September 2022 What’s On

What’s On in September

IF YOU have an event planned, please send details to 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:

Caversham Library opening: 09:00 -17:00 Tuesday and Friday, 13:00 – 17:00 Thursday and 10:00 – 15:00 Saturday

Geo Café – Artists against homelessness, an ongoing and changing exhibition of art by local artists at Geo Café, Prospect Street. For every sale, the artist makes a donation to Launchpad Reading. Open every day except Tuesdays (when the café is closed).

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

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

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

Sundays – Farmer’s Market and Artisan Fair 10:00 – 15:00 Caversham precinct

Thursday 1 September to 5 October – Exhibition of work by Reading artist Sally Castle – Caversham Picture Framer, 7 Church Road, RG4 7AA See

Friday 2 September – 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.

Friday 2 – Sunday 4 SeptemberHardwick Farmhack – Organic September event – Workshops, talks, live music, vegan food. Hardwich Estate RG8 7RB Find out more at True Food Co-op or at

Wednesday 7 SeptemberWalk at Henley-on-Thames 6 miles – 10:00 start at Mill Lane car park – Pang Valley Ramblers. One of several walks in their programme. Every Sunday and alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays. See for details.

Wednesday 7 September A talk on the Elizabeth Line/Crossrail project -20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Societythis will be preceded by a short AGM at 19:30

Wednesday 7 SeptemberRosehill WI – 14:00 St Barnabas Church Hall. There will be a talk on Blood Bikes! New members are welcome.

 Saturday 10 SeptemberArtists & 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.

Saturday 10 September – Caversham Horticultural Society Autumn Show – Emmer Green Primary School, St Barnabas Road. Contact for details

 Wednesday 21 SeptemberA talk on the History of Reading Football Club – 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society

Wednesday 21 September A talk on Plant Propagation Techniques including cuttings and collecting seeds by Marina Christopher – 19:40 Caversham Horticultural Society, Caversham Baptist Church (opposite the Waitrose archway). Admission charge £3 for non-members

Thursday 22 September – Reading u3a – Display of u3a groups’ activities at Caversham Library from 13:30 to 15:30 linked to the 40th Anniversary of u3a in Britain. Further information at

Thursday 22 SeptemberCaversham WI meeting – 19:30 at Church House (next to Waitrose). Every 3rd Thursday of the month. New members are welcome. Email: Secretary: Joy Kennedy on 07786 642424

Friday 23 September – Reading u3a – Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of u3a in Britain, with displays of Reading u3a activities, outside Marks & Spencer on Broad Street, Reading, from 10:00 to 16:00. Further information at 

Sunday 25 SeptemberReading Cycle Festival –  Part of Reading Climate Festival 11:00 – 16:00. A celebration of all things cycle, with spectacular stunts to watch and plenty of hands-on activities to inspire people to enjoy their bikes even
more. For more information email
Website:       Twitter @rgcyclefest    Facebook @readingcyclefestival

Wednesday 28 SeptemberArt in the Arbour – 10:00 – 16:00 Pop-up shop at 12 Longhurst Close, Caversham, RG4 5ER. Liz Real will be selling her art and greetings cards and will be joined by three other local makers: Cucumberwood Candles, Oneblackspaniel ceramics and Kitschensync. All sales support Launchpad Reading, the local homelessness prevention charity

Art in the Arbour Rescheduled from 7 September