What's On

Detailed in the calendar below are upcoming events for your diary. You may also want to check out our Local to You page.


Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead have two shows coming up that are suitable for those with hearing impairments. These are:

Monday 22 October 2pm and 4.30pm: The Musicians of Bremen - This is a highly visual non-verbal adaptation of the Grimm’s fairy tale where the children can even meet and greet with the puppets and artists after the show.

Age guidance: 3-7 years.  Tickets are £10 (£18 under 16s), Family & Friends (4 people) £32You can watch the trailer and book tickets through our website here: https://norden.farm/events/the-musicians-of-bremen

Tuesday 4 December 7.30pm: Pop Music - A wedding. A free bar. G and Kayla’s lives are a mess but tonight they’re determined to have it large.  This performance will be fully captioned.

Age guidance 14+ years. Tickets are £12 (£10 conc).

You can watch the trailer and book tickets through our website here: https://norden.farm/events/pop-music



The Hexagon in Reading have a number of accessible shows coming up - please see below or website for more details: 

Aladdin (pantomime)

  • Friday 14th December at 10.30am: relaxed (relaxed performances are designed for people with autism, but anyone can attend – there is less audience interaction, the volume of the performance is lowered, the house lights remain on and the seating downstairs spaced out for the audience’s comfort.)
  • Friday 21st December at 7pm: signed
  • Thursday 27th December at 1pm: signed 
  • Saturday 29th December at 5pm: signed
  • Friday 4th January at 2pm: relaxed

Avenue Q (musical, suitable for ages 14+)

  • Wednesday 24th April at 7.30pm: audio-described, pre-show touch tour (the touch tour needs to be booked in advance)
  • Thursday 25th April at 7.30pm: signed

American Idiot (musical, suitable for ages 14+)

  • Wednesday 1st May at 7.30pm: audio-described, pre-show touch tour (the touch tour needs to be booked in advance)

  • Thursday 2nd May at 7.30pm: signed


Jungle Mania based in Woodley, Reading are keen to offer discounted sessions to SEN families in the local area. Please contact Jungle Mania directly for further information: woodley@junglemania.com  0118 969 2635









Speech and Language Therapy drop in sessions take place throughout Berkshire.  Please click on the relevant document below or see here for more information.

Reading     Reading West    Bracknell     Slough     Wokingham




  The Ear Foundation have a team of clinical and educational practitioner who run a variety of interesting and relevant programmes.  Please see their website for more details: https://www.earfoundation.org.uk/education/categories/1






The new NDCS events calendar is now available online: http://www.ndcs.org.uk/whats_on/september_to_march.html




Wokingham Parents - There is a new local offer link for  parents looking for what’s on which should make it easier to find activities. The page features:   

The Local Offer logo to support the raising of the Local Offer profile       

A calendar for quick easy reference to events running on a particular day

A brief summary of events     

Ability to search events by keywords        

Link to local courses and workshops

New web link: 



Subtitled/Captioned Accessible Cinema! 1,500+ shows nationwide! Dunkirk, War for the Planet of the Apes, Cars 3, Spiderman Homecoming, Captain Underpants, Despicable Me 3, The Beguiled, Baby Driver, Transformers, Wonder Woman & more! All cinemas can show all the films listed above with English-language subtitles. Click the link for more details: http://www.yourlocalcinema.com/films.html



Berks and Bucks and Berks Football Association are now running Pan Disability Football sessions on Friday afternoons for ages 14+ at Park House School, Newbury.  For more information, please see here


SportsAble are running a weekly deaf friendly football session for 16+ in Maidenhead with FA qualified coaches leading the sessions.  Please see flyer for more information.





Click on the hand for details of Berkshire Sensory Consortium pre-school groups.


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