December 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, a regularly changing exhibition of art by local artists at Geo Café, Prospect Street. Sales support Launchpad Reading. Open daily except Tuesdays.

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 – term time

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 Rivarate 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

Friday 2 December – 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 DecemberLate night opening in Caversham – 17:30 – late, Caversham Traders Association. See  or Facebook for details @cafmarket and @choosecaversham

Saturday 3 DecemberGreen Christmas Tree Sale – 9:30 – 13:00, Econet – Caversham Court

Sunday 4 DecemberRegular Monthly tasks at Clayfield Copse – 10:00 – 12:30 Friends of Clayfield Copse (ECONET) – Car Park at Caversham Park Road. One of a series of work parties which care for our open spaces. For the full programme, see

Sunday 4 DecemberChristmas Gala at St Andrew’s – 14:00 – 18:00, St Andrew’s Hall, Albert Road, Caversham RG4 7AW

Wednesday 7 DecemberAn A Capella male voice quartet and The Chocolate Man visit Rosehill WI – 14:00 St Barnabas Church Hall, Emmer Green

Wednesday 7 December The history of Magic by Keith Churcher – 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society. NB a bring and share party follows the talk

Thursday 8 DecemberChristmas Mini-Market 14:00 – 16:30 Mapledurham Playing Fields Pavilion Warren and District Residents Association

Saturday 10 DecemberArtists & 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 December – Christmas Concert by Candlelight – 19:30 St Andrew’s Church, Albert Road, Caversham RG4 7AW – Concerts in Caversham

Wednesday 14 DecemberBrussel Sprouts to Tangerines: Christmas Fruit and Vegetable Stories with Jacqueline Aviolet – 19:45 Caversham Horticultural Society. Caversham Baptist Church (opposite the Waitrose archway) Caversham RG4 8HY. £3.00 non members   Website

Wednesday 14 December – Carols by Candlelight featuring Reading Community Gospel Choir – 18:00 Launchpad event at the Concert Hall in Reading Town Hall. For information and to buy tickets, visit

Thursday 15 DecemberCaversham 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 24 DecemberNativity Live – 16:00 Start at Caversham Baptist Church