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BBC Radio Berkshire bus is here!
BBC Bus at the Reading Carnival 2009
Come see us on the bus from Tuesday 15 to Sunday 20 September 2009

The BBC Radio Berkshire bus is at a town near you in September 2009!

Come along and meet your favourite presenters at locations in Reading, Bracknell, Thatcham and Newbury from Tuesday 15 to Sunday 20 September.

Whether you fancy dancing in the street, learn some top cookery tips or simply come and say hello, we'd love to have you on board.

See below for details of where and when you can find the big red BBC bus in your local area.

Tuesday 15 September - Woodley

Come and meet presenter Debbie McGee. We'll be at the top end of the high street near the Chapter One book shop from 08.00 to 16.00.

11.00 - Ray Prior will have his birds of prey on show that he is displaying at the Newbury Show.

12.00 - Cooking demonstration by Chris Prow from The Pang Bistro in Pangbourne.

13.00 - Dancing In The Street, dancing display and lessons from Anna Dieguz and the County School Of Dancing.

Wednesday 16 September - Bracknell

Come and meet presenters Andrew Peach and Mary Green at Charles Square from 08.00 to 16.00.

12.00 - Cooking demonstration from Denise Cox.

13.00 - Dancing In The Street, tap dancing demonstration from Elaine Morgan.

Thursday 17 September - Thatcham

Come and meet Mary Green at the Waitrose carpark in Kingsland Centre from 08.00 to 16.00.

11.00 - Meet the otters: Daphne Neville has been displaying her otters at Newbury Show every year for the last 19 years.

12.00 - Cooking demonstration by Andrew Farmer, catering instructor with Newbury College and freelance chef.

13.00 - Dancing In The Street, dance demonstration and lessons from Ginger Jive.

14.00 - Meet workers from The Living Rainforest in Hampstead Norreys.

Saturday 19 September - Newbury

Come and meet the BBC Radio Berkshire team at the Royal County of Berkshire show, otherwise known at the Newbury show, from 10.00 to 16.00. As well as the BBC bus we've got a bandstand full of fun activities, hosted by BBC Radio Berkshire presenters.

10.00 The Barbarettes introduced by Nicki Whiteman.

11.00 Gardeners Question Time hosted by Colin Evans.

12.00 See Anne Diamond, Maggie Philbin and Debbie McGee present their radio show live.

13.00 BBC Radio Berkshire Dance Showcase introduced by Debbie McGee.

14.00 Ginger Jive introduced by Debbie McGee.

15.00 The Barbarettes. introduced by Phil Kennedy.

16.00 Ginger Jive introduced by Phil Kennedy.

Sunday 20 September - Newbury

Our second day at the Newbury show features more events taking place at our bandstand from 10.00 to 16.00.

10.00 South Berks Concert Band introduced by Debbie McGee.

11.00 Gardeners Question Time hosted by Colin Evans.

12.00 Sing For Fun introduced by Debbie McGee.

13.00 BBC South Does Strictly Come Dancing for Children in Need hosted by Andrew Peach and Debbie McGee.

14.00 The Session Introducing with live music from Berkshire bands Sammy Beatnix and Dry The River hosted by Linda Serck.

15.00 Ginger Jive introduced by Andrew Peach.




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