January 2023 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/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. Regular events such as Rhymetime are now being held again – see 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. Sales support Launchpad Reading. Open daily except Tuesdays.

MondaysCaversham Park Bridge Club – at the Milestone Centre, 19:15 for 19:30 start. Phone Lin on 0118 3348195 for further information. www.bridgewebs.com/cavershampark

MondaysLittle Lambs and You – Baby and Toddler Group – 10:00 – 11:30 in term time – Caversham Baptist Church. www.cavershambaptistchurch.org.uk

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 www.facebook.com/stjohnscaversham

Tuesdays Rivarate 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


Sunday 1 JanuaryRegular 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 https://econetreading.org.uk/programme

Friday 6 January – 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 4 JanuaryRosehill WI – 14:00 St Barnabas Church Hall, Emmer Green

Wednesday 11 JanuaryRHS Bridgewater: the world’s Largest Gardening Project, a Zoom talk by Doug Stewart’s – 19:30 Caversham Horticultural Society. Advance booking only is via Eventbrite website. Suggested donation for non-members £3 is payable when booking a ticket.

Website www.caversham-horticultural.org.uk/events.htm

Wednesday 18 JanuaryHolocaust Memorial Day and Personal Story a talk by Tom Lake – 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society     www.cavershamheights.org

Thursday 19 JanuaryCaversham 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 27 to Sunday 29The Big Garden Birdwatch – Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. For details see their website