February 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

Wednesday 1 February –  A demonstration of microwave cooking – 14:00 Rosehill WI,  St Barnabas Church Hall, Emmer Green

Wednesday 1 FebruaryA talk on the work of local homeless charity Launchpad – 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society     www.cavershamheights.org

Friday 3 February – 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 5 FebruaryRegular 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

Wednesday 15 February – Children’s author, Debi Evans, will talk about her work – 14:45 – Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall. Caversham Heights Townswomen’s Guild. Every 3rd Wednesday. Contact Mrs M Miles 01491 681223

Wednesday 15 February – The Loss of the Solomon Browne Lifeboat a talk by Eddy Roach – 20:00 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall, Highmoor Road. The Caversham Heights Society     www.cavershamheights.org

Thursday 16 FebruaryCaversham 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 18 FebruaryRegular Monthly tasks at Mapledurham Playing Fields – 10:00 – 12:30 Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Fields, meeting point the Community Orchard – see https://econetreading.org.uk/programme

Thursday 23 FebruaryHow to get your house plants thriving Zoom talk with Jane Perrone – 19:45 Caversham Horticultural Society. Advance booking via Eventbrite website. Suggested donation for non-members £3 is payable when booking a ticket. Website www.caversham-horticultural.org.uk/events.htm

Saturday 25 FebruaryEarly Spring Concert, Mary Hofman, violin, Richard Ormrod, piano – 19:30, St Andrew’s Church, RG4 7PL. Concerts in Caversham. Tickets available online at the ‘Box Office‘  www.concertsincaversham.co.uk