March 2023 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 on 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 CaféArtists 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 cafe is closed.

MondaysCaversham Park Bridge Club – at the Milestone Centre,19:15 for 19:30 start. Phone Lin 0118 3348195 for further information.

TuesdaysBabies and Toddlers – Gosbrook Road Methodist Church. 10:00 – 11:30. All welcome.

TuesdaysSt. John’s Baby and Toddler Group – Caversham Hall, St. John’s Road. 09:30 – 11:00 in term time. All welcome. See

TuesdaysRivarate Choir – Caversham Heights Methodist Church, Highmoor Road. 19:30 in term time. Enjoy singing together. For details see

Sundays – Farmer’s Market and Artisan Fair – Caversham Precinct. 10:00 – 15:00.  See

Sundays – Nordic Walk (or just walking). – Free to all. Enjoy 3-mile circuit led by qualified Nordic Walking Instructor.  Includes warm up and cool down exercises. Tel. 07931754096 or email Pat at

Wednesday 1 March – Pang Valley Ramblers – 10:30. Meet outside the Old Town Hall, Blagrave Street. A 6.5 mile walk along the Readings Riverside of the Thames and Kennet. First of several walks this month. For more dates see

Wednesday 1 March – Light on the Hill Café – 19:30 – 21:30 at Grace Church, 119 Peppard Road, RG4 8TR. A wellbeing café for adults 18+. Come as you are for tea and a chat.

Wednesday 1 March – A talk on Biometrics and its ethical use 20:00 Caversham Heights Society, Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall.

Friday 3 MarchWorld Day of Prayer – 19:00 at Caversham Baptist Church. This year the churches in Caversham will be celebrating be World Day of Prayer at Caversham Baptist Church. There will be refreshments after the Service.

Friday 3 MarchBereavement Café – 14:00 – 15:30 at St. Barnabas, Emmer Green.  The café is a safe place to find others who have had their own loss and can appreciate something of your experience. For further info Tel. Gill at 0118 9478772

Saturday 11 March – Artists & Makers Fair – 10:00 – 16:00 at Caversham Methodist Hall, Gosbrook Road. Local artists and craftspeople display their work for sale. Free entry. For further information phone Jean at 07808 966928 or visit

Wednesday 15 March – The coming of trains to Reading 20:00 Caversham Heights Society, Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall.

Thursday 16 MarchCaversham Women’s Institute – 19:30 at Church House, Caversham. or Tel. 01189 475176

Saturday 18 MarchAll Female Chamber Choir: “Glass Ensemble.” Come and Sing Workshop – 10:00 – 16:30 at Caversham Heights Methodist Church. To book your place: Susie at Tel: 07930 690873,

Saturday 25 March – Annual Art Exhibition – 10:00 –16:00 at The Ted Burnell Community Art Centre, Church House, Church Street, Caversham. Vote for your favourite! Free to all.  Tea, coffee, cakes, and a tombola.

Sunday 26 MarchMessy Church – The Weller Center, Amersham Road. 16:00 – 18:00.  Food, crafts, friends. Free to all, children must bring an adult. For more details, contact:

Sunday 2 April – Performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria, Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore and Rutter’s Gloria – 19:30 at St Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road, Reading RG1 5JT Reading Haydn Choir, joined by professional instrumentalists. Tickets at the door or in advance at