November 2022 What’s On

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 – 19:00 Thursday and 10:00 – 15:00 Saturday. Regular events such as Rhymetime are now being held again – see

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.

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

 Saturday 22 October to Tuesday 1 NovemberAutumn Festival of Music and Art – Presented by Concerts in Caversham. For details of performers and ticket prices, see

The festival includes concerts on: Saturday 22 and 29 October at 19:30 and Sunday 23 and 30 October at 18:00 – all at St Andrew’s Church, RG4 7PL and on the Festival Finale on Tuesday 1 November – 19:30 – Queen Anne’s School, RG4 6DX

Wednesday 2 November Meeting subject to be advised – 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society

Wednesday 2 NovemberRosehill WI – 14:00 St Barnabas Church Hall.

Friday 4 November – 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.

Wednesday 9 November Walk at Thatcham Discovery Centre, 6 miles – 10:30 start from Discovery Centre car park – Pang Valley Ramblers. One of several walks on Sat, Sun & Weds in their programme. For details see:

Wednesday 9 NovemberAvoiding Scams by Steve Hambridge – 19:30 at Highdown School – Caversham and District Residents Association autumn open meeting. See their website at for details.

Saturday 12 NovemberArtists & 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.

Sunday 13 November Reading Bach Choir present ‘I believe: Life after death’ – 17:00 – St Andrews Church, RG4 7PL Full details and tickets (£15, £5 under 18s) available at by phoning 01638 638847, from any choir member, or on the door.

Wednesday 16 November The Falklands War 40 years on by Dr Linda Parker– 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society

Wednesday 16 NovemberBeneficial insects in the garden with Andrew Halstead – 19:30 Zoom talk – tickets via Eventbrite. Caversham Horticultural Society. Website

Saturday 19 NovemberA stroll through Caversham, a themed walk led by Terry Dixon – 8:50 Start at Caversham Health Club by iST fitness reception – Archway Rd, Reading RG4 8HX See for details

Thursday 17 NovemberCaversham 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

Saturday 26 November – Reading Haydn Choir concert including Haydn – ‘Little Organ Mass’ and Faure – ‘Requiem’ – 19:30 at St Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road RG1 5JT. For more details see