February 2022 What’s On

IF YOU have an event planned, please send details to editors@cavershambridge.org We need to receive these no later than the 10th of the month before the event for inclusion in the printed paper. Later submissions can be included in our online What’s On, which is updated regularly. To see what has been added check: cavershambridge.org:5154/local-info/whats-on  

Caversham Library opening: 09:00 -17:00 Tuesday and Friday, 13:00 – 17:00 Thursday and 10:00 – 15:00 Saturday www.reading.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/all-libraries/caversham-library

SundaysFarmer’s Market and Artisan Fair 10:00 – 15:00 Caversham precinct www.facebook.com/CAFMarket

TuesdaysBabies and Toddlers – 10:00 -11:30 – Gosbrook Road Methodist Church – all welcome

TuesdaysRiverate Choir – 19:30 in term time – Caversham Heights Methodist Church, Highmoor Road. Enjoy singing together. For details see http://rivarate.com

MondaysCaversham Park Bridge Club – at the Milestone Centre, 19:15 for 19:30 start. Phone Lin 9477820 for further information. www.bridgewebs.com/cavershampark

Wednesday 2 FebruaryWalk at Finchampstead Ridges – 5.5 miles 10:30 start – Pang Valley Ramblers. One of a number of walks in their programme. See www.pvramblers.org.uk for details.

Wednesday 2 FebruaryRosehill WI – 14:00 St Barnabas Village Hall. Guest speaker Jennifer Cowling with a talk is entitled “From Page to Stage”

Wednesday 2 FebruaryPhotographing Plants, Birds and Insects in your garden – 19:30 – virtual talk on Zoom by Gill Ferguson, Caversham Horticultural Society. Tickets via Eventbrite – see www.caversham-horticultural.org.uk/events.htm for details

Wednesday 2 FebruaryCaversham Heights Society – ‘Heavens Above’ a talk by Dr Chan Malde, Caversham Heights Methodist Church, Highmoor Road. Website www.cavershamheights.org.uk

Friday 4 FebruaryBereavement Café – monthly drop-in for the bereaved 14:00 – 15:30, St Barnabas Parish Centre, Emmer Green, RG4 8RA Every first Friday of the month. All welcome. Contact Gillian Wilson 0118 947 8772 for information.

Saturday 12 FebruaryArtists & 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. www.cavershamcrafts.co.uk

Wednesday 16th FebruaryCaversham Heights Society – 20:00 ‘The Chilterns – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ a talk by John Nichols. Caversham Heights Methodist Church, Highmoor Road. Website www.cavershamheights.org.uk for more information.

Thursday 17 February Caversham WI meeting – 19:30 Church House (next to Waitrose). Every 3rd Thursday of the month. New members are welcome. Email: cavershamwi@berkshirewi.co.uk Secretary: Joy Kennedy on 07786 642424

Sunday 20 February –  Snowdrop Sunday – All Saints Church, Dunsden. The church will be open 10:00 to 15:00. The Snowdrop Service is at 11:00 followed by guided tours of the church and grounds, live music, readings and talks. Learn about the new Wilfred Owen window, refreshments including mulled wine, tea, coffee and homemade cakes.  Entry is free and there is a large off-road car park.

Monday 21 FebruaryFair Trade Fortnight – Events across Reading, details will be updated on our on-line What’s On page. See www.fairtrade.org.uk for more information.

Wednesday 23 FebruaryWalk around Stoke Row – 5 miles 10:30 start – Pang Valley Ramblers. See www.pvramblers.org.uk for details.

Saturday 26 FebruaryEarly Spring Concert – 19:30 – Concerts in Caversham present String Quartets by Haydn, Caroline Shaw and Ravel featuring: Ellie Fagg and Tom Norris violins: Michelle Bruil, viola: Naomi Watts, cello – St Andrew’s Church Albert Road RG4 7PL. Tickets available online at concertsincaversham.co.uk and at Caversham Picture Framers priced £15, £18, £20, with under 16s free