the extra BBOWT activity below). 10am – 3.30pm

Bright Bunnies |  Wednesday 4 April 
Rocking Roosters  |  Wednesday 11 April


Spring into Action at Shaw House  |  Wednesday 4 & 11 April  |  10.30am – 3.30pm

Come on a scavenger hunt in the Shaw House gardens with your Local Wildlife Trust (BBOWT).  Follow our trail, learn about the wildlife that makes its home in the grounds,
then bring your natural treasures to our base in the kitchen garden, and make a
Spring-themed creature.  Children must be accompanied. No need to book, just drop in!



And there’s more fun to be had at the museum with Crazy Craft Days! Drop in between 10am – 3pm where there will be three crafts to choose from and a Spring-themed trail. Dress for mess!  Disposable aprons will be provided for the messier activities.

Delightful decorations  |   Friday 6 April
Dress to impress   |   Friday 13 April


Local Heritage Roadshow 
Saturday 28 April  | 11am – 3pm
West Berkshire Museum  |  Free
Pop in and find out about local groups and societies
dedicated to our local history and archaeology.


Shaw House School Open Weekend
Sunday 6 & Monday 7 May  |  Free
Commemorating 75 years since Shaw House became a school, with  access to all area of the House which are not normally open to the public and a new school exhibition. 


Living in West Berks in Roman times
Museum | 18 Apr

Indoor Planter
Museum | 21 Apr

Bridal Flowers
Shaw House | 18 Apr

Paper Making
Museum | 27 Apr

Afternoon Tea
Shaw House
April 6
April 13





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