September 2021 What’s On

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  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

Second-hand September – Oxfam campaign to help people and the planet.  Pledge to say no to new clothes for 30 days – See 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.

Sundays – Farmer’s Market and Artisan Fair 10:00 – 15:00 Caversham precinct NOTE: THERE IS NO MARKET ON 29 AUGUST

Saturday 4 SeptemberCaversham 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.

Wednesday 8 SeptemberArt 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

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. and

Tuesday 21 SeptemberThe 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  or e-mail

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: