HOPEFULLY the relaxation of lockdown will enable a resumption of many events in the coming months.
Check our online What’s On, which is updated regularly, to see what has been added at:
If you have an event planned, please send details to firstname.lastname@example.org Be sure to tell us well in advance!
Organic September – a month-long campaign called ‘It’s what the planet would choose’, to promote and educate people about organic food and farming practices. See the article on page 15 for details.
Cycle September – a fun, global competition to help more people realise the benefits of riding a bike. Get fitter, be happier, help save our planet – ride a bike for Cycle September! To find out how you can join in, visit www.lovetoride.net/uk
Second-hand September – Oxfam campaign to help people and the planet. Pledge to say no to new clothes for 30 days – See https://oxfamapps.org/secondhandseptember or visit their shop in Prospect Street.
Caversham Library has limited opening: 09:00 -14:00 Tuesday and Friday, 13:00 – 17:00 Thursday and 10:00 – 15:00 Saturday
The Caversham Picture Framer – Display of abstract artworks by Donna Lloyd – 31 August to 18 September. cavershampictureframer.co.uk/donna-lloyd-bright-bold-beautiful
Sundays – Farmer’s Market and Artisan Fair 10:00 – 15:00 Caversham precinct www.facebook.com/CAFMarket NOTE: THERE IS NO MARKET ON 29 AUGUST
Saturday 4 September – Caversham Rock ‘n’ Ale Festival – 18:30 – 23:30 St Anne’s School Field, Washington Road – In aid of The Motor Neuron Disease Association. Tickets: 0118 958 4628
Monday 6 September – Caversham Park Bridge Club re-opening Milestone Centre, 19:15 for 19:30 start. Phone Lin 9477820 for further information. www.bridgewebs.com/cavershampark
Wednesday 8 September – Art in the Arbour 10:00 – 16:00 12 Longhurst Close, RG4 5ER. Liz Real hosts a pop-up gallery of art and cards, with crafts from Pamccrafts
Facebook @lizrealart Instagram @lizreal2
Saturday 11 September – Caversham Horticultural Society – Autumn Show at Emmer Green Primary School 14:00 – 16:30 www.caversham-horticultural.org.uk
Saturday 11 September – Meet the Bats of Clayfield Copse – Guided tour 19:30 – 21:30 – Friends of Clayfield Copse/Berks & South Bucks Bat Group. Limited numbers. Contact 0118 948 4454 for information.
Saturday 11 September – Artists & Makers Fair – 10:00-16:00 – Caversham Methodist Hall, 272 Gosbrook Road. Local artists and craftspeople display their work for sale. Free entry.
Phone Jean 07808 966928 for information.
Monday 20 – Sunday 26 September – Reading Climate Festival. A week-long programme of free virtual and live events to inspire action on climate change in Reading. www.readingcan.org.uk and www.facebook.com/ReadingClimateActionNetwork
Tuesday 21 September – The Bereavement Journey course. 19:30 – 21:30 St John’s church, Gosbrook Road. First of five sessions for those grieving the loss of a loved one. For more information, see their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/stjohnscaversham or e-mail email@example.com
Advance notice: Caversham Traders Association have agreed to hold a pre-Christmas late night shopping evening on Friday 3 December. Details to follow. Check their web site: www.choosecaversham.co.uk