October 2022 What’s On

What’s On in October

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 – 19:00 Thursday and 10:00 – 15:00 Saturday www.reading.gov.uk/leisure/libraries/all-libraries/caversham-library

Geo Café – Artists against homelessness, an ongoing and changing exhibition of art by local artists at Geo Café, Prospect Street. For each 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. 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

 Thursday 1 September to 5 October – Exhibition of work by Reading artist Sally Castle – Caversham Picture Framer, 7 Church Road, RG4 7AA See https://cavershampictureframer.co.uk

Wednesday 5 OctoberA talk on the History of Huntley and Palmers by Margaret Simons -20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society www.cavershamheights.org

Wednesday 5 OctoberRosehill WI – 14:00 St Barnabas Church Hall. Harvest Lunch, followed by a talk
from our WI Advisor

Friday 7 October – 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.

Sunday 9 October Walk from Pangbourne along the Thames to Sulham Woods & back – 10:30 start from Village Hall – Pang Valley Ramblers. One of several walks on Sat, Sun & Weds in their programme. For details see: www.pvramblers.org.uk

Saturday 8 OctoberArtists & 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

Tuesday 18 October – World Menopause Day – Menopause and keeping healthy – busting those myths – 19:00 – Strong Womens Club, 14 Church Street, Caversham, RG4 8AR. Dr Shilpa McQuillan, clinical lead of Berkshire Menopause Clinic, with Nicky and Natalie from Strong Womens Club. See https://strong-womens-club.com/workshops-events for details 

Wednesday 19 OctoberA presentation on quilts by Jill Davis – 14:45 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. Caversham Heights Townswomen’s Guild. Visitors and new members are welcome. Contact Mrs Margaret Miles on 01491 681223 for further details

 Wednesday 19 OctoberA talk on Gertrude Jekyll and William Robinson: two celebrated gardeners by Richard Bisgrove, garden historian – 19:40 Caversham Baptist Church opposite the Waitrose archway. Caversham Horticultural Society. Admission charge £3 for non-members

 Wednesday 19 OctoberA talk on Coaches and Coachhorns by Colin Pawson – 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society www.cavershamheights.org

Thursday 20 OctoberCaversham 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

Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th OctoberCaversham Halloween Trail at Caversham Court – Look out for creepy displays – Daylight hours. Friends of Caversham Court – Tea kiosk open

Saturday 22 October to Tuesday 1 NovemberAutumn Festival of Music and Art – Presented by Concerts in Caversham
Saturday 22 and 29 October at 19:30 and Sunday 23 and 30 October at 18:00 – St Andrew’s Church, RG4 7PL
Tuesday 1 NovemberFestival Finale – 19:30 – Queen Anne’s School, RG4 6DX
For details of performers and ticket prices, see www.concertsincaversham.co.uk