Events and Recent News

Autumn Gift Fair 2023

Autumn Gift Fair 2023 Everyone is welcome to the Newbury RDA Autumn Fair! Please save the dates of this year’s RDA Fair taking place at Hillfields Farm, Lower Basildon on the evening of the 19th September and all day of the 20th September. If you can help in any way —  making cakes, meeting and greeting, car parking and general duties on the day — please contact Carol Steljes at We always need LOTS of volunteers. Please invite all your friends! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and the committee work very hard to ensure that there

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display of garden plants for sale and volunteers at the 2023 Newbury Riding for the Disabled Cake and Plant Sale

Spring Cake and Plant Sale 2023

Cake & Plant Sale 2023 We held our annual Cake & Plant sale in Yattendon outside the village store. The Newbury RDA Plant and Cake Sale was a great success, thanks to everyone who baked cakes for Georgie and Penny and to all who bought them. Thank you to all who contributed plants and again, to those who came along to buy.  Thank you to Hilliers Garden Centre at Hermitage who generously donated plants to us. The event at Yattendon is always popular and well supported, this year with an extra boost from generous donations from Yattendon Store, the Sale

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A fantastic and fun day yesterday for Newbury RDA with its 5k for £5k sponsored run and walk.  Some walking, others running, and a couple in a 3-legged pair! Everyone smiling as they did the 5k yesterday to raise money for the Newbury RDA’s outdoor arena. Huge thanks to The Greenham Trust for match funding us for £25k. We are well on our way to building this valued new facility for our riders. Over 80 participants took part in Newbury Riding for the Disabled’s 5km sponsored walk/run on Sunday 29 May. With donations still coming in, the latest total for

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HRH The Princess Royal visit On the 8th October, HRH The Princess Royal visited Wyld Court and watched four of our young riders display their skills. She awarded them rosettes and talked to them and their parent. She also unveiled a plaque to commemorate our 25 years at Wyld Court and Alan Rind, whose family trust own Wyld Court was presented with an Over & Above Certificate of Recognition. She also presented certificates to volunteers for their long service to RDA. Sadly only a few people could attend as social distancing rules needed to be observed. Previous Next

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