July 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

The Summer Reading Challenge is back at Caversham Library!  Claim your certificate and medal by joining and reading 6 books during the school summer holidays.  We will also be running craft activities on Thursday afternoons and a Bright Sparks Science Workshop.  Don’t miss out on the fun – visit your library for more information or look online
www. reading.gov.uk/leisure/libraries

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

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

Tuesdays – St John’s Baby and Toddler Group – 09:30 -11:00 in term time – Caversham Hall, St John’s Road – all welcome. See www.facebook.com/stjohnscaversham

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

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

Saturday 2 JulyReading Haydn Choir summer concert ‘Favourites’ – 19:30 Christ Church, Crockhamwell Road, Woodley, RG5 3LA. Familiar works including Haydn’s ‘Te Deum’, Faure’s ‘Cantique de Jean Racine’some opera choruses and choral arrangements of 20th century popular songs. Check the website www.haydnchoir.org.uk for ticketing details.

Sunday 3 JulyWalk at Checkendon 4.5 miles – 10:00 start – Pang Valley Ramblers. One of several walks in their programme. Every Sunday and alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays. See www.pvramblers.org.uk for details and article on page 8.

Wednesday 6 July – Rosehill WI – 14:00 St Barnabas Church Hall. There will be a talk by Marie Rogers be about ‘Gurka Women’.

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

Saturday 9 JulyArtists & 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

Saturday 9 JulyPeppard Unplugged – 19:30  Peppard War Memorial Hall RG9 5JA. An evening of acoustic entertainment.  For more details, event dates and to book a performance slot look out for the postings in Facebook!

Wednesday 20 JulyCaversham Heights Townswomens Guild – 14:45 Caversham Heights Methodist Church, 74 Highmoor Road, RG4 7NE. Call Margaret Miles on 01491 681223 for details.

Wednesday 20 to Saturday 23 JulyOpen Air Cinema – 19:30 Caversham Court Gardens. See https://summerscreens.co.uk/venue/caversham-court-reading for details and to book.

Thursday 21 JulyCaversham WI meeting – 19:30 at 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

Friday 22 July to Tuesday 2 AugustART Works – 10:00 – 16:00 daily. The Reading Guild of Artists’ 91st Annual Exhibition, The Old Fire Station Gallery, Henley on Thames. For details see www.rga-artists.org.uk/exhibitions-events.html

Monday 25 – Friday 29 JulyWonder Zone Holiday Club – Action packed club for primary aged children, St Annes School, Washington Road. £25 for the week. To book, visit https://cavershamholidayclub/eventbrite.co.uk

Tuesday 26 JulyCentenary Celebration Bowls Match – 14:00 Caversham Bowls Club, Albert Road Park